The weekend round up starts across the Atlantic at yesterday`s Terrier Invitational at Boston University where Aaron Hanlon opened his indoor season. A positive opening run by Aaron for Providence placing 9th in 8.25.17.
Round 2 of the Indoor League took place in Athlone. At the end of the day the men are joint top with Tallaght on 98 points. Andrew Heney took the high jump with a 1.85m effort. 3rd places were added in by Sean Carrigg in the 1500 (4.17.55) and Stuart Roche in the 200 (23.29). Young Joseph Hession was 6th in the 400 with a 55.08. Chris Sibanda guested in the 200 recording 22.36.
The women`s team also competed well Ayrsa Jerumbauskyte winning the triple jump (11.48), Emma Kelly was 3rd in the 400 (62.46), 3rd likewise for Emear O`Brien in the 1500 (4.44.42) and 9th for Diana Markina in the high jump (1.25). The women are 4th team. Both squads have thus made the League final.
Today`s (Sunday) action included the Raheny 5 mile with some 35 Harriers going to the line lead home in 8th place and 1st O/40 Killian Lonergan in 25.22, 50th was Dave Brady 28.02, 58th Michael Cassidy, 62nd Sean Doran 28.24, 96th Conor Keane 29.12. Other Clonliffe: Joseph Cooper 29.42, Richard Mannion 29.44, Clive Ahern 30.03, Matthew McGuinness 30.54, Dermot Faughnan 31.11, Niall Gorman 31.16, Kevin Dowling 31.26, Michael Carolan 32.24, Colm McDonnell 32.40, Stephen Treacy 32.40, Alan Worrall 33.31, Shane Casey 32.42, Mark Dowling 33.48, Stephen Doyle 33.49, Ian McElweeney 33.16, Maura Matthews 34.19, Trevor Wisdom 34.27, Declan Murray 34.59, Clodagh Moriarty 35.01, Niall Markey 34.40, Pat Devitt 36.01, Louise Kernan 36.13, Pat Bonass 38.17, Aine McCann 38.21, Evelyn Brennan 38.47, Niall Hanlon 39.09, Sinead Smith 39.37, Janette Reid 40.58.
Also on the roads the John Treacy 10 Mile in Dungarvan: Declan Power was 9th overall and 1st O/45 (55.45). Barbara Sanchez, who has the Olympic Marathon QT, was 1st woman in 57.35.