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Alex O'Shea Runs in IAU World 100k

Alex O'Shea Represents Ireland in IAU World 100k Championship

Los Alcazares, Murcia, Spain

Sunday November 27th 2016


Alex O Shea IAU World 100k Championship 2016 min


St Finbarr's AC athlete, Alex O'Shea represents Ireland in tomorrow's IAU World 100k Championships, in Los Alcazares, Murcia, in southeastern Spain.  This is Alex's first time to don the Irish shirt.

 St Finbarrs Logo



Rufus Photo (RSA) 3:44:10
David Gatebe (RSA) 3:44:57
Gift Kehele (RSA) 3:44:57
Bongmusa Mthembu (RSA) 3:44:58
Hideaki Yamauchi (JPN) 3:45:06


Alex O'Shea 4:13:12 - 54th Place


Alex O'Shea 5:01:04 - 51st Place


Alex O'Shea 5:52:xx

Alex O'Shea 6:40:xx



Alex O'Shea finishes in 55th place, in a time of 7:37:15, a PB by approx. 11 minutes.

Mens Results

Womens Results

Alex O Shea IAU World 100k Championship 2016 Finish

Report - WMA World 100k Championship Facebook Page

Many congratulations to our new World Champion Hideaki Yamauchi (JPN) in 6:18:22, Silver Medallist Bongmusa Mthembu (RSA) 6:24:05 and taking bronze Patrick Reagan (USA) 6:35:42.

In women, the Gold medal goes to Kirstin Bull (AUS) in 7 34.25. In silver medal position is Nikolina Sustic in 7:36:09 and in bronze position Joasia Zakrzewski (GBR) 7:41:47.


Alex O Shea Norwegian Team IAU 100k 2016 min
Alex O'Shea with the Norwegian squad


IAU World 100k Championship Banner 2016 min



IAU World 100k Championship Flyer 2016 min


Event Facebook Page


Live Tracking



The course consists of 10 x 10k laps on the streets of the town of Los Alcazares

IAU World 100k Championship Route 2016 min


Course Elevation Profile

At first glance the course appears to be somewhat challenging, however the elevation change ranges between approx. 1m and 7m, though the changes are quite sharp

Profile of MDT05 0956 H30 LIDAR exp min

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