Leinster Road Races, Novice/Masters

Well done to all Bray Runners and Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the Leinster Masters and Novice Road Race C/ships on Monday 1st May.. Congratulations to Charlotte Stevens who won Gold in her age cat, running an excellent 13.27 over a tough 3k course. Suzanne Foot came home with 4 medals, 2 individual and 2 team. Suzanne ran a fine 10.49 to finish 3rd overall and 2nd in her age cat, a mere second behind the winner. Suzanne was also part of the Sli Cualann Masters women's team who won Gold and the Wicklow County Masters team who also won Gold. Catherine O'Connor (10.57 and 4th in age Cat) and Ann Marie Kenny (11.27 and 7th in Cat) were the other members of the Sli C and County teams. 
Both Catherine and Ann Marie took part in the 3k Novice C/ships, Catherine running 11.23 and 8th, Ann Marie 11.43 and 13th and with Sheila O'Byrne finishing 12th in 11.41 the Sli C Novice team finished in a very creditable 4th place.
The Masters Men's race is held over 6k, 4x1.5k laps. Well done to our own Dominic Horan who finished 6th 0/50 in a time of 21.41 and was part of the Sli Cualann 50+ team who won Gold. Congratulations to Mick Byrne who won Gold in M55 Cat and Shay Faulkner 23.47 who was 4th in 0/55 Cat, 
both were also part of the winning 50+ team. Well done also to Danny Green who was 4th M60 in 24.22.

Weford Half and Dublin Night Run.

More results from Sunday 23rd April. At the Wexford Half Marathon, Peter Doran ran a new Pb of 1.58.33 and Paul Gannon also ran a new Pb of 1.58.41. First time for both athletes to break 2hrs and a deserved reward for all their hard work at training. 
At the Dublin Night 10k run, Paul Allen recorded an excellent 38.01(just seconds away from a pb). Mark Durcan ran a new Pb of 51.25 and we send our congratulations to Aoife Stokes who ran her first 10K in a time of 58.32

National Road Relays 2017.

Well done to all our athletes and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the National Road Relay C/ships in Raheny 0n Sunday 23rd April. Ashling Smith/Suzanne Foot/Carol Costello were the defending Champions in 35/49 age cat.The women's race is run over a distance of 4 miles, with the first leg being 1mile, 2nd leg 2mile and final leg 1mile. Ashling ran 5,38 for the first 1 mile leg, Suzanne ran 12.06 for the 2ml leg and Carol ran 5.57 for the final 1ml leg. This placed the team in an excellent 5th position. Sli Cualann had 2 teams in this Category, Catherine O'Connor, Ann Marie Kenny and Ashling Kirwan also recorded excellent times to finish in a fine 9th place.
The Sli Cualann 50plus women's team was made up of 3 Bray Runners, Noelle, Jean and Charlotte. This race is also run over a distance of 4ml, 1ml, 2ml and 1ml legs. The team put in an excellent performance, finishing 4th and just pipped for the bronze medal. Noelle ran the first leg in 6.38, Jean recorded 14.21 for leg 2, and Charlotte ran a fine 6.56 for leg 3. 
The Sli Cualann Seniors women finished in a very creditable 12th place. The Senior mens team finished in 20th place, with Neil Wiktorski running the opening 1ml leg in an excellent 4.44. Well done to all who took part, great running.

Thursday's 5k H/cap Session

Well done to all who took part in our 5k H/cap session on Thursday 20th April. Full results below;

Name                 Gross Time            H/Cap            Nett Time

Sandra Brady             27.08            1min               26.08

Dave Carraher            27.09            2min               26.09

Paul Allen                 27.12            9min               18.12  PB

Elaine Casey              27.13           1mln                26.13  PB

Mark Duncan            27.18            3min                24.18

Stephen O'Kennedy    27,25           9m 30s            17.55

Tom Cavanagh          27.26            6min                21,26

Jason Groome           27.31             3min               24.31      PB

Michael Brady           27.33              8min                19.33

Mary Deery              27.39                1min               26.39

Paul Dwyer              27.48                7min                20.48

Emer Hynes            27.52                  2min                25.58

John O'Connor       27.53                   7min                20.53

John Ashworth        28.28                  7min                 21.28

Dolores Gililland      29.02                    0,00                29.02

Colette Mason         29.03                    0.00                 29.03

Angela Groome       29.11                    0.00                  29.11

Aoife Stokes           29.13                    2min                  27.13

Georgina Devlin      31.05                     3min                  28.05

Cathy Mitchell        31.05                      3min                  28.05

Paul Gannon          31.05                     4min                   27.05

Peter Doran            31.05                    4min                    27.05



Leinster 10ml C/ships

Congratulations to Charlotte Stevens who finished 2nd in her age cat in a time of 80.22 at the Leinster 10ml C/ships, which were held on Easter Monday 17th April. Well deserved silver medal for Charlotte.
Well done also to our fellow Sli Cualann and County athletes who took part. Catherine O'Connor, 67.12; Ann Marie Kenny, 68.31 and Ashling Kirwan, 69.09, finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their age cat., and William Belton won his age Category. Well done also to Donna Quinn who was 2nd in her age Cat in a time of 70,01.

National 10k C/ships, Sunday 9th April

Congratulations go to Jean O'Kennedy who won Bronze, in her age category, at the National 10k C/ships, which were held on Sunday 9th April. Jean ran a fine 46,15. Charlotte Stevens, 48.39, also had a fine run, finishing 6th in age Cat. Well done Mark Duncan who ran a new Pb of 51.59.
We send our congratulations to Mick Byrne, 35.21, who won Gold in the M55 cat. Great runs also from some more Sli Cualann athletes, Catherine O'Connor 40.13, Ann Marie Kenny 40,29, 4th and 5th in Cat. and MJ O'Neill 39.30 and William McCann 39.39.

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