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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.

Harriers overseas (updated)

Just like the “Wild Geese” of yore Clonliffe athletes were in battles overseas yesterday. In New York Dave Fitzmaurice won the “Run the River” 5k in 15.47, a winning margin of almost 30 seconds, In Zurich Killian Lonergan continued his Dublin Marathon build up recording a time of 74.44 to place 22nd. On Saturday in Bushy Park, London Eoin Pierce ran a 15.22 5K Park Run.

Huge PB for Karl Nolan plus round up

Roundup: A brilliant two and a half minute pb in today’s Longford Half Marathon for Karl Nolan of 73.56 (just in case he forgets to mention it!)

Saturday, the 24th: Frank Duffy 10 Mile in the Phoenix Park, many Clonliffe including: John Donlon 62.09, Matt McGuinness 63.43, Dermot Faughnan 63.44, Paul Keenan 64.08 and Aisling Malone 64.35, 2nd W35 (see Dublin Marathon for full results)

Thursday the 22nd, Sean Doran was 2nd in the Celbridge 5k in 15.46.

Roundup: win for Rooney in Athboy, Sergiu 4th in Rock n Roll Half (updated)

At last night’s Streets of Athboy 5 K road race Colm Rooney was a comfortable winner coming home in a nippy 14.45 almost 45 seconds clear of second-place. Sean Doran finished fifth in a time of 15.55.

Missed from last weekend was a fine run by Ailish Malone, her best race in her comeback to date, in Bankholiday Monday’s  10k road race in Dun Laoghaire. Ailish finished 29th overall and 1st woman in the DLR 10k in a time of 38.12.

This morning the Rock and roll/National half Marathon took place. Sergiu Ciobanu was top Clonliffe athlete 4th in 67.19. (No sign of official results so unless you want to text yours 0879599888?)

Mid week round up

Tuesday the 16th Sean Doran was racing again finishing 2nd behind Peter Somba of Dunboyne at the Bettystown 5 mile (26.30) with David Brady 21st (28.54).


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