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Lizzie Lee and Claire McCarthy Selected for World Half-Marathon Championships 2018

Leevale Duo Among Ten Athletes for World Half-Marathon Championships

Valencia, Spain

March 24th 2018


cork city sports athlete of the month award claire mccarthy presentation july 2017a Lizzie Lee Cork City Sports Star of the Month February 2015 Parents
Claire McCarthy (Leevale AC) pictured with Liam O'Brien at Cork City Sports award ceremony 2017 Lizzie Lee (Leevale AC) pictured with her parents at Cork City Sports award ceremony 2016


Claire McCarthy and Lizzie Lee, both Leevale AC, have been selected by Athletics Ireland for the World Half-Marathon Championships, which will be held in Valencia, Spain, in two weeks time.  Claire is coached by Ronan Boland (Eagle AC), while Lizzie is coached by Donie Walsh (Leevale AC)


Women's Team

Lizzie Lee Leevale AC Donie Walsh (Leevale AC)
Claire McCarthy Leevale AC Ronan Boland (Eagle AC)
Laura Shaughnessy Dundrum South Dublin AC Terry McConnon
Fionnuala Ross Armagh AC Dermot Kerr
Laura Graham Mourne Runners AC Ryan Maxwell


Men's Team

Stephen Scullion Clonliffe Harriers AC Stephen Haas
Kevin Dooney Raheny Shamrock AC Jerry Kiernan
Kevin Seaward St Malachy's AC Andy Hobdell
Paul Pollock Annadale Striders AC Andy Hobdell
Sergiu Ciobanu Clonliffe Harriers AC Jerry Kiernan

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