Dublin Marathon, Gold for Martin Francis, Bronze For Gary.
At yesterday's Dublin Marathon, Martin Francis won the gold medal in the National Marathon C/ships, O/55 category, and Gary Condon won the bronze medal in the O/40 category. Martin ran an excellent 2hrs. 57. 25 and Gary set a new PB of 2.38.33. Joe Kelly also set a new PB of 3.00.48, not far behind was Helen Barry, who ran 3.13.11, PB. Suzanne Foot also set a Pb, 3.13.34. Helen finished 5th in the National C/ship, O/40, with Suzanne one place behind in 6th place. Des O'Hare ran 3.28.54, Pb; Dave Carraher 3.39.50, Pb; Leanne Geraghty, 3.48.26, PB; Emer Hynes, 3.58.59, PB; Susan Dowd, 4.09.09; Colette Mason, 4.17.17; Andrea Murphy, 4.19.01; Siobhan Butler, 4.45.20; Well done to all those who took part, those who medalled, those who set new Pbs and those who were running their first marathon. Well done to Joe Cawley who ran as the 3hour pacer, Joe ran 2.59.27, excellent pacing. (please let us know if we have missed anyone, it is not intentional).