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 ūüôā

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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26 Sep 2018

Blackrock A.C, Fit4life and Men’s Section РMain highlights up to Sept 2018

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Please see the following main highlights for the Fit4Life and Men’s section; For further details please contact:

Gerry Flaherty Fit4life: bacfit4life@gmail.com 0872331346

David Martin- Men: bac.mens@gmail.com

September 2018

2018 SSE Airtricity Dublin Half Marathon Read more

17 Sep 2018

Fitness Talk … Thurs 20 Sep 2018

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St. Andrews College (Thurs 7:00pm)

This Thursday 20 Sep 2018 mid-week Juvenile Training moves to St. Andrews College for the ‘Winter Months’ …¬†Fitness Talk for Older Athletes & Parents¬†… Training On for Athletes Born 2007, 2008 & 2009

The Importance of Fitness 4 Teenagers
You’re Invited to be Inspired …

Athletes Born 2006 & Older and their Parents are invited to attend a talk on the Importance of Fitness for Teenagers and we would appreciate Full Attendance from these Age Groups 7:00pm Thurs 20 Sep in St. Andrews College Hall (No Training for Older Athletes). 

Gerry Duffy
Gerry a famous endurance athlete, motivational speaker and author will give a¬†talk.¬† Gerry’s achievements in turning his life around are truly inspirational being most famous for running 32 marathons in 32 days and winner of the inaugural “Deca Ironman Crown” …¬†an Ironman Triathlon 10 days in a row!
Tommy O’Brien
Tommy a fomer Blackrock A.C. juvenile member and current Captain of the U20 Irish Rugby team will be there too.  A great opportunity to hear how Tommy juggles adding the role of Ireland Captain to an already hefty work-load: Leinster Academy, Ireland U20 & College Rugby along with an intense college course in UCD.

Who, Where & When?
Looking forward to seeing you “All in the Hall” in St. Andrews this Thursday at 7:00pm.¬† Note this talk is Open to ALL Blackrock A.C. Parents plus Athletes Born 2006 & Older i.e. Born 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 & 2000.¬† Training On for Athletes born 2007, 2008 & 2009 in Andrews.

Barry Thornton, Chairman

30 Aug 2018

Club Juvenile training returns to the park on Sunday 2nd September

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Club Juvenile training for all age groups returns to Carysfort Park this Sunday morning at 10.30 am