Benbulben 5k Results

Course records were broken at Benbulben 5km

First off, John Travers won the men’s, setting a new course record of 14:54.

Martin Brennan and Seamus Somers were best of the Sligo AC men, taking third and fourth place with just a second separating them.

Aoife Kilgallon won the women’s and took the course record of 17:23.

Sligo AC women took second place with Eimear OBrien in a time of 17:45 and third place with Sarah Kelly in a time of 19:27

Kate Brown won the 5k with a time of 42:05

Other Sligo AC athletes were

Kevin McGlone – 17:31

Domhnell Melly – 18:47

Finn Campbell – 19:38

Marty Cawley – 20:04 – a new PB

Myles Kavanagh – 21:09

Ross Campbell – 21:24

Ronnie Bailey – 21:42

Deirdre McCarthy – 22:12

Jurate Juctye – 22:26

Fionnuala O’Connell – 22:51

Dessie Foley – 23:27

Fiona McNasser – 24:03

Ultan McNasser – 24:05

Mike Browne – 24:57

Shiny Steve – 26:00

Niamh Kavanagh – 26:50

Ruth Campbell – 27:34

Dearbhaile Ward – 29:52

Official Results:


1st ​John Travers​​ Donore Harriers ​14.54

2nd​ Feidhlim McGowan Nth Sligo AC​15.40

3rd ​Martin Brennan​ Sligo AC​​16.33


1st​ Aoife Kilgallon​ Sligo AC​​17.23 New Record (Old Rec 17.50)

2nd ​Eimear O’Brien​Sligo AC​​17.45​(also broke old rec)

3rd​ Sarah Kelly​​ Sligo AC​​19.27

Junior Men

1st ​Marc Munnelly​ Moy Valley AC​18.27

Junior Ladies

1st ​Emma Carroll North Sligo AC​22.29

Ladies O35+

1st​ Jurate Juctye Sligo AC​​ 22.26

Ladies O45+

1st ​Laura Rooney​ Watergrasshill AC​19.45​

Mens O35+

1st ​Donal Egan​​ North Sligo AC​16.51

Mens O45+

1st ​Seamus Somers​ Sligo AC​​16.34