An Cosantóir

November 2014

An Cosantóir the official magazine of the Irish Defence Forces and Reserve Defence Forces.

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An Cosantóir November 2014 32 | PhOtOS BY CPL NEVILLE COUGHLAN, PR BRANCH T he An Cosantóir 10K Road Race, a highlight of the Defence Forces competitive sporting calendar took place in the Phoenix Park on the 8th October 2014. Where 1,150 members of the Defence Forces braved the elements for the 35th annual An Cosantóir 10km Race. this year the 27 Inf Bn earned the bragging rights and envy of many a Unit by winning the Best Block while the 6 Inf Bn won Best team for an impressive 6th consecutive year. the Best Female category was won by Sgt tara Kennedy, DFhQ in a time of 41.10 and the Best Male won for the fifth consecutive year by Pte Kenneth Rogers, 12 Inf Bn in an impressive time of 31.03. Well done to all who took part and a big thank you to all who put the graft into making the event what it is, in particular the organising committee, the An Cosantóir/Info Office, the Defence Forces Athletics Association (DFAA), and all those who gave a hand on the day. 2014 Block Winners: 27 Inf Bn Male Senior Winner: Pte Kenneth Rogers

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