Updated Weekend Round up

Saturday: Central Bank BHAA 4 mile cross country was held at a windswept Wesley College today. Clonliffe placings 16th Dave Brady (23.57), Mel Curran was 5th W40, Orla Duignan 2nd W45, Yvonne McDonagh 4th W45, Diarmuid Doyle 8th M60.

On the road Tudor Mireca was 2nd (53.07) in the Ardagh 10 Mile in Co. Longford. Venessa Fenton was 21st in the Wicklow Hospice Half Marathon in 1:31.08.

Sunday the 27th and Tudor got another 10 miler in, this time the Kinsale 10 mile in County Cork where a 53.49 run secured the win.

Also on Sunday at the Duleek 5k Mark McDonald was 2nd (15.52), Ger Kirwan 5th (16.47) and Stephen Harkness 21st (18.42) taking the team win. Others Elaine McLoughlin 20.49 and Emma Cooper 22.30.

At the European Masters Indoor Championships in Braga Matt Slattery completed a great week anchoring the Irish M70 team to 4 x 200 relay gold. In the words of a most modest Matt: ” …running a superb final leg to overhaul the Portuguese runner to cross the line first” !