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

Posted on Nov 5, 2019

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.



Claire Knight (who ran a PB), Ger Meehan, David Rohan, Philip Ryan, Breda Leo, Eileen Reeves, Seamus O’Flynn, June Clifford, and Marion O’Halloran all ran Limerick parkrun, while John Higgins, Gerard O’Shea, John Sheehan, and Angela Higgins 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.