Parkrun Round-Up May 11th

Will Walsh won out in Malahide posting 17 minutes 28 seconds with Sarah Quigley eighth in 18 minutes 50 seconds. Others who ran in Malahide were Paul Frewen 19:18, Eimear O’Keeffe 22:36, Steve Reeves 23:01, Seona O’Keeffe 24:12, Steven Rowe 24:27, Angela Charlton 25:23, Dean Keogh 29:32 and Sandra MacDonagh 32:25. Ian Conroy won out in St. Anne’s Park in 17 minutes four seconds with Sean Kelly ninth in 18:26. Others…

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Club Records For Favors & Burke

Eric Favors and Colm Bourke set new club shot put and long jump records in the USA over the weekend. Favors took shot put bronze while competing for South Carolina Gamecock in the East Regional on Friday night. Favors new record of 18.87 metres. The gold medal went to Denzel Comenentia of Georgia State with a best of 19.56 metres with Tennessee’s Joseph Maxwell second with a best of 19.23…

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Kelly Lands National 5K Road Title

Kieran Kelly landed the first national 5 kilometre road championship at the Irish Runner 5k in the Phoenix Park today. Kelly finished second overall, behind Peter Somba of Dunboyne, but was first qualified Irish athlete home to take the new national title. One reminisces to Kieran’s debut at 800 metres in 2011, when the stadium announcer noted that Ireland had a very bad record of 400 metre runners transitioning to…

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