Raheny 5mile, 28th Jan 2018.
Well done to all our athletes, and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes, who took part in the Raheny 5mile earlier today. Some great times recorded and a number of Pbs as well.
Stephen O'Kennedy ran an excellent new Pb of 27.50, 25 seconds off previous best.
Paul Allen ran a fine new Pb of 30.15, 59 seconds off his previous best. Sarah Baryga ran 30.29. Michael Knight, 32.52, Pb, and 4th 0/60. Jean O'Kennedy, 34.52, was another to record a new Pb and was 2nd in her age category. Mary Hayde, running the distance for the first time ran a fine 37.46.
Noelle Thorpe, getting back to her best, ran 38.11. Aoife Stokes, 42.41, new Pb by over 3 minutes. Sandra Brady ran 42.46, good running, as Sandra is just recovering from flu. Dario Zanchetta, 43.00, new Pb by over 4minutes. Paul Gannon ran 45.04 and Mary O'Connor,43.41, took over 4 and a half minutes off her Pb.
Well done also to the Sli Cualann Women's team who finished 5th, an excellent result in against top class opposition.
Full Results at https://www.myrunresults.com/events/the_34th_axa_raheny_5_mile_road_race/2442/results
At the NIA Live on Thursday 24th Jan, Ashling Smith continued her build up to the European Indoors in March, by running 2 new Pbs. Ashling recorded 5.22 for the Mile and was timed at 5.02 for 1500mtrs. Great running.
DATE FOR DIARY, Duleek 5k, 25th Feb., @ 13.00