Impressive Debut From Stephen O'Kennedy
Great performances from all our athletes who took part in the Ferns 4ml yesterday, Saturday 13th June. Stephen O'Kennedy, making his debut as a Bray Runner, also running his first competitive race finished in an excellent 23.01 and in 10th place overall, in what was a top quality field. Jean O'Kennedy finished 8th woman home in a time of 28.24, and was 1st 0/50. Jean was also part of the Sli Cualann Senior Women's team, along with Anne Marie Kenny, Ashling Kirwan and Sile O'Byrne, who won the women's team prize for the 2nd year in a row. Jason OConnor ran 28.59 and Barry O'Dwyer ran 29.06. Andrea Murphy 32.07, Dolores Gilliland 33.36 and Richard Kavanagh 27.37 and 1st O/60 completed the Bray Runners line up.
Other Sli Cualann winners on the night were, Anne Marie Kenny 4th woman O/A, Ashling Kirwan 1st O/40, Mick Byrne 5th O/A and 1st 0/55, Sile O'Byrne 1st Juvenile girl and Donal Flannery 1st Male juvenile.
1st home on the night was Mick Clohisey, Raheny Shamrocks, in 19.07, Raheny Shamrocks also took the men's team event. Jackie Carthy, Kilmore AC was 1st woman home in 23.32. Full results can be found at http://www.popupraces.ie/results.php?id=178&race=Mick-Murphy-Memorial-4-Milefe&view=female
At the Sonia O'Sullivan 5k, also on Saturday evening, Charlotte Stevens ran a fine 22.33 and was 22nd in a field of 721 women. Full results on http://www.precisiontiming.net/result.aspx?v=2715