O’Hanlon made it two wins on the trot with a late-race surge that proved too much for his rivals to handle, the Clonliffe Harrier breaking away from Tim O’Donoghue and Sergiu Ciobanu after 18 miles. He hit the line in 2:21:43 to retain the title.
“I didn’t have a strategy — I said I’ll run relatively comfortable for the first half,” she said. “But I did find it very tough the last few miles. That’s marathon running for you.”