06 Mar 2019

Senior Women’s update

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Well done to runners from the Senior Ladies and Fit4Life groups who competed in the Meet and Train cross country league. The Blackrock AC team finished 3rd in the Silver Division. Full results below:

Meet and Train 2 mile cross country, Abbotstown, March 3:
Dervla Batt 17:22
Patricia Forde 18:16
Louise Kinlen 18:23
Anne-Marie Cox 20:21

Meet and Train 2 mile cross country, Ballyboden, February 10:
Dervla Batt 15:33
Marie Therese McCoy 16:25
Louise Kinlen 16:25
Patricia Forde 16:30
Anne-Marie Cox 17:06
Selda Dwyer 21:00

Meet and Train 2 mile cross country, Tymon park, January 20:
Dervla Batt 15.42
Marie Therese McCoy 15.52
Patricia Forde 15.57
Jennifer Lee 17.17
Anne-Marie Cox 17:40

More results from recent parkruns and other races below.
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03 Feb 2019

AXA Raheny 5 Mile

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The annual Raheny 5 mile road race took place on January 27 with almost 4000 people completing the 5 mile course, the highest ever number of runners.  We also had the highest ever participation from Blackrock A.C. with 34 members completing the course including a few new members. In the Juvenile races, Sarah Flaherty came 3rd in the 1-mile race. Well done everyone.
1 Brian LENIHAN 00:27:10 MS (41)
2 Igor PASHCHENKO 00:28:42 MS (94)
3 Michael CARTY 00:28:43 M40 (15)
4 Ted BURKE 00:29:09 M40 (20) – pb
5 Paddy MCCORMACK 00:29:44 M40 (28)
6 Rob ASHER 00:31:33 MS (190) – pb
7 Shane LAVERY 00:31:43 MS (199)
8 Dermot HUGHES 00:33:08 M50 (22) – pb
9  Brian CANAVAN 00:33:23 M45 (64)
10 Sean O’MAHONY 00:34:19 M55 (13)
11 Ger O’TOOLE 00:33:38 M50 (45)
12 Ray MURPHY 00:36:42
13 Jamie KENNEDY 00:36:48 M45 (118) – pb
14 Michelle LANGAN 00:36:52 F40 (38)
15 Ray MURPHY 00:36:42 M55 (21)
16 Dervla BATT 00:37:23 F50 (13) – pb
17 Kevin FLOOD 00:37:18 M50 (65)
18 Patricia O’NEILL 00:39:50 F40 (65)
19 Patricia FORDE 00:39:15 F50 (25) – pb
20 Clare MORGAN 00:40:14 F55 (9)
21 Mary MASON 00:40:43 F40 (100) – pb
22 Michelle TRACEY 00:40:55 F50 (35)
23 Kathrin RIORDAN 00:41:14 F50 (37)
24 Anne Marie COX 00:43:33
25 Breda O’KEEFFE 00:41:23 F50 (42)
26 Sinead HOWARD 00:42:31 F45 (80) -pb
27 Carmel BRENNAN 00:43:13 F50 (64)
28 Kerry NAUGHTON 00:43:33 F45 (120) – pb
29 Niamh BOLGER 00:46:00 F45 (157)
30 Jennifer LEE 00:46:02 F55 (41)
31 Sylda LANGFORD 00:49:12 FS (506) – pb
32 Aileen O’SUILLEABHAIN 00:50:45 F45 (234)
33 Vivienne MCHALE 00:50:56 – pb
34 Sharon CUNNINGHAM 00:53:06 FS (560) – pb

14 Jan 2019

Dublin Masters Cross Country Championship 2019

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St. Anne’s Park was the setting for the 2019 Master’s Cross Country with over 500 runners taking part in the two races on a glorious day for running.  Among the participants were 22 men and 17 ladies from Blackrock A.C., the highest ever club participation at the event. Throughout both races there were some super runs with many runners doing their first ever cross country race. It was great at the end to discover there were a number of medal winners on the day. Congratulations to the medal winners and to everyone who took part.

Ladies – Medal Winners
F60 1st Mary Butler
F60 2nd Grainne Grennan

F50 Ladies team 2nd: Mary Butler, Deirdre O’Mahony (Dee) , Dervla Batt, Grainne Grennan.

Men Medal Winners
M75 1st Hugh Finlay
M40 3rd Colin Murphy

Dublin Masters Cross County 2019 – Men (6km)
Place Name Gross Time Sub Cat
20 Brian LENIHAN 00:22:47 M35 (13)
25 Colin MURPHY 00:22:58 M40 (3)
29 Tommy GAVIN 00:23:07 M45 (6)
30 Hugh HUNT 00:23:07 M40 (5)
45 Michael CARTY 00:23:41 M40 (11)
48 Ted BURKE 00:23:44 M40 (12)
85 Pat MCCAVANA 00:24:45 M55 (5)
87 Paddy MCCORMACK 00:24:51 M40 (23)
146 Rob ASHER 00:26:23 M35 (55)
167 Ger O’TOOLE 00:26:56 M50 (23)
176 Dermot HUGHES 00:27:04 M50 (25)
200 David MARTIN 00:27:55 M50 (33)
207 Seamus MAC GIOLLA PHADRAIG 00:28:09 M50 (35)
228 Gerry FLAHERTY 00:28:52 M50 (41)
231 Arik WARSHAGER 00:29:02 M40 (54)
249 Ray MURPHY 00:29:59 M55 (26)
257 Chris DARBY 00:30:34 M45 (45)
261 James CURRAN 00:30:47 M55 (28)
263 Kevin FLOOD 00:30:53 M50 (51)
266 Sean O’MAHONY 00:31:14 M55 (30)
267 Patrick Killian MCMORROW 00:31:37 M60 (12)
Hugh Finlay (3km) 00:20:59 M75 (1)

 

Dublin Masters Cross County 2019 – Ladies (3km)
Place Name Gross Time Sub Cat
94 Mary BUTLER 00:14:41 W60 (1)
98 Deirdre O’MAHONY 00:14:43 W50 (8)
108 Dervla BATT 00:14:55 W50 (10)
114 Louise KINLEN 00:14:58 W45 (23)
121 Charlene CARTY 00:15:01 W40 (48)
125 Grainne GRENNAN 00:15:02 W60 (2)
139 Patricia FORDE 00:15:16 W50 (19)
146 Rachel KIELY 00:15:22 W45 (27)
150 Eva FAIRMANER 00:15:28 W50 (20)
161 Mary MASON 00:15:51 W40 (58)
163 Fiona O’RIAIN 00:15:54 W50 (25)
174 Michelle TRACEY 00:16:21 W50 (28)
177 Jennifer LEE 00:16:27 W55 (9)
182 Clare MORGAN 00:16:44 W55 (12)
183 Aideen SHEEHAN 00:16:44 W50 (29)
186 Kathrin RIORDAN 00:16:56 W50 (31)
190 Anne Marie COX 00:17:08 W35 (42)
14 Jan 2019

Senior Women’s Update

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Congratulations to the Blackrock women, Senior and Fit4Life groups, who competed in the Dublin Masters 3k Cross Country on January 6th, in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny. Please see full details in the Dublin Masters Cross Country Championship 2019 post above.

Below is a selection of other local and international races that Senior Women competed in over the past few months – congratulations to all!

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19 Nov 2018

46 Blackrock A.C. runners complete the 2018 Dublin marathon

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Report by Gerry Flaherty bacfit4life@gmail.com

October 29th, 2018 was a historic day for Blackrock A.C. with 19 ladies and 27 men completing the Dublin marathon. This was the highest participation ever at any race from the club. There were many extraordinary times on the day and many best ever marathon times. Among the runners were first timers Celine and Elizabeth with six club members winning medals on the day as part of the National, Leinster and Dublin championships. Full details of all results are listed below. Congratulations everyone.

1 Tommy Gavin 02:37:51 pb
2 Brian Lenihan 02:42:20
3 Rob Carey 02:45:51
4 Seamus Clancy 02:46:31
5 Colin Murphy 02:46:48
6 Hugh Hunt 02:47:27
7 Paddy McCormack 02:57:01
8 Ted Burke 03:04:11 pb
9 Eoghan Hughes 03:17:08 pb
10 Barry Thornton 03:18:40 10th Dublin in a row
11 Rob Asher 03:18:53
12 Igor Pashchenco 03:25:02
13 Ger O’Toole 03:26:03 pb
14 David Martin 03:27:00 pb
15 Grainne Grennan 03:32:10 pb
16 Arik Warshager 03:37:54 pb
17 Shane Lavery 03:41:17
18 Sean O’Mahony 03:42:18 pb
19 Helen Maher 03:43:14 pb
20 Anna Smith 03:44:31 pb
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07 Nov 2018

Senior Women’s update

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Congratulations to the 45 BAC athletes who took part in this year’s Dublin Marathon, and a huge thank you to all the BAC volunteers and supporters along the route 🙂

Well done to the following Senior Women who ran on the day:

Michelle Langan 4:02:40
Michelle Tracey 4:03:40
Mary Mason 4:07:49 pb
Kathrin Riordan 4:17:34
Breda O’Keeffe 4:17:34 pb
Jennifer Lee 4:25:25
Tara Cooke 4:41:25, and Tara’s husband Richard 3:58:31 pb
Eileen O’Sullivan 4:50:13

Highlights from other recent races below…
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