Fit4Life and Senior Highlights January to May 2016

Please see a comprehensive report on the Fit4Life and Senior athletes over the last 5 months. Well done to all our athletes and a big thank you to Christina Goldrick for putting this together:

Good running by the club in the Tallaght 5km/Dublin Novice Road Race with the Men’s and Ladies teams coming 7th

and fast times by everyone in windy conditions and long inclines around every corner! Full results as follows.
Michael Carty 18-20
Cyril Treacy 20-14 (recent pb)
Gerry Flaherty 20-31
Michelle Langan 21-34 (pb)
Kevin Flood 22-30 (pb)
Marie Therese McCoy 23-57
Jessica Furling 24-57 (pb)
Ciara O’Shea 26-41

Below are some other highlights from the first months of 2016 – club runners competed at all levels in a wide range of races:

In April:
Connemara Ultra Marathon 39.3m:
Michelle Tracey 7.24.58
Tara Cooke 7.24.58

Connemara Marathon:
Ali McNamara 5.21.44

Connemara half marathon:
Cyril Tracey 1.41.55
Richard Cooke 1.56.57
Njeri Ntwiga 2.11
Jessica Furlong 2.13

Spar Great Ireland Run 10k:
Michelle Langan 44.46

Wexford half marathon:
Michelle Langan 1.40.47 1st F40
Jennifer Lee 2.8.11

Roundwood Lakers:
Claire Tonry 43.18
Njeri Ntwiga 51.47
Hilary Thornton 1.05.00
Patricia O’Neill

Terenure 5m
Jennifer Lee 43.30

Dunboyne 4m
Marie Therese McCoy 30.45 pb
Sinead Howard 34.43
Jennifer Lee 35.33

Reading Half Marathon
Marie Dromey 1.54.13

Tenerif Half Marathon
Clare Morgan 4th F55-59

In March:
Leinster 10 mile, Clontarf
Clare Morgan 1.23.11 2nd F55-59
Sinead Howard 1.33.35 pb
Jessica Furlong 1.31.05
Ali McNamara 1.31.10

Croghan Hill, Co Offaly 5k
Michelle Langan 21.35 1st woman

Mullingar Half Marathon
Michelle Langan 1.35.58 1F40 & pb

Ballycotton, Co Cork 10m
Jessica Furlong 1.35.00
Kathrin Riordan 1.36.23
Claire Tonry 1.11.39
Hilary Thornton 1.48.51
Emma Barr 1.44.52
Patricia O’Neill 1.32.30
Helen Hennessy 1.28.20
Sinead Howard 1.48.08

Raheny Holland Cup 2.8m
Jennifer Lee 25.40

BHAA K-club 10k
Jennifer Lee 55.00

Raheny Winter League 1m
Jennifer Lee 8.10

Good Friday Forest Run, Emo 8k
Emma Barr 49.43

Paced mile, Santry
Marie Therese McCoy 6.53

St Patrick’s 5k road race
Clare Morgan 24.04 1st woman 55-59
Patricia O’Neill 25.27
Emma Barr 29.08
Hilary Thornton
Jessica Furlong
Kathrin Riordan

BHAA AIB/NUI Maynooth cross country 4m
Jennifer Lee 37.04

In February:
Ballyboden M&T Cross Country 2m
Claire Tonry 15.32 4th
Sarah Kelly 16.32 11th
Alison Clarke 17.39 35th
Patricia Forde 18.19 48th
Emma McDonald 19.35 69th
Helen Hennessy 19.57 70th
Jennifer Lee 20.03 72nd

Dunboyne M&T cross country 2m
Claire Tonry 13.30 Position 3, team Blackrock A
Sarah Kelly 13.53 Position 7, team Blackrock B
Alison Clarke 15.09 Position 37, team Blackrock B
Dervla Batt 16.00 Position 53, Blackrock Indiv
Marie Therese McCoy 16.19 Position 60, team Blackrock A
Jennifer Lee 16.25 Position 64, team Blackrock B
Helen Hennessy 17.05 Position 75, team Blackrock A
Catherine Finn 18.01 Position 79, team Blackrock B

Enniscorthy 10k
Michelle Langan 43.46 pb

BHAA Garda CC race at Magzine Fort Phoenix park 2m
Jennifer Lee 17.43
Helen Hennessy 17.20

In January:
Raheny 5m
Helen Hennessy 40:42
Jennifer Lee 43:22
Sinead Howard 44:33
Hilary Thornton 48:26

Marie Therese McCoy 7:08
Jennifer Lee 8:51

Ballymurn Enniscorthy 5k
Michelle Langan 21:29 pb

Dublin Masters Cross Country Championship, St. Anne’s Park, Raheny 3k
Mary Butler 15:50 1st O/60
Marie Therese McCoy 16:04
Dervla Batt 16:11
Dee O’Mahoney 16:14
Patricia Forde 16:24
Jennifer Lee 17:01
Helen Hennessy 17:20
Catherine Finn 18:43

BHAA Bank of Ireland Ladies 2 mile Tymon Park
Jennifer Lee 21:04

Raheny Winter League (Round 4) 3 mile
Jennifer Lee 26:32

Finally – but not least – well done to all the BAC runners who compete in parkruns throughout Dublin every week – we’re proud of you 🙂