Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Dublin Intermediate Cross Country Championships this afternoon, held in balmy autumn conditions in Tymon Park. In the women’s 4k race Lorraine Nolan finished 10th overall in a time of 17.28 to lead her teammates Valerie McGuinness (15th in 17.46), Ciara Hassett (26th in 18.20) and Aisling O’Connor (36th in 19.26) home to team fifth. Robert Murphy had a great run in the men’s 8k race, finishing in 5th position in 29.08. He was followed by David Power (25th in 30.33) and Peter Toomey (35th in 31.52). Full results are on the Dublin Athletics Board website, and photos are in the Gallery. As usual the event was hosted by Rathfarnham AC and thanks are due to James Wright and his team of helpers for their all their work setting up the course.
Club President Zoe Melling with the intermediate women's team: from left Ciara Hassett, Lorraine Nolan, Aisling O'Connor and Valerie McGuinness