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National Half-Marathon Silver for Paul Moloney

Silver for Paul Moloney at National Half-Marathon Championship 2022

Rathoath, Co. Meath
Saturday September 10th 2022

national half marathon medalists men 2022

Noel Carroll, Shercock AC (Bronze), Yared Derese Carrick Aces AC (Gold) and Paul Moloney Mallow AC (Silver)

Paul Moloney, Mallow AC, took Silver at today's National Half-Marathon Championships in Rathoath, Co. Meath, leading Mallow AC's team including Gary Relihan and Pat Healy home in 25th place, on 4:35:26.  Overall there was a small Cork contingent in the Championships, with only one other Cork team running today; Subject to confirmation - results outside the first 3 men and women are provisional - GRange Fermoy AC's M50 team of Liam O'Connor (1:15:57), Johnny O'Sullivan (1:17:49) and John Murphy (1:19:42) are National M50 Champions with an aggregate 3:53:28

Athletics Ireland Report


Yared Derese (Carrick Aces AC) and Kate Purcell (Raheny Shamrock AC) claimed their respective national half marathon titles at sun-drenched Fairyhouse racecourse this morning (September 10th). The championship races took place alongside a hugely successful Ratoath Half Marathon

Derese looked super smooth as her entered the racecourse for his run to home, crossing in a course record 1:05:29 to claim gold. He was followed in by Paul Maloney of Mallow AC, with Noel Carroll securing a brilliant bronze for Shercock AC

Senior Men

  1. Yared Derese Carrick Aces A.C 1:05:29 (Course Record)
  2. Paul Moloney Mallow A.C. 1:10:16
  3. Noel Carroll Shercock A.C. 1:10:24


Senior Women

Kate Purcell continues her brilliant season, claiming her second national title of the year following her win in the 5 mile earlier this season. The Raheny star showed no ill effects from her mountain running exploits in Clonmel last weekend to cross in a course record of 1:18:01. Purcell was followed home by Sarah Baryga of Sli Cualann and Denise Toner of Clones AC.

  1. Kate Purcell Raheny Shamrock A.C. 1:18:01
  2. Sarah Baryga Sli Cualann A.C. 1:21:36
  3. Denise Toner Clones A.C. 1:22:16

    • Official team and category results to follow

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