Dunshaughlin 10k 2017

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Dunshaughlin 10k on Saturday evening, 24th June. Some great times recorded, plenty of Pb's and a number of prizes won. Suzanne Foot finished 8th O/A and 1st in her age Cat in a time of 39.32. Noelle Thorpe, getting back to her best, ran 46.13 to finish 2nd in her age Cat.
Two other prize winners were, Gary Condon, 33.09, 1st in 0/45 Cat, and Michael Knight, 41.47, running his first race for Bray Runners, was 2nd 0/60.
Colm O' Heigeartaigh ran a new Pb of 35.50, (46secs off previous best); Joe Cawley, getting back to his best form ran 35.54.
Paul Allen, 37.27, knocked 29secs off his previous best, Des O'Hare ran 40.18. Jason O'Connor ran 43.25 and Richard Kavanagh also ran 43.25.
Norbert Van Woerkom 43.32 took over 2minutes off his previous best;; Peter Doran 49.35 and Paul Gannon 49.57, both breaking 50 for the first time, took over 3minutes off their previous best.
Mark Duncan 51.29 just missed a Pb by 4 sec.
Both of Bobby Mitchell's girls ran Pbs, Helen Murphy 43.21 and Grainne Butler 47.27.
Our good friend Eddie McGrath ran a fine 37.39.
The race was won by Sergiu Ciobanu in 30.12, with Laura O'Shaughnessy first lady home in 34.02. Results at
Well done to all who took part. These are the results we have to hand.

Dublin Pride 5k and Irisher Runner 5ml

Well done to Tom Cavanagh who ran 21.27 at the Dublin Pride 5k on Friday evening 16th June. Tom finished 40th O/A in a field of over 540 runners. Tom clearly in good form as he prepares for the European Masters in a few weeks time. The mens race was won by Owen Fletcher in 17.24, Kate 0'Neill was first woman home in 18.31. Full results at

Well done also to Aoife Stokes who ran 46.18 and Dario Zanchetta who ran 47.25 at the Irish Runner 5ml on Saturday 17th June. Great runs from both athletes in very hot conditions. The men's race was won by Kevin Maunsell in 24.18 and First woman home was Laura Shaughnessy in 27.18. Full results at;

Bohermeen 5k, Saturday 10th June

Bohermeen AC 5k on Saturday evening. Gary Condon ran 16.21 to finish 5th 0/A and 1st O/45. Colm O'Heigeartaigh ran a new Pb of 17.10 and 14th O/A. Paul Allen ran 18.22 and Des O'Hare 19.28. Gary, Colm, Paul and Des finished 3rd team in a hotly contested team event.
Suzanne Foot,18.50, finished 3rd in the women's race and 1st in her age cat. Siobhan Butler ran a new Pb of 21.33, Jean O'Kennedy also ran a new Pb of 21.47 and was 1st in her age Cat. Noelle Thorpe, continued her comeback to racing with a fine 22.00 and 3rd in age Cat. Suzanne, Siobhan, Jean and Noelle finished in a fine 2nd place in the team event,
Richard Kavanagh ran 21.13 and 3rd 0/60, Jason O'Connor 21.20, Tom Cavanagh ran 21.27 and Karol O'Loinsigh ran a new Pb of 21.39. 
 Ashling Healy, running her first 5k ran 24.05, Ciara Carter ran 22.17, Grainne Butler 23.11, Cathy Mitchell 23.17, Emer Hynes 24.52. 
 Elaine Casey, 25.34, was another to run a new Pb, Sandra Brady 26.08, Caoimhe Guilfoyle 26.41 also ran a new Pb.
Ronan Guilfoyle, 28.19 and Allison Doyle ran 28.58, Caoimhe Nolan was pleased with her 32.13 as she recovers from injury.
Hannah Foot ran 24.03 and was 4th in Junior Girls, Alannah Guilfoyle 24.20 was 6th Junior girl and Aoife Carter was 7th Junior girl in 24.35.
Hope we haven't missed anyone from what was a great night for all our athletes and friend

Donboyne 5ml

Congratulations to Colm O'Heigeartaigh, Siobhan Butler and Cathy Mitchell who all recorded new Pbs at the Dunboyne 5ml on Tuesday last, 30th May. Colm smashed his old Pb, runninig an excellent 28.27. Siobhan ran 35.16 and not alone recorded a new Pb but also was 1st in her age Category. Cathy ran 37.37, a new Pb and 4th in her age Category.

Mick Clohisey, 23.27 was first athlete home, while Aoife Brady, 31.52, was first woman to cross the line. Full results can be found at;


Bob Heffernan 5k

Some good times recorded at the Bob Heffernan 5k on Tuesday 23rd May. Gary Condon ran a fine 16.21. Siobhan Butler ran 21.43. Cathy Mitchell 23.05 and Grainne Butler 23.10, both recording new Pb. Pet Somba was first man home in 15,08, while Laura Shaughnessy was first woman home in 16.31.

Full results at;

2017 Race League

Bray Runners Committee have great pleasure in introducing the Bray Runners League of Races 2017 competition.  This initiative is all about participation, inclusion and above all fun, not to mention maybe getting people to consider running races they might not otherwise thought of doing!   There are a variety of races ranging from Parkruns, to 10ks,  Paced Mile, Track and Field and cross country so plenty of choice for everyone.

The basic rules are as follows:
  • Competition runs from May to December 2017 with a selection of races as listed below to count.
  • Any 6 races to count from list below. 
  • Scoring is based on points with points being awarded for participation, Pbs and also participation in certain races will attract bonus points. 
  • The onus rests with athletes to notify This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on the evening of the race with their time so result can be recorded.
  • The Bray Runners weekly newsletter will publish the up to date results of the League as the competition progresses. 
May;  RTE 5ml                            6th May 11am.
June; Bohermeen 5k                  10th June 19.30
          Dunshaughlin 10k             24th June  19.30
July;  Parkrun  Shanganagh       8th July   09.30
         Fingal 10k                          23rd July
Aug; Paced Mile, Phoenix Park
         Duleek 10k, (great race)    6th August.
         Club H/cap                         31st August  19.30.
Sept;  Lakes 10k 
Oct;   Novice C/C
Nov;   Parkrun Shanganagh       4th Nov.
Dec;   Jingle Bells 5k
          Clonliffe 5K
          Streets of Wicklow 5k.
Additionally participation in any Track and Field event during the period May to December 2017 is also included in the League.
Please consider taking part in the League it should make for great fun and provide a little competition!
6 races to be completed.
Enter as many as you wish, scores will be based on highest 6 scoring races.
5 points for finishing a race.
5 Bounus points for a Pb
5 bonus points for finishing
  Bohermeen 5k
  Paced Mile
  Club H/cap
  Wicklow Novice C/C
  Jingle Bells 5k.
In the event of a tie at the end of the league, the person with the highest score from Pbs will be the winner.
Results to be forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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