Day 3 of nationals

Day 3 at nationals was a good one!
Nadi (silver U14 200m)
Conor H (bronze U17 300m H)
U14 Declan (10th in the 1500m)
U15 Ronan (6th in 200m heat)
U15 Daniel (8th in Discus)
U17 Kevin (6th in 200m heat)
U18 Paul (7th in Discus)
Well done everyone!

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National Juvenile Championships Day 1 and 2

We’ve had a great weekend at the national championships -
On Saturday, James (U12) won a silver medal in the long jump with a super jump of 4.40m, he also placed 8th in the 600m (a great mornings work!).
The following athletes competed very hard for the club & just missed the podium:
Jennifer  (4th place in the HJ with a very close attempt at 1.55m that she just missed, next time)
Rayhan (5th place in the U16 LJ with 5.84m, slightly down on his best but this was Rayhan’s 1st club national champs so a great learning experience for him)
Niamh (12th place in the U14 Javelin with a throw of 20.16m, Niamh has competed really hard this year and is improving with every competition)
On Sunday, Jennifer & Nadi were both crowned National Champs again 
Jen (U15) soared out to a huge new PB of 5.47m to win the long jump title & Nadi flew down the track to 80m victory in the u14 category. Also deserving special mention is Kevin (u17) who ran a 400m PB of 55.61s to Q for the 400m final, Alex (U17) placing 8th in 100m final. Niamh (u14) setting a new PB of 4.37m in the LJ, Rayhan just missed the 100m u16 final setting a new PB of 11.96s as did Alan (U18) as he recorded a new PB of 11.99s, Mathew (U14) who competed really hard in the 2000m race walk & young James (U12) who sped down the track in the 60m. Well done athletes & coaches, roll on day 3!!
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Docklands 5k

We had a great turnout from the club at the recent Docklands 5k race, organised by Crusaders AC. Lots of new PBs, including a first run under 20 minutes for Sinead Tighe

» Paul MARTIN 16:24
» Stephen CONNON 16:47
» Colm COSTELLO 16:48
» Ian O’REILLY 17:24
» Anthony O’ROURKE 17:25
» Shane HUGHES 17:37
» Philip DOYLE 17:37
» John KEHOE 17:50
» Donal BRADY 18:10
» David MCNALLY 18:41
» Joe HAUGH 19:17
» Tony CONNOLLY 19:37
» Terry MONAGHAN 19:45
» Paul TESTER 19:49
» Eoin KENNEDY 19:53
» Ross MACMATHUNA 19:54
» Sinead TIGHE 19:59
» Declan WATTERS 19:59
» Jamie JACKSON 20:06
» Karen CLARKE 20:16
» Stephen WILLOUGHBY 20:52
» Austin Smyth 21:08
» Lisa NAGLE 21:20
» Ingrid MCGOVERN 21:55
» Karen MCMANUS 22:19
» Ciara BRADLEY 22:51
» Suzanne LUNDY 23:04
» Sarah o Meara. 23:08
» Deirdre FARRELL 23:12
» Ciara MULLALY 24:12
» Donna MCCABE 24:31
» Eleanor O’REILLY 25:00
» Emma MURPHY 25:20
» Maggie WALSH 25:31
» Emer MEAGHER 25:52
» Alan CONROY 26:32
» Sue VINCENT 26:46
» Mairead CONNOLLY 27:18
» Declan MCGOVERN 28:17

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National Relay update

Huge well done to our U17 boys team who won silver today in the 4x400m at the Irish Juvenile Champs in a fast time of 3.40.05, also our 2nd team placed 4th to show our strenght in dept at this level! Well done to DSD & Midleton AC on a great race. Our U14 girls ran very strongly to Q for the national final where they placed 6th in a very fast race, the girls should be very proud of their achievement, equally so our u12 boys did the club proud and were just outside making the final. Finally our boys U17 quartet placed 6th in a high quality 4x100m final. Well done everyone & best of luck to the individual athletes who will compete next weekend

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newsletter

Achievements of this week:

  • Congrats to Ciara Hickey on coming first lady home in Marley parkrun.
  • Congrats to Ingrid for second lady home in Lough Key parkrun, Ingrid also came 3rd in her age category in the Irish Runner 5 mile. Well done.
  • Well done to Peter Vincent on running Clontarf Half Marathon in 1:33 and 4th in his age group.
  • Well done to everyone who got out to the St Coca’s 5k run in Kilcock on Friday.
  • Well done to Emer Meagher for running the 10K Clonee in 52:58.

Parkrun Report

Well done to everyone this week getting out for the park runs.

Name Time
Marlay parkrun
Ciara HICKEY 00:17:28
Shirley INGRAM 00:32:45
Griffeen parkrun
Emma MURPHY 00:26:10
Tymon parkrun
Michael WALSH 00:22:20
Cian RYNNE 00:22:25
Nathaniel DUFFY 00:22:41
Alan FAIRBROTHER 00:23:26
Tos MORAN 00:23:29
Ciara SMITH 00:25:37
Alan CONROY 00:26:24
Kerry LAWLOR 00:32:58
Castletown parkrun
Tara MC CARTHY 00:41:28
Lough Key parkrun
Ingrid MCGOVERN 00:23:45

St. Coca’s 5K Run Kilcock

Name Time
Paul Martin 00:16:21
Stephen Connon 00:16:37
Padraig Fitzpatrick 00:17:09
Joe Haugh 00:19:10
Karen Clarke 00:20:11
Stephen Willoughby 00:22:06
Padraig Moorehouse 00:23:56

 

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National Team Championships

National Team Championship last weekend in Tullamore for the u9s to u11

We had 3 relay teams, 4 teams of 60m, 2 teams of Long Jump, 2 teams of 500m.
We also took home 2 bronze u10 girls 500m national medals.. Doireann & Leila!!

Under 9s

We had 6 under 9′s competing in the National Finals in the following events:
U9 60m Boys
Victor  & Conor.
They finished in 11th position.

U9 60m Girls
Ruby  & Mia
They finished in 15th position.
U9 Long Jump
Ruby  & Mia
They finished in 11th  position.

U9 300m
Caoimhe & Alecia
They finished in 12th position.

U9 4X100m Relay
Ruby , Mia , Alecia  and Caoimhe   and Kate  as the sub
They finished 6th in their heat.

We had great performances all round and all athletes enjoyed themselves. It was a great experience.

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Terenure 5 mile

We had a huge turnout at the Terenure 5 mile yesterday, and a lot of great results. Well done to everyone who raced!

more photos in the gallery

Name Time

Colm Costello 00:28:22
Chris Tighe 00:28:45
Stephen O Sullivan 00:29:15
Ray Cunningham 00:29:26
Anthony O Rourke 00:30:20
John Kehoe 00:30:35
Jarlath Groarke 00:31:07
Donal Brady 00:31:08
Johnnie Finn 00:31:11
David McNally 00:31:36
Garreth Bayle 00:32:36
Peter Vincent 00:33:07
John O Gorman 00:33:10
Kieran Campbell 00:33:25
Sinead Tighe 00:34:10
Stephen Willoughby 00:34:20
Darragh McMahon 00:35:05
Lisa Nagle 00:35:24
Austin Smyth 00:35:47
Emmet O Sullivan 00:35:49
Emmet Wilkinson 00:36:05
Ingrid McGovern 00:36:53
Michael Walsh 00:37:20
Karen McManus 00:37:32
Rory Browne 00:37:47
Rownald Bayle 00:37:58
Matthew Boylan 00:37:48
Ciara Bradley 00:38:24
Michelle Groarke 00:38:18
Vanessa Coughlan 00:38:41
Tos Moran 00:39:58
Shane Hughes 00:39:34
Ciara Mullaly 00:40:25
Ramon Whelan 00:40:20
Deirdre Farrell 00:40:34
Niamh Honer 00:41:03
Alan Conroy 00:41:19
Donna May 00:41:47
Hugh Charles 00:41:45
Maggie Walsh 00:42:54
Fiona McDonagh 00:42:37
Ciara Vincent 00:43:10
Sarah Quinn 00:43:56
Peter Lawlor 00:43:22
Sharon Phibbs 00:43:43
Karen Reid 00:43:46
Lauren Hudson 00:43:58
Niamh Carroll 00:44:01
Eleanor O Reilly 00:43:48
Mandy Keegan 00:45:29
Vinny Molloy 00:46:05
Avril Hyland 00:46:00
Declan McGovern 00:46:49
Sue Vincent 00:47:57
Craig Guthrie 00:48:39
Jamie Kenny 00:49:23
Laura O Shea 00:49:17
Geraldine Small 00:49:27
Ann Smith 00:49:30
Amanda O Sullivan 00:49:56
Angela Sutton 00:50:10
Aoibheann Murphy 00:50:11
Louise O Brien 00:52:13
Maria Glass 00:52:34
Citrina Ni Laoithe 00:54:14
Michelle Rowan 00:59:36

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Battle of Clontarf 10 mile

This is a bit of a blast from the past, but we got the team medals today, so…

The Battle of Clontarf 10 mile doubled as the Leinster 10 mile championships. We had a good turnout from the club, and took home individual and team medals -

Over 40 men – Silver for Colm Costello – 58:27

Over 45 men – Gold for Ray Cunningham – 61.42

Over 35 Men Team

Gold for Colm Costello, Chris Tighe, Stephen O’Sullivan

Bronze for Mark Pearce, Padraig Fitzpatrick, Ray Cunningham

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RunZone April Athlete of the Month

Congratulations to our April Runzone Athlete of the Month, Sinead Tighe (on right, above). As well as a string of impressive individual performances, Sinead has lead two successful team performances – third placed Masters team in the Dublin Novice 5k, and (pictured above) second placed team in the Meet & Train summer league.

Later this month, we’ll be holding a table quiz for Sinead’s son, Daniel, to help renovate his home to meet his needs, hope to see you there!

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RunZone March Athlete of the Month

The RunZone athlete of the month for March is Nadislane Kabongo!

Nadi won the National Indoor 60m title last month in a super-fast time of 8.17 seconds. This makes her the fastest girl indoors and out – she’s the reigning 80m champion, having won at nationals last July in an equally blistering 10.54.

She also won a silver medal in the regional schools shot putt!

Nadi is an excellent trainer, with huge potential for the future, and we’re all very excited to see how she develops.

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