Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Making haste as sun shines thousands take part in Limerick run

Some 750 athletes took part in the full marathon, which was won by Freddie Keron Sittuk, from Kenya, followed by his compatriot Lezan Kimutai. Moldovan Sergui Ciobanu, a Cahir, Co Tipperary, resident for the past two years, came third.

The women’s marathon was won by Liz Hussey, from Monaleen in Limerick, followed by Maria McCarthy from Kerry, and Deirdre Flynn, also from Limerick.

Brian McMahon of the Clonliffe Harriers in Dublin won the men’s half-marathon event, while Angela McCann, from Clonmel, was first over the line in the women’s event.