Round up: Sergiu 2nd in Cork Half plus Leinster T & F

Sergiu Ciobanu finshed 2nd in the Cork City Half Marathon, held in conjunction with the Cork Marathon, this morning in 71.30.

Yesterday a number of the club`s athletes took in the Leinster track and Field held in Tullamore. In the seniors there was a tight inter Clonliffe battle in the womens 400 with Leah Bergin taking 2nd in 59.33 and Emma Kelly 3rd (60.08). Keith Pike was 3rd in the 100 (11.08) and Patrick O`Connor 5th in the 200 (23.52). Snezana Bechtina was 4th in the 200 (25.80).

In the U/23 Leinsters Pierce Friel took 100 bronze (11.35).

In the masters Declan Power was a class apart in the 5000 as he took O/45 gold (16.04.81). John Hartnett took O/40 400 bronze. The busiest Clonliffe athlete at the Championships was Ronan Gately who took double O/45 hurdles gold 110H and 400H, and then for good measure ran the 400, placing 4th!

Also over the weekend another positive step forward for Eoin Pierce as he ran 3.55 over 1500 in the British league.