Top Athletics award for UCC Alumnus Brian Murphy

Former UCC Athletics Club member Brian Murphy (now running with Crusaders) was chosen for this years Inspirational Performance award at the 2015 GloHealth National Athletics Awards during the week.

Brian, a UCC graduate in BIS competed for UCC for several years as a 400m runner where he achieved great success and played a very active role in the UCC Athletics club. He has been recognised for his achievements this year, where  he came back from injury to compete in his 15th National Championship which got him his ticket to the World Athletics’ Championships in Beijing.

Once there he ran a 45.2 split for his leg in the 4x400m relay where Ireland set a new national record.