Leinster Road C/Ships 2018
Well done to all Bray Runners and our fellow Sli Cualann and County athletes who took part in the Leinster Road Race C/ships., in Gowran on Monday 7th May.
In the Master Women's 3K race congratulations go to Jean O'Kennedy who won Gold in her age Category and Ashling Smith who also won Gold in her age Category. Jean,19th overall, ran a fine Pb of 12.59, over what is a tough 2 lap course. Ashling, 4th overall, ran 11.22.
Catherine O'Connor was 1st woman home in a great time of 10.56 and took Gold in her age Category and Laura McCann ran 12 36, 5th in age Category and 14th overall.
The Sli Cualann womens Masters team won Gold in both Club and County event.
In the Men's Masters 6k, Gordon McWilliams ran a fine 22,12, (his 2nd race of the day), and was 5th in his age Category. Ray Kenny 22.00, Billy Porter 24.04 and Tony Gartland 26.39 completed the Sli Cualann line up in the Masters Men.
In the Novice Men, also 6k, Ian McGrath finished 8th running 20.55, Dominic Horan, 13th, 21.20, Gordon McWilliams 22nd, ran 22.49 and Billy Porter ran 25.08 and 27th place. Great running from all, and a well deserved Bronze Team Medal. (in same race in 2011 Dominic ran 22,33, improving with age)
In the Novice Women 3k, Sile O'Byrne finished in an excellent 5th place in a fine time of 11.24 and Paula O'Byrne also ran a fine 14.38 and 21st place.
Well done also to Jackie O'Neill who ran 64.37 at the Drogheda 10k on Sunday 6th May. Good run from Jackie despite the very hot conditions and a 3pm start.
Well done also to our good friend Cathy Mitchell who ran 23.02 (well paced by Bobby) and was 5th woman home (only 47sec behind Sonia) at the Roberstown 5k on Monday.