Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 24th February 2020

Posted on Mar 1, 2020

Adare 10K 2020 

Well done to West Limerick A.C. for hosting the Adare 10K on Sunday. Weather conditions for the race were ideal and well over 700 athletes crossed the finish line. The men’s course record was broken by Kevin Maunsell of Clonmel AC in a superb 30:18 and the women’s race was won by Sorcha Nic Dhomhnaill of Donore Harriers and from Newcastle West in a very fast 36:40. First home for Dooneen was Dermot Kearns in 10th place overall and 1st male O/45 in 34:26, followed closely by Andrew McMahon who was 1st male junior in 36:24, Shane Ryan in 37:19, Niall Harris in 38:09, Rosemary Ryan in 38:45 who was 5th lady overall, Henry Downes who was 1st male O/50 in 40:50, Shona O’Flynn in 40:58, Seamus Lynch in 43:17, Jonathan Coleman in 43:33, Karen Raine who was 1st lady O/40 in 43:46, Ronan McAvinue in 43:53, Mike Griffin in 44:23, Joe Chawke in 44:24, Louise Matthews in 45:43, Tracey Johnson in 48:14, Agnes and Thomas Klimas in 48:46, John Shier in 50:53, Marie Keane in 51:15, Katherine Reddan in 59:17, Robert Coll in 57:30, Eileen Reeves in 1:00:11, Ger Meehan 1:00:11, Aly Hogan O’Curry in 1:05:07, and Colin O’Flynn in 1:30:18.
Our ladies won 2nd team prize – the scorers included Rosemary Ryan, Shona O’Flynn, Karen Raine, and Louise Matthews. Our men won 3rd team with Dermot Kearns, Andrew McMahon, Shane Ryan and Niall Harris. Well done to all!!

Club Membership
A big thank you to club members who have renewed their 2020 membership. Club membership for 2020 is overdue since January 31st. Membership has many benefits and also if you are not registered you are not covered by Athletics Ireland insurance and therefore you can’t train with the club or race in any championship race including the Great Limerick run. You can join Dooneen or renew your membership online.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Munster 4-Mile Road Championships, March 1st, Waterford
– Limerick 4-Mile Road Championships, March 15th, Dromcollogher, 1pm
– Mallow 10-Mile Road Race, Mallow, March 22nd, 12:30pm
– Michal Rejmer 10-Mile Road Race, Patrickswell,Limerick. May 24th, 11am

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.