Fingal 10k 23rd July/ Dublin Graded T/T 19th July

Congratulations to all our athletes and friends who took part in the Fingal 10k on Sunday 23rd July. Excelent performances from all, numerous Pbs also. The race was won by John Coghlan, MSB, in a time of 30.38, with Gladys Ganiel, Belfast Harriers AC, first woman home in 35.33. Full results at http://www.tdleventservices.co.uk/

Joe Kelly, 38.14; 
Paul Allen, 38.53;
Michael Knight, 41.28; Pb. 4th 0/60
Emer Hynes, 49.47, Almost a Pb, Emer's best 10k since 2012.
Mark Duncan, 51.00; Pb
Elaine Casey, 53.09; Pb.
Caoimhe Guilfoyle, 56.22 Pb.
Jackie O'Neill, 60.58. Pb (3 minutes + off previous best) 
Mary Hayde, 52.32 Pb
Marie Curran 52.37. Pb

Well done to all, if we have missed anyone please let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

At the Dublin Graded T/F meeting on 19th July, Ashling Smith ran her final prep race before she heads to the European Masters T/F C/ships. Ashling, clearly in great form, once again broke her 1500mtr Pb, running an excellent 5min 4sec.

Bettystown 5mile

It was a great night for Bray Runners at the Bettystown 5ml. We had 5 athletes take part, in what is a fine race, run over a tough but fair 5ml course. There are prizes for the first 6 male and female athletes and 1st and 2nd in all age categories. Stephen O'Kennedy ran a new Pb of 28.15 and finished in an excellent 6th place. Suzanne Foot was also in fine form, finishing 4th in the womens race in a time of 31.56. 
Jean O'Kennedy, final race before she heads off to European Masters Half Marathon, ran 35.43 and was 1st in her age Category. Noelle Thorpe, getting back to her best, finished 2nd in her age Cat, in a time of 36.40. Richard Kavanagh, ran 34.19 and was 1st in 0/60 Cat. 
The icing on the cake came though when Suzanne, Jean and Noelle were announced as winners of the Womens Team Competition. Well done to all.
Freddie Keron, 24.38, was 1st home and Niamh Devlin was 1st woman in 29.36.

Full results at; http://chipit.ie/nsp-b-5-mile-3/

2017 League Series/ Shanganagh Parkrun

There was a great turnout of Bray Runners at Saturday's Shanganagh 5k Parkrun, which was also part of the Bray Runners 2017 League series.
There was numerous Parkrun Pbs recorded, but the Pbs listed below are credited to those who broke their actual 5k Pb.

Paul Allen,          18.04, PB
Michael Knight,   20.29. PB.
Dave Carraher,   20.56,  PB
Tom Cavanagh,  21.34.
Noelle Thorpe,    22.00
Suzanne Foot,    22.01.
Norbert Van Woerkom, 22.09
Paul Gannon,     25.14.
Peter Doran,      25.14 
Elaine Casey,    25.47.
Sandra Brady,    25.55.
Mary O'connor,  26.46. PB
Jackie O'Neill,    28.47 PB

Well done to all who took part, excellent running. Leaguetable will be updated shortly. 

Docklands 5k and Roscommon 10ml

The Docklands 5k was held on Thursday 6th July, Gary Condon ran a fine 16.02 to finish 14th O/A and 2nd 0/45, excellent running, as always, from Gary. Aoife Stokes, fresh from the Achill 10k on Saturday last, ran 28.01. Dario Zanchetta ran 25.05. The mens race was won by John Coghlan, MSB, in 14.30 and first woman home was Shona Heaslip, An Riocht AC, in 16.12. Full results at https://www.myrunresults.com/events/dublin_docklands_5k/2340/results

Over at the  Roscommon 10ml on Saturday 8th July, Gary Condon finished 5th in a fine time of 55.05. Colm O'Heigeartaigh finished in 17th place in a tlme of 61.15. Jean O'Kennedy, continued her preparations for European Masters Half Marathon, running 75.29 and was 3rd in Cat. Emer Hynes, running in her home town race was happy with her 95.37.

Mick Clohisey, was first man home in 48.47. Isobel Oakes was first woman home in 64.59.

Full results at; https://www.popupraces.ie/race-results

Ashling Smith Wins National Masters 800mtr Title

Ashling Smith was in top form at the National Masters T/F C/ships on Sunday 2nd July. Ashling won the 0/45 800mtrs title in a fine time of 2mins 30.53sec. Later in the day Ashling took Bronze in the 1500mtrs in a time of 5mins 10sec. We send our congratulations to Ashling and wish her well when she competes at the European Masters later this month.

We also send our congratulations to our fellow Slí Cualann athletes, Carol Costello who won silver in her 800m, Nick Russell silver in his 400m, Juan Miguel AMO CORTIZO bronze in the hammer, Francois Kulik GOLD in the high jump and Conor O'Reilly GOLD in the shot putt.

 
 
 

Results 29th June/2nd July

On Thursday 29th June the Clonee 10k took place. Jean O'Kennedy recorded a fine 44.48 to take 1st place in her age Category. Cathy Mitchell ran 48.08 and was 4th in her age Category. The race was won by Emmett Dunleavy, Sligo AC in 30.50 and Teresa Doherty, Finn Valley AC, was 1st woman home in a time of 34.25. Full results at; https://www.myrunresults.com/events/clonee_10k_road_race/2207/results

On Friday 30th June the Kilcock, St Cocas AC, 10k took place. Congratulations go to Charlotte Stevens who took 1st place in her Cat., in a time of 23.25. Siobhan Butler, 21.01 smashed her Pb and was 4th in Cat. Helen Murphy,20.57 also smashed her Pb as did Grainne Butler 22.25. Cathy Mitchell, 2nd race in 24hours ran 23.16.

Bobby Mitchell won his age Cat in 20.08. Richard Kavanagh ran 20.46 to take 3rd place in 0/60 cat.

The race was won by Ian Guiden, Clonliffe Harriers, in a time of 14.38 and first woman home was Rachel Smyth, St Cocas AC,  in a time of 16.37. Full results at;  https://www.myrunresults.com/events/st_cocas_5k_kilcock/2328/results  

 Aoife Stokes continues to show great improvement, On Saturday,1st July, Aoife ran a new 10k Pb of 55.17 at a very wet, windy and hilly Achill 10k. 
Also on Saturday, at the Clontarf Half Marathon, 2 of our Thursday Group girls also recorded new Pbs. Mary Hayde ran 1.56.32 and Marie Curran ran 1.56.33. Well done to everyone who raced over the past few days. These are the results we have to hand, please forward your results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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