24-Hour European Championships Team Announced.
The 24-hour European Championships for 2016 will take place in Albi, France on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October. The Irish Team selected for this event will include participants in both the male and female races.
The Men’s Team will be captained by the current National Champion Eoin Keith of Sportsworld, Dublin with a PB of 244.664K and include regulars Eddie Gallen of Finn Valley AC, Donegal with a PB of 230.136K and John O’Regan of Le Cheile AC, Kildare with a PB of 227.286K.
New additions to the squad include Aidan Hogan of Rising Sun AC, Cork who ran an incredible 238.132K in his 24-hr debut recently in Belfast and Daragh O’Loughlin of Dublin Bay Runners, Dublin with a PB of 225.871K. This Men’s Team has the experience and strength to do well in the Team Competition.
Competing in the women’s race will be Amy Masner of Parnell AC in Wicklow with a PB of 217.608K. Amy, a native of the U.S.A has recently declared for Ireland and has the experience and potential to challenge for a podium position.
The Squad will be aided and supported by:
Gary McConviille (Team Manager)
Kevin Belton (Physical Therapist & Support)
Louis Byrne (Support)