Raheny dominate Dublin 10 Mile Championship PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 22:32

Last weekend's Frank Duffy 10mile road race in the Phoenix Park doubled up as the Dublin Athletic Board 10 mile championship event.

Not alone did the club have a record number of participants they also excelled when it came to the business end of the event.

The following won championship medals:


Senior Men: 3rd Brian Leahy

O 50 Men: 1st Brian Kelly

0 60 Men: 3rd Vinny Clohisey

0 50 Women: 2nd Mary Purdue Smyth; 3rd Anna Coyle

0 55 Women: 1st Bernie Manley; 2nd Sandra McDonagh.


Senior Men: 1st Brian Leahy, Simon Ryan, Bernard Roe, Daragh Bell

0 50 Men: 1st Brian Kelly, John Freir, Martin Kelly.

0 50 Women: 1st Bernie Manley; Mary Purdue Smyth, Anna Coyle.

Congrats to all

Fastest 2 Miler of the Summer Series tonight PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:27

Simon Devenney ran the fastest 2 mile of the Lord Mayor Summer series so far  when he clocked 9:49 to win tonight's race by seven seconds from Ian Conroy. Sean Doran was third in 10.32.

Helen Carr won her first race of the series and finished 14th overall in 13:11. Aileen Connolly was second in 13:36 and Karen Quigley was third in 13:50.

The age category winners were Men: 0 40 Dave Grange; 0 45 Brian Quigley; 0 50 Martin Kelly; 0 55 Andrew O'Rourke; 0 65 Liam Mulready; 0 75 Tadgh Twomey (snr).

Women 0 40 Siobhan Foley; 0 45 Brighid Smyth; 0 50 Anna Coyle; 0 55 Bernie Manley.

Dave Brady competed in tonight's race a few hours after competing his eighth marathon in eight days..  He ran a four laps course in Drogheda, County in 4:20.06. Tomorrow he tackles a marathon in County Meath.

Full results of tonight's race under RESULTS tab.

Don't forget the 10th and final round of the Summer Leagues takes next WEDNESDAY night at 8pm.

Meanwhile in the final Dublin County Board graded track meeting of the summer in Morton Stadium there were a series of excellent performances. Sean O'Driscoll won the B 200m in a personal best time of 52.00.

In the A 800m Kieran Kelly ran a personal best of 1:49.78 to win the race while Feidhlim Kelly was 6th in a seasonal best of 1:53.96. In the B 800m Simon Devenney posted a time of 2:01.31 to win it. In the Pole Vault Roberts Ivers was second with a best jump of 3.40m.

In the women's event Mieke Kiernan won the hammer in 31.54m; Maria Murphy was 4th in the A 400m in 65.07 in the B 400m Orla Lambe was 3rd in 80.00

Results Round Up Updated PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 August 2014 21:02

Freddy Keron Sittuk won the Longford marathon yesterday in 2:27.45.

Dave Brady ran his sixth marathon in six days in 4:18.08 while Maurice Timmins ran 5:07.52.

In a 5km race in Celbridge John Clarke posted a time of 17:55 while Paul Conroy was third in the 0 45 category in 18:53.

The club had a record number of participants in today's Frank Duffy 10 mile road race in the Phoenix Park. Brian Leahy led home the 40 strong contingent in 13th place in 53:15 which gave him second overall in the O 35 category. Fiona Stack was 9th female overall in 61.49.

Other prize winners included Brian Kelly 3rd 0 50 in an excellent 59:44 and Bernie Manley 2nd in O 55 in 76.15. There was also a healthy numbers of personal bests achieved.

Club members who competed included Simon Ryan 53:23; Bernard Roe 54:53; Darragh Bell 55:42; Dermot Gorman 56:22;  Dave Sheehy 57:14; Barry Lennon 59:45; Carl Conroy 59:14; Dave Grange 60:21; Vincent Clohisey (jrn) 60:52; Colm Delaney 62:06; John Clohisey 62:36; John Freir 62:41; Martin Kelly 64:35; Thomas Tracey 64:39; Dave Gargan 65:02; Ultan McGuckin 66:09; John Fennell 67:03; Eoin Fegan 67:46; Dave O;Hara 69.00; Ronan Philips 69:01; Vinny Clohisey (Snr) 69:36; Helen Carr 74:13; Des Lyons 74:26; Conor Kelly 76:39; Caroline Farrelly 79:31; Mary Purdue Smyth 79:49; Connor Jennings 80:15; Emer Nolan 81:54; Denise Kelleher 83:28; Valerie Clinton 83:52; Brighid Smyth 84:50; Aoife Henry 84:57;  Sinead Lyons 88:23; Sandra McDonagh 92:00; Keith Moynes 102:15; Maeve Devlin 103.06.

Feidhlim Kelly won the Malahide Castle 5km Parkrun in 16:41. Other club finishers were Darren Keane 18:23; Brian Quigley 19:29; Damian Wall 22:23; Steve Rowe 23:28, Cherly Gunning 27.50.

Brian Christensen was the club's top finisher in the Parkrun in St Anne's taking 7th spot in 18:59. Other club finishers were Sean McGoldrick 22:11 and Fiona Coyle 24:28. Niall Power was fourth in the Ardgillan Parkrun in 20:30.

Meanwhile, Dave Brady is continuing in his quest to run 12 marathon on 12 consecutive days.  Having kicked off in Carlow on Tuesday he ran 26.2 miles in Kilkenny on Wednesday in 4:44.39. On Thursday he ran 5:00.27 in Wexford and came back to Dublin and ran a 5000m track race in Santry in 25:28. On Friday he ran 4:46.52 in Avondale in Rathdrum, County Wicklow.

On Saturday he ran 4:36.8 in Mullingar and today he ran 4:18.08 in Longford. Tomorrow (Monday) he tackles a marathon in Leixlip.

Duel to the line in Lord Mayor Series PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 11:23

Paul Campbell and Cillian Mooney engaged in a fascinating duel in last night's 10th round of the Lord Mayor series. Paul got the verdict in 9.53, two seconds ahead of Cillian. Paul Cowhie was third in 10.16.

There was also a high standard in the women's race Karen Crossan was 11th overall and first female in 11;14 following by Annette Kealy 12:41 and Blaithin Sheil 12:51.

The category winners were: Men O40 Dave Grange; 045 Brian Quigley; 050 Martin Kelly; 055 Andrew O'Rourke;  060 Steven O'Rourke; 065 Liam Mulready and  075 Tadgh Twomey (snr).

Women: 040 Angela Charlton; 045 Caroline Farrelly; 0 55 Bernie Manley.

Fresh from running his 400th marathon last weekend Dave Brady embarked on another marathon challenge yesterday - he hopes to run 12 marathons on 12 successive days in aid of Autism Ireland.

He completed his first marathon in Carlow yesterday in 4:23.23. He's in action in Kilkenny today and Wexford tomorrow.

The 11th round of the Lord Mayor series takes places as scheduled on next Tuesday, August 26th at 8pm. Athletes please note: all outstanding championship medals will be presented after the race.

The date for the 12th and final round of the series has been changed: The new date is Wednesday, September 3rd at 8pm.

The Jim Wall 3 mile road race takes place as originally scheduled on Tuesday, September 9th at 8pm.

Round Up of Weekend Results PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 August 2014 17:20

DERMOT Gorman was second in the St Anne's 5km Parkrun on Saturday in 16:34. Other club finishers included Frank Mangan 18:03; John Clohisey 18:20; Louise Linnane 18:50; Brian Christensen 19:02; Conor Kelly 20:30 (pb); Connor Jennings 23.09; Emer Nolan 23:47; Martin Smith 28:05; Robbie Beggs 29:54.

In Malahide Castle teenager Darren Keane was first in his category and first club finisher in 13th place in 19:25. Other club finishers were Seamus Rooney 19:44;  Brian Quigley 19:55; Aine Cremin 21:36; Ann Marie Gargan 23:04; Steve Rowe 24:30; Cheryl Gunning 26:18.

After running his 400th marathon on Friday Dave Brady logged two more over the weekend in Donegal in 4:52.40 on Saturday and 4:33.49 on Sunday in wet and windy conditions.

Feidhim Kelly won the media 800m race at the European athletic championships in Zurich in a 1-2 Irish finish clocking 1:55.59.

Karen Crossan ran a personal best of 18:14 in a 5km road in Letterkenny last Wednesday evening finishing second overall

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