Wellie Race 2008 the most successful ever?


The Wellie Race Committee are delighted to announce that Wellie Race 08 will go down as the most successful ever. A staggering €30,000 was raised on race cards and street collection alone on New Year's Day and proceeds exceeded the €40k mark.

Thanks to the thousands of you who turned out to make the day and we are grateful for all participants in both the parade and race.

For the record the results are:

Men's Race

1. Mick Coyle.
2. John Feehan.
3. Lirzin Yucn.
4. Paddy Dunne
5. P.J. Doyle
6. Paddy Peppard
7. Noel Raftery
8. Conor Fogarty
9. Jimmy Purcell
10. Will Aylward

Women's Race
1. Mary Burke
2. Padraigín Harnedy
3. Breda McDonald
4. Kate McDonald
5. Breda Roche
6. Ciatriona Corr
7. Bernie Fitzpatrick
8. Marie Lirzin
9. Cavbie Brovdic
10. Aine McDonald

Veteran Men.
1. Jim Boland
2. Phil Cody
3. Martin Boran.

Senior Ladies
1. Ann Power
2. Irene Henebry
3. Margaret Dillon.

Best Dressed Walker
1. Rena Sheeridan.

Fancy Dress & Float Parade.

Children Individual

1. Ronaldo the Diver
2. Harry Potter
3. Miss London 2012
4. The Devil Wears Prada

Children Group 2-5.

1. Fairy God Mother – Fred Astaire
2. Just Married.
3 Sam & Amanda

Adult Individual

1. Hurler on the Ditch
2. 28-2008
3. Leyland Your Some Tractor

Adult Group 2-5

1. Around the Powley in 80 minutes
2. Spice Girls

Float Parade

1. Firoda Greenish Party
2. Powley Vale As Green As You Get.
3. Friends of Castlecomer District Hospital
4. Celebrity X Tractor
5. I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Nickey Brennan is Greetedto the reviewing stand by Joe Coogan

Fred Astaire and Fairygodmother

The Spice Girls??????

Shrek and Fiona

Penvenan comes to 'comer

Winners one and all

High Jinx on the Square

Prof Drumm meets his match

The Niall Melon Trust


to one and all thank you for making it special

The Castlecomer International Wellie Race - Every New Years Day!