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Allihies Five Mile Run

Allihies Five Mile Run. The Heart of Allihies Five Mile Run was a great success with about 120 runners of all ages running walking or crawling around the fairly tough five mile course. Although it was a fairly tough course the scenery is amazing and that more than makes up for the difficulty This will go on to being a yearly event. Thanks to all who came.

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Watch a video of the event here

Allihies Five Mile Run

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Cork Running have a set of photos too here

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Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross Race

Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross Race an event that I used to read about way back in the days of Eric Stone and John Atkins. I was a young cyclo-crosser from the South East competing on Saturdays and Sundays in the late seventies. The allure of that race was great but I was still a schoolboy racer so it was not to be. All these years later and my friend John was having his fiftieth birthday the day after competing in this years event. I arranged to fly over from Ireland and we drove to the event and slept in his van.  The day arrived and the race was on, all I had to do was to go to two different spots on a spare bike and give him his water and gels.

I was very impressed with the speed of some of the riders not least the winner Rob Jebb, and am inspired to maybe sign up for the race next year, if Irish men are allowed 😉 . It really is a classic event and any one who completes it should be proud of their ability, well done.

Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross Race

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John at the finish
John at the finish

Watch a short video I managed to put together with a few clips…

My “focus” was on John so I was looking to be where I needed to be at each spot where he had asked me to pass him his “pouch” and water bottles and not taking photos.

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