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

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

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.

parkrun
Marion O’Halloran ran a PB at Chichester parkrun in the UK, Breda Leo ran Glengarriff parkrun, Andrew McMahon, Brian Halpin, Ann MacPhail (who ran a PB) Alison Flynn (who ran her 50th parkrun!), Seamus O’Flynn, and June Clifford ran Limerick parkrun, while Shane O’Sullivan, Gerard O’Shea, Sinéad McDermott, Sarah Butler (who ran a PB), John Sheehan, Catherine Sheehan, Conor Lovett, and Claire Forward all ran Mungret parkrun.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Munster Senior & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country, Conna, Co. Cork, November 10th
– Munster Masters & Juvenile Relays Cross-Country, Beaufort, Co. Cork, November 17th
– Bridge Loops, Sixmilebridge, November 17th

Adult Training​
Adult Training takes place on Tuesdays at 6:15pm & Thursdays at 7pm in UL. Long run takes place every Sunday at 9am in UL or Cratloe. Fit4Life/Meet and Train takes place on Fridays in Mungret at 6:15pm. 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 aged 7 years or older on or before 31st December 2019 to be eligible to join. All levels of ability are welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.