National Road Relays 2017.
Well done to all our athletes and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the National Road Relay C/ships in Raheny 0n Sunday 23rd April. Ashling Smith/Suzanne Foot/Carol Costello were the defending Champions in 35/49 age cat.The women's race is run over a distance of 4 miles, with the first leg being 1mile, 2nd leg 2mile and final leg 1mile. Ashling ran 5,38 for the first 1 mile leg, Suzanne ran 12.06 for the 2ml leg and Carol ran 5.57 for the final 1ml leg. This placed the team in an excellent 5th position. Sli Cualann had 2 teams in this Category, Catherine O'Connor, Ann Marie Kenny and Ashling Kirwan also recorded excellent times to finish in a fine 9th place.
The Sli Cualann 50plus women's team was made up of 3 Bray Runners, Noelle, Jean and Charlotte. This race is also run over a distance of 4ml, 1ml, 2ml and 1ml legs. The team put in an excellent performance, finishing 4th and just pipped for the bronze medal. Noelle ran the first leg in 6.38, Jean recorded 14.21 for leg 2, and Charlotte ran a fine 6.56 for leg 3.
The Sli Cualann Seniors women finished in a very creditable 12th place. The Senior mens team finished in 20th place, with Neil Wiktorski running the opening 1ml leg in an excellent 4.44. Well done to all who took part, great running.