London Marathon 2018.

The London Marathon took Place on Sunday 22nd April, despite the unseasonably hot conditions fine times were recorded. Temperatures reached 23 degrees during the race.Well done to our BrayRunners/Sli Cualann athletes who took part. Sarah Baryga had a fantastic run, 2.59.55, 33rd woman O/A and 5th in her age category, Joe Cawley ran 2.52.40, Michael Knight ran 3.36.09. Well done to all.

National Road Relays 2018.

The National Road Relays were held in Raheny on Sunday 22nd April. Ashling Smith was part of the Sli Cualann Senior Womens team who finished in an excellent 6th place. Ashling ran the first 1 mile leg in 5.37, Niamh Kearney ran the 2ml leg in 11.35 and Sile O'Byrne ran the final mile in 5.51. Great running, well done to all.
Fine running also at the Dublin Night Run, also held on 22nd April, Paul O'Dwyer ran a PB of 41.40, Marie Curran ran 50.06, Aoife Stokes ran a new Pb of 53.50, (well over a minute off her previous best and 5minutes faster than same race last year).. Mark Duncan ran 54.27, Elaine Nuzun ran 61.56 and Ana Molina ran 63.59. Well done to everyone. If we have missed anyone please let us know in comments below or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Well done to our fellow Sli Cualann athletes Ashling Kirwan and Ray Kenny, who both took part in the Connemara Ultra, 39.3miles,. Ashling was 6th woman home in 6hrs, 5mins, 53sec., Ray was 4th 0/A in an excellent 4.48.17. 

GIR/National 10k

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the GIR/National 10k C/ships on Sunday last. John Ashworth ran a Pb of 45.29, Jenny Lawler ran 51.06, Marie Curran ran 51.27 and Sandra Brady ran 54.14, Sandra was 6th in her age category. 
Well done also to all our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part, which included another National medal for Catherine O'Connor, 39.34, 3rd in age Category and Billy Tyrell, 40.39, 4th in age Category.
Above time are gun times.

Full Results from National 10k can be found here; http://www.athleticsireland.ie/

World Masters T/F +H/mar C/ships

Francisco de la Torre - Mayor of the City of Malaga

As a Mayor of the City of Malaga. I would like to cordially invite you all to the 2018 World Masters Athletics Championship...... 
 
There is a huge amount of competition available to athletes both at home and further afield for 2018.  I think the difficulty will be what races to choose!!  We all know how well Ashling did, and indeed the Irish Team, in the European Masters Indoor Athletic Championships in Madrid recently.  Also not forgetting to mention the upcoming European Masters Athletic Non Stadia Championships scheduled for this May and at which a number of our friends in Sli Cualann are competing.
 
Later in September (4th-16th) the World Masters Athletics Championship takes place in Malaga.  There are a number of athletes within the Club who are interested in participating at this event.  We are planning on holding a meeting in the Clubhouse for those interested in travelling to Malaga to discuss what's involved and logistics etc etc.
The C/ship will include all usual track events up to 5k, This year the 10k will be held on the road, there will also be a Half Marathon.  
 
If you are interested please let Jean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  know so we can get an idea of numbers.  
More details at http://www.malaga2018.com/
 
Please note this competition is open to master athletes, 35 and over , and all standards.

Change of Venue for Wicklow 5k Road C/ships.

Please note, there has been an amendment to the venue for the County Wicklow 5K Road Championships as follows: 

Venue -  The Beehive
Date    -  Thursday,  26th April
Time    -  7.30pm

Race fee €10.00 Seniors / Masters


Entries must be made in advance, so if you haven't already done so, please let Jean know at, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you'd like to compete. 

 

Great Performances in Rotterdam Marathon

Congratulations to all our athletes and friends who took part in the Rotterdam Marathon earlier today. Great times recorded on what was a very warm day for marathon running.
Ian McGrath ran an excellent 2.37.15, and was 9th 0/40. A fine run from Gary Condon 2.39.13 and 3rd 0/45. Joe Kelly was another athlete to break 3hrs, running 2.59.34.
Suzanne Foot ran 3.05.51, and was 5th in her age category (Suzanne has now run her last 3 marathons in 3.05)
Helen Barry ran 3.14.51 and finished 12th in her age category.
Gordon McWilliams ran 3.03.43, almost 10mins off his time in same race last year. Emer Hynes 4.34.49, Peter Doran 4.52.18, were both happy with their times.
Fine runs also from Georgina Devlin 3.37.05, Leanne Geraghty 3.46.16 and Grainne Cunningham 4.11.01.
Great run also from our good friend Christy Maloney, 2.59.24. Well done to everyone, great running. Above times are chip times

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