Colette Mason Wins Club 5k C/ship

Congratulations to COLETTE MASON who was the winner of our Club 5k H/cap earlier this evening. We had 30 athletes take part, all recording excellent times, many recording Pbs. 
Colette finished 7seconds ahead of the fast finishing Paul Gannon with Dave Carraher, also finishing fast, a further second back. The first 3 across the line all recorded Pbs.
Stephen O'Kennedy 17.17, Dominic Horan 17.42 and Paul Allen 17.49 recorded the fastest times on the night. Paul breaking 18minutes for the first time.

                                Gun Time// H/cap// Nett Time.
1st; Colette Mason;  28.44;      4mins;    24.44. Pb 
2nd; Paul Gannon;   28.51;      6.15;      22.36. Pb
3rd; Dave Carrraher; 28.52;     8.00;       20.52. Pb
4th; Jason O'Connor; 28.56;     8.45;      20.11. Sb
5th; Dario Zanchetta; 29.08;     4mins;    25.08. Pb
6th; Emma                 29.11      5mins;    24.11 Pb
7th; Rachel Daly;      29.14;      2.30;      26.44 Pb.
8th; Julia Fonnereau 29.18;      6min;     23.18 Sb 
9th; Gavin Ford;        29.19;      5min;     24.19. Pb.
10th; Avril Leonard;  29.27;       2min;     27.27. Pb.
11th Mary Deery;     29.28;       3.15.       26.13. Sb
12th. Liz;                  29.30.       2.30;       27.00
13th; Stephen O'Kennedy; 29.32;  12.15.   17.17.
14th; Sandra Brady;  29.34;     4min;       25.34. Sb
15th; Sharon Bailey;  29.35;     7min;       22.35; Pb

16th; John Ashworth;  29.38;   8.45;        20.55; Pb.
17th; Peter Doran;       29.40;   6.30;       23.10; Pb
18th; Jackie O'Neill      29.41.   1min;      28.41; Pb
19th; Noelle Thorpe;    29.41;    7.30;      22.11;
20th; Dominic Horan;   29.42;   12.00;    17.42.
21st; Mary Hayde;        29.45;    7min;    22.45. Pb.
22nd; Michael Knight;  29,46;      9.30;   20.16. Pb
23rd; Tom Cavanagh;  29.47;      7.45;   22.02.
24th; Paul Allen;          29.49;    12.00;   17.49; Pb 
25th; Aisling Healy;      29.51;    7min;    22.51; Pb.
26th; Ana Molina;         29.56;    0.00;    29.56; Sb
27th; John Burke;        30.05;    10min;   20.05. Sb.
28th; Mark Duncan;    30.23;      6.15;    24.08;
29th; Ashling Smith;    30.43.      10.30;  22.13.
30th; Allison Doyle;     30.47;     2min;    28.47.

Well done to all who took part, 16 Pbs and 6 Seasons best times were recorded. Thanks to those who came out to support the athletes. Well done to those who raced over the past weekend and came out to race again tonight. 
Our thanks to Cyril, Bernard, Ashling S, Jean, Aisling H and Allison for all their help and Dominic for the hats.
Although we had a presentation of prizes on the night, the main trophy is going in for a makeover and is being renamed The Sean Clifford Trophy, it will be officially presented to our winner Colette at our Awards Night, later in the year.

Weekend, 25th/27th Aug, Round Up.

Well done to all Bray Runners and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the Frank Duffy 10ml on Saturday 26th Aug. Great times and Pbs recorded. Really great to see Helen Barry not only back racing but also winning her age category. Mark Duncan also had a great run, knocking over 3 minutes off his previous best.
Here are the times we have to hand.
Joe Cawley, 59.42, 2nd o/45.
Joe Kelly, 64.24.
Paul Allen, 65.28.
Suzanne Foot, 66.34, 3rd in age cat.
Helen Barry, 68.44, 1st in age cat.
Des O'Hare, 70.44.
Michael Knight, 71.35, Pb.
Sharon Bailey, 80.31, Pb
Mary Hayde, 81.04, Pb.
Marie Curran, 82.59, Pb.
Mark Duncan, 86.07, Pb.
Caoimhe Guilfoyle, 1. 42. 11. Pb

The race was won by Stephen Scullion, Clonliffe Harriers, in 50.36. First woman home was Laura Graham, Mourne AC, in 58.50. Full results at

Fine run from Ashling Smith at the Claregalway 10k on Saturday 26th Aug. Ashling, despite being in recovery mode since her return from European Masters, ran 42.22 to finish 5th woman home. The race was won by Kenneth Rodgers, St Johns AC, in 32.02. First woman home was Dee Grady, Ennis Track AC, in 38.51 Full results at;

At the Tara AC 5k  on Friday evening, 25th Aug, Richard Kavanagh ran 21.10 and won 0/60 cat. The race was won by Brian McCluskey, North East Runners, in 16.09. First woman home was Shauna Moran, Dunshaughlin AC, in 19.06. Full results at 

Sli Cualann Race Series

Slí Cualann Autumn Race Series 2017
Slí Cualann is running an Autumn race series of short races for members and other runners. The dates and venues are:

Greystones: 2 miles, Wednesday 23rd August, 2017, Registration 7.00 pm at Shoreline, Race 7.30 pm
Bray (Shanganagh Park): 3 km, Wednesday 6th September, 2017, Registration at 7.00 pm, Race at 7.30 pm
Wicklow Town: Thursday 19th October, 2017, Details TBC
Rathdrum (Avondale) Trail run, Sunday 19th November, 2017, Details TBC

Entry fee: 5 Euro per race

National Half Marathon

Well done to all Bray Runners and Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the National Half Marathon on Sunday 13th August. 
Michael Knight ran a new Pb of 1.32.09 and was 5th in 0/60 Category. Elaine Casey, continued her fine season, running a new Pb of 1.57.14. Dario Zanchetta, ran 2.05.15 in his first half marathon.

Bay 10K

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Bay 10k earlier today. Great times and a number of Pbs.
Colm O'Heigeartaigh finished in 19th place in a time of 37.26. Bernard Quinn ran a fine 46.46. John Tauli ran 47.46. Marie Curran 49.33 and Mary Hayde 49.36, both recording new Pbs. Dario Zanchetta ran 55.59. Caoimhe Guilfoyle ran 57.18. Mary Deery ran 57.53.
Mary O'Connor ran a new Pb of 58.40. Stefanie Unland ran 61.43. Ana Molina and Elaine Nuzun both recorded 74.04.

The race was won by John Coghlan, MSB, in 30.44, with Michelle Cox, Newbridge AC, 39.07 first woman home.

Full results at;  

Indaver Duleek 10k

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Duleek 10k, on Sunday 6th Aug. We had 3 new Pbs recorded over what is a very tough course. Paul Gannon, Peter Doran and Elaine Casey all recorded new marks. Paul ran 48.59, almost a minute off his Dunshaughlin time and over 4minutes off his time in Enniscorthy in Febuary. Peter ran 49.00, 35 seconds off Dunshsughlin and 3min 58 off Enniscorthy. 
Elaine ran 52.34, 4th time she has reduced her 10k Pb this season.
Dave Carraher 47.22, ran his best 10k time since Sept 2014.
Des O'Hare ran 41.32; Jason O'Connor ran 43.48; Kevin Burns ran 52.49; Richard Kavanagh ran 42.41 and was 2nd 0/60. 
Our good friend Grainne Butler ran a new Pb of 47.25 and our fellow Sli Cualann Lynne Duffy ran 43.42. Well done to all.

The race was won by Freddy Stukk, Raheny Shamrocks, in 31.12, first woman home was Nicola Bull, Star of the Sea, in 39.31.  Full results at

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