The Bob Heffernan Memorial 5km organised by Na Fianna AC is one of the best road races in Ireland. The race attracts some of the best road racers in the country every year. The race took place over a fast flattish cours near Johnstownbridge and many runners were very happy to post good times and personal best performances. This year Kildalkey native Andrew Ledwith took part and gave an exhibition in quality distance running to the spectators along the route and and a clean pair of heels to the opposition. A fortnight ago Andrew the currant national half marathon champion finished a brilliant seventh in the Manchester 10km which was won by the legendary Haile Gabresalassie.
PBs were achieved by, Conor, Maureen, Declan, Enda, Don, Laura and Barry.
The Trim results were as follows -Don Mahon 17m 25sec John Ferry 17m 53sec Declan Swords 18m 25sec Enda Markey 18m 44sec John Canning 19m 44sec Conor Daniel 19m 52sec Maureen Lowther 20m 08sec Martin Brogan 20m 22sec Barry Harten 20m 41sec John Rowe 20m 49sec Ciaran Tobin 20m 53sec Laura Cotter 21m 33sec Brian Cully 21m 34sec Sheila Quinn 24m 22sec John Leonard 23m 07sec Jane Murphy 25m 03sec