It was cold and dry. The perfect morning for a race. After a nice warm up we gathered on Springfield Avenue near Tesco for the start of the race and shortly after we were off. The first km is along Dodder Park Road and we then took a left up the hill towards Terenure village. We then turn up along Templeogue Road and then back down Springfield Avenue and finish at Rathfarnham Bridge. It’s not a flat course by any means but tends to lend itself to pb times. Today was no exception. There was just over 1130 entries in the race which attracts some top athletes each year. The chosen charity for this year was Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. There were serious performances by all of the Sportsworld participants. PBs all around. I was delighted with my time after knocking almost 2 minutes off my time from the same race last year. Well done to all and thank you to everyone who came out to support us on the morning. Sportsworld results are listed below and apologies if I have missed anyone.

18. Karol Cronin 15.35
58. Karl Chatterton 16.29
86. Wesley Harrison 17.12
87. Adam Moss 17.04

116.Denis McCaul 17.51
117. Will Martin Smith 17.53
129.Kieran Long 17.54
135.Conor Keating 18.08
152.Noreen Brouder 18.27
180.Ruth Kelly 19.07
202.David Kennedy 19.32
203.Neil Purdy 19.37
229.Karl Shevlin 20.07
233.Lorna Quinn 20.03
247.Louise Jackman 20.34
252.Patricia Fitzmaurice 20.42
253.Katie Nugent 20.40
261.Derrick Long 20.46
272.Caroline Conway 21.06
301.Will English 21.24
305.Andrew Murphy 21.11
336.Angela Keane 22.11
358.Lisa Singleton 22.36
368. Jessica Kennedy 22.40
410.Tim Murphy 23.38
460.Colin Kenny 24.21
553.David Ryan 25.39
649.Laurence Delair 27.19