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Thursday, December 31, 2009
World 24-Hour Team Announcement
Thomas Maguire and Eoin Keith, Ireland's top 24-Hour performers
Ireland will enter a men's team for the World 24-Hour Challenge & European Championships which will take place in Brive, France on 13-14 May 2010.
The team certainly has medal hopes in this competition: Eoin Keith finished 5th in the 2009 World Challenge and Thomas Maguire is ranked in the top six in the world for 2009.
On top of these performances, John O'Regan had an excellent debut at 24 hours in Londonin October, while Spanish-based Eddie Gallen continues to be Ireland's most dependable 24-hour runner, consistently chalking up 200km+ distances.
These four may be joined by Richard Donovan and Tony Mangan depending on their fitness and availability.
The top three finishers on each team decide team positions in the competition.
A full team of support personnel will also travel to Brive.