Mick Clohisey produced a stellar performance to retain
his national cross country title at the National Interclubs in County Down.
Mick crossed the line in 36min 53 and was clear winner with a 30 second gap
back to Sergi Ciobanu of Clonliffe in second. There were also strong runs from
Cillian O'Leary (12th), Paolo Ciappa (14th), Ian Conroy (19th), Mick Traynor
(24th) & Bernard Roe (32nd). However the team had to settle with a team
silver, with local rival Clonliffe winning the team title. In the women's race
Maria O'Sullivan was 5th overall with good performances from Karen Crossan
(10th), Sarah Quigley (16th) & Orla Manley (19th). The quartet also settled
for the team silver with DSD winning the team event. In the junior men's race,
Cillian Kirwan was 5th, Paul Clarke 20th, Dylan Kirwan 25th & Charlie Shiel
26th. The team finished in 4th position.
Elsewhere Simon Ryan was 2nd in the Lismullen 10k in 34:06,
while Orla Cronin ran 34:21 at the Run Clare 5 mile.
Well done Mieke Kiernan and Conor Walsh to competed in the
Dunboyne Winter Throws meet today. Conor improved his 6kg PB by a metre to
29.28, finishing in the middle of a field of 19. Mieke threw 42.53, finishing
in 6th in the junior competition. Well
done to all Raheny Shamrockers in last weekend's parkruns.
Damien Martin won the
Malahide parkrun in 16.51. The club's next finisher was Seamus Rooney, followed
home by Brian Quigley (19.10), Helen Carr (2nd woman, 20.46), Des Lyons
(21.48), Ann Marie Gargan (22.32), Aileen Connolly (22.40), Rachel Markey
(22.53), Eddie Harrison (22.59), Steven Rowe (23.05) and Liz Keary (23.16).
In St Anne's parkrun, the club's first finisher was Declan Doherty, who was
4th, in 17.38, followed by Brian Christenson
(18.36), Paul Conroy (19.26), Sean McGoldrick (22.26), Connor Jennings (23.10),
Dearbhla Woods (Junior) (27.33) and Valerie Hand (29.32). Finally Dave Brady ran 4:53:30 for a marathon in Lusk while he 5:06:23 at the Limerick trail marathon.
Well run all!