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Jingle Bells 5K 2009 Results & National Novice Coleraine


from Donore Harriers website Over 1,500 people took part in this years Jingle bells 5K. It was the 19th staging our annual club race held in the Phoenix Park. Conditions were perfect for the race which was won by our very own John Travers in 14.33 with the Women’s race won by Elizabeth Lee of Leevale AC in 17.13. Race Report to follow. Race results can be downloaded here

National Novice Cross Country Coleraine

Donore athletes were out in force for the National Novice Cross Country in Coleraine on Sunday in what proved to be a very successful day’s racing. In the women’s event a great team effort was paid off with a silver medal, where Mullingar Harriers took the honours. Cindy was the best placed crossing the line in 12th, next up was Aedin Corr in 17th, Ali Loughney in 24th, Cliodhna Carty in 33rd, Julia Hackett in 39th, Barbara Murray in 40th and Maura Kearns in 48th.


In the men’s race, a superb run by Stephen Murphy was rewarded with a gold individual medal, crossing the line 300m ahead of second place. Next up was Mark Dooley running what was arguably his best race to date crossing the line in 7th position. A medal was not far out of reach. Eoin Rowen finished up in 53rd place, Gavin Keogh in 66th, Simon Meyler in 83rd, Jonathan Daly in 89th and Darren Kelly in 101st. The great team effort resulted in a bronze medal.