Race Walking – Road Relays – Road Race Congrats to David Kidd, John Egan, Michael Doyle and Laura Reynolds on getting great PBs in Podebrady CZE 12 April Also good 1st race of the season for Colin Griffin.
It should be a very interesting race to see who will become the 12th Irish man to go under 90 minutes!
10 Colin Griffin IRL 3.8.82 1:26:31 SB
21 David Kidd IRL 28.2.78 1:30:55 PB
21 John Egan IRL 18.5.82 1:30:55 PB
24 Michael Doyle IRL 17.5.87 1:31:55 PB
10 Laura Reynolds IRL 20.1.89 51:38 PB
Woodie’s DIY Road Relay Championships
James Nolan led Clonliffe Harriers to team victory in the senior men’s event at the Woodie’s DIY Road Relay Championships in Raheny yesterday, making it a hat-trick of wins for the club who combined to run 37 minutes 39 seconds – a new course record.
The first two mile leg saw Alan McCormack (9:26) of DSD put his club in the lead with Mick Clohisey (9:28) of Raheny Shamrock and Aidan Bailey (9.32), Clonliffe Harriers, closely behind. On the second one mile leg Kevin Moriarty, (4:24) brought Raheny into the lead with Conor Healy of Clonliffe (4:20) close behind. The crucial three mile circuit saw Colm Rooney of Clonliffe pull away from Vinny Mulvey to give James Nolan a good ten second lead over Raheny. Nolan duly extended the lead, running the fastest two laps of the day in 9:24 to secure the title for Clonliffe.
A great sprint finish ensued for third place as Paul Flemming of Rathfarnham outsprinted DSD’s John Eves to win the bronze medals for his team.
Despite missing out in the senior men the host club Raheny Shamrock scooped the remaining three team titles available earlier in the day. All of these races consisted of a 1 by 2 by 1 lap format.
The master women was first up on the afternoon programme and a team consisting of Brid UiChonaill, Annette Kealy and Barbara Hanrahan took victory for Raheny in 22:47. Last year’s winners, Na Fianna, finished second, with Rathfarnham/WSAF filling the third position.
Raheny were again in the driving seat in the master men’s with Raheny’s Eoin Brady, Mick Traynor and Stephen Nolan combining to clock 19:40 to win the title. Only four seconds adrift were Finn Valley with Tallaght taking bronze.
Athlete of the championships was Annette Kealy who having run and won in the masters event earlier in the programme,set Raheny Shamrock’s senior women on their course to team gold. Having run the fastest two lap circuit of the day, (11:03,) including the senior women, Kealy followed this up with the fastest one lap time of 5:18. Orla O’Mahoney ,(11:07), and Susan Byrne, (5:24), made up the rest of the winning trio. Eagle A.C. and Rathfarnham/WSAF finished second and third respectively.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 019-Claire Walsh winner of division 3 in the 5 mile hill league is presented with her prize by league sponsor Mark Mason of Mason Mortgages and Financial services.The presentation night was held last Friday night in O’Connors Bar.Abbeyside.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 024-Mark Mason sponsor of the Mason Mortgages and Financial Services Fit4life Colligan running league is pictured presenting Ladies overall winner Norma Wall with her prize.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 027-Darren Healy is presented with his prize as winner of division 3 by Mark Mason of Mason Mortgages and Financial services sponsors of the clubs Colligan Fit4life running league which ended last Wednesdauy night.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 010-Mark Mason of Mason Mortgages and Financial services sponsors of the clubs Fit4life Colligan running league is pictured presenting winner of the 2 lap league Jason Travers with his prize at the presentation night in O’Connors Bar,.Abbeyside last Friday evening.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 012-Triona Shalloe Ladies winner of the 2 lap Mason Mortgages and Financial services Colligan Fit4life running league is presenetd with her prize by sponsor Mark Mason last Friday evening in O’Connors Bar.Abbeyside.
mason presentation night april 11 -08 017-Martina Walsh winner of the Ladies 4th division hill run in the Mason Mortgages and Financial services Colligan Fit4life runing league is presented with her prize by league sponsor Mark Mason.