Inaugral Reeling in the Years Christmas City Marathon

Congratulations to organiser Shane Hayes and fellow runners Kevin Hedderman, Cian O’Mahony, Brian Jordan, Kevin Downey, Kieran Lynch, Eugene Mccarthy, Daniel Ring, Declan Collins and Eamon O’Caoimh who took part in the inaugural IMG_1647 on December 20th, starting at 6am. The determined runners took in all the City suburbs starting from Blackpool; up the hundred steps; down paddy’s hill; through town; up into Greenmount; The Lough; Togher; Ballyphehane; Turners Cross; Douglas; Ballintemple; Blackrock; Mahon; Blackrock Castle; Marina; Horgans Quay/Train station; back through City Centre again; up Paddy’s Hill; Dillons Cross; Mayfield; Ballyvolane; back into Blackpool; up Pophams Rd into Faranree; Churchfield; Knocknaheeny; down through Gurranabraher (Cathedral Rd.) Into Shandon; heading out Sunday’s Well; Mardyke; back through City for third time and finished in Blackpool in time for tea and cake!

Community, Sports