Well done to Jason Reid who ran a very fast 2.31.15 in today's Rotterdam Marathon. Jason finished in 46th out of over 8,000 finishers and went through the Half Marathon in 74.44. Ciaran Aylward also had a great run to finish 156th in 2.47.17 (Half marathon in 79.59). The full results are on the Rotterdam Marathon website.
Congratulations to Shane O'Neill, Paul Fleming and Ronan Kearns who won the O/35 Masters Men's title in the National Road Relays this afternoon in a time of 19.32, only two seconds outside the course record. Our O/50 men's team of John McCabe, Tommy Bishop and Joe Casey were also in the medals, scoring team silver in a time of 22.29, in a closely fought battle with third placed Finn Valley. The Masters Women, Senior Women and Senior Men's races were no less competitive and also produced some excellent performances. Maria Dolan, Vanessa Sallier and Helen French set the stage with the Masters Women's race, finishing 7th in a time of 24.54. Of our three Senior Women's teams, Catherine Devitt, Valerie McGuinness and Clare Sullivan were first home in 8th place in a time of 22.45, followed by Eimear Fitzmaurice, Lorraine Nolan and Ciara Hassett (14th in 24.40), and Aisling O'Connor, Joanne Hope and Laura Murphy (20th in 27.37). Finally, our first Senior Men's team of Louis McCarthy, Alan Danagher, Paul Stephenson and Jason Reid finished 7th in 40.37, followed by our second team of Ciaran Aylward, Gerard Claffey, Brian Furey and David Power (13th in 42.32). Well done to all 26 Rathfarnham athletes who represented the club in Raheny today. Full results will be available on the AAI website, and photos are in the gallery.
O/35 Masters Men's team winners Shane O'Neill, Paul Fleming and Ronan Kearns with their gold medals.
Senior women: Clare Sullivan, Aisling O'Connor, Ciara Hassett, Eimear Fitzmaurice, Lorraine Nolan,
Laura Murphy, Joanne Hope, Catherine Devitt and Valerie McGuinness
Masters women: Maria Dolan, Vanessa Sallier and Helen French
At yesterday's BHAA Dublin City Council 4 mile road race Peter Toomey was 1st home for the Club in 21st in a time of 22.44. Next came Don O'Carroll 44th in 24.07, John McHugh 53rd in 24.35, Terry Clarke 59th in 25.01, Diarmuid Coogan 79th in 26.08, PJ Claffey 29.10 and Eoin Murray 29.42. The full results are on the BHAA website and photos by Tom Healy are on Flickr website.
On Saturday 30th March in the Eamon Maloney 10k Road Race in Ennis John Hogan was 32nd in a PB of 39.04, while Lorraine Nolan was 47th in another PB of 40.41. The full results are on the Precision Timing website. Well done John and Lorraine.
On Easter Monday, 1st April at the Rosslare 10k Road Race Edwin Keville was 7th in 35.47, and Helen Ingram was 2nd O.50 in 43.24. Full results are on the Redtagtiming website. Well done to Edwin and Helen.
Well done to all Club members who ran in yesterday's Wicklow Way Trail Run over a very testing and snowy 25.5k course. Brian Furey was 2nd, David Power 3rd, Neil Bolger 12th, Catherine Devitt 27th and 2nd lady home, Adrian Tucker 28th, John Farrelly 29th, Vanessa Sallier 58th and 1st O.40, Michael Devine 60th, Helen French 87th, and Eva Fairmaner 146th. Full results are on the IMRA website.