Fionnula wins Connemara marathon

Apr 11, 2011 [Noel Guiden] Certainly not one to be out shone by the Clonliffe Marathon men is Fionnula Doherty. Almost under the radar Fionnula made the trip to the western tip of Ireland over the weekend for yesterday`s Connemara Marathon where she enjoyed her greatest athletic success todate by winning the women`s marathon race. Fionnula ran an excellent 3:11.47 over what is acknowledged to be one of the toughest marathon courses in the country to win by a margin of over two minutes and placing a most imprssive 21st overall into the bargin.