Following on from our Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K on the 1st of September our Seniors were back out again enjoying a few runs and slowly growing in numbers. Here’s how they got on this month…
September 1st – Our Juniors and Seniors joining forces for our Annual Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K.
Back Row (left to right) Sarah Ni Loughlan, Brian Duff, Kevin Carroll, Liam Smith, Peter Carolan, Don Lennon, Bernie Balfe. Front Row (left to right) Annemarie Keenan, Barry Weldon, Tracey Brennan, Joanne Dillon, Michelle Lynch, Hazel McGuinness, Tara McGuinness, Niamh White & Niamh McGuinness.
September 2nd – Ronan O’Sullivan with recent newcomers Kevin Carroll and Dave Symmons headed off to the SSE Airtricity/Frank Duffy 10 mile with some wonderful results. Ronan 1:12:52, Kevin 1:18:52 and Dave 1:22:40 (pb) – Great running Lads.
September 8th – An excited bunch headed off to the Dromiskin 5K. All enjoyed themselves with some wonderful running, great times… Paul Barnes 20:02, Ben Corcoran 21:43, David Symmons 22:03, Domhnall Lennon 23:27, Peter Carolan 23:51, Michelle Lynch 24:05, AnneMarie Dillon 24:06, Derek Gillespie 24:38, Tracey McCarron 26:24, Brian Duff 27:41, Kathleen Brennan 28:23, Leah Gallagher 29:15, Johanne Dillon 29:37, Clare Coyle 33:48 and Deirdre McMahon 34:16. Well done everyone, great to see ye all out and about together.
Newcomer Clare Coyle, she’s taken to running like a duck to water and we hope to see more of her. Well done Clare.
Deirdre McMahon, dedicated club and committee member finally able to steal some time to enjoy a run for herself. We hope to see more of Deirdre, well done and welcome back to running.
Paul Barnes, 1st home of the club and taking it all in his stride… a training run for his Half Marathon the next day!
Newcomer Ben Corcoran showing his natural speed coming in second for the club. We hope to see more of him. Congratulations Ben.
Newcomer David Symmons pushing hard, great running coming in 3rd for the club. We cant wait to see more from David. Well done.
Domhnall Lennon, making it look easy or is he saving himself for tomorrow’s Half Marathon? Well done Domhnall.
Club chairman Peter Carolan and AnneMarie Dillon supporting each other and looking strong. Well done guys.
Michelle Lynch deep in concentration, it paid off, a great time 24:05. Good woman Michelle.
Derek Gillespie, back in action, well done Derek we hope to see more of you.
Tracey McCarron, coming from injury had an impressive run. Well done Tracey.
Brian Duff back in action, great to see him out and about again. Well done Brian.
Johanne Dillon, there’s no stopping this woman, completing her 5k’s these days in under 30 minutes, next goal for Johanne is to finish in 25. You can do it Johanne, well done.
Woman of the month, Kathleen Brennan making it look easy. Well done Kathleen.
The gang at the end, proudly wearing their medals – Dromiskin 5k.
September 9th – A 20 minute or so 5K on Saturday evening wasn’t enough for Paul Barnes and Domhnall Lennon as they joined Leo Farrell for the Dundalk MCI Half Marathon the morning after the Dromiskin 5K. All three achieved great times with Leo taking 4th position overall. (Leo 1:36:25, Paul 1:43:39 & Domhnall 1:59:30) Well done Lads.
September 30th – Four happy men headed to Monaghan for the Monaghan Phoenix AC Half Marathon and ran some wonderful times, Shane Carroll 1:30:30, Leo Farrell 1:34:42, Paul Barns 1:35:48 and Ben Corcoran 1:46:51. Well done lads.