Race Records and Past Winners

The fast and flat course provides a great opportunity to get a personal best at the 8K distance in the Streets of Galway. You’ll have to be very fast though to beat the current race records:

  • Women’s Record: Rosemary Ryan Bilboa AC (2001) – 26:01
  • Men’s Record: Séamus Power Kilmurray-Ibrickane AC (1998) and Josphat Boit Clonliffe Harriers AC (2009) – 22:49

Past winners since the race began in 1986 are as follows:

Women’s Race Winners

1986Niamh KeaneGalway City Harriers AC-
1987Bernie StankardLoughrea AC-
1988Deirdre McCormackGalway City Harriers AC-
1989Christine KennedyGalway City Harriers AC-
1990Bernie StankardGalway City Harriers AC03:33:00
1991Veronica ColleranEnnis Track AC-
1992Veronica ColleranEnnis Track AC04:10:00
1993Rosie LambeKnockbridge AC02:50:00
1994Rosie LambeKnockbridge AC02:40:00
1995Rosie LambeKnockbridge AC02:49:00
1996Rosie LambeKnockbridge AC03:10:00
1997Maria McMahonMarian AC02:54:00
1998Annette KealyRaheny Shamrock AC03:21:00
1999Natalie DaveyMayo AC03:48:00
2000Pauline CurleyTullamore Harriers AC03:00:00
2001Rosemary RyanBilboa AC02:01:00
2002Pauline CurleyTullamore Harriers AC02:16:00
2003Pauline CurleyTullamore Harriers AC02:14:00
2004Valerie VaughanBlarney AC03:40:00
2005Pauline CurleyTullamore Harriers AC02:31:00
2006Rosemary RyanBilboa AC02:57:00
2007Rosemary RyanBilboa AC02:34:00
2008Rosemary RyanBilboa AC03:41:00
2009Rosemary RyanBilboa AC03:22:00
2010Teresa McGloinFinn Valley AC03:09:00
2011Rosemary RyanBilboa AC03:10:00
2012Maria McCambridgeLetterkenny AC02:36:00
2013Siobhan O'DohertyBorrisokane AC02:49:00
2014Orla DrummCrusaders AC03:38:00
2015Maria McCambridgeDundrum South Dublin02:58:00

Men’s Race Winners

1986Brendan HilliardMetro/St. Brigid's AC28:00
1987Jimmy FallonGalway City Harriers AC14:00
1988Michael CaseySligo AC24:00
1989Séamus O’DonnellGalway City Harriers AC23:28
1990Paul DonovanGalway City Harriers AC23:30
1991John BulgerLimerick-
1992Paul DonovanGalway City Harriers AC23:15
1993Paul DonovanGalway City Harriers AC23:13
1994Paul DonovanGalway City Harriers AC22:56
1995David BurkeMullingar Harriers AC23:22
1996Noel CullenClonliffe Harriers AC23:31
1997Noel BerkelyDundrum South Dublin (DSD)22:59
1998Seamus PowerKilmurry/Ibrickane AC22:49
1999Gerry RyanGalway City Harriers AC24:11
2000Daniel GibumbadaTanzania23:21
2001Ben NoadBristol AC23:48
2002Ben NoadBristol AC22:57
2003Dermot GalvinSt. John's AC23:41
2004S?amus PowerKilmurry/Ibrickane AC23:54
2005Mark KenneallyClonliffe Harriers AC23:48
2006S?amus PowerKilmurry/Ibrickane AC23:47
2007Gerry RyanGalway City Harriers AC23:59
2008Josphat BoitClonliffe Harriers AC23:35
2009Josphat BoitClonliffe Harriers AC22:49
2010David RooneyRaheny Shamrock AC23:57
2011Gerry RyanCraughwell AC24:24
2012David RooneyRaheny Shamrock AC24:03
2013Mark KenneallyClonliffe Harriers AC23:47
2014Martin FaganMullingar Harriers AC23:38
2015Gary ThorntonGalway City Harriers AC23:53
2016Sergiu CiobanuClonliffe Harriers A.C24:25
2017Kevin MaunsellClonmel AC23:44
2018John TraversDonore Harriers23:56
2019Damien LandersEnnis Track24:07