Well done to the 996 finishers in the Rathfarnham 5k 2023 race out of 1,300 entries. The race was won by Michael Harty, East Cork AC in 14.30. Second was David Stone, Raheny Shamrocks AC in 14.35 and third was David Scanlon, Rathfarnham WSAF AC in 14.36. The winner of the womens race was Clare Fagan, Mullingar Harriers AC in 16.23, Mary Mullhare, Portlaoise AC was second in 16.32 and Clare Hickey, Bro. Pearse AC was third in 16.32. In the mens team Rathfarnham WSAF AC won, Clonliffe Harriers AC was second and Crusaders AC were third. In the womens team race DCH AC won, Rathfarnham WSAF AC were second and Sportsworld were third.
With 7 finishers at 15.00 minutes and under, 37 at 16.00 and under, 93 at 17.00 and under, 161 at 18.00 and under, 221 at 19.00 and under, 307 at 20.00 and under, 559 at 25.00 and under, 806 at 30.00 and under, this is still one of the fastest and highest standard 5ks in the country. Well done to all. the full results are on the Myrunresults website at Rathfarnham 5k 2023.
Many thanks to DNG Rathfarnham and Heritatage Credit Union our main sponsors for the Rathfarnham 5k 2023. The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind were our chosen charity. A cheque for €2,000 was presented to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and you pledged an additional €1,100. Many thanks to all.
Presentation to Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind with sponsors Cathal McCarthy, DNG and Gerry Flaherty, Heritage Credit Union