Senior Notes

Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 07/10/2019

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Run Galway Bay

This event took place on Saturday, and encompassed a range of distances.

There was a turnout of over 1400 in the 10K. Well done to Aly Hogan O’Curry, who ran 1:03:51.

Over 1100 people took part in the half-marathon. Well done to Karen Raine, who ran a PB of 1:37:33, and to John Higgins, who ran a PB of 1:55:47.

Race Your Pace

This event included 10- and 20-mile options, and took place around the village of Quin, Co. Clare on Saturday.

Running from the club in the 10-mile were Shona O’Flynn (1:20 pacer), Breda Leo, who ran 1:31:28, and Ger Meehan (1:40 pacer).

In the 20-mile, Joe O’Brien was first home from Dooneen in 3rd place in 2:16:35, followed by Elaine Lyons in 3:00:12, and Katherine Reddan in 3:55:55.

Well done to all.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 30/09/2019

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Berlin Marathon

Over 40,000 people took part in this year’s Berlin Marathon on Sunday. Well done to Alison Flynn, who ran 3:45:50.

Naas Town 10K

This race took place in Kildare on Sunday. Well done to John Shier, who ran a PB of 48:23.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 23/09/2019

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, x country

Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships

The Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships took place in Bilboa, Cappamore on Sunday.

The women’s race was the first of the day. Rosemary Ryan lead from the gun, 2nd home was Sinéad McDermott, next home was Karen Raine, followed by Louise Matthews, Verena Tarpey and Marie Keane to ensure Dooneen won Senior team gold.

Sinéad McDermott won the Intermediate title and Louise Matthews claimed bronze.

Declan Moore of Bilboa ran a brilliant race to win the Senior men’s title. The Dooneen men’s team won Senior bronze with Eoghan Beary in 5th, followed by Thomas Klimas, Dermot Kearns, James Connolly, Henry Downes and Kevin Johnson.

Eoghan Beary finished 2nd in the Intermediate race, and led the team of Thomas Klimas, James Connolly, and Kevin Johnson to team silver.

Huge thanks to Bilboa A.C. for organizing the event and making it a great day. Congratulations and well done to all.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 16/09/2019

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Medieval Marathon

This event was held in Kilkenny on Saturday, and encompassed races from 10K to a marathon. Well done to Elaine Lyons and Eileen Reeves, who ran the marathon in 4:24:30 and 4:35:59 respectively.

 

 

Charleville International Half-Marathon

Over 1,300 athletes took part in the Charleville International Half-Marathon on Sunday. Weather conditions were warm and humid, but this didn’t stop some great performances. First man home was David Flynn of Clonliffe Harriers in a course record of 1:03:46 and first woman home was Aoife Cooke of Youghal A.C. in 1:14:39.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 09/09/2019

Posted on Sep 10, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, latest news, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Kerryman Dingle Marathon

This event took place on Saturday, with over 2,500 participants over both races. First home for Dooneen in the half-marathon on his first outing at the distance was Cian Aherne in 1:29:16, followed by Mike Griffin in 1:35:47, Karen O’Flynn in 1:40:20, and Kate Twohig in 1:58:29. Well done to everybody who took part.  

 

 

Simplyhealth Great North Run

Around 57,000 people took part in the 39th edition of this half-marathon in Newcastle on Sunday. Well done to Ger Meehan, who, lining up at the event for the 23rd time, recorded a time of 2:04:49 for the journey from Newcastle to South Shields. Read More

Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 02/09/2019

Posted on Sep 3, 2019 in Dooneen AC, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Gotri 10K

The final race of the Gotri Shannon Summer Run Series took place on Wednesday with 52 participants. Well done to Declan Histon, who ran a season’s best of 47:09, and Shona O’Flynn, who also clocked 47:09.

 

 

Tullamore Harriers Quinlan Cup Half-Marathon

There was a turnout of 814 participants for this race on Saturday. Well done to Shóna Keane, who ran 1:26:00.  Read More