LAST WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER
Well Done & Thank You!
Over 2,000 men and women from across Limerick and Ireland took part in the Cook Medical Mini Marathon on Sunday, 25 September.
Starting at University Limerick Sports Arena, participants of all ages and abilities came together to run, jog and walk the 5 km and 10 km courses, while raising funds for charities in Limerick, the Mid-West and nationwide.
This year’s event saw the name change from “Women’s Mini Marathon” to “Mini Marathon” which brought great excitement and fun to Limerick as families, friends and colleagues came together to celebrate at the finish line.
10km Prizes on the day:
First female and overall winner was Kealey Tideswell (Clonmel AC), closely followed by Dymphna Ryan (Dundrum AC), third fastest female was Carol Finn (Leevale AC). For the male competitive participants for the 10km route, Niall Harris (Doneen AC) came first, followed by Pierpaolo Pizzolla and Sean Blackburn.
Commenting on today’s event, Angela Moloney, Director of Ethics & Compliance, EMEA at Cook Medical said: “Today’s event celebrated inclusivity and togetherness, and I want to say well done to everyone who participated, everyone’s a winner here Today”
“Every year it gives me great pleasure to be part of such a fulfilling, fun and motivational event. Seeing everyone come back together to participate is truly inspiring. We are delighted to be part of this remarkable event”
Also speaking at the event, Race Director John Cleary said:
“I’m absolutely delighted to see the great turnout today as we return to our physical event. The mini marathon is a great opportunity for everyone to get involved in the local community, and it’s encouraging to see so many people getting out and active again.”