Gas Networks Ireland’s annual BHAA 5k race takes place in the Marina

The annual Gas Networks Ireland BHAA 5k Road Race took place on Wednesday 10th July.

Now in its 8th year, the race took the runners around the Marina 5k circuit and finished at the Cork Boat Club in Blackrock Village. Participants also received a Gas Networks Ireland travel mug.

The race was won by Anthony Mannix, Banteer (Leevale AC), with Alan O’Brien, Carrigaline (Eagle AC) in second place and John Shine, Bishopstown (Leevale AC) third.

The first woman home was Carol Finn, Kanturk (Leevale AC), followed by Lisa Hegarty, Mallow (Leevale AC) with Claire O’Brien, Douglas (Watergrasshill AC) in third place.

Ian O’Flynn, Head of Commercial and Corporate Affairs at Gas Networks Ireland commenting at the prize giving after the race said, Ian O’Flynn, Head of Commercial and Corporate Affairs at Gas Networks Ireland commenting at the prize giving after the race said, “Promoting health and wellbeing is very important to us at Gas Networks Ireland. This 5k race is a great opportunity for our employees and participants to get active.”

“Thanks to everyone involved in the organisation of the race and congratulations to all who took part.”

ENDS

About Gas Networks Ireland
Gas Networks Ireland is the business division of Ervia that owns, builds and maintains the natural gas network in Ireland and connects all customers to the gas network. Gas Networks Ireland operates one of the most modern and safe gas networks in the world and ensures that over 700,000 homes and businesses receive a safe, efficient and secure supply of natural gas, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Ervia is a commercial semi-state multi-utility company with responsibility for the delivery of gas and water infrastructure and services in Ireland.