A lovely day and a good turnout for the Clarenbridge 10KM, last Sunday, 23 November. Congrats to the organisers on an excellently-appointed race and one that the local running community have taken to their hearts in recent years.
Results of a Race
Congrats to all from Athenry AC who successfully competed on the day. We won the women's team prize while Jane Ann Meehan had a PB and was 5th finisher on what must be considered a very difficult course. The Garmin does not lie, see here. Mairead Sullivan & Marie Keary completed the women's team with a great run by Marie to receive her highest placing to date.
Results from the 49th running are attached.
Hard luck to Mary Kealy on her 4th place in the Masters Women!
Full results of both men's and women's league attached, as XLS.
After a week of torrential rain the race organisers were casting nervous glances at the forecast to see if waders would be the gear of choice for yesterday morning’s Athenry AC Fit4Life Charity 5k, but there was no need to worry as the morning dawned with some fantastically mild weather, perfect for racing.
Provisional results attached below.
Word has reached the AAC.com news desk of an incursion of Athenry AC athletes down into deepest West Cork and have taken away some valuable booty in the process.
Result from Connacht XC Day 1 @ Bushfield in Loughrea are attached. Congrats to all Athenry AC athletes who finished, let alone placed well, but especially Jane Ann Meehan who was second in the women's ace and Mary Kealy who had her first outing in Athenry AC colours there.
Conditions had much deteriorated from the Galways at the same location a month before. Colder; much wetter; much, much slippier.
The organisation was top class from the local club & county, from the logistics, to the clubhouse, to the man with the computer cranking out results ;-).
Official Result now attached!
Congrats to Bernie Mulryan who was second woman home and to Darragh McShane whose "home" race is this event and who was 8th on the road.
After a DCM 2013 that brought huge success for the club many members were turning up for this year’s edition of the Dublin City Marathon with lofty ambitions. But on a day that brought soaring temperatures (for October) & strong gusts, coupled with a new route that most people found taxing, those lofty ambitions were lowered for many on a tough day out in the capital. That’s no slight on our members as it was clear that this year’s race became a war of attrition for many entrants as PB targets were shelved with many people happy just to finish this year.