It was a busy and successful weekend for Bray Runners AC athletes in Athlone and Trim.
National Masters Indoor Championships
Ashling Smith took home a national bronze in the 1500 metres in a time of 5:22.96.
The ever-present on national stage, Dom Horan, finished in 5th place in the 3000 metres in 10:16.44. Well done to both.
Congratulations also to our fellow Wicklow Master athletes who did the county proud.
Trim 10 mile
We saw a fantastic turnout of Bray athletes and an array of PBs to match. Thomas Conway, Dan Rakic and Paul Donohoe got deserved PBs, with another few runners not far away from their PBs. Suzanne Foot and Ciara Carter both made impressive returns to racing with Suzanne finishing a fantastic 3rd W50.
As it was pacing week at Shanganagh, there was a strong turnout of Bray athletes, both as pacers and those going all out. A particular shout out to our good friend of the club, Shea Bubendorfer, who ran a PB of 25:27 - taking 7 minutes off his finish time at his first ever 5k only a few months ago. He should be expecting the tap on the shoulder any day now from Bobby.
Well done to all our award winners on Saturday 28th January at the Bray Runners AC Annual Awards, it seems like years since we had this in person! Thanks to Cyril for doing a splendid job of MC on the night. Thanks to Jackie, our social secretary, for orchestrating a fabulous evening with delicious food and cakes from Cathy
Special thanks to Niamh and Shea who came to present the inaugural Thomas Bubendorfer Award to worthy winner Paul Donohoe a day after what would have been his 53rd birthday
Thanks as always to Debbie for taking the time to present our photos so beautifully. See comments for slide show