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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 18/11/2019

Posted on Nov 19, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Run In The Dark 5K & 10K

This event took place in UL on Wednesday evening. Among those running were Mary Duggan, Ger Meehan, and John Shier. Well done to everybody who took part.

Munster Masters Cross-Country Championships

These championships took place in Beaufort, Co. Kerry on Sunday. First home from the club was Rosemary Ryan, followed by Shóna Keane (2nd in her age category), Tracey Johnson, Karen Raine, and Verena Tarpey. Dooneen won the club team category. The Limerick county team won Munster silver with Fiona Bourke of West Limerick A.C.

James Connolly represented Dooneen in the men’s race, and was part of the Limerick county team who finished 2nd.

Congratulations and well done to everybody who took part.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 11/11/2019

Posted on Nov 12, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Tenerife Marathon
Congratulations and well done to Alison Flynn, who ran the Tenerfie Marathon in 3:45:38 on Saturday.

Munster Senior & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country Championships These championships took place in Conna, Co. Cork on Sunday. Congratulations and well done to Kevin O’Grady, who finished 6th in the U19 boys’ race.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 04/11/2019

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

New York Marathon
Two Dooneen members took on the New York Marathon on Sunday. Shane Ryan ran a huge PB of 2:59:25 and Katherine Reddan finished in 5:00:44. Congratulations and well done to both athletes.

Limerick Athletics County Indoor Championships

These championships took place in Nenagh on Sunday.

Diro and Tessie Lawal, finished 1st and 2nd respectively in the U17 boys’ 60m in 7.34 and 7.68, and also in the 200m in 24.01 and 24.98, followed by Luke Tuohy in 28.34. Luke won the U17 boys’ 400m in 1:08.46.

Shane O’Sullivan finished 3rd in the Senior Men’s 800m in 2:10.32, and 2nd in the 1500m in 4:30.25.

Congratulations and well done to everybody who took part.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 28/10/2019

Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

KBC Dublin City Marathon 2019
The 40th Dublin City Marathon took place on Sunday with a huge field of over 20,000. Thankfully weather conditions were almost perfect for running which lead to some great times. First Irishman home was Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers in a brilliant time of 2:12:01, first Irish woman home was Aoife Cooke of Eagle A.C. in a great time of 2:32:34.
First home for Dooneen A.C. was Shóna Keane going under the magical 3 hour mark in a PB of 2:56:34, next home was Joe O’Brien in 3:05:36, followed by Kevin Johnson in 3:08:57, Mike Griffin in a PB of 3:25:14, Jonathan Coleman in a PB of 3:29:39, Karen O’Flynn in 3:35:47 on her debut, Shona O’Flynn in 3:38:32, Ronan McAvinue in 3:42:38, Elaine Lyons in a PB of 3:54:36, John Shier in a PB of 4:14:29, Ger Harte in a PB of 4:14:46, David Rohan in 4:16:56, Eileen Reeves in 4:21:00, David Toomey in 5:09:16 and Ger Meehan in 5:13:18. A huge congratulations to all athletes, well done.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 21/10/2019

Posted on Oct 22, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, x country

Munster Juvenile Even Age, U23 & Novice Cross-Country Championships

This year’s championships were held in Limerick Racecourse on Sunday.

U16 Girls

Maria Campbell, Sarah Hosey, Laura Southern, Sarah Dillon, and Sarah Butler competed, finishing 5th in the club category.

Novice Women

Sinéad McDermott and Karen Raine competed, and were part of the county team who finished 3rd.

Novice Men

Dooneen were represented by Joe O’Brien in the Novice Men’s race.

Congratulations and well done to everybody!

Spar Autumn Open International Cross-Country Festival

This event took place in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown on Sunday.

Well done to Eoghan Beary, who competed in the Senior Men’s race.

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Munster Evenage/Novice Crosscountry

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Junior Events Blog, Latest News, News, Senior Events Blog, x country

This Sunday morning will see the Munster Evenage and Novice crosscountry races in Limerick, at the Racecourse. A map of the course is shown below. Please note that all cars and vehicles will have to park at the car parks, none will be allowed down to the yard or near the course. All athletes must congregate in the yard shown on the map before their race, and no one will be allowed onto the course before the race due to the course conditions from recent rainfall.

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