Noelle Sets New Pb in America
Today Sunday 26th Jan., Noelle Thorpe set a new Pb of 1hr. 36m. 59sec., in the Celebration Half Marathon. Celebration is a large town in Florida, USA. Noelle also took 1st place in the O/50 category. In excess of 1,000 athletes took part in the event.
Also today we had the annual Dungarvan 10 mile Road Race. The race was won by Thomas Fitzpatrick, Tallaght AC, in 49.48, with Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane AC, first woman home in 56.53. Joe Cawley ran an excellent 57.50 and Dominic Horan ran 59.45, almost 5 minutes faster than his time in same race last year. Full results can be found on www.dungarvan10mile.org
A large number of our athletes took part in the Raheny 5 mile today. Hear are the results we have to hand;
Neil Wiktorski, 26.28, 18th; Des O'Hare, 32.23 Pb; Suzanne Foot, 32.25; Helen Barry, 32.33; Diana Doll, 36.04, Pb; Leanne Geraghty, 36.04, Pb; Denise O,Leary, 36.31, Pb, great to see Denise back after injury; Siobhan Butler, 37.24, Pb; Georgina Devlin, 37.44, PB; Charlotte Stevens, 38.22; Susan Dowd, 39.04, Pb; Colette Mason, 39.41, Pb;
Well done to all who competed, and as you can see we had many of our athletes set new Pbs. Among those Pbs was Diana Doll, who continued her remarkable improvement by knocking almost 5mins off her previous best, set on the very fast Dunboyne course in May 2013. Please let us know if we have missed anyone.