Two athletes from the club travelled to the Balanonty three mile road race recently and Willie O’Dwyer had a brilliant run finishing in second position with a time of 16:33. Michael Ryan was third with a time of 16:33.
Dymphna Ryan and Ben English ran the Mungret 10K with Dymphna second lady and Ben winning the over 50 category. Last Sunday we had 11 athletes competing in the U/13 to U/16 age groups at the county track and field championships in Templemore. We had four medal winners. Eimear Loughman kept up her good form by winning Gold in the U/15 girls 800m. Jean Kelly won the silver medal in the U/14 girls 800m. Stephanie Moore also won a silver medal in the U/16 girls long Jump and John Purdue won Bronze in the U/14 boys javelin. We had a number of athletes who finished out of the medals but competed just as hard. Jerry Hayes,Colm O’Dwyer and Kieran Browne in the boys U/13 age group. Tommy Moore and Thomas Furlong in the Boys U/14. Eibhlis McDonald in the Girls U/14 and Elaine Kelly in the Girls U/16 well done to all.