Well done to David Scanlon who came 3rd in the Longford half marathon, his second half marathon, in a time of 1:13:46 on Sunday August 27th. Shane Grehan was on the ‘Chicken Run Team’ who came 5th in the Marathon relay. He’ll explain!!

 

The Irish Mountain Running trial was held Donard, Newcastle, Co.Down on Saturday 20th May 2017 with a very competitive field. The first 4 to the top qualified for the European championships and first 4 to the bottom qualified for the World's. Mark Ryan was 4th to top, and eased off on way down to finish 48th. Brian Furey was 7th to the top and ended up 10th at the finish. Peter O'Farrell finished 20th.

Congratulations to Mark Ryan on his qualification for the Euros!

At last night's Dublin Graded Track meeting in Tallaght we had some fine performances from Club athletes. In the 200m Hugh Prendergast ran 24.87. In the ladies 1,500m newcomer Catriona Dowling ran 5.23, Bernadette Crowley 5.24 and Suzanne Ryan 5.38. In the men's 1,500m Ciallian Doherty ran 4.10 to finish second in the A race, while Tom Cuddy ran 5.04. In the 5,000m Neil Skelton ran 17.15, while Clare Sullivan ran 18.37 and Lynne Hennessy ran 18.54. Pictures of all who ran are in the Gallery and the full results are on the Dublin Athletics Board website. Also well done to Owen McLoughlin, Brian Rankin, Adam Jones and Fields Chung who made the meeting a success from the engine room.

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Cillian Doherty 

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Hugh Prendergast

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Clare, Bernadette, Suzanne, Lynne and Caitriona