Cross country season began over the weekend with the Dublin Juvenile XC league. Race 1 was out in the grounds of Ardgillan Castle. Raheny were well represented as 28 of our 8-13 yr old juveniles, who train in our Manor House group, competed across the day. Well done to both athletes and coaches
Orla Comerford qualified for the 100m final in Rio. Running in heat 2, Orla ran a personal best of 12.81 to finish 4th and qualify for tomorrow’s final at 3pm. Best of luck Orla
At the All Ireland Juveniles Mark Smyth finished third in the 200m with a pb of 21:92.
There were some good performances by Raheny Athlete’s at the GloHealth Junior & U23 Championships in Tullamore. Aisling Drumgoole won silver in the U23 400m in 57:07. In the U23 1500m Mike McCabe won silver with a time of 4:01.96. Cillian Kirwan won bronze in the 800m in 1:56.10 with Eoin Strutt 4th (1:58.30) and Dan Scully 6th (2:01.50). Mark Smyth was 5th in the junior 100m in 11.17. Blaithin…