29 Jun 2022

Gallery and results: Glenswilly GAA Club Annual 5k attracts huge entry

The 5k had a bumper entry of over 500 on Tuesday

Glenswilly GAA club hosted a 5K event on midsummer's night, which attracted a huge entry.

Crowds of all ages undertook the course on Tuesday, with Declan Ferry from Rosses AC the winner in a time of 16:03. He was followed home by clubmate Shane O'Donnell, some 15 seconds later, with Gerard Gallagher from Finn Valley in third place in a time of 16:26.


Finn Valley's Teresa Doherty was the first female home in 16:46, followed by Claire McGuigan from Lifford/Strabane AC in 17:01 and Helen McCready from Rosses third in 17:39. 

Glenswilly 5k results for first and second in each category
Senior Men
1. Declan Ferry Rosses AC
2. Shane O'Donnell Rosses AC

Senior Ladies
1. Teresa Doherty Finn Valley
2. Clare Mc Guigan Lifford/Strabane AC

Junior Men
1.Ryan Quinn Finn Valley
2. Philip Mc Gee Letterkenny AC

Junior Women
1. Anna Russell Letterkenny AC
2. Saorlaith Ní Ghiollegain

Men over 35
1. Stephen Robinson Letterkenny AC
2. Mark O'Kane Lifford/Strabane AC

Women over 35
1. Helen Mc Cready Rosses AC
2. Martina Mulhern Rosses AC

Men over 40
1. Charlie O'Donnell Rosses AC
2. Barry Gallagher Finn Valley

Women over 40
1. Linda Mc Grath Lifford/Strabane AC
2. Joanne Mc Nabb Finn Valley

Men over 45
1. Patrick Trimble Rosses AC
2. Michael Harkin Letterkenny AC

Women over 45
1. Martina Rodgers City of Derry
2. Kathy Breslin Rosses AC

Men over 50
1. Liam Bradley Inishowen AC
2. Shaun Murphy Trim AC

Women over 50
1. Margaret Shiels Letterkenny AC
2. Angela Doran

Men over 60
1. John Fealty Milford AC

Women over 55
1. Noreen Bonner Finn Valley

Glenswilly GAA Club Member Men
1. Gerard Shiels
2. Gary Kelly

Glenswilly GAA Club Member Women
1. Shannon Mc Daid
2. Tara Mc Dermott

"Glenswilly GAA club would like to thank all the competitors that turned up tonight for our annual 5k," a club statement read. "There were over 570 in total, which is fantastic. Well done to everyone that took part. We would like to thank all our sponsors, the Gardaí, the stewards, the nurses in the medical tent, the paramedics, those who did registration, the ladies who provided the fantastic food, car park stewards, Herbie and Theresa McDaid, Danny McDaid for presenting the prizes, the photographers and anyone else who helped out in any way."