Dublin City Marathon 2018

Once again congratulations to all Bray Runners/Sli Cualann and County athletes who took part in the DCM on Sunday October 28th
National C/ships age category results are now available on the athletics Ireland website
Sarah Baryga, age cat, Bronze.
Jean O'Kennedy, age cat, Gold.
Pauline O'Connell, age/cat Bronze.
Ian McGrath, 0/45, Bronze.
Martin Francis, 0/60, Bronze.
Richard Kavanagh, 0/65 Silver.

Congratulations also to the Sli Cualann Senior Womens team who won an excellent Bronze medal.

SSE Race Series, Fingal 10k.

Well done to all our Bray Runners and fellow Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the SSE Race Series, Fingal 10K on Sunday 22nd July.
Ian McGrath continued his impressive season, running 34.31 and finishing 12th O/A and 3rd 0/40. Joe Kelly ran 37.51 and was 5th 0/45. Michael Knight ran a fine 41.49 to finish 2nd 0/60. Jean O'Kennedy was 1st in her Age Category, in a time of 44.38, Paul Gannon ran 50.46, and Aoife Stokes was pleased with her 54.59, great to see Aoife back racing.
Sarah Baryga ran 39.10 and was 3rd in her Age Category. 
Some other Sli Cualann results were, Alan Dalton 35.54, Alan Duffy 36.32, Laura McCann 44.25 and Kathleen Forde 53.12. 
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Reminder; TUESAY 24TH July, Final night of Bray Runners Time Trial Series. 3k, Shanganagh Park @7pm, all welcome.
Time Trial and Shanganagh Parkrun on Saturday next, 28th July, are both races in our Bray Runners Race League.

Bettystown 5mile and More

The Bettystown 5mile was held on Tuesday 17th July in near perfect running conditions. John Ashworth ran a Pb of 35.34, Paul Gannon also ran a Pb of 41.25, Jackie O'Neill ran 49.30 and Dillon O'Neill, running his first official race ran 38.58. Well done to all and well done to Cilles AC, a really well organised race, plenty of prizes and a great spread afterwards.
The race was won by Freddy Stukk, Raheny Shamrocks, in 26.07 and first woman home was Yasmin Canning, Drogheda and District AC, in 33.08. Full results here


At the Irish Runner 10 mile, on Sunday 15th July, Paul Gannon ran 1.41.04. The race was won by Freddy Stukk in 52.36, first woman was Caitriona Jennings in 61.21

At the Blaney Rockets 10mile, Sat 21st July, Paul Allen ran a new pb of 64.40. Paul finished 13th overall and 3rd in his age category. Great to see Paul back to his best after his recent injury.

Weekend Round Up, 13th /15th July.

On Sat 14th July,in hot, humid and breezy conditions Siobhan Butler, Ian McGrath and Dominic Horan took part in the Day of Irish PB's 5,000m at the Le Cheile track in Leixlip. Ian ran 16:37, Dominic 17:09 and Siobhan 22:42, well done to all.

At the Irish Runner 10ml, also on Sat 14th July, Paul Gannon ran 1.41.04. 

Full results here

National, Age Group, Record For Ashling.

Congratulations to Ashling Smith who smashed her 1500 mtrs Pb at the GV Ryan Irish milers Club meet in Irishtown on Saturday 14th July. Ashling, breaking 5mins for the first time, ran 4.55.07 (provisional) which is not alone a Pb, by 7 seconds, but, when ratified, will be an Irish National Age Group (45/49) record. We wish Ashling well as she enters the final phase of her preparations for the World Masters T/F C/ships in Sept. 

Roscommon 10ml. Jean in the Prizes.

Well done to all our Bray Runners and Sli Cualann athletes who took part in the Roscommon 10ml and the Clontarf Half Marathon and 5ml earlier today. Despite the very warm conditions some fine times were recorded.
At the Roscommon 10ml, Jean O'Kennedy ran 75.30, was 14th woman home and 3rd in age category. Richard Kavanagh ran 73.34 and was 2nd 0/60. Emer Hynes, doing a bit of pacing, ran 1.40.07 and Elaine Casey ran a new Pb of 1.40.10. Mary O'Connor, running the distance for the first time, should be well pleased with her time of 1.41.22. Well done also to Laura McCann (Inbhear Mor/Sli Cualann) who, despite being affected by the heat, ran 80.25. The race was won by Mick Clohisey, Raheny Shamrocks, in 49.31 and 1st woman home was Sinnead Foran, Athenry AC, in 67.03.
Very well organised race with great post race food, which included a very tasty chicken curry.
At the Clontarf Half Marathon, Sharon Bailey ran 1.52.24 and Marie Curran ran 2.03.56. The race was won by David Murray in 78.15 with Shirley Coyle first woman home in 88.44.
In the Clontarf 5ml Maureen O'Rourke ran 46.07. Well done to all.


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