St Coca's 5K Road Race 2021
What a great night, thank you to all runners for taking on our 5K tonight and congratulations to all our winners pictured below with Club President Bobby King who presented their awards.
Our thanks to Frank Greally for taking on the job of MC tonight at the finish line and to our Race Director Karen O'Hanlon, David Walsh, Fiona and Bobby King for their usual massive organisation of the details behind the scenes, all of the volunteers and marshals on the night, the Civil Defence and Gardaí, our sponsors, the team at MyRunResults and to everyone who supported the race. Thank you for making it such a great night with a tremendous positive response.
As expected there were an incredible number of fast times and personal bests.
1st Male - Evan Fitzgerald - Clonmel AC
2nd Male Mick Fogarty - Ferbane AC
3rd Male - Neil Wiktorski - Bray Runners
1st Female - Lizzie Lee - Leevale AC
2nd Female - Maria McCambridge - DSD AC
3rd Female - Noreen Brouder - Sportsworld RC
1st Male Junior - Eoin Richards - St Coca's AC
1st Female Junior - Ava Costello - Trim AC
Full results here.
About the race
St Cocas 5k road race is held on the last Friday in June. It is one of the more popular 5k races on the calendar. The course itself is fast and flat and lends itself to fast times. It attracts runners from all over Leinster. Entry is limited this year and unfortunately we are not in a position to have our usual after race reception. The prize fund is as follows:-
First three (male & female) - €500, €300, €100
Junior 1st €100
1st O40, O50, O60 - €50
The race has an Athletics Ireland permit.
5K Race Registration opened on Friday 11th June at 18:01 on myrunresults.com
This limited place event was sold out.
The race was held on Friday June 25th at 8pm and our 10 mile road race will be held on Sunday morning August 15th at 10:10am.
Both races are listed on the myrunresults.com website. Please like and follow our Facebook page for race updates.
We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Kilcock and seeing the return of competitive athletics action.
Our memorial cups are traditionally presented for photographs with the Senior Men and Senior Women category winners.
Peggy O'Loughlin was a long standing committee member for many years and also one of our top fund raisers.
Tom Burke was our top cross country athlete, winning 9 Kildare senior championships and also represented Ireland internationally.
Liam Fowler was one of the founding members of the club and a former chairman and driving force behind the club.
Previous Event - 2019 Race Media
The 2019 winners were Conor Dooney (Raheny Shamrock AC) and Catherina Mullen (Metro St. Brigids AC).
The 2018 winners were Freddy Stukk (Raheny Shamrock) and Fiona Kehoe (Kilmore).
The 2017 winners were Ian Guiden (Clonliffe Harriers) and Rachael Smyth (St Cocas).
More photos here