Frank Burke did a tremendous 10:45:17 in the Barcelona Ironman Triathlon last Sunday, 30th October. This is 30 minutes better than his time in Bolton a year ago and the main improvement seems to have been in the cycling, where he focused his training this year.
Athenry Club News
Paul Hession will be speaking at Croí House in Moyola Lane out in Newcastle on Wednesday, 19 September at 8PM. The topic will be:
From Mosney to the Olympics. A Perspective on Fitness, Health & Wellbeing
See attached PDFs etc. See also http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0905/1224323611754.html.
NEW: Race booklet (3MB) is attached below.
Photos (John O'Connor) at http://www.flickr.com/photos/edenhill77/.
Race (Precision Timing) results at http://www.precisiontiming.net/result/racetimer?v=%252Fen%252Frace%252Fs.... These are the "real-time" results rather than chip timing. The AAI publish results in this way.
You did yourself and all in Galway proud yesterday, Paul. See you back in Athenry very soon!
After a good run, it's back to the books for aspiring doctor Paul
By Caroline Crawford
Wednesday August 08 2012
See also the entire Irish team here: http://www.london2012.com/athletes/country=ireland/index,page=1.htmx .
Congratulations to our own Ruthann Sheehan who has been selected to represent Ireland at the 24H World Championships 2012 organized by the IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners.
The event will be held at KATOWIICE, Poland on September 8th.
Please see the attachment for more details, and this link: http://www.iau-ultramarathon.org/index.asp?menucode=h10-02&tmp=tmp1&taal...
Setanta Sports are showing three 1 hour documentaries highlighting some of Irelands Olympic talent ahead of the games, including our very own Paul Hession. These will be shown on July 19th,20th and 21st at 9pm.
It’s not the taking part is a documentary series of three one hour films, which follows the lives of eight of Ireland’s top athletes for twelve months as they attempt to qualify and prepare for the 2012 Olympics in London.
*UPDATED* Paul Hession through to the final of the 200m as one of the fastest finishers - Good luck Paul.
Hession progresses, Colvert falls foul of infringement
Friday, June 29, 2012 - 01:36 PM
Lyall Guiney - http://www.lyallguiney.com/running/
Mick Rice - http://runningthroughfog.wordpress.com/
Without further comment!
Fionnuala Britton has been named on the 26-member Irish team that
will compete at the European Track and Field Championships in
Helsinki, Finland from the 27 June to the 1 July.
Britton has been in great form all year recording personal bests
over the 5,000m and 10,000m distances.