Four miles in Quilty

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KILMURRY Ibrickane/North Clare Athletic Club are holding the Michael Egan Memorial four mile open road race and four mile fun walk this Sun- day at Quilty. The walk will start at lpm with the race at 1.30pm.

Changing facilities at the Kilmurry Ibrickane Football Field on the main Kilrush Road will be available for all and presentation of prizes and refreshments will be available in the Quilty Tavern.

The senior men’s race will once again be a very good contest with last years title holder Gerry Ryan, Galway City Harriers, going for three in a row. Seamus Power, Kil- murry [brickane/North Clare, Der- mot Galvin, St John’s, and Brian Maher, Kilkenny City Harriers, will all be in contention for prizes.

Fresh from his European master O50 silver medal in Helsinki, Eu- gene Moynihan, Marian, will bat- tle for the masters title along with

Ger Mullane, Bilboa, Mick and Pat O’Shea, Iveragh, Frank Garrihy, En- nis Track Club, Michael Harvey and Tom Mackey, Kilmurry Ibrickane/ North Clare, Thomas Walsh, Tulla, and Pat Nugent.

The ladies race has always at- tracted a huge entry and once again the individual contest could throw up a surprise. Veronica Colleran, Ennis Track Club, will take some beating along with Tracy Guilfoyle, Kilnaboy.

Others in the running will be Josephine Macken, Mayo, Marion O’Loughlin, Ennis Track Club, Sue Garrahy, Kilmurry Ibrickane/ North Clare, and Margaret Ryan, Kilnaboy.

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