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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 17/02/2020

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

These championships were held in Nenagh over the weekend. Rosemary Ryan claimed silver in the O40 3000m in 11:06.65. Ger O’Shea won both the O35 200m and 400m in 26.54 and 58.60 respectively. Shane O’Sullivan won the O35 800m in 2:10 and claimed silver in the 1500m in 4:42.50. Tony Fitzgerald claimed bronze in the O45 400m in 1:01.84 and won the 800m in 2:20. Tim Ryan finished 4th in the O55 60m, claimed silver in the 200m in 27.73, and won the 400m in 1:00.50. Congratulations and well done to all of the athletes.

 

 

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Brian Halpin (who ran his 50th parkrun!), James Connolly, Shona O’Flynn, Breda Leo, Ger Meehan, and Eileen Reeves ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Louise Matthews, John Sheehan, Catherine Sheehan, and Marion O’Halloran ran Mungret parkrun.

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Michal Rejmer 10-Mile Road Race

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Latest News, News

Registration is now open for the inaugural Michal Rejmer Memorial 10-Mile Road Race, which will be hosted by Dooneen A.C. on Sunday May 24th starting at Limerick Racecourse, Greenmount Park, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick.

The race route starts at the stunning Limerick Racecourse and will take participants towards Raheen and through the scenic Patrickwell/Crecora countryside over a fast 10-mile loop before finishing again at Limerick Racecourse. The course has been accurately measured using a Jones Counter. This race has an Athletics Ireland permit and will be chip-timed. Every finisher will receive a bespoke medal and goody bag. There is a substantial prize fund of over €2,000 with prizes for the top 5 male and female athletes, first male and female O40, O50 and O60 and first club team. There will also be numerous spot prizes on the day.

Rise to the challenge now and register for this exciting new race in Limerick here – the first 50 entries are just €20!

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 10/02/2020

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

AAI National Indoor Games
This event took place in Abbotstown on Sunday. Congratulations to
Lilly-Ann O’Hora, who won bronze in the Senior Women’s 60m
Hurdles running a PB of 8.41, and also competed in the Senior
Women’s 60m, finishing in 7.78.

parkrun
Shona and Seamus O’Flynn ran Borrisokane Town parkrun, Andrew
McMahon (who achieved a PB), Brian Halpin, James Connolly, Eileen
Reeves, Patrick Noonan, Ger Meehan, Breda Leo, Conor Lovett, Kat
Reddan, and Marion O’Halloran all ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe
O’Brien, Anthony Harty, John Sheehan, Catherine Sheehan, and John
Higgins ran Mungret parkrun.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 03/02/2020

Posted on Feb 5, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, Uncategorized

John Treacy Dungarvan 10-Mile
This race was hosted by West Waterford on Sunday, with a huge turnout of over 2,000 participants. First home for Dooneen was Shane Ryan in a PB of 1:02:41, followed by Shóna Keane (1st O35) in 1:05:30, Sinéad McDermott in a PB of 1:07:34, Mike Griffin in 1:13:03, John Shier in a PB of 1:21:49, Eileen Reeves in 1:24:45, and Katherine Reddan in 1:32:20. Well done to everybody who took part.

Milford Hospice 10K
This event took place on Sunday, and saw a large crowd run, jog, and walk the 10K route. Congratulations to Ann MacPhail, who won the women’s race. Among those taking part were Niall Harris, Aly Hogan O’Curry, Andrew McMahon (who ran a PB), Ger Meehan, Karen O’Flynn, and Shona O’Flynn (2nd in the women’s race). Well done to all involved. t

parkrun
Gerard O’Shea (who achieved a PB) ran Ballincollig parkrun, Brian Halpin and Seamus O’Flynn ran Borrisokane Town parkrun, Shane O’Sullivan, James Connolly, Alison Flynn (who achieved a PB), Louise Matthews, Patrick Noonan, Ger Meehan, Marion O’Halloran, and Eileen Reeves all ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Anthony Harty, Sarah Butler, and Claire Forward ran Mungret parkrun.

Club Membership
Club membership for 2020 is now due and should be paid before the end of January. Membership has many benefits and if you are not registered you are not covered by Athletics Ireland insurance and therefore you can’t train with the club. You can join Dooneen or renew your membership online.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Irish Life Health National Intermediate, Masters, Juvenile B & Relay Cross-Country Championships, Avondale, Co. Wicklow, February 8th
– Adare 10K, Adare, February 23rd, 1pm
– Munster 4-Mile Road Championships, March 1st, Waterford
– Limerick 4-Mile Road Championships, March 15th
– Mallow 10-Mile Road Race, Mallow, March 22nd, 12:30pm

Adult Training​
Adult Training takes place at 6:15pm on Tuesday & 7pm on Thursday in UL. Fit4Life/Meet and Train takes place in Mungret at 6:15pm on Fridays. Long run takes place every Sunday at 9am in UL or Cratloe. New members & beginners are always welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

Juvenile Training
Juvenile training takes place every Monday night at 7pm & every Thursday night at 6.30pm in Crescent Comprehensive. There is also training at the track in UL every Saturday at 10am. Athletes must be turning 8 during 2020 to be eligible to join. All levels of ability are welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 27/01/2020

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Irish Life Health National Indoor Junior & U23 Championships
These championships took place in Athlone on Saturday.
Girls:
Maria Campbell and Sarah Butler ran the Junior Women’s 800m in
2:22.82 and 2:24.56 respectively.
Boys:
Dior Lawal finished 5th in the Junior Men’s 60m in 7.01. Kelvin O’
Carroll competed in Junior Men’s 800m recording a time of 2:07.12. Cathal Locke won silver in the U23 Men’s 400m in 48.64.
Well done to all athletes.

National Indoor League
Congratulations to Kelvin O’ Carroll who was back in action on
Sunday as a guest in the 800m at the National Indoor League
finishing 2nd in 2:02.87.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 20/01/2020

Posted on Jan 21, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Caherconlish Tom Walsh Memorial 10K

There was a large field of almost 300 runners taking part in this popular road race on Sunday. Running conditions were almost perfect with sunny and dry conditions.

1st male runner home was Declan Moore of Bilboa A.C. in 32:13 and 1st female runner home was Siobhan O’Doherty of Borrisokane A.C. in 36:22.

First home for Dooneen was Joe O’Brien in 34:58, followed by Dermot Kearns in 35:31 (and 1st O/40 male), Shane Ryan in a PB of 37:45, Derek Cullen in 39:08, Rosemary Ryan in 39:25, Shona O’Flynn in 40:26, Henry Downes in 40:50, Karen Raine in 43:02, Alison Flynn in a PB of 45:02, John Shier in 48:36, Marie Keane in 50:19, Katherine Reddan in 57:13, Michelle Kennedy in 57:58 and Conor Lovett in 58:04. Joe Chawke paced 50 minutes and Ger Meehan paced 60 minutes. Well done to all athletes and race organizers.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Relays

These championships were held in Nenagh on Sunday.

Girls:

Victoria Amiadamen, Aimee Ryan, Debbie Lawal, and Emer Conroy won gold in the U16 4 x 200m in 1:50.72. Sarah Butler, Maria Campbell, Debbie Lawal, and Victoria Amiadamen won silver in the U17 4 x 200m in 2:27.53. Ella Dillon, Sally Dickson, Oyimkansola Adedeji, and Sarah Butler finished 4th in the U18 4 x 200m in 1:55.95.

Boys:

Luke Tuohy, Diro Lawal, Fintan O’Sullivan, and Tessy Lawal won bronze in the U19 4 x 200m in 1:40.79.

Well done to all the athletes.

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