Senior News

Notes July 09-17

 
MINNIES FIT4LIFE SUMMER RUNNING LEAGUE.
 
 
 
 
 
 OVERALL PRIZES AWARDED AS MINNIES LEAGUE COMES TO AN END FOR 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
 The very popular Minnes League has concluded for 2017. The sixth and final night took place in the Friary Grounds on Wednesday 7th June after which the prizes for the league were presented. Our club and the local population in general are so lucky to have the use of such a facility right on our door step and we as a club are so fortunate to have the use of it for our Juvenile training and indeed for the many senior club leagues held there over the year. Also, thanks once again to the O'Brien family of Minnie's for coming on-board again this year as sponsors. Charmaine, Calum, Jonathan and Kyle was on hand to present the prizes on behalf of our generous sponsors, Minnies Bar.
 
 
 
 
 One Lap League.
 
 
 
 
The one lap league was dominated by Eammon Cashin who finished first on each of the 5 nights he ran. He finished on the minimum 5 points. Eammon recorded his best time of 7.09 in week 4. Second in the league on 12 points went to one of the clubs juvenile members, Ciaran Frisby. Ciarian saved his best run to the last night when he recorded a time of 7.22.
 
 
 
 
 
Two Lap League.
 
 
 
 
 
Maria White was a clear winner of the 2 lap league finishing on the minimum 5 points after 5 first place finishes. Maria was in great form all through the league recording consistantly good times. Her best time was the 16.08 that she recorded on week 4. Second place went to James Casey on 9 points with 4 second place and 1 first place finish, James' best run came in week 5 when he recorded a time of 16.43.
The Division 2 winner was Roisin Heylin on 43 points. Roisin recorded her best time on week 1 with a time of 23.34
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Lap League.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 3 lap league was won by Yevgeniy Chizikov on 9 points. Yev recorded 1 first place and 4 second place finishes. His best time was 22.31 which he recorded in week 2. Second place went to Debra Doherty on 28 points. Debra had her best run in week 4 when she recorded a time of 28.56.
Division 2 was a close contest with Joanne Leahy on 50 points just pipping Amanda Mansfield on 52. Joannne's best time during the league was 32.48
 
 
 
 
 
 Four Lap League
 
 
 
 
 
The 4 lap league had a very deserving winner in Sean Stilwell. Sean was in excellent form and finished on the minimum 5 points. Sean had some really excellent runs during the league with his best time being an amazing 26.21. Second place went to Brian Byrne on 11 ponts who just pippped Mossie Keogh who finished up on 14. Both men recorded some super runs with Brian's best being 27.06 while Mossie recorded a best of 27.35.
Division 2 was won by David Towey on 31 points just piping Ray Hahesy on 34 points. David had a best time during the league of 31.29.
Eamon Curran was the Division 3 winner on 59 points with his best time being the 36.35 he ran in week 5.
 
 
 
 
 
THANKS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks to the St Augustine’s College for permitting the league to be held on their grounds ,Many thank to our ongoing league sponsor Pat O'Brien of Minnie's Bar Abbeyside, and of course to all the crew who helped with the smooth running of the league especially Ray, Shirley,James, Ann and Tom. Thanks so much.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23RD ANNUAL INTERSPORT ELVERYS /ASICS SUMMER SERIES 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
22ND ANNUAL DOOCEYS BAR BALLYMACARBRY 5.
 
 
 
 
The 22nd nnual Doocey’s Bar sponsored Ballymacarbry 5 mile road race which is race 9 of the summer series will be held on Friday July 21st at 7.30 PM .This race attracts a great crowd and this year again it will be an out and back course along the Nire Road. The entries will be taken at the local Community Hall where showers and changing will also be available. The entry fee is the usual 5 Euros pre entry and if you wait till race night it will cost you 8 euro. Prizes in the usual categories.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REGISTER FOR BALLYMACARBRY  5.
 
 
 
 
 
Enter for Ballymac race online for just 5 euro as it will cost you 8 euro on race night. Use link below. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GREENWAY ONE MILE CHALLENGE.
 
 
 
 
RUN ONE MILE AS FAST AS YOU CAN.
 
 
 
 
 
 
This is the perfect test of your running ability, the mile is an historic distance,1.609 meters of pure running indulgence, we have endless opportunities to jog along for hours on end at an easy effort but very few  to run as fast as we can over this distance...until now. Tuesday 25th July at 6.30,greenway car park Ballinroad and its 3 euro. What can you do for the mile .!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YOUGHAL AC 5K.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our near neighbours Youghal AC are hosting a 5k road race on this Thursday July 13th at 8 pm. Entry is 10 euro with prizes for the 1st 3 male and female plus age category prizes, race HQ Youghal Community centre.
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONNA 5K.
 
 
 
St Catherine's AC are holding their annual 5k road race and walk on Friday 4th August at 8.00 pm, entry is 8 euro with registration at the community hall in Conna, there are a host of the usual prizes on offer plus plenty of spots and a great cuppa after .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KATE VEALE WINS  RATHGORMACK 5.
 
 
 
 
The annual Rathgormack 5 miler ,race 4 of the Carrick AC series was held last Friday evening. From the field of 62 finishers Noel Murphy Waterford AC was the winner in a time of 27.08,There was a good win for West Waterfrod's Kate Veale in the ladies section when she ran a time of 33.04 finishing 16th overall .A large number of West Waterford athletes travelled to the event and first club runner home was Ray Hahesy in a very good time of 31.37 to finish 7th overall in the race. The race was race number 4 in the Outfield sports Carrick AC series the final race in this will be the Piltown 10k on Friday day 28th July at 7.30. well done to all who travelled to support the event.
 
 
 
 
Ray Hahesy 31.37
Joe Gough 32.11
Kate Veale 33.04
Tom Hogan 33.33
Mark Cliffe 34.10
Micheal Callaghan 34.50
Joe Barry 35.34
Anthony Dwyer 35.41
Johnny Burkin 36.03
Conor Blackwell 37.53
Libby McGinn Murphy 39.01
Onra Power 39.24
Paul Brunnock 40.23
Sharon Higgins 41.17
Paschal Proctor 43.45
Deirdre Clancy 54.26
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AAI NATIONAL SENIOR TRACK AND FIELD ENTRIES.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The National Senior track and field championships will be held in Santry on Sunday 22nd and 23rd  July. All club entries must be submitted by this Wednesday July 12th.  All club entries please to Jim Fleming 087-2891151.
 
 
 
 
 
 
RACE NOTICE.
 
 
 
 
The Alan Everett Woodstown race due to be held on this Friday has been cancelled.
 
 
 
 
 
RUNNING QUOTE.
 
 
 
 
Eating is not a commitment, it is just something you do. That's what running is to me.