Fit4life update Jan 5th

(Posted by Gerry Flaherty)

December 2014 and early 2015 provided some great performances by Fit4life members to end a wonderful year of running. The Spirit of Fit4life Awards were presented at the annual Turkey Trot and the 2015 winners were as follows;  Male of the year – Joe Byrne; Female of the year – Patricia Forde;  Spirit of Fit4life Certificates: Ciara O’Dwyer, Leonie Lawler, Carmel Flaherty, Dervla Batt and Michael Wood

The following are the results over the 4 week festive period

January 4th  Ladies Meet and Train Bushy Park – Great runs by Patricia, Dee, Claire and Leonie

January 3rd Marlay 5km Parkrun Fiona Murphy 27-26, John Carlin 28-46, Emer Kelly 29-57, Lynda and Carmel

January 1st  Galway Resolution 5km Run– Patricia Forde 23-45 (3rd O-40)

January 1st  Tom Brennan Phoenix Park 5km Run – Gerry Flaherty 19-24

Dec 28th  Fat Turkey Sutton 10km Dominque Brindley 45.00

Dec 27th Marlay 5km Parkrun Fiona Murphy 26-23, Dee Carlin 26-51, John Carlin 29-29, Emer Kelly 29-57

Dec 26th  Athenry 10km Gerry Flaherty 40-35

Dec 25th  Goal Mile (various locations) Patricia, Niamh, Lynne, Ciara and others

Dec 20th  Marlay 5km Parkrun Fiona Murphy 27-10

Dec 14th  BHAA Vodafone 5km Cross Country Gerry Flaherty 20-40 (3rd Team Grade A) (1st in B Summer League)

Dec 13th  Queens 5km Parkrun Belfast Patricia Forde 23-47 (1st lady)

Dec 6th Clonakilty Half Marathon Dominque Brindley 01:52:33 (pb)

Dec 6th Marlay 5km Parkrun  Gerry Flaherty 19-15, Sarah Flaherty 23-02, Patricia Forde 23-06 (pb), Niamh Bolger 25-11, Dee Carlin 26-04 (pb) Fiona Murphy 26-11, Joe Byrne  26-58 (pb), Emer Kelly 27-49, Aedemar Cooke 28-01 (pb), Steven Flaherty 29-14 (pb-age 9), Carmel Flaherty 29-20, Claire McGoldrick 29-32, Ciara O’Dwyer 29-48, Lynda Costelloe 30-23 and Laura Cooper 32-14 (pb)

Oct 4th Marlay 5km Parkrun Lynda Costelloe 26-19, Fiona Murphy 26-30, Ciara O’Dwyer 29-40

Training continues Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm (also in Benildus College) and Sunday at 10.30am (times may vary on Sunday) and all abilities are catered for from total beginners to those who are training for half marathons or longer.

Gerry Flaherty 0872331346 (