Ann Marie Kenny was Sli Cualann’s only athlete in the senior women’s 8km. She placed 68th out of a field of the very best cross country runners in the nation.
Sli Cualann were able to field a team in the men’s race. Tim Grummell was our second best scorer, in 98th. He was followed by Donal Flannery (116th, 15th u23), Alan Dalton (141st), Patrick Kinsella (152nd, 18th u23) and Ray Kenny (154th).
The Sli Cualann team placed 18th overall and 5th in their category. It is worth mentioning that there are over 320 athletics clubs in the country.
Sli Cualann also had two athletes competing in the junior women’s 4k. Sheila O’Byrne navigated her way around the demanding course to come home in 27th position. Also in action was Katy Conroy, who made it to the finish in 43rd place.