Well done to all 758 finishers of yesterday's Rathfarnham 5k which took place on a mild calm Rathfarnham morning, which was excellent running conditions. There was over 900 entries in total. First home was Brian Maher in 14.44 and first lady was Ciara Durkin, Skerries AC in 16.46. There was some excellent Club results with the mens team winning the over all team award which included Paul Stephenson 6th in 15.17, David Scanlon 9th in 15.20 and Mark Ryan 14th in 15.26. The Ladies team were third and included Lynne Hennessy 18.25, Louise Gaffney 19.25 and Suzanne Ryan 20.00. The full results are on the Myrunresults website. Photos of all who ran are on our Facebook site at Rathfarnham5kRun. There was also some excellent races for Boys and Girls Under 12, 14 and 16 with some fine Club performances. A full report is to follow.
Many thanks to all who helped out to make the day a succes - at registration (Owen, Brian, Claire, Sue) course setting up and taking down (John McH, Terry C, John F, Adam, Joe C, Gerry D,), Finish (James and Philip W), Stewarding (Daniel, Denis and about 40 others), PA (Brendan Hogan), Terenure College, Catering (Laura, Miriam, Helen I + Others), Juvenile Races (Eric C, Don O'C + Juvenile Parents), Photography and Video (Denis D, Greg M and Aisling C).
Many thanks also go to our sponsors Daniel Keogh our main sponsor at Emerson, Denis Daly at Rathfarnham Dental and DNG Macarthy Auctioneers. Also a sincere thanks to Adam Jones who sponsored the Juvenile prizes and Category Prizes in the 5k.
Winning Rathfarnham WSAF AC team - Mark Ryan, Paul Stephenson and David Scanlon with Owen McLoughlin, Club Training Manager, PJ Claffey, Race Director and Cathal Macarthy, DNG, one of our sponsors.