The inaugural Celtic 100k could not have been such a success without the support of Galway City Council, Galway Gardai, Irish Defence Forces, Bus Eireann, Fearghal Murphy, Damien Murphy, Paul and Mary Grealish of the Kings Head bar, Ronnie Greaney of An Tobar bar, Maura Beatty, Paul Donovan, Caroline Carrick, Alice Donovan, John Cunniffe, Ronan Scully, Paul Fallon, Frank Canavan, Brian O'Connor, Gary Thornton, Orla Murphy, Brian Bruton, Tom Fitzpatrick, Philip Cloherty, Alan Young, Conrad Conneely, Ian Egan, Paul Hehir, Larry Kelly and Mayor of Galway, Councillor Padraig Conneely.