Sunday 1 March 2015

Ray D'Arcy joins 8,000 runners for Samsung night runs

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Dublin footballers Michael Darragh MacAuley and Denis Bastick at the start of the race
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Today FM DJ Ray D'Arcy with competitors after the race. Photo ©INPHO/James Crombie
Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisin Quinn with runners before the race. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Runners Mark Mills, Clondalkin, Paul Kelly, Kilmainham and Colm Sherwin taking part in the 10 KM Samsung Night Run on the streets of Dublin. Photo: Arthur Carron
Runners Thomas and Sheila Carpenter, Donal Daly and Jane Murray. Photo: Arthur Carron
Carol Wall, Jennifer Jones, Amanda Griffin, Paula Burke and Nicola Flynn, Swords. Photo: Arthur Carron
Almost 8,000 runners took to the traffic-free streets of Dublin and Cork city centres tonight to participate in the Samsung Night Run, organised in partnership with Dublin and Cork City Councils respectively. The two 10k events took place simultaneously at 9pm, with one city crowned champion, based on the total average finishing time in each city. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Thousands took to the streets for the Samsung night run. Photo: ©INPHO/James Crombie
Siobhan Doherty from Tipperary is the first woman home in Dublin. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Marie O'Sullivan is the second woman home in the Samsung Night Run. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Mick Clohissey is the first Irishman home in second place. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Orla Drumm was the first woman to cross the finish line in Cork. Photo: ©INPHO/James Crombie
The two 10k events took place simultaneously at 9pm, with one city crowned champion, based on the total average finishing time in each city. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
And they're off. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
The race start time was 9pm. ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
Running along the Liffey in Dublin city. Photo: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
Runners taking part in the Samsung Night Run on the streets of Dublin. Photo: Arthur Carron
Almost 8,000 runners took to the traffic-free streets of Dublin and Cork city centres. ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Runners trickle through a traffic-free Dublin city. Photo: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
Crossing the Samuel Beckett Bridge during the Samsung Night Run. Photo: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
Runners taking part in the Samsung Night Run on the streets of Dublin. Photo: Arthur Carron
General view as competitors pass the Cork Courthouse. Photo: ©INPHO/James Crombie
Competitors start the race on Patrick's Street. Photo: INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Almost 8,000 runners took to the traffic-free streets of Dublin and Cork city centres last night to participate in the Samsung Night Run, organised in partnership with Dublin and Cork City Councils respectively. The first man over the line in Dublin was Peter Brandon Somba from Kenya in a time of30.09 and the first woman was Siobhan O’Doherty from Tipperary in a time of 35.35.

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