MARIA RUNS AWAY WITH DUBLIN MARATHON TITLE

first_imgMaria McCambridge Dublin Marathon 2013 Image credit: @DublinMarathonLetterkenny woman Maria McCambridge came out on top as the Ladies Winner today’s Airtricity Dublin Marathon.Maria is the first Irish woman to win the Dublin Marathon since Sonia O’Sullivan in 2000.She retained her 2012 Irish victor’s title with an unofficial time of 2:38.51. Maria looked set for a sure victory as the leading lady for 18 miles and a halfway time of 1:19.25.Tension rose when Cork’s Claire McCarthy-Gibbons overtook her and it was a tight race for the last six miles right up to the finishing post.Maria McCambridge hugged by husband Gary Crossan at Dublin Marathon 2013.Image Credit: @dublinmarathonMaria is married to well-known Letterkenny athlete Gary Crossan. Gary finished the race just after Maria.Maria runs for Dundrum South Dublin. Her clubmate, Joe Sweeney, came second in the men’s category. Joe Hehir was the overall victor of the Dublin Marathon, finishing at 2:18:19. He was the first Irish man to win the race in 20 years. MARIA RUNS AWAY WITH DUBLIN MARATHON TITLE was last modified: October 28th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2013DUBLIN MARATHONgary crossanMaria McCambridgelast_img

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