It’s PB’s all round at Rathfarnham 5K

This morning’s Rathfarnham 5K was the big road race in Dublin today with a starting field of the best part of 1000 athletes. There was a good Clonliffe presence all of whom ran very well indeed. There was a young men’s team out led home by Cian Murray in 17.06, a PB, next in was Jack Woods and Lee Duddy in a sprint for the line both clocking 17.32, PB’s and then Dermot Buckley also in a PB of 18.29. The senior women’s team had a good outing and finished just out of the Dublin championship medals in 4th place. Again all recording PB’s: Laura Tuite ran 17.37, Alannah Cooley 18.18, Aoife O’Reilly ran sub 19 for the first time, an excellent 18.40, Jenny Johnston 19.10, her 1st road race in maybe 3 years, and finally Caoimhe O’Reilly 19.41 and in the process bagged the Dublin junior women’s championship bronze medal.

Laura, Alannah, Jenny, Caoimhe and Aoife
Dermo, Cian, Jack & Lee

Also today Sergiu Ciobanu waa 2nd in the Charleville Half Marathon, Co. Cork in 66.24.