A: Grange, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland | E: info@mullingarharriers.com

The Downs LGFA Valentine’s 5k & 10k 2023 (19th Feb)


The Downs LGFA Valentine’s 5k & 10k on  Sunday 19th February attracted good entries. Among the nearly 100 runners in the 5k race was a big number from Mullingar, especially of our juvenile members. Finishing in 1st place was Conor Walsh in a swift 19 minutes 2 seconds, followed by Conor Geoghegan 3rd (20:53). Lily Walsh was 4th in 20:55, the 1st girl by a long way. Next in was Gareth Glennon (21:02), Daniel Glennon (21:08), Conleth Mullen (21:24) and John Glennon (21:24). Also taking part was Aoibheann Smyth, Andrew Bradley, Aoibhe Martyn, Isobeil Murphy, Tiernan Smyth, Cillian Martyn, Bernadette Martyn, Ava Meehan, Isabelle Smyth and Caoimhe Shanley.

The 10k race was a smaller affair and attracted just over 40 runners, and was won by Alan Crowley in 36 minutes 51 seconds, Tony Doran was 3rd (38:04), Enda Seery was 5th (39:48), followed by Tommy Byrne (41:52), Susan Glennon (42:55) 2nd woman to finish, Colm Walsh (45:14), John Bannon (47:33), Criona Reid (47:44), Terri Greene  (49:41) and Nuala Daly (50:51).