Fit4Life Update April 2015

April 2015 update – Great results by Men and Fit4life
Great performances and many personal bests again by the Men and the Fit4life Section in Blackrock A.C. in April with membership numbers now at 55. Performance of the month goes to Catherine Galvin who was 3rd lady home in the Vartry 50km in Wicklow, her second 50km of 2015. Congratulations also to Paul and June O’Brien who both ran very well in the London marathon, to Patricia, Niamh, Sarah Rose and Alison in the recent Summer Meet and Train race in Lucan and to Fiona who recently reached the 50 Parkrun milestone. The following list details of the main events in April 2015.
April 29 Lucan Meet and Train 5km Patricia Forde 23-44, Niamh Bolger 24-48 (pb), Sarah Rose 24-01 (4th Individual (non-team)), Alison Clarke 25-58
April 26 Samsung 10km Night Run Adrian Gibbs, 43-41, Barry Thornton 46-33, Sarah Rose 49-48, Niamh Bolger 52-00, Annelies Coughlan 54-30, Fiona Murphy 55-16, Alison Clarke, 55-18, Leonie Lawler 61-52
April 26 London Marathon Paul O’Brien 3-54-57, June O’Brien 4-10-05, Patrick Forde 3-38-52 (Patricia’s brother)
April 25 Cabinteely 5km Parkrun Barry Thornton 18-28 (1st), Michael Carty 18-41 (2nd) Dervla Batt 26-00 (5th lady), Ciara O’Shea 27-59
April 25 Marlay 5km parkrun Emer Kelly 27-02 (pb), Ciara O’Dwyer 29-05
April 18 Shangangh Group 5km Parkrun Gerry Flaherty 19-05 (7th), Adrian Gibbs 2-34, Geraldine Lacey 23-38, Patricia Forde 24-14, Dee Carlin 24-31 (near pb), Alison Clarke 26-06 (pb), John Carlin 26-17, Ciara O’Shea 26-27, Fiona Murphy 26-55, Emer Kelly, Lynne Walsh 28-40, Ruth Coffey 29-28, Ciara O’Dwyer 29-31 and Claire McGoldrick.
April 18 Cabinteely 5km Parkrun Barry Thornton 18-35, Dervla Batt 31-49 (Oscar 31-48)
April 18 Marlay 5km Parkrun Des Fitzgerald 1931 (Marlay pb), Gillian O’Connor 25-32, Denise Teehan 28-39
April 18 Johnstown 5km Parkrun Niamh Bolger 24-16
April 11 BHAA K-Club 10km Michael Carty 37-53 (recent pb), Gerry Flaherty 39-10, Patricia Forde 50-20 (close to pb), Niamh Bolger 51-22 (pb), Geraldine Lacey 51-26(pb), Alison Clarke 55-14(pb)
April 11 Great Ireland 10km Run Barry Thornton 38-36, David McMahon 56-17, Maribé Fallon 58-12, Anne Mynes 61-15
April 11 Marlay 5km Parkrun Des Fitzgerald 20-26, Fiona Murphy 26-69, Emer Kelly 27-16 (pb), Ciara O’Dwyer 29-53, Clare Manning 30-30, Lynda Costello 37-32
April 11 Cabinteely 5km Parkrun Dervla Batt 25-57, Dee Carlin 26-07, John Carlin 27-49, Catherine McCabe 30-44
April 6 Loughrea 5km Patricia Forde 23-27
April 4 Vartry 50km Wicklow Catherine Galvin 5-12-07 (3rd lady)
April 4 Colmanstown 10km Gerry Flaherty 39-44 (4th O-40)
April 4 Marlay 5km Parkrun Fiona Murphy 25-36 (pb), Gillian O’Connor 26-08, Emily Foynes 26-53, Ciara O’Dwyer 29-40, Lynda Costelloe 39-36
April 4 Cabinteely Parkrun Michael Carty 18-48 (3rd overall) and Dervla 25-46 (1st O45).
April 4 Malahide Parkrun Clare Manning 28-37 (pb)
April 4 Shangangh Parkrun Anne Mynes 28-37, Cathy Burke

Training continues Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm and long runs on Sunday at 8.30am and 10.30am (times may vary on Sunday – check out Blackrock A.C. Group Facebook page) and all abilities are catered for from total beginners to those who are training for a marathon.

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