Leinster Indoor Championships & Enniscorthy 10K

Congratulations to our juveniles who had an amazingly successful weekend at the Leinster Indoor C/ships. 18 athletes competed and they took home 5 medals, 4 silver and 1 bronze. Well done to all, great achievement. 

Well done also to all our Bray Runners and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the Enniscorthy 10k on 10th February 2019. Great times and a couple of Pbs over a very tough new course. Paul Allen ran an excellent new Pb of 37.15 and finished 25th overall. Gary Condon, continues his recovery from injury, finishing 26th in a time of 37.25. Des O'Hare ran 43.49 and Richard Kavanagh ran 44.33 and was 2nd 0/60. Jason O'Conner was well pleased with his 46.13. Mary Hayde, fresh from her C/C exploits, ran a new Pb, taking almost 3 minutes off her previous best. Peter Winfield ran 49.26 and was 3rd in his age Category, Julia Fonneraue ran 52.38 and was 5th in age Cat. Paul Gannon ran 54.46 and Mary O'Connor, 57.49 just missed out on her Pb by 6 seconds. Congratulations to the Sli Cualann Women's Team of Catherine O'Connor 38.58 (s) Ann Marie Kenny 40.47(s) Lynn Duffy 41.21 (s) Shiela O'Byrne 42.29 (s) Mary Hayde, Niamh O'Cellaigh, Julia Fonneraue, Mary O'Connor and Paula O'Byrne, who won the Women's Team prize. Well done also to Sli Cualann's Derek Crammond, 35.14 and 1st Junior. Some other Sli Cualann times were Tony Redmond 39.06 and Cormac O'Cellaigh 41.06.
These are the results we have to hand.

Well done to both Ana Molina and Elaine Nuzun who took part in the Barcelona Half Marathon, running 2.18 and 2.12 respectively.

Fine runs also from ALL our athletes in the Shanganagh Parkrun on Saturday, good to see Garret Kelly, 20.10, back running after his recent injury.

National Masters XC

Well done to our 2 ladies who took part in the National Masters Cross Country C/ships in Dundalk on 3rd  February 2019. Ashling Smith finished 28th overall and 4th in her age category and Mary Hayde, who finished off an excellent first season of C/C, in finishing 14th in her age category. Together with Catherine O'Connor, 21st O/a and 8th in age category and Ann Marie Kenny, 39th O/a and 13th in age category, they helped the Sli Cualann team to an excellent 7th place and the County team to 4th. Congratulations to our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who also took part, Michael Byrne won Gold in his age category and Dessie Shorten, 4th in age cat, and William Belton, 10th in his category.

Excellent results also from our athletes who took part in the Trim 10ml. Ian McGrath ran an excellent new Pb of 54.51, finishing 6th overall and 1st in his age category. Joe Cawley ran a very tidy 59.49. Jean O'Kennedy ran a new Pb of 74.45 and finished 2nd in her age category. Siobhan Butler was well pleased with 81.47. Great to see Charlote Stevens, back racing, running a fine 83.27 and 6th in age category. Peter Doran, also on the comeback trail ran 89.16. Fine runs also from our fellow Sli Cualann athletes, Alan Dalton 58.30, Aonghus O'Briain 69.30, Michael Priest 71.18, Donna Quinn 72.49 and Carol Costello 74.05. 
Well done also to our good friends Helen Murphy who ran an excellent 69.36 and Grainne Butler who was well pleased with her 81.46. These are the results we have to hand.
Well done also to ALL our athletes who took part in the Shanganagh Parkrun on Saturday, fine performances from all, despite the very low temperature. Good to see Des O'Hare and Jason O'Connor back racing again after a lengthy lay off, and great to see Aoife Boyle running 24.00, her fastest 5k since April '17.

Raheny 5mile 2019

Congratulations to all our Bray Runners and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the Raheny 5mile, Sunday 27th Jan. The following are the Bray Runners results we have to hand, if we have missed anyone please let us know.
Paul Allen recorded a new Pb of 28.49, (1min 26sec off his previous best). Jean O'Kennedy ran 36.38 and was 2nd in her age category. Sharon Bailey, racing 5mile for the first time ran a fine 37.19. Peter Doran ran a new Pb of 40.23, almost 3 minutes off his previous best. Sandra Brady, 41.45, her best 5ml time since 2015.
Rachel Daly ran a new PB, 42.33, almost 2 minutes off her previous best, that's 2 Pbs for Rachel in eight days. Aoife Stokes also ran a new Pb, 42.34 and Mary Deery was another to run a new Pb, Mary ran 44.11. Paul Gannon ran 43.40, Cara Barry, first time to race 5ml, ran 45.51, and Liz Melican ran 45.34. Britta Luebbert ran 62.44. Well done to all.
Congratulations to the Sli Cualann Masters Women's team (Sarah Baryga, Catherine O'Connor and Ann Marie Kenny), who won the Masters Team Category.
Well done to Ian McGrath who finished 7th at the BHAA, EIR 5ml Cross Country, on Sat 19th Jan., and Bernard Quinn who finished 2nd in his age category in the same race.
Fine runs from ALL our athletes who took part in the Shanganagh Parkrun on Saturday 26th, including Joe Cawley first home in 17.36 and Colm O'Heigeartaigh 19.07, just returning from injury

Sugar Loaf 10K

Congratulations to Sharon Bailey, Ana Molina and Elaine Nuzun who all completed the very tough Sugar Loaf 10k Trail run on 19th January 2019.
Great running from all our athletes at Shanganagh Parkrun,19th January 2019. Rachel Daly ran an excellent 26.10, her fastest 5k. Great to see Suzanne Foot, 20.56 and Bill Stanley 20.52, continuing their comeback after injury.
At the Tuam AC 8k Richard Kavanagh ran 35.44, 1st 0/65. Our good friend Ian Egan ran a fine 28.31 and was 1st 0/50.

Local GOAL Miles 2018

Shanganagh Park, Christmas morning [9:30/9:40/9:50]
Ashford GAA, Christmas morning [10:00/11:00]
Askanagap Aughrim, St. Stephen's Day [10:00/12:00]
Tinahely, New Year's Day [12:00]
Cinder Track, organised by the TY class in the Gaelcholáiste Arklow on 21.12.18 [13:20/13:40/14:00]
Cherrywood Business Campus, organised by Dominic Horan on 19.12.18 [1:00] 

Jingle Bells 5K

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Donore Harriers Jingle Bells 5k on 1st December 2018 
Dominic Horan ran an excellent 16.50, his fastest 5k this year, and was 3rd in his age category. Paul Allen ran 17.42, Conor Maher ran 18.52, both just seconds away from their best. Lee Borland ran a new Pb of 20.25, over a minute off his previous best.
Jean O'Kennedy was 1st in her age category, running 22.10. Sandra Brady 25.13 and Elaine Casey 25.46 can be well pleased with their times. Sharon Bailey ran 26.04,
Well done also to our fellow Sli Cualann athletes Brian Geraghty who ran 15.35 and was 1st in his age category, and Joe Dowd who ran 17.01. 
These are the results we have to hand.


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