World Standard For Claire McCarthy In Berlin

Claire McCarthy travelled to Germany with a Leevale contingent to compete in the Berlin Marathon. Claire ran a super race to finish in 9th place over all in 2:38:00 which is the standard set by Athletics Ireland for the 2017 World Championships. Claire’s splits are available here

All Leevale athletes competing in Berlin ran marathon PBs Conor McCauley 2:31:46, John O’Connell 2:31:46, Owen Casey 2:37:55 and Donal Coakley 2:45:51

Full Berlin Marathon Results here

Meanwhile back in Cork a strong contingent of Leevale athletes participated in the Women’s Mini Marathon.


Sinead O’Connor was second over the line in 22:14, followed by Andrea Bickerdike (4th 23:23), Michelle Kenny (5th 23:27), Carol Finn (5th 23:31), Louise Shanahan (9th 24:04), Rosaleen McKeown (11th 24:23), Carmel Parnell (14th 25:30) and juvenile athlete Katelyn Coffey came home in 18th place in a time of 27:20.

Full results here