Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 13/01/2020

Posted on Jan 14, 2020

Munster Junior & U23 Indoor Championships

These championships took place in Nenagh on January 5th.

Junior Men:

Jack O’Connor finished 5th in his 60m heat in 7.63.

Junior Women:

Maria Campbell won her 400m heat in 1:03.14. In the 800m, Sarah Butler finished 3rd in 2:26.06, followed by Maria in 2:27.26.

U23 Women:

Grace Culhane won the 1500m.

Well done to everybody who took part.

Ballyhoura Moonlight Marathon Challenge

This event took place on Friday night. Congratulations to Thomas Klimas, who won the marathon in 4:14:01. Well done to Michael O’Donoghue, who ran 5:14:14. Well done to Eileen Reeves and Katherine Reddan, who ran the half-marathon.

Galway Indoor Championships

This event took place over the weekend in Athlone. Well done to Shane O’Sullivan, who ran as a guest, recording an indoor PB of 2:08.57 over 800m.


Marion O’Halloran ran Oranmore parkrun, James Connolly, Andrew McMahon, Shona O’Flynn, Claire Knight, Ger Meehan, Michelle Kennedy, Seamus O’Flynn, and Breda Leo all ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Gerard O’Shea, Catherine Sheehan, John Higgins, Angela Higgins, and Aly Hogan O’Curry 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
– Tom Walsh 10K Road Race & 5-Mile Walk, Caherconlish, January 19th, 11:45am (walk)/12:30pm (run)

– Milford Hospice 10K, University of Limerick, February 2nd, 12pm

– John Treacy Dungarvan 10-Mile, Dungarvan, February 2nd, 1:30pm

– 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 resumes this week at 6:15pm on Tuesday & 7pm on Thursday in UL. Fit4Life/Meet and Train also resumes this week in Mungret at 6:15pm. New members & beginners are always welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

Juvenile Training

Juvenile training resumes this week. 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.