Grand Prix update

Mick Kearney: Clonliffe Harriers Grand Prix (CHGP) Series 2022 – Update 8  Tuesday 20th   December 2022  


  • 14 races completed in this year’s series – 3 races remaining  
  • Due to scheduling issues this year’s Series will conclude in 2023  
  • Dates of remaining races to be confirmed in New Year 
  • Update includes Clonliffe 2 Grand Prix winners 
  • The Current Points Table is attached to this update.  

2022 Grand Prix Series  

To date 14 races are now completed in this year’s GP Series. 3 races remain to take place (see Table below). It has been a challenge scheduling the last few races due to clashes with other events and the non-availability of Morton Stadium. 

The dates of the remaining 3 races (see below) will be advised in the New Year 

Date Day Race Distance Time Venue 
TBC Saturday Walker Cup 4 Miles TBC ALSAA 
TBC Saturday Irwin Cup  6km  TBC  Santry Demesne  
TBC Saturday  O’Connor Cup 6 mile TBC Santry Demesne 

Clonliffe 2 Mile – sponsored by The Gravediggers (Kavanagh Family)  

This year’s 131st Clonliffe 2 Mile to be held on Sunday 27th November 2022 in Glasnevin. There was a good turnout out of GP athletes competing in this race. We would also like to thank the Clonliffe colleagues who officiated on the day. 

The result of the Clonliffe 2 Grand Prix is as follows: 

Position First Name Surname 
Aimee Ahern 
Peter Bissett 
Catherine Harvey 

Point Classification   

The Points Classification for GP races to date  has now been finalised and is attached to this update.  

The following is the leader board after 14 races :  

Position First Name Surname Points 
Philip Richards 320 
Jean Dunne 306 
Shane Rooney 302 
Orla Deighan 299 
Joe  Fowler 297 
Colm Doran 296 

Full Leaderboard:

Note: The points achieved in the best 10 races are used to determine the overall prize winners. Where an athlete completes in more that 10 races the points classification will only take account of the points achieved in the best 10 races.  

Finally, the Grand Prix Committee wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.