National Juveniles/U23’s

Although Raheny 5 was today’s focus, there were some excellent medal winning performances in Athlone at the National Juniors/U23. Colm Bourke won gold in the U23 long jump with 7.10m, setting a new indoor club record. Eoin Strutt was winner of the U23 800m in 1.56.77 while Conor Bermingham won the U23 pole vault with a best of 4.20m. There were bronze medals for Aisling Drumgoole (57:98) in the 400m…

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Clohisey and Cullen win Raheny 5 titles

Local favourite Mick Clohisey won the AXA Raheny 5 this afternoon. On a new course and with windy conditions he clocked 24:05. Foyle Valley’s Scott Rankin was second in 24:24 with Ennis Track’s Rory Chesser third in 24:33. Sligo AC’s Mary Cullen again stole the show  to win the women’s race in 26:16 and finish a remarkable 17th overall. Caroline Crowley (Crusaders AC) was second in 27:06 with Deirdre Byrne…

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Kelly sets club record with victory

Kieran Kelly set a new club indoor record in the 1500m in Glasgow. Competing at the Scottish Championships and stepping up from his favoured 800m, Kieran ran 3:52:74 for the metric mile as he won the 1500m title. Brian Leahy won St Annes parkrun in 17:09 with Alan O’Flynn third in 18:44. Other finishers were John Freir 20:04, Eamon Traynor 21:00, Sean McGoldrick 21:39, Des Lyons 21:42, Robert Lea 21:45,…

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Gold for Masters Men

The O50 men’s team claimed gold at the National Masters XC in Dundalk IT while there were individual medals for Mick Traynor, Damien Martin and Annette Kealy. Mick Traynor led the team home in 9th place overall and second O50 while Damien Martin was 31st overall and 3rd O50. Brian Kelly was third scorer in 97th and Dave Woods final scorer in 165th. Other finishers were Dave Kirwin (29th), Wes…

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