Round Up for Weekend Results PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 21 September 2014 20:13

Sixty four year old Dave Brady (right) duly completed his Ten Marathons in Ten Day Challenge in aid of Temple Street Hospital this afternoon with a final 26.2 mile effort over the hills in Howth in 4:11.26.

Yesterday his time for the seafront course in Clontarf was 4:41.41.

This was the second time this year that Dave has completed this type of extraordinary challenge - earlier this summer he ran 12 marathons in the 12 different Leinster counties. Incidentally a former club member, Kathleen Cheshire also completed the Ten Day marathon challenge.

The main focus of attention this weekend was yesterday's Dublin Series half marathon in the Phoenix Park. Barry Lennon was the club's first finisher (46th) in 1:18.40. Patricia Wlodarczyk won the women's race in 1:22.54 with Fiona Stack second in 1:23.08.

There was a big contingent of club runners - the majority preparing for the Dublin Marathon in action.

A feature was the number of big personal bests achieved with Denise Kelleher, Caroline Farrelly. Elaine McNulty, Tomas Tracey and Eoin Fegan - who broke 90 minutes for the first time - leading the way.

Among the club runners who competed were Carl Conroy 1:19,23; Tomas Tracey 1:22.50(pb); John Freir 1:24.36; Dave Gargan 1:25.36; Eoin Fegan 1:29.16pb; Seamus Rooney 1:30.09; David O'Hara 1:31.39; Martin Kelly 1:33.45; Keith Moynes 1:39.35; Helen Carr 1:40.26; Elaine McNulty 1:42.00pb; Mary Purdue-Smyth 1:43.22; Des Lyons 1:43.53; Conor Jennings 1:44.20; Caroline Farrelly 1:44.45pb; Ciara Keane 1:46.23; Denise Kelliher 1:49.24pb; Liz Keary 1:53.12; Rachel Markey 1:52.45.

In today's Charleville half marathon Simon Ryan was 9th in 1:10.11.

Niall Power won the Ardgillan 5km parkrun in 19:51 while Will Walsh continued his comeback after a long absence through injury by winning the St Anne's event in 17.16. Cathal O'Cleirigh was third in 17.54. Other club finishers were Sean McGoldrick 22:53; Mark Smyth 25:44; Claire Savage 28:19, Larry Fox 29:30.

In Malahide Castle Paul Quigley was the first finisher in eighth place in 19:15. Other club finishers were Sean Flynn 20:50; Eddie Harrison 21:52 and Steven Rowe 23:45.

Best wishes to Jenny Corcoran for a speedy recovery after her recent surgery.

Ian Conroy in action at World Mountain Runnings Ch'ships PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:37

Ian Conroy finished a very credible 58th in the 30th World Mountain Running championships in Cassette de Massa, Italy on Sunday.

On an extremely testing course Ian clocked a time of 63:39 for the 11.7m course. He was the second Irish placed finisher, three placed behind Brian McMahon.

A couple of weeks ago Ian underlined his form when he finished 19th at the World Cup mountain running event in Leogang, Austria.

Also on Sunday Des Kennedy finished second in Kilmore 10km in 34:03.



Club AGM PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 September 2014 20:47

The club's annual general meeting will take place in Raheny GAA club, on Thursday, September 25th at 8.30pm sharp.

All motions and nominations must be submitted to the secretary at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by close of business on this Thursday, September 18th.

Only fully paid up club members are entitled to submit motions, nominate officers or vote at the agm.

Round Up of Weekend Results Updated PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 13 September 2014 21:11

Freddy Keron Sittuk posted another significant win today when he won the Belfast half marathon in 1:07.31.

Meawhile in Austria. Mick Clohisey won a 10km race in 29:59 while Cillian O'Leary was third while in New York Feidhlim Kelly won the Fifth Avenue Media Mile in 4:27.

Fiona Stack was second in today's Derry Half marathon in 1:20.25.

Dave Brady completed his third marathon in three days as part of the East of Ireland Ten marathon in 10 days challenge - in his fastest time so far 4:31.38 along the sea front in Clontarf.

In Saturday's St Anne's 5km parkrun  Frank Mangan was second in 17:45, two seconds clear of his club mate John Clarke. Other club finishers were Conor Kelly, 19:26 pb; Connor Jennings 22:27; Martin Kerrigan 22:32; Mary Purdue Smyth 22:50; Ciara Keane 23:01; Keith Moynes 23:10; Mark Smyth 26:33; Jean Giblin 30:24.

In the Waterstown 5k parkrun Eoin Fegan was third in 19.39 (PB).

Niall Power ran 19.03 in the Ratoath 5km today.


Daragh Bell was 7th in the Flatline Athlone half marathon in 1:13.39

Dave Brady has two of this planned 'Ten marathons in 10 days' challenge completed. He ran 4:44.22 on Friday along the sea coast in Clontarf while today he four loops in Howth and completed the 26.2 mile event in very warm conditions in 4:36.36. Tomorrow (Sunday) he is back on the coast for a 9.00am start.

Meanwhile, in the Malahide Park run Seamus Rooney was the club's first finisher taking tenth place in 19:22. Other club finishers were Brian Quigley 19:43; Eddie Harrison 22:30 and Steve Rowe 23:40.

Results Round Up PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 September 2014 23:03

Brian Leahy was second in the Portmarnock AC 10km on Wednesday night in 33:29 while Eoin Brady was third in 34:40. Connor Jennings ran 48:08 and Dave Brady 53:44.

In tonight's Bonass Cup 10,000 track race in Morton Stadium Connor and Dave were back in action. Connor was a seasonal best of 46:43 whle Dave ran 52.02. Shay Byrne ran 47:03.

Dave embarks on another mammoth marathon mission tomorrow when he runs the first of ten scheduled marathons in ten days - there are five along the sea front in Clontarf and another five in Howth.

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