A record 540 people turned out for this year’s Emer Casey 10 km road race in Youghal, an increase of almost 12% on 2012. Considering that last year had been up 26% on the 2011 number and that there were even more events on this week as well, it’s a remarkable number.The full results can be seen HERE
The mens race was won by Alan O’ Shea (Bantry AC) in a time of 31:35. In second place was Sean McGrath (East Cork AC) in a time of 31:54. The women’s race was won by Lizzie Lee (Leevale AC) in a new ladies course record time of 35.18. Jerry Forde (Blarney-Inniscarra AC) won the wheelchair race in a time of 48:53. The course took participants through the historic streets of Youghal and finish at the Front Strand. The prize giving ceremony took place at PobalScoil Na Trionoide immediately after the race.
Below is a video clip of the Emer Casey Memorial 10k 2013 as the athletes pass under the Clock Gate and enter North Main Street in Youghal.
Below is the Emer Casey Foundation Memorial 10K Run in Youghal (2011)
Below is a Movie Clip of the Emer Casey Memorial 10k 2010 in Youghal