Gladys Ganiel O’Neill was celebrating this weekend after a superb performance in the Irish Half Marathon Championships in Waterford.
Gladys is in the middle of training for the 2011 Dublin Marathon and this event was one of her key targets.
Gladys was delighted to run a personal best of 1hr 15.32 but was expecting something closer to sub 75.
The race was won by Ava Hutchinson of Dundrum South Dublin in 1.14.17. Julie Turley from Dromore AC was third in 1.18.02
Team mate Clare Prenter made her debut over the distance and recorded a PB of 1.29.30.