National Masters C/C, Ashling in the Medals Again.

Congratulations to Ashling Smith who added a National Silver Medal to her ever growing medal collection, at the National Masters Cross Country C/ships in Clarinbribge, on Sunday 11th Feb. Conditions were tough, cold, windy and very soft underfoot. Ashling finished 10th overall, from 180 starters, and 2nd in her age category. Fine runs also from our fellow Sli Cualann athletes, Catherine O'Connor, Ann Marie Kenny and Carol Costello. The Sli Cualann women's team of Ashling, Catherine, Ann Marie and Carol finished in a very impressive 5th place and 4th county.
Well done also to the Sli Cualann men, Clive Quinn, Cormac Conroy, Mick Byrne and Billy Tyrell, fine performances from all.

Enniscorthy 10k, 11th Feb

At the Enniscorthy 10k, on Sunday 11th Feb., Jean O'Kennedy continued her fine form winning her age category in a time of 45.17. Paul Gannon ran 52.10 and great to see Ana Molina and Elaine Nuzun racing and finishing in just over the hour mark.
These are the results we have to hand.
Date for Diary, Duleek 5k, Sunday 25th Feb., good numbers travelling.

AAI Indoor Games

Ashling Smith continued her preparations for European Masters Indoors, at the AAI Indoor games in Abbottstown on Sunday 4th Feb.. Ashling finished 5th in the Senior Women's 3000mtrs in a time of 10.40, a new Pb.

Trim 10mile

Well done to all our Bray Runner athletes, who took part in the Trim 10mile, on Sunday 4th Feb 
Some great times and Pbs were recorded
Gary Condon finished 3rd O/A (4th last year) and was 1st O/45 home, in an excellent 54.45.
Ian McGrath, continued his great form with a 55.22, 5th 0/A and 2nd 0/40.
Joe Cawley, getting back to his best ran 58.33 and was 3rd 0/45.
Joe Kelly recorded a new Pb of 60.17.
Gordon McWilliams ran a new Pb of 61.16. Will Foot ran a fine 64.51. 
Suzanne Foot, 65.56, 2nd in age Category, was another to run a new Pb. Helen Barry, making a great return to racing, ran a fine 67.43. Great to see Helen back racing.
Georgina Devlin, 75.18, also ran a Pb. Karol O'Loinsigh ran 76.11 in his first time over the distance.
Peter Doran ran 83.21 and took almost 6 minutes off his previous best. Richard Kavanagh ran 73.05. 
(Above are all Chip Times)

Raheny 5mile, 28th Jan 2018.

Well done to all our athletes, and our fellow Sli Cualann athletes, who took part in the Raheny 5mile earlier today. Some great times recorded and a number of Pbs as well.
Stephen O'Kennedy ran an excellent new Pb of 27.50, 25 seconds off previous best.
Paul Allen ran a fine new Pb of 30.15, 59 seconds off his previous best. Sarah Baryga ran 30.29. Michael Knight, 32.52, Pb, and 4th 0/60. Jean O'Kennedy, 34.52, was another to record a new Pb and was 2nd in her age category. Mary Hayde, running the distance for the first time ran a fine 37.46.
Noelle Thorpe, getting back to her best, ran 38.11. Aoife Stokes, 42.41, new Pb by over 3 minutes. Sandra Brady ran 42.46, good running, as Sandra is just recovering from flu. Dario Zanchetta, 43.00, new Pb by over 4minutes. Paul Gannon ran 45.04 and Mary O'Connor,43.41, took over 4 and a half minutes off her Pb.
Well done also to the Sli Cualann Women's team who finished 5th, an excellent result in against top class opposition.

Full Results at

                                                      NIA LIVE.
At the NIA Live on Thursday 24th Jan, Ashling Smith continued her build up to the European Indoors in March, by running 2 new Pbs. Ashling recorded 5.22 for the Mile and was timed at 5.02 for 1500mtrs. Great running.

DATE FOR DIARY, Duleek 5k, 25th Feb., @ 13.00

Another Fine Run From Ian McGrath

On Saturday 13th Jan, Ian McGrath put in another fine performance, finishing 6th overall in the BHAA, BOI, 4ml C/C in Tymon Park. Ian ran 23.01, in very tough conditions.


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