Results; Dominic Breaks 3hrs in Kildare Marathon

At todays (Sunday 12th May) Kildare Marathon Dominic Horan put in a great performance to record a time of 2hrs 57mins 50sec and 9th place overall. Gary Condon, 2.58.54; and Ian McGrath, 2.58.58  both ran as 3hr pacers. The race was won by Gary O'Hanlon, Clonliffe in 2.33.08, and the Womens race was won by Pauline Curley in 2.55.45. Dominic's report is now in the race report section.                                                         

In the Half Marathon, also in Kildare, Joe Cawley finished 3rd overall in 1.18.37. This race was won by J.C. Castro, North Clare AC, in 1.15.52, and the womens race was won by Nollaig O'Neill in 1.26.21.

The third race in Kildare today was a 10k event, and it was great to see Neil Wiktorski making a comeback from a recent injury. Neil finished 4th overall in 34.29. The winner was Brian McMahon, Clonliffe, in 33.11, with Paula Grant, Portlaoise AC winning the womens race in, 40.35.  Full results can be found on

Also today, Lucan Harriers, Tom Byrne Memorial 5k was held. Joe Kelly ran a very impressive 18.11, equally impressive was Bill Stanley, 18.14,  and Diarmuid Potts also continued his fine form with a time of 19.41. The race winner was Conor Dooney, Raheny Shamrocks, in 15.28, with the ladies race being won by  Sarah Mulligan, DSD, in 17.24. Full results on

In the FIT MAGAZINE 10k, held in the phoenix Park today, Paul Humpries ran 48.21. The race was won by Mark Christie in 30.17, and Aoife Talty took the womens prize in 35.11. Full results on

Earlier in the week we had the ESB 5k Beach Race in Sandymount. Martin Francis ran 18.46, and Bernard Quinn ran 21.31. The race was won by Kevin O,Brien in 16.30. Full results on

Well done to all who took part. Please continue to send your results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Fit4life, Wicklow, 23rd May

The next Fit4life race will take place in Wicklow town on Thursday 23rd May at 7.30pm. Registration opposite Leitrim Lounge. Entry fee 5 euro for AAI reg., and 7 euro for non reg. If you are travelling from Bray, exit 16 from N11, through Rathnew, first left, new road, will take you to registration and start. 


The Annual Awards night will be held on Saturday 25th May. This year Sally and Sean Clifford will host the evening in their home at 1 Herbert Rise. Herbert Road, Bray. Please inform Lorraine as soon as possible if you will be attending and the number of tickets you require, as we need to get numbers to the caterers shortly.

All members are asked to forward their nominations for the following award categories;

Athlete of The Year.

Master Athlete of The Year.

Most Improved Athlete of The Year.

Personality of The Year.

Please forward your nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  as soon as possible.

We hope that as many members and their guests will attend what is always one of the highlights of the year.


RTE 5mile and Samsung 10k

The RTE 5mile road race (bhaa),was held yesterday, 27th April. The race is held around the grounds of RTE in Donnybrook, 3 lap course. Conditions were perfect for racing. The mens race was won by Robbie Mathews in a time of 25.06, and the first woman home was Orla Drumm in 28.11. Dominic Horan ran an brilliant 28.42, to finish 26th overall and 3rd O/45. There is an excellent race report from Dominic in the Race Report section. Charlotte Stevens continued her record breaking season by running a new PB of 37.42. Charlotte's previous best was 39.39 (Raheny earlier this year). Well done to all who took part. Full results on

The Samsung 10k night race was held on Sunday 28th, the mens race was won by John Coughlan, MSB, in 30.29. The womens race was won by Aoife Talty, Raheny Shamrocks in 34.47. We had at least 6 runners taking part, Paul Humpries ran 48.31, Susan Dowd, 49.51, New PB; Colette Mason, 50.35 a new PB (3rd PB in 10 days); Edel Woods, 54.18; Elaine Nuzun, 63.17, new PB; Ana Molina, 64.34.  Congratulations also to Diana Doll who ran her first 10k in 52.22. Well done to all who took part. Full results on

Weekend Results, PBs for Helen and Suzanne in KClub, Ian and Gary fly the flag in London.

On Saturday (20th April) the K Club was the venue for latest BHAA race. It is a 10k, held over good flat country roads, and with conditions being good for racing on Saturday, it was an ideal race to chase a fast time. Joe Kelly put in a fine run to finish in 38.11 and Suzanne Foot recorded a new PB of 39.45, almost a minute off her previous best (40.33) and as you can see her first time under 40 minutes. Helen Barry ran an impressive 40.40 and continued her sequence of recording a Pb in each race she has run this year. Full results will be published on 

The Wexford Half Marathon was held today (21st April), the mens race was won by Ruairi O,Donnell, Ferrybank AC, in 1hr 15min 45sec. First woman home was Angela McCann, Clonmel AC, in a time of 1.22.20. We had a couple of athletes in the race, Susan Dowd, ran 1.52.56, and Colette Mason took almost 6 minutes off her PB to record 1.53.53. Colettes 2nd Pb in 4 days (see below). Full results on .

Also today the London Marathon was held. We had 2 Bray Runners in the field, Ian McGrath, who ran 2hrs 37min 05 sec, and Gary Condon, who ran 2hr 38min 50 sec. Ian knocked over a minute off his Berlin time from last year and Gary took over 4 and a half minutes off his previous best, recorded in Dublin last year. Well done to all who raced over the weekend, don't forget to keep sending in your results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Results, Fit4life 3k, Brilliant run from Colette.

The results of last Thursdays Fit4life 3k are now available. The race was run over a fairly similar course to last years race, a fast and flat course. Interesting stats from the race show a number of athletes making huge strides from last year. Dominic took 7 seconds off last years time, 10.06 to 9.59, Andrea Murphy took 1min 04 seconds off her 2012 time, 15.17 to 14.13, Mary Hourihan took 2mins 26 sec off her time, 21.27 to 19.01. Colette Mason took an amazing 3mins 23 seconds off her time from 12 months ago, 17.26 in 2012 to 14.03 on Thursday night.

Results; Dominc Horan, 9.59, 3rd and 1st O/40; Valerie Brown, 11.35, 1st Senior Women; Dave Carraher, 11.43; Des O,Hare, 12.14; Tom Cavanagh, 12.28, 3rd O/50; Shauna Gilligan 12.50, 2nd Juv Girls; S O,Loan, 13.00, 3rd Juv Girls; Charlotte Stevens, 13.20, 1st O/50; Siobhan Butler, 13.29, 2nd O/40; Cian Galligan,13.38, 5th Juv Boys; Georgina Devlin, 13.45; Colette Mason, 14.03; Andrea Murphy,14.13; Michael Aherne, 14.04; Dave Carraher, 14.54, 8th, Juv Boys; Emily Gruesbsch, 15.21, 4th Juv Girls; Fionn O,Loan, 15.37; Elaine Norton, 15.48; Karen O,Loan, 16.21; Dagmar O,Neill, 17.14; Elaine Nuzun, 17.40; Jackie O,Neill, 17.58; Mary Hourihan, 19.01; Lorainne O,Rourke, 19.09.  Well done to all who took part and apologies if we have missed anyone, let us know if we have.  Please send all your results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Race reports are always welcome.


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