In addition to the Cracker 5k in Santry on St. Stephen`s Day there were races galore on offer the length and breath of the country. A quick round up of results to hand shows a win for Sergiu Ciobanu in the Togher 5k in 15.17 on the 28th. On the 26th Gary O`Hanlon was paired up with Brian McCloskey (North East Runners) to win the Castlewellan Xmas 8.4k.
Moving onto New Year`s Day at the Tom Brennan 5k in the Phoenix Park David Brady was the top Clonliffe finisher in 45th in 17.48. Others: Maurice McCrohan 19.52, Maura Matthews 20.14, Old Declan Murray 22.37.