Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Richie Corcoran 2nd Overall at Dunboyne 4 Miler in Ireland


Richie Corcoran, a recent graduate of the Villanova track program, came second this weekend at the 42nd Dunboyne 4 Mile road race in County Meath, Ireland, not far from Dublin. Corcoran (bib 8 above) ran the 4 miler in a healthy 18:48 (4:42 pace). Corcoran is the last Irishman to compete for Villanova (see post below on the demise of the Irish pipeline). Mark Kenneally, whose best career result was an 8th place finish at the 2009 European cross country championship, won the race. Over 1000 runners competed, with the top 20 finishers listed below:

1 Mark Kenneally M Sen 0:18:26
2 Richard Corcoran M Sen 0:18:48
3 Thomas Fitzpatrick M Sen 0:18:55
4 Brendan O Neill M Sen 0:19:08
5 Brian Maher M Sen Kilkenny City Harriers 0:19:17
6 Tommy Evans M Sen 0:19:23
7 Sean Gearoid Hehir M Sen 0:19:40
8 Greg Roberts M Sen City of Derry 0:19:48
9 Lorcan Cronin M Sen 0:19:57
10 Aidan Bailey M Sen 0:20:05
11 Eoghan Totten M Jun Newcastle and District AC 0:20:07
12 Patrick Cassidy M Sen 0:20:09
13 Michael MacDiarmadaM Sen 0:20:16
14 Ian Walsh M Sen 0:20:21
15 Simon Ryan M Sen 0:20:26
16 Martin Conroy M Sen Sligo AC 0:20:28
17 Declan Reed M O35 City of Derry 0:20:29
18 David Byrne M O35 0:20:29
19 Paul Fleming M O35 0:20:41
20 Aaron Doherty M Sen City of Derry 0:20:47

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