This week has seen one and sometimes two road races on locally each evening. On Tuesday, the big event was the BHAA\VMware 5K in Ballincollig. Eric Curran continued his great record in the series winning comfortably in 15:28, over a minute ahead of the field. Carmel Parnell finished 2nd in the ladies’ race.
Also on Tuesday evening Darragh Canavan was 2nd in a 4 miler in Ballinacurra, a local race for him.
On Wednesday, there was a large field in the Glanmire 4 miler, where local athlete James Grufferty finished 3rd.
On Thursday evening there was a 5K at Coolagown, near Castlelyons. Niamh Roe was 2nd in the women’s race and Andrew Sheehan was 3rd in the men’s.