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Aidan Hogan of Rising Sun AC added to Irish Squad for European 24-Hour Championship

Athletics Ireland Name Team for 24-Hour European Championships

 Aidan Hogan Rising Sun AC Energia 24 Hour Championship 2016 a min

Aidan Hogan running in Energia 24-Hour Championship

 

Athletics Ireland Release - European 24 Hour Championship

UltraRunning Ireland Website

Selection Criteria

 

The 24-hour European Championships for 2016 will take place in Albi, France on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October.  The Irish Team selected for this event will include participants in both the mens and womens races.

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Eoin Keith

The Men’s Team will be captained by the current National Champion Eoin Keith of Sportsworld, Dublin, who has a PB of 244.664k, and includes regulars Eddie Gallen of Finn Valley AC, Donegal, with a PB of 230.136k, and John O’Regan of Le Cheile AC, Kildare with a PB of 227.286k.

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Eddie Gallen

New additions to the squad are Aidan Hogan of Rising Sun AC, Cork, who recently ran an incredible 238.132k in his 24-hr debut, in Belfast, and Daragh O’Loughlin of Dublin Bay Runners, Dublin with a PB of 225.871k.  This Men’s Team has the experience and strength to do well in the Team Competition.

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Amy Masner

Competing in the women’s race will be Amy Masner of Parnell AC in Wexford with a PB of 217.608k.  Amy, a native of Canada, has recently declared for Ireland, and has the experience and potential to challenge for a podium position.

The Squad will be aided and supported by Gary McConviille (Team Manager), Kevin Belton (Physical Therapist & Support) and Louis Byrne (Support)

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