Rooney runner-up in Patrick`s Festival 5k

At today`s St. Patrick`s 5k Road Race in Dublin city centre Colm Rooney was second behind Donore`s John Travers in a time of 14.23. Tom Sherlock was 28th (16.03). A fine run also by Laura Tuite competing in her first open road race winning the Junior Women`s category in a pretty impressive 18.56.

Further afield Brian MacMahon ran 71 minutes (exact time not yet to hand) in a hot and fast Lisbon Half Marathon today.