Local cross country action returned to the hills of Greenanstown near Stamullen for the first day of the Meath 2013 cross country championships. The even age juveniles, novice and masters championships were decided over the testing Star of the Sea course which held up very well to the rigours of over 400 runners knocking out the mileage.
Thomas Moran,Dunshaughlin AC led the mens novice field home which had some of the best up and coming young runners in the county well to the fore. Loughlin Campion, Dunboyne and Rob Tully, Star of the Sea completed the medallists. The womens novice title went to Ciara Rooney, Navan AC ahead of the St Brigids duo of Elaine Plunkett and Eileen Rahill.In the mens U18 Andrew Coscoran from the host club took top spot with Brian McGrath, Bohermeen and Abdullah Abdulle,Dunboyne next past the post.
W35;1,Sonya Reilly,Bohermeen,2,Samantha Power,Duleek,3,Dorenda McGee,Trim.
W40;1,Olivia Martin Bohermeen,2,Marguerite Higgins,Na Fianna,3,Roisin Bell,Dunboyne,
W45;1,Bridget Clarke,Na Fianna,2,Imelda Clarke,Na Fianna,3,Ursula Byrne,Dunshaughlin.
W50;1,Mary Watters,Navan,2,Carrie Brogan,Trim.
W60;1,Phyllis Browne,Star of the Sea.
Teams;1,Na Fianna,13pts,2,Dunshaughlin,24pts.3,Bohermeen 25pts.
1,Ciara Rooney,Navan,2,Elaine Plunkett,St Brigids,3,Eileen Rahill,St Brigids.
Teams;1,St Brigids,11pts,2,Fr Murphy,30pts,3,Bohermeen,33pts.
Girls U/16;1,Rose Finnegaan,Bohermeen,2,Martha Reidy,Fr. Murphy,3,Laura Faulkner,Dunboyne.
Girls U/14;1,Amy Clarke,Na Fianna,2,Sarah Clarke,Na Fianna,3,Nicola Duffy,Dunboyne.
Girls U14 Teams;1,Na Fianna,14pts,2,Trim,53pts,3,st Andrews,86pts.
Girls U/12;1,Aisling McCabe,Dunboyne,2,Ella Healy,Ratoath,3,Ciara McKenna,Rathkenny.
Girls U/12;Teams;1,Ratoath,25pts,2,Dunboyne,47pts,3,Fr Murphy,66pts.
Girls U/10;1,Aimee Doherty,Ratoath,2,Ciara Smith,Cushinstown,3,Sophie Quinn,Ratoath.
Girls U/10,Teams;1,Ratoath,22pts,2,Na Fianna,42pts,3,Tara,58pts.
M35;1,John O'Neill Star of the Sea AC,2,Brian Moore Star of the Sea AC,3,Stephen Griffin Dunboyne AC
M40; 1,Sean Murphy,Trim AC,2,Mark McGee,Trim AC,3,Don Mahon,Trim AC.
M45;1,Tommy Maher Dunshaughlin AC,2,Derek Hunter Dunshaughlin AC,3,Larry Smith Dunshaughlin AC
M50;1,Dermot Clarke Bohermeen AC,2,David O'Connell Bohermeen AC,3,Paddy Mangan Dunshaughlin AC
M55;1,Noel Hanratty,Trim AC,2,Pat Comey,Trim AC,3,Mick Priest,Fr Murphy AC.
Teams; M35+; 2,Dunshaughlin AC,12,2,Trim AC,31,3,Star of the Sea AC,33.
Teams, M55;1,Trim AC.
Novice Men;1,Thomas Moran,Dunshaughlin AC,2,Loughlin Campion,Dunboyne AC,3,Rob Tully,SOSAC
Novice Men Teams;1. Dunshaughlin AC,20 Pts,2. Dunboyne AC 29 Pts,3. Fr. Murphy AC 60 Pts.
Boys U18;1,Andrew Coscoran,Star of the Sea,2,Brian McGrath,Bohermeen,3,AbdullahAbdulle,Dunboyne.
Boys U/18;1,Bohermeen AC.
Boys U/16;1,Alex Hunter,Ratoath,2,Paddy Maher,Dunshaughlin,3,Kevin McGrath,Bohermeen.
Boys U/14;1,Shane Hanley,st Brigids,St Brigids,2,Evan Butler,Dunshaughlin,3,Paul O'Brien,Tara.
Boys U/12;1,Shane Smyth,Cushinstown,2,Niall Finnerty,Tara,3,Niall Moreland,Cushinstown.
Boys U/12;Teams;1,Na Fianna 66pts,2,Ratoath,68pts,3,Dunboyne,73pts.
Boys U/10;1,Charlie O'Connor,Dunshaughlin,2,Fionn Drummond,Ratoath,3,Ian Byrne,Ratoath.Boys U/10,Teams;1,Ratoath,32pts,2Trim,41pts,3,Bohermeen,56.