Doran & Corry Win Lord Mayor Series Rd 1

Clonliffe Harriers Sean Doran produced a controlled victory in round one of the Lord Mayor Series where a record number began the summer series.

94 athlete’s toed the line for the opening of 13 rounds on a still summer evening with Doran excelling in the conditions to clock 10 minutes 18 seconds.

Simon Devenney took second place in 10 minutes 41 seconds with junior Thomas Ward in third place in 10 minutes 49 seconds.

Raheny Shamrock Junior Niamh Corry was a clear winner of the Women’s race clocking 11 minutes 29 seconds followed by Portlaoise pair Sharon Grant and Paula Grant who both crossed the line in 12 minutes nine seconds.

The winners of the individual categories were as follows

Men Women
Jnr Mark O’Callaghan – Unattached – 12:47 Oana Antohi – Unattached – 17:36
M1 James Cassidy – Unattached – 11:40 Louise Keogh – Raheny Shamrock – 13:56
M2 Terry Keogh – Raheny Shamrock – 12:48 Elaine McNulty – Raheny Shamrock – 12:41
M3 Eamonn Traynor – Raheny Shamrock – 11:10 Siobhan McArdle – Dublin Bay Runners – 12:54
M4 Eddie McGrath – Liffey Valley – 11:26 Adrienne Atkins – Raheny Shamrock – 12:59
M5 John Fennell – Raheny Shamrock – 12:39 Helen O’Shaughness – New Zealand – 15:04
M6 Davy Byrne – Tallaght – 13:48 Mary Kelly – Unattached – 15:42
M7 Dave Brady – Raheny Shamrock – 16:01 Anne Reede – Raheny Shamrock – 15:29

Full Results are available on the results page.

Many thanks to Sarah Quigley for the cake provided as part of the post-race refreshments.

Video of all athlete’s finishing is below.

Round two of the series takes place on Sunday at 11am and incorporates the Tommy Lynam, mid-summer Two mile road race.

All other rounds take place on a Tuesday at 8pm and are open to everyone. €7 per race or €50 per series.