Donadea 50K 2023 Winner Tudor Moldovan (Pic credit - EACphotography.ie)

Tudor Moldovan was crowned Donadea 50k Champion for 2023 this weekend. The Clonliffe Harriers man crossed the line in under 3 hours with a time of 2:59:04 to become the National 50k Champion. 

There was double delight for Donore Harriers with Ian Fitzgerald taking 2nd in 3:11:18 followed by a 3rd place finish for Wayne Waldron in 3:15:41.

Carrick AC’s Deirdre Martin took the women’s winning spot in 3:35:11 with Patricia McLoughlin of Le Cheile AC in 2nd with a time of 3:43:16 followed by Pauline O’Callaghan taking 3rd in 3:54:41. A full list of results can be found here

The over 200 strong field set off from the start line following a witty yet poignant pre-race briefing by race director Anthony Lee. The crowd applauded in remembrance of two popular previous finishers Thomas Bubendorfer and Paul Brunnock. 

Early Bird prices for Donadea 50k 2024 have already been snapped up. Keep an eye out for further entries once they become available. Photo’s from this years event can be found on the EACphotography Facebook Page.