Tir Chonaill AC Spring 5k series comes to Successful Conclusion

Race 3

Sunday Morning 29 Apr 2012


Jimmy Renfrew, Enniskillen AC and Jackie Harvey Tir Chonaill AC were male and female catagory winners when the 3rd and final club Spring 5k was held in glorious sunshine at Donegal Town on Sunday morning.


The success and response to the series was most positive from runners, fit4lifers and walkers and many enquired as to when the next local race was taking place.


At a very pleasant presentation ceremony afterwards, Eamon Harvey, on behalf of the organising club thanked and congratulated the large fields that turned out for all three races, the local organising committee, club members who supplied hospitality/ food and to All Sports, Donegal Town for their sponsorship of the event. Paul OGara, Chairman of Tir Chonaill and Gareth Britton, All Sports made the category presentations.


1 Jimmy Renfrew, Enniskillen

2 Martin OHlloran, Tir ChonailAC

3 Martin Gormley, LetterkennyAC


1 Jackie Harvey, Tir Chonaill AC

2 Brigid Mohan, Innishowen A

3 Amanda Morrow, Finn Valley AC


The following were the winners of a 'lucky pick' draw -

Colm Ferriter

Sophie Doherty

Noel Thomas

Kevin McGlyn

Eugene Mulligan

Janine Crawford

Julie Byrne

Dermot Gallagher

Kerry Gallagher

Terry Thompso

Julie McMullin

Shirley Doherty

Sharon Henr

Patrick Cassidy

Mary Crawford

Aoran McHugh

The success of the Spring 5k Series prompted a number of walkers/joggers to enquire about another such series. The club will consider answering this request during the next week and will post next week. The club would also like to invite new members into their fit4life training groups in Donegal Town and Ballyshannon/Bundoran -contact Kevin McGlynn, Donegal Town 0872968096 or Paddy Donoghue, Bundoran0872376389

The Donegal Grand Prix series will have two runs/walks in the Tir Chonail ac area -- Ballyshannon on Friday evening 11th May and Donegal Town on Fri evening 1st June -- two dates for your diary

Belfast Marathon Bound




Paul OGara Chairman Tir-Chonaill AC

Amanda Morrow, Jackie-Harvey and

Garet Britton All Sports


Martin OHallloran, Gareth Britton All Sports

and Jimmy Renfrew