Thursday Training.

 Tonight, Thursday 13th Sept, we had another large turn out, 25 in total. Seans group did a 1hr fartleg session and Dermots group did a very tough hill session. Both sessions being done with the Wicklow Novice C/C, on 7th Oct, in mind. We hope all eligable athletes will make every effort to be there. The group also welcomed one newcomer tonight, Suzie, we hope she enjoyed it. Next week will see Seans group again doing a fartleg session and Dermots group doing 300 and 400 repeats.  

Weekend results.

 Here are the results to hand for weekend 8th and 9th Sept. In the Bhaa Firhouse 10k, Lar Doyle finished 3rd in a time of 34.38 and Martin Francis finished 14th, 37.08 and 1st O/50. full results on www.bhaa.com . In the Waterside Half Marathon in Derrry, Pat McCourt ran 1hr 47m to finish 2nd O/60. In the Bohermeen, Rennicks Cup 5mile, Richard Kavanagh ran 32.30 and 2nd O/55, full results available on www.precisiontiming.net .Please forward all results to www.brayrunners.com .

Fit4Life 5k.

On Thursday 6th Sept., over 100 athletes took part in the Fit4Life 5k in Shanganah. We were represented by 30 athletes, 16 seniors and 14 juniors. The race was won by Jonathon Philips, in a time of 16.14. Here is a summary of how our athletes performed.

Our first person home was Blll Stanley,18.43, pb, (3rd O/40). Suzanne Foot was first woman to cross the line in a pb of 19.33. She ran in O/35 Cat, and took 1st place in that Cat. She had Joy Johnson, current Wicklow Senior C/C and Leinster masters road race champion 11 seconds behind her. Dave Carraher ran 21.31,pb. Mark Kierans ran 22.33, Siobhan Butler22.39(3rd O/40), Georgina Devlin22.46 (2ndO/35), Charlotte Stevens 23.32 !st o/50) and her first race back after a short lay off. Andrea Murphy 24.09, Collette Mason 24.47 (3rdO/35), Carmel Murphy 25.36, Susan Dowd 25.41, next home was Emer Grogan 28.22, Christine Wallace 28.32,  Elaine Nuzan 31.03, Tony O, Sullivan 33.03, and perhaps the biggest cheer of the night went to Mary Hourihan, who had to run out of category but still managed to finish 2nd o/50 in 34.44 a new pb. As we had a lot of new members there, could those not already credited with pb's, please inform us if your time was a new pb.

Next to our juveniles, who were a credit to the club on the night, all 14 of them.   

 

Boys

Name Time Position
Thomas Quill 22.21 10th
Cian Calligan 22.21 11th
Ben Adams 25.17 14th
Jack Cullen  26.31 15th

 

Girls

Name Time Position
Sadbh O,Loan    25.19 3rd
Hannagh Gruebsch 26.23 4th
Cara Condon  27.37 5th
Emma Paul  28.15 6th
Aoife Grogan  28.15 7th
Natasha Stanley 28.35 8th
Emmy Gruebsch 30.14 9th
Aoife Donoghue 30.55 10th
Tara Donoghue 32.57 11th
Grace O' Sullivan 33.03 12th

Hopefully we have not left anybody out.

Leinster C/C.

  The Leinster C/C championships for Novice, Masters and even Ages, will be held on 28th Oct., 2012, in Avondale.

Free talk on injury prevention

A free talk, aimed at marathon runners, on how to run injury free, will be held in the East Coast Physio clinic in Ashford, monday 10th sept at 8pm. Places are limited,  to book ring 0404 49781 or visit www.eastcoastphysio.ie

Fit4Life5k

On Thursday 6th Sept., our club hosted a very successful Fit4Life 5k race. There was a huge turnout on a beautiful evening. The excellent organisation and stewarding arrangements ensured everything went off without a hitch. We had a large contingent of Bray Runners, both juvenile and senior. Full results will be published as soon as we have them,I am sure we will see a lot of pbs. Just to remind you that thursday training returns, as normal, next week. The focus will now turn to the first of the Wicklow C/C C/ships, Novice on sunday 7th Oct. If you are eligible please try to make yourself available.

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