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

Posted on Feb 5, 2020

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

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.