30 Jan 2015

Annual Blackrock A.C. Table Quiz Friday 30th January (Including inaugural Kids Table Quiz)

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BLACKROCK A.C. TABLE QUIZ: Blackrock Tennis Club
This year we will be holding a Kids Quiz starting 5:15pm SHARP for Blackrock A.C. Juvenile Athletes born 2005 and older.  While the emphasis is on fun the winning team will need expert knowledge of Call of Duty or have memorised the entire works of Suzanne Collins & Eoin Colfer – get studying for the pride of your family!  We will need help running the event so any parents who can give a hand please let us know.
The Quiz Proper will start at 8pm Sharp.
Many thanks to our Quiz Sponsors:
  • Title Sponsors “Bryan S Ryan”;
  • Prize Fund Generously Donated by ENERGYBIA Limited;
  • CPL Resources for Prizes including 6 Nations Match Tickets!!!;
  • FIRSTSTOP Fast Fit, Today FM and more … 
All Offers of Prizes for the Raffle Very Welcome.
Thank you to everyone for supporting this event – its a great cause and our athletes are indebted to you all!
The funds raised from tonight will contribute towards:
  • Our Magnificent Training Facilities in St. Benildus College;
  • Training Equipment, Facilities & Lighting;
There are 2 Tables still available if anyone would like to take one or both.
Please email blackrockac@gmail.com to secure either of these Tables.
Thanks again,
Paul Walshe, Secretary, Blackrock A.C. – Running Since 1944
28 Jan 2015

East Leinster Schools round up: Sarah and Pappy take individual honours

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Avondale House hosted the East Leinsters Secondary schools competition on Tuesday 27th January. Congratulations to Pappy Tucker (St Michaels/ Minor) and Sarah Healy (HCK/ Junior) who both secured individual titles in exciting races and to AmyRose Farrell (Mount Anville) who was second in the girls Junior race. Well done to all our athletes who enjoyed strong individual performances and a few team prizes along the way in the various age groups. In particular we had a strong showing in the girls Junior race with five BAC athletes in the top 10. Apologies If we have missed any names and placings from the below: Read more

20 Jan 2015

Track is back for our Juvenile club athletes as XC season kicks off for secondary schools

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Our Juvenile squad will be in full flow shortly as a host of competitions start in the next few weeks:

- Dublin Indoor Club Individual events (Track & Field)

- Dublin Indoor Club relays

- Secondary Schools XC season

For more details on the Dublin Indoors please see our News Items section

If you would like to enquire about anyof the above please email: blackrockac@gmail.com

20 Jan 2015

DCU Schools invitational update

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Well done to Sarah Healy (Holy Child) on her first place in the Junior race @ the DCU Schools invitational last week and to her team mates Anna Daly 5th & Emma Patterson 15th in the same race. Holy Child finished second in the team event

19 Jan 2015

Senior Section Update

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Congratulations to everyone who raced in the past 2 weeks – some very good times posted below:

Marlay Parkrun (each individual’s best time over the last 2 Saturdays):
Des Fitzgerald 20:50
Marie Therese McCoy 24:06
Dee Carlin 25:19 (pb)
Geraldine Lacey 26:31 (pb)
Fiona Murphy 26:33
Lynne Walsh 27:55 (pb)
Mairead Cullen 28:56
Emer Kelly 29:03
Emma Barr 29:43
Ciara O’Dwyer 31:08

Dublin Masters 6k CC:
Michael Carthy 23:08
Gerry Flaherty 23:53
John Casey 24:21
David Martin 27:12

BHAA Eircom CC Men’s 5m:
Gerry Flaherty 33:06

BHAA Eircom CC Ladies’ 2m:
Helen Hennessy 15:33
Jennifer Lee 16:34

Jennifer also completed the mens’ 5m in 44:08, and she was awarded 2nd lady in group 5 for the BHAA summer league 2014.

12 Jan 2015

Senior Section update

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Well done to Emma Barr who completed the St Anne’s Park parkrun on Saturday in 29:50.