Clohisey Takes National Marathon Silver

Mick Clohisey took the national silver medal when finishing sixth at this year Dublin Marathon.

Clohisey clocked 2:13.18 after a fast finishing Stephen Scullion ran an excellent five kilometres to take second place overall and national gold in 2:12.01.

A personal best for Clohisey on a day when the course record was broken by Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri in 2:08:06 just six months after completing a two-year suspension for a doping violation.

Clohisey’s victory saw him retain the Pat Quinn trophy as first Raheny man home in the Dublin marathon.

Cillian O’Leary posted a fast 2:23.26 for 20th place overall with Mark Kirwan clocking 2:33.38 unofficially that result should give the men’s team national silver.

Shirley Coyle was the first woman home and claimed the Pat Quinn trophy as first Raheny home overall the line when Coyle crossed the line in 2:57.11.

Full results of how the Raheny athlete’s faired are available on the latest news section.

Medal details from Dublin Athletics, Athletics Leinster and Athletics Ireland will be posted on this site once available.