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Goatman takes road race title

Ian Goatman

Helen Taylor wins women's race

Ian Goatman and Helen Taylor were the winners of the Leinster Management 20 Mile Road Race yesterday (Sunday).

The 40-lap race of the NSC perimeter road is considered an ideal event for long-distance runners planning a marathon.

Goatman took the honours in a time of two hours, nine minutes, 37 seconds – 16 seconds ahead of runner-up Richard Highfield.

Tom Williams was in third, just over three and half minutes behind (2:13:26).

Women’s race winner Helen Taylor finished eighth overall in a time of two hours, 39 minutes, 14 seconds.

Nicola Kennedy was second (2.40.19) with Anja Hav Thomson the third lady home (2.48.29).

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