400 compete in Baldy Man Run

PicBOn Sunday December 30th in fine weather conditions there was a very big entry of over 400 for the 12th Annual Baldy Man Run in Tramore and Shane Maher Ferrybank AC was a very convincing winner in a time of 31 minutes 30 seconds. Mick Kelly, Gowran was second in 32.36 and Kevin Kildea Monaghan third in 33.06.

Martina O’Dwyer Carrick on Suir led home the ladies in 36.51, Orna Murray Ferrybank AC was second in 37.22 and Sylvia Malone Waterford AC was third in 37.27.

The following were the category winners;

Men; Junior Eoin Browne Ferrybank, o40 Peter Duggan St Joseph’s, o45 Michael Dunford West Waterford AC, o50 Walter Keane.

Women: Junior Aisling Quinn Ferrybank, o35 Maeve Savage Tramore, o40 Diane Behan Waterford AC, o45 Una Ui Mhuirithe.

Men’s Team Prize Waterford AC (Finley Weir, David Cunningham and Dave


The under 14  Juvenile section winners were. Girls: 1 Sarah Stone Tramore 2 Zara Breslin, 3 Emma Caulfield Waterford AC.

Boys 1 Ben Breslin Tramore 2 Hugo Blair Waterford 3 Jamie Stone Tramore.

The Gardai and  many voluntary bodies and individuals were involved in the organisation of the event including the Order of Malta, Sea Cliff Rescue, Majestic Hotel, Tramore GAA Club  and Johnny Kiely and Ray Morrissey on horseback.

The proceeds go to Special Olympics

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