On behalf of our chairperson, committee and members, we would like to welcome Susan Dowd, Jackie O,Neill and Dave Carragher to our club. We look forward to seeing you at our various training sessions and hope that you will enjoy being a part of Bray Runners.
Tonight, Thursday 13th Sept, we had another large turn out, 25 in total. Seans group did a 1hr fartleg session and Dermots group did a very tough hill session. Both sessions being done with the Wicklow Novice C/C, on 7th Oct, in mind. We hope all eligable athletes will make every effort to be there. The group also welcomed one newcomer tonight, Suzie, we hope she enjoyed it. Next week will see Seans group again doing a fartleg session and Dermots group doing 300 and 400 repeats.
Here are the results to hand for weekend 8th and 9th Sept. In the Bhaa Firhouse 10k, Lar Doyle finished 3rd in a time of 34.38 and Martin Francis finished 14th, 37.08 and 1st O/50. full results on www.bhaa.com . In the Waterside Half Marathon in Derrry, Pat McCourt ran 1hr 47m to finish 2nd O/60. In the Bohermeen, Rennicks Cup 5mile, Richard Kavanagh ran 32.30 and 2nd O/55, full results available on www.precisiontiming.net .Please forward all results to www.brayrunners.com .
On Thursday 6th Sept., over 100 athletes took part in the Fit4Life 5k in Shanganah. We were represented by 30 athletes, 16 seniors and 14 juniors. The race was won by Jonathon Philips, in a time of 16.14. Here is a summary of how our athletes performed.
Our first person home was Blll Stanley,18.43, pb, (3rd O/40). Suzanne Foot was first woman to cross the line in a pb of 19.33. She ran in O/35 Cat, and took 1st place in that Cat. She had Joy Johnson, current Wicklow Senior C/C and Leinster masters road race champion 11 seconds behind her. Dave Carraher ran 21.31,pb. Mark Kierans ran 22.33, Siobhan Butler22.39(3rd O/40), Georgina Devlin22.46 (2ndO/35), Charlotte Stevens 23.32 !st o/50) and her first race back after a short lay off. Andrea Murphy 24.09, Collette Mason 24.47 (3rdO/35), Carmel Murphy 25.36, Susan Dowd 25.41, next home was Emer Grogan 28.22, Christine Wallace 28.32, Elaine Nuzan 31.03, Tony O, Sullivan 33.03, and perhaps the biggest cheer of the night went to Mary Hourihan, who had to run out of category but still managed to finish 2nd o/50 in 34.44 a new pb. As we had a lot of new members there, could those not already credited with pb's, please inform us if your time was a new pb.
Next to our juveniles, who were a credit to the club on the night, all 14 of them.
|Grace O' Sullivan||33.03||12th|
Hopefully we have not left anybody out.
The Leinster C/C championships for Novice, Masters and even Ages, will be held on 28th Oct., 2012, in Avondale.
A free talk, aimed at marathon runners, on how to run injury free, will be held in the East Coast Physio clinic in Ashford, monday 10th sept at 8pm. Places are limited, to book ring 0404 49781 or visit www.eastcoastphysio.ie