Mark Christie from Mullingar Harriers went one better in winning today's Rathfarnham 5k. in a time of 14.22. Alan O'Brien from Crusaders was 2nd. in 14.42 and Michael Mulhare, North Laois was 3rd. in 14.50. In the Ladies race Lynda Byrne DSD was first in a time of 16.10 to repeat her win from last year. Fionnuala Britton Sli Cualann was 2nd. in 16.34 and Annette Kealy from Raheny was 3rd in 16.46. Annette was also first Master home. John Downs, Donore was first Masters home and was also 7th overall. Rathfarnham WSAF won the mens team title, while Sportsworld won the Ladies team title. Full results are attached. Photos of the race are in the Gallery. Thanks to Brendan Ahearne for photos 001 to 172. Additional photos by Lindie Naughton are on Flickr and Racepix 365. Photos by Daniel Kowalczyk are on Flickr.
Many thanks to all our sponsors McCarthy Auctioneers, Rathfarnham, AIB, Rathfarnham Branch, GlaxoSmithKline, Rathfarnham and SuperValue Mount Merrion. A special thanks to George Lee our local TD who started the race, met many of the runners and presented the prizes. A special thanks to all Club members who made the day a great success.
We have just one day left before the Rathfarnham 5k. Enter from 8.00am in Terenure College for 22 euro to win one of these beautiful dress watches. Race starts at 10.00 am not any other time stated elsewhere. Final race instructions are set out in the attachment below. We hope you have an enjoyable race.
In today's Adidas Half Marathon Donna Mahon maintained her excellent running form of late by finishing 2nd over all in the Ladies race in a time of 79.22. First home in the men was Padraig McCriostail in 15th place in a time of 74.52. Padraig was also 1st O.35. They were followed by Turlough Conway, Derek Bain (84.11),Terry Clarke (86.20), Hugh Carberry (86.39), Dermot Coogan, Treacy Jennings (87.23), Eoin Murray (89.28), Daniel Wrafter ?? (89.33), Louise Cassidy (90.53), Tony Connolly (91.14), Norita Murphy (91.55), P.J. Claffey (94.10), Lorraine Nolan (103.59), Aoife O'Connor and Emma Allott (116.33). Well done to all. Full results on Dublin Marathon website Link
Caitriona Jennings continued her winning ways by winning the ladies race in the Lakes 10k today in a time of 36.27. She was followed home by Donna Mahon in 3rd Place (37.07), Ashling Tohill (47.07) and Emma Allott (51.42). Padraig McCriostail was 5th overall in a time of 34.38 and was followed by Mike Long (39.44). Well done to all. Full results are posted on the Lakeshore Striders website. Link