Carthy and Scollard take Little South Titles – St Senans A.C. – 9th June 2015

Over300 runners went to the lie in the 14th running of the Little South Run in Kilmacow last Sunday with PJ Scollard of Waterford AC first across the line in a time of 21.54. The first woman to cross the line a Jakie Carthy of Kimore AC in 3.22 and she took 6th place overall. Up front it was ding dong battle all the way as five went c in the first mile, including Scollard, Andrew Smith, John McGrath, Sean Murphy and Ted Flannelly. The group was gradually whittled down to three and then in the final mile Scollard pushed on for a fine win. Smith of Coolquill was 2nd just three seconds behind the winner with McGrath United Striders 3rd in a time of 21.59. In the women’s race Carthy dominated from the off, with only Adele Walsh able to hang on to the fast pace. At the finish Carthy had 38 seconds in hand with Sharon Cleere 3rd in 24.32.

In the Master categories, Joan Mahoney of Waterford AC took the O/35 win, Bridget Coffey O/40, Liz Nolan O/50 and Patricia O’Keefe O/60. In the men’s race the O/40 win went to Vinnie Codd of Waterford AC, Derek Keogh Gowran O/45, Robert Duggan St Senans O/50 and the inimitable Connie Kelleher O/60 win.

The Junior girls win went to Michelle McDonald of St Senans, with Maeve O’Connor of Thomastown A.C was 2nd with Rachel Butler St Senans 3rd. In the Junior men’s race there was a fine local win for Jonathan Crowley of St Senans with Conor Shiels of Waterford AC 2nd and Ethan Anderson 3rd.

In the Juvenile section the Allen sisters Aoife and Saoirse took first and second with Aine McDonald St Josephs AC third. In the boys race Aaron Donnelly had a cracking win in a fine time of 24.09. Next home was Eoin Maher with David Williams in third.

Mile Buiochas
St Senans AC would like to thank all who took part or contributed in any way to making the race a success and thereby helping the local Hospice movement. Thanks to all who contributed prizes, especially Vale Oil and to all who raised funds by way of sponsorship.

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