On Thursday 6th Sept., over 100 athletes took part in the Fit4Life 5k in Shanganah. We were represented by 30 athletes, 16 seniors and 14 juniors. The race was won by Jonathon Philips, in a time of 16.14. Here is a summary of how our athletes performed.
Our first person home was Blll Stanley,18.43, pb, (3rd O/40). Suzanne Foot was first woman to cross the line in a pb of 19.33. She ran in O/35 Cat, and took 1st place in that Cat. She had Joy Johnson, current Wicklow Senior C/C and Leinster masters road race champion 11 seconds behind her. Dave Carraher ran 21.31,pb. Mark Kierans ran 22.33, Siobhan Butler22.39(3rd O/40), Georgina Devlin22.46 (2ndO/35), Charlotte Stevens 23.32 !st o/50) and her first race back after a short lay off. Andrea Murphy 24.09, Collette Mason 24.47 (3rdO/35), Carmel Murphy 25.36, Susan Dowd 25.41, next home was Emer Grogan 28.22, Christine Wallace 28.32, Elaine Nuzan 31.03, Tony O, Sullivan 33.03, and perhaps the biggest cheer of the night went to Mary Hourihan, who had to run out of category but still managed to finish 2nd o/50 in 34.44 a new pb. As we had a lot of new members there, could those not already credited with pb's, please inform us if your time was a new pb.
Next to our juveniles, who were a credit to the club on the night, all 14 of them.
|Grace O' Sullivan||33.03||12th|
Hopefully we have not left anybody out.