More Marathon news

Just like Strictly Come Dancing the results are in! We have now received confirmed results for both the Leinster Marathon Championships and Dublin Marathon Championships. Both Championships of course being incorporated, along with the National Championships, in the Dublin City Marathon.

Clonliffe athletes who have already enjoyed success in the National marathon have also been successful in the Leinster and Dublin Championships.

The men’s team of Gary O’Hanlon, Sergiu Ciobanu and David Flynn, who of course are national champions are also Leinster and Dublin champions with Gary 2nd in Leinster and Sergiu 3rd in both Leinster and Dublin.  In the Masters category Kieran Murphy won Leinster M55 gold and in the Master M70 Frank Behan won Leinster gold.  In the women’s Leinster Championships the Clonliffe Women’s M35 team of Sinead Hartnett, Aideen Brady and Mary Ketterer took Leinster silver with Sinead and Aideen taking individual silver and bronze.

Moving on then to the Dublin Marathon Championships again Kieran Murphy was 1st M55 and Frank Behan 1st M70. In the women’s championship Sinead Hartnett was 2nd W35 with Aideen Brady 3rd W35 and both combined with Mary Ketterer to win Dublin M35 team gold.

Finally on the marathon round up Maurice McCrohan ran 3 hours 32 minutes in the New York City marathon over the weekend (Maurice’s blog no doubt will follow soon).