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

Dave Brady runs his 400th marathon PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 15 August 2014 19:37

Dave Brady ran his 400th marathon today in Extremenorthevents in County Donegal. 

He covered the 26.2m ile in 4:37.18, twenty four hours after finishing his 399th marathon in 4:49.17. And he plans to return another couple of marathons in Donegal over the weekend!

Meanwhile, in the Castlepollard 5km Freddie Keron Sittuk was second behind Martin Fagin in 14:28. Ian Conroy was 4th 15:41; Cillian O'Leary 6th 15:58 and Rory Mooney 14th in 16.26. The team finished second in the team event to Mullingar Shamrocks

* Raheny Shamrock AC congratulate Mark English on his magnificent performance in securing the bronze medal in the 800m in the European championships tonight.

Davy Byrne makes in two in a row PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 21:04

Davy Byrne held off a late challenge from Sean Doran to win Round 9 of The Lord Mayor 2 mile series tonight. He clocked 10:12 and had two seconds to spare over runner-up. Donal Foley was third in 10.18.

Lena Sinclair was first female and 10th overall in 12:23. Karen Quigley was second in 13:43 and Aileen Connolly was third in 13.47.

The category winners were  Male 0 40 Dave Leach; 0 45 Ronan Walsh; 0 50 Martin Kelly; 0 55 Bob Quinn; 0 60 Joe Cooper; 0 65 Liam Mulready; 0 75 Tadgh Twomey.

Female: O 40 Sinead Lyons; 0 45 Caroline Farrelly; 0 50 Anna Coyle; 0 55 Bernie Manley.

Please note the 12th round of The Lord Major series will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd.

Detailed results under RESULTS tab.

Round Up of Weekend Results Updated PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 August 2014 22:10

AT yesterday's Masters All-Ireland Track and Field championships in Tullamore Annette Kealy won the 045 3,000m in 10:47.32.  Maria Murphy picked up two bronze medals in the 0 35 category after finishing third in both the 200m (30:14) and the 400m (65.46).

Liam Mulready also captured two medals - winning the 0 65 400m in 73.55 and taking second place in the 800m in 2:41.41.

Meanwhile, the senior men's team won the team event at the popular Streets of Galway 8km race.  Freddy Kerron Situk was third overall in 24.10 and the other scorers on the team were Bernard Roe 12th (26.40), Cillian O'Leary 15th 26.57 and Donal Foley 19th 27.30. The team had a total of 49 points while second placed Galway City Harriers - the host club - had 60.

LUC Bellintani finished an excellent second in the Long Jump in the Celtic Games Home Countries international today with a leap of 6.82m.

On the roads  Simon Ryan was second in 32:48 in the Annagassan Viking 10kn coastal race. Damien Martin was second overall in the Sutton to Howth Summit 10km in 35.03. David O'Hara (45.00) and Connor Jennings (51.45) also competed. It was Conor's 100th race this year.

In the Athboy 5km road race on Friday night Feidhlim Kelly was 4th in 16.07 and Rory Mooney was 12th in 16.49.

In the 5km Park runs Frank Mangan was second in St Anne's in 17.25; John Clohisey was 4th in 18.30 while Karen Crossan was 5th in 18.34 and first female. Other finishers included Louis Linnane 19.08 and Jeremy Skillington 20.32.

In Malahide Castle Dave Gargan was the club's first finisher in 19.02. Other club participants were Seamus Rooney 19.29; Darren Keane 19.35; Brian Quigley 19.44; Ann Marie Gargan 23.09; Steve Rowe 23.48; Cheryl Gunning 25.31; Sarah Deneher 25.35; Clare Fox 26.08.

Dave Brady completed a mountain trail marathon in Connemara today in 5:45 having run the 5km in Athboy on Friday night in 25.06.

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