Special Announcement: Athlete of the Month for May 2020
It is with great pleasure that we announce none other than Catherine McCarthy as Clonakilty Roadrunners Athlete of the month for May 2020.
Catherine (a.k.a. Cathy) is a hugely talented all round athlete ( she swims, she cycles , she runs , she also plays hockey ) her running has really stepped up in the last 6 -9 months and is a deserving winner for May.
For starters in May alone , Catherine set herself the challenge of 10km every day for 10 days in a row during May which was no bother to her, which she completed in style. Catherine also ran a whopping 36km over the May Bank holiday weekend for the Roadrunners Charity event in aid of Cairde Clonakilty.
Some of her other main highlights from the last year (to name a few ) include:
-recently completed the Courtmacsherry 10km run in July
-in April Catherine ran a Virtual 10 km in aid of CF.
-Catherine also completed the Dungarvan 10 mile in February 2020 in a great time of 1 hour 19 mins.
-Catherine ran a fantastic 47mins 17 seconds mins at the Waterfront 10km in November 2019-
– no stranger to marathons either having completed a couple of Dublin City marathons in 2017 & 2018, Catherine ran a sub 4 hour (3:58) in the 2019 Amsterdam Marathon last October .
-Catherine took up triathlons last summer and completed 2 Sprint triathlons also last August ( just like that , with the minimum of fuss!)
So, join us in congratulating Catherine , a very popular winner for May.
Well done and keep up the great work!