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Sergiu 5th in Charleville plus more

The Charleville Half Marathon, with a very much reduced field, took place today. Sergiu Ciobanu was 5th (67.35) with Karl Nolan 33rd (72.57) in the race which was won by Raheny’s Mick Clohisey (65.10).

Clonliffe’s representatives at the National Juniors in Morton Stadium today was Callum Simpson who finished a tired 14th in 9.21.29 after a long stop, stop, start season! Nicole Lapiy was 5th in the pole vault (2.75) and 7th in the high Jump (1.45)

Sergiu and Eoin Taggart find road race in Cork!

With very limited racing available it’s great to report on a couple of Clonliffe athletes who raced on the roads yesterday. The Bob Burke 4 mile Road Race, Grange/Fermoy, County Cork took place on July 26th, a high quality affair won by Eoin Everard (KCH) in 19.05 with Sergiu Ciobanu 7th in 19.39 and Eoin Taggart 16th in 20.09.

Sergiu, pictured in Clonliffe Club 5000 on July 16th

Doran makes it a weekend double, plus more

Fresh from his win in Duleek yesterday Sean Doran was back at it this afternoon winning the Lusk 4 Mile in 19.57, again well clear of 2nd place. Other Clonliffe included Matt McGuinness 26th (23.51), 88th and 2nd junior woman Katie Halpin (27.13), Anne Lyons 30.25, Elaine O’Dowd 31.22, Ciara O’Regan 31.59.

Emma Mitchell was 7th woman at today’s Trafford 10k in Manchester in a nippy 34.52.

Also this weekend in Boston Steve Flanagan 4.14.98 indoor mile.

And in Morton Stadium this morning a steeple chase session under the tutelage of national 3000 sc champion Jayme Rossister for Jordan Byrne, Ryan Sheridan and young Cillian Sherrin.

Sunday Road Round up

Prolific racer Sean Doran was in action this morning, 24 hours after placing 2nd in the BHAA Cross Country 4 mil, winning the Clogherhead Seaside 5K road race in 15.42. Declan Power was further afield placing 5th in the Kinsale 10 Mile in 54.30.

Gary wins National 50k yet again, plus round up

Gary O’Hanlon was once again crowned National 50k Champion. At today’s race in Donadea Gary was first past the post in a new Irish record of 2.49.13 (some going for 31 and a quarter miles!) all of 23 minutes clear of the field. The race is 10 x 5k laps with Gary’s splits: 17.08, 16.28, 16.37, 16.37, 16.42, 16.50, 16.59, 17.12, 17.28, 17.07.

Young Aimee Daly ran 25.20 for 48th place, 13th woman, in the Fly High Lily Remembrance 5k in the Phoenix Park this morning.

Holiday Racing!

The story so far: At the Streets of Wicklow 5k Road race, today, St. Stephens’ Day Sean Doran collected a good win in 15.47.

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Eoghan Murphy wins Aware 5k

Eoghan Murphy took a nice win in the Phoenix Park today in the Aware 5k (16.35). In the 10k Robert Reid was 13th, 36.17, Alan Worrall 45.06, Anthony O’Brien 50.43.

Road racing round up

Saturday: Waterford Half Marathon Declan Power was 12th in 72.42 over a tough course in windy conditions. At Jingle Bells 5k in the Phoenix Park 23rd was Sean Doran 15.30 with Karl Nolan 27th in 15.44, a 1 minute pb, also Joseph Cooper 17.32, Emma Cooper 19.43 and Ciara Peelo 20.30.

Kenneally bags another Clonliffe weekend win!

London Olympian Mark Kenneally continued his build up to the Dublin Marathon with a fine win today in the Three Quarter Marathon in Athlone¬† 1.42.32, impressive splits of 34.08, 34.08 and 34.16. A surprise in 4th place was Gary O’Hanlon, working his way back from recent injury, Gary recorded a time of 1.45.10. Other Clonliffe: Matt McGuinness 2.12.10, Seamus Devitt 2.26.04.

Sunday Round up

At the Griffith Avenue mile this morning Clonliffe’s Callum Simpson was 6th and 1st junior in 4.35 with Niall Carbery 11th, 3rd junior (4.45), other Clonliffe included 14th Eoghan Murphy 4.47, 15th Thomas Baltazar 4.48, Eleanor Alexander, 3rd woman, 5.06, Philip O’Doherty 5.19, Aimee Warren 3rd junior woman 6.34. Full results

On the country Sean Doran was 3rd in the star of the Sea Cross Country today.


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