Pictures: Thousands take part in The Echo Women's Mini Marathon

Pictures: Thousands take part in The Echo Women's Mini Marathon

WINNING SMILES... Participants at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins

Group from Adobe pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Photo: Larry Cummins
Group from Adobe pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Photo: Larry Cummins

Thousands took to the streets of Cork for The Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon today.

Lisa French With children Lucy, Clara Milner and Sarah French, pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. They are running the Marathon for Barnardos. Photo: Larry Cummins
Lisa French With children Lucy, Clara Milner and Sarah French, pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. They are running the Marathon for Barnardos. Photo: Larry Cummins

The 41st Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon kicked off at 1pm from Centre Park Road.

Start Line of the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Photo: Larry Cummins
Start Line of the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Photo: Larry Cummins

Thousands of inspiring women took part and are expected to raise around €1.5 million for deserving charities.

Marion Murphy pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Marion is completing the Marathon for Marymount University Hospital and Hospice. Photo: Larry Cummins
Marion Murphy pictured before the 41st Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022. Marion is completing the Marathon for Marymount University Hospital and Hospice. Photo: Larry Cummins

The Echo Women's Mini Marathon 2022 distance is 6k which people ran, jogged, walked and rolled.

 Race winner Sinead O'Connor of Leevale AC who set a new course record in The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sundy 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins
Race winner Sinead O'Connor of Leevale AC who set a new course record in The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sundy 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins

If you can’t complete your 6K on race day, September 18, you can still do it any time from September 16 – September 27.

 Ballincollig runners including the legend Mary Sweeney at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins
Ballincollig runners including the legend Mary Sweeney at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins

Leevale athlete Sinead O'Connor won the event in a time of 20 minutes and 33 seconds.

 Staff from Brown Thomas Cork raising funds for Cork ARC Cancer Support House at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins
Staff from Brown Thomas Cork raising funds for Cork ARC Cancer Support House at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins

Lizzie Lee came second in 20:41 and Hannah Steeds came third in 21:03.

 Sisters Rosaleen McKeown and Lizzie Lee of Leevale AC at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins
Sisters Rosaleen McKeown and Lizzie Lee of Leevale AC at the start of The Echo Women's Mini-Marathon on Sunday 18th September 2022. Pic: Larry Cummins

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