Rooney’s Masterclass

Colm Rooney was a class apart at today’s Dublin Masters Cross Country held in perfect weather in St. Anne’s Park this afternoon. Running in his first Master’s championship he cruised to a very comfortable win by almost 50 seconds. Next in was Karl Nolan 22nd, the 35+ team placing 8th, in the 50+ team competition the team were just out of the medals in 4th. Philip O’Doherty won M55 gold after a fine run. In the M65 Pat Devitt was 6th with Shay Byrne 7th. There was a great turn out of Clonliffe masters with some 42 between the men and women taking part.

Full men’s results:

In the women’s race there was again a big Clonliffe presence led home in an excellent 12th place by Ciara Peelo and 3rd W40, followed in by Elaine McLoughlin 30th, Aimee Ahern and Mary Ketterer. The team place 6th. Full results: