Incorporating the Northern Area 20km Champs - March 7th 2015

Incorporating the Northern Area 20km Champs - March 7th 2015

The Northern Area RWA 20km Champs took place in very cold and windy conditions at the National Sports Centre, Douglas on Saturday March 7th. A strong Irish contingent were present under Head Coach Michael Lane.Our thanks go to Event sponsors The Ascot Hotel, and to members of Manx Harriers for once again organising this traditional Winter fixture.

Evan Lynch of IRE/Clonmel was a debut winner of the Open 20Km Walk in a time of 1hr 32m 28s, just under 11 minutes clear of David Kidd (IRE/St Laurence) who finished second in 1hr 43m 15s. RICHARD GERRARD (pictured) of ISLE OF MAN VAC finished third in 1hr 45m 11s to claim the NORTHERN AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ahead of  MICHAEL GEORGE, RICHARD WILD and DAVID WALKER, these three winning the Northern Team Title for MANX HARRIERS.

In the 10Km walk, Clonmel's Aaron Egan took the honours in a time of 47min 46sec, ahead of first lady Veronica Burke of Ballinasloe who recorded 52min 48sec. Jock Waddington of Manx Harriers was third overall in 53min 20sec. Stephanie Quayle of Manx Harriers was the first local lady in a time of 63min 04sec.

Manx Harriers Juniors Olivia Corran and Holly Sanders finished 1st and 2nd respectively in the opening event of the day, the 1km walk. Olivia finished in a time of 6min 43sec, with Holly close behind in 6min 55sec. Daniel Lawrie fininshed 3rd in 7min 47sec. Sarah Glennon from Mullingar Harriers won the 3km event in a time of 16min 5sec ahead of Anna Bourke of Celbridge and Orla O'Connor of Waterford who both recorded 16min 29sec. Stephen Waddington was the first boy to finish in 18min dead with clubmates Archie Walter recording 18min 50 and Alice Bellando 19min 14sec.

Tom Partington recorded a personal best by 20 seconds to win the 5Km in a time of 24min 16sec with Joe Mooney of Adamstown 2nd in 25min 01sec and Gearoid McMahon of Shannon AC 3rd in 25min 45sec. Local walker Fiona Shaw of Northern AC finished 9th in 44min 11sec.
1km
POS. NAME TIME CAT. POS - CAT CLUB
1 Olivia Corran 6:43 U11 1 - U11 Girl Manx H
2 Holly Sanders 6:55 U11 2 - U11 Girl Manx H
3 Daniel Lawrie 7:47 U11 1 - U11 Boy  
           
3km
1 Sarah Glennon 16:05 U15 1 - U15 Girl IRE/Mullingar 
2 Anna Bourke 16:29 U15 2 - U15 Girl IRE/Celbridge
3 Orla O'Connor 16:29 U17 1 - U17 Girl IRE/Waterford
4 Ruth Heery 17:34 U15 3 - U15 Girl IRE/Waterford
5 Hannah Jacob 17:49 U17 2 - U17 Girl IRE/Waterford
6 Stephen Waddington 18:00 U15 1 - U15 Boy Manx H
7 Emma Caulfield 18:08 U15 4 - U15 Girl IRE/Waterford
8 Anna O'Connor 18:20 U17 3 - U17 Girl IRE/Waterford
9 Archie Walter 18:50 U13 1 - U13 Boy Manx H
10 Leah Goddard 19:05 U15 5 - U15 Girl Northern AC
11 Alice Bellando 19:14 U15 6 - U15 Girl Manx H
           
5km
1 Tom Partington 24:16 U17 1 - U17 Men Manx H
2 Joe Mooney 25:01 U20 1 - U20 Men IRE/Adamstown
3 Gearoid McMahon 25:45 U17 2 - U17 Men IRE/Shannon
4 Niamh O'Connor 25:54 U17 1 - U17 Women IRE/Celbridge
5 Lauren Whelan 26:37 SEN 1 - Sen Women IRE/Leevale
6 Karen Bourke 28:54 U20 1 - U20 Women IRE/Celbridge
7 Fina Hayes 29:42 U17 2 - U17 Women IRE/Le Cheile
8 Isabel Morgan 30:07 U17 3 - U17 Women IRE/St. Senan's
9 Fiona Shaw 44:11 V40 2 - Sen Women Northern A.C.
           
10km
1 Aaron Egan 47:46 U20 1 - U20 Men IRE/Clonmel
2 Veronica Burke 52:48 U20 1 - U20 Women IRE/Ballinasloe
3 Jock Waddington 53:20 V50 1 - Sen Men Manx H
4 Siobhan Nash 53:28 SEN 1 - Sen Women St Abbans
5 Emma Prendiville 53:40 SEN 2 - Sen Women IRE/Farranfore
6 Andrew Bell 54:00 U20 2 - U20 Men IRE/Castlebar
7 Rachel Glennon 55:04 U17 1 - U17 Women IRE/Mullingar 
8 Nicholas McDunphy 55:53 SEN 2 - Sen Men IRE/KCH
9 Sinead O'Connor 56:02 U17 2 - U17 Women IRE/Celbridge
10 Dale Farquhar 56:51 SEN 3 - Sen Men Manx H
11 Sarah Bourke 57:48 SEN 3 - Sen Women IRE/Celbridge
12 Gianni Epifani 58:14 V40 4 - Sen Men Manx H
13 Edel Glennon 58:30 U20 2 - U20 Women IRE/Mullingar 
14 Dave Mackey 61:37 V45 5 - Sen Men Manx H
15 Steph Quayle 63:04 V45 4 - Sen Women Manx H
16 Adam Killip 63:04 SEN 6 - Sen Men Manx H
17 Ed Walter 64:14 V35 7 - Sen Men Manx H
18 Juan Corrin 64:20 SEN 8 - Sen men Manx H
19 James Quirk 64:28 V40 9 - Sen Men Manx H
20 Rebecca Greatbatch 64:59 U20 3 - U20 Women Manx H
21 Louise Hollings 69:59 V35 5 - Sen Women Isle of Man VAC
           
20km
1 Evan Lynch 1:32:26 U23 1 - Sen Mn IRE/Clonmel
2 David Kidd 1:43:15 V35 2 - Sen Men IRE/ St. Laurence
3 Richard Gerrard 1:45:11 V40 3 - Sen Men Isle of Man VAC
4 Michael George 1:46:20 V45 4 - Sen Men Manx H
5 Richard Wild 1:48:42 V40 5 - Sen Men Manx H
6 David Walker 1:55:21 V40 6 - Sen Men Manx H
7 Matthew Haddock 1:59:58 SEN 7 - Sen Men Manx H
8 Stewart Jones 2:03:23 V40 8 - Sen Men Manx H
9 Edel Glennon 2:09:10 U20 1 - Sen Women IRE/Mullingar 
10 Mark Byrne 2:26:12 V50 9 - Sen Men Redcar RWC