DAVE Grange was the club's star performer in the Bohermeen 10km road race in County Meath this afternoon taking third place overall in 36.26 and comfortably winning the 0 40 category.
In the half marathon race Conor O'Dwyer was the club's first finisher taking sixth place in 1:14.12 following by Daragh Bell 21st (1:17.07), Mick Boyle - making a welcome return to competitive action - 25th (1:18.22) and Rory Mooney 26th (1:18.36). The team finished second.
There was a particularly strong showing from the runners who are preparing for Spring marathons. John Freir sliced more than two minutes of his personal best to post a time of 1:24.34; Alan O'Flynn (1:26.56), Seamus Rooney (1:28.30), John Fennell (1:29.14) and Jim Keogh (1:30.52). Robbie Beggs ran 1:40.10 while Dave Brady posted a time of 1:46.38 and Connor Jennings - in his third race of the weekend - ran 50.26 for the 10km.
Aileen Hooper ran an excellent 1.36 in the Reading Half marathon today while in the Rome Half marathon today Damien Martin ran 1.14.18 while Nora Byrne completed the distance in 1.42.
Late last night Dave Sheehy completed the gruelling 260km RACE event in County Donegal which including running, kayaking, cycling and mountain climbing. He finished an excellent 4th overall in 16 hours; 45 minutes and eight seconds.
In yesterday's Aer Lingus/BHAA cross country race Vincent Clohisey junior was the club first finisher in 19th place in the 5 mile men's race in 31.45. Other club finishers included Sean Honan 32.28; Vincent Clohisey (srn) 36.01; Ray McCormack 41.29; Connor Jennings 43.18; Maurice Timmins 49.36. In the women's two mile race Mary Purdue Smyth was the club's top finisher and second O 45 in 16.06 followed home by Anne Marie Gargan 16.23.
In the park run Feidhlim Kelly continued his dominance of the Malahide Castle 5km winning in 16.43. Second was Ger Redmond 18.01; Louis Linnane was 6th (18.11) while Brian Quigley was 12th 18.44. Other club finishers included Seamus Rooney 18.52; Eddie Harrison 21.24; Aoife Henry 24.50; Steve Rowe 25.4i, Sarah Deneher 26.54 and Larry Fox 28.0.
In St Anne's Park Ronan Kenny was the club's first finisher in 7th place in 18.12. Other club finishers were Gabriel Byrne 19.10; Jamie Kenny 19.46; Sean McGoldrick 21.47; Connor Jennings 22:53; Johanna Howlett 23.12; Denise Kelleher 23.26, Meere Ui Chonghaile 27.57.
In Ardgillan Niall Power was 8th in 20.55.