Crowe finishes the season in style with brilliant new personal best set against world class field in Italy

Laura Crowe
Laura Crowe

LAURA Crowe has had a great end to a very successful track season over the past couple of weeks.

She recorded a brilliant new pb of 2.00.93 for the 800m in a race in Reiti Italy. This places Laura fourth in the Irish all time rankings and less than half a second outside the Irish record. Laura also ran a time of 4.38 when competing against a world class field in a road mile race in Newcastle England.

In the Munster Half Marathon Championships which were held in Blarney on September 8 Patrick O'Shea from Iveragh won the M60 category, finishing 39th overall.

Having won the Kerry Juvenile Championships for the past three years Kenmare AC will be hoping to make it four in a row when the cross country season kicks off this Sunday, October 6 with the Masters novice and Juvenile Even Age Championships being held at the Demense in Killarney.

The action moves to Farranfore on Sunday, October 13 for the Masters Intermediate and Juvenile Uneven Championships. The Senior, Junior and Juvenile Cross Country Relays will be held in Cahersiveen on Sunday, November 3.

All events start at 11am. Munster Championship events are as follows: Novice and Even Age, Limerick race course on Sunday, October 27 Intermediate and Uneven Age, Castlelyons Fermoy on Sunday, November 10. Masters and Munster B, Beaufort, Co Kerry. First races at 11:30am.