Busy time for Tullamore Harriers

Damian Moran

Reporter:

Damian Moran

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As well as the Neville 10 Road Race, there have also been a host of other events taking place involving athletes from Tullamore Harriers

As well as the Neville 10 Road Race, there have also been a host of other events taking place involving athletes from Tullamore Harriers

Scoil Mhuire 5k Fun Run

Scoil Mhuire hosted a 5k fun run/walk to raise funds for the school on the evening of Wednesday 18th last. The race was won by Catch Grennan, who led the race from the start, in 16.52. Second was Richie Galvin in 17.14 with David Brophy taking third place in 17.18. The women’s race was won by Michelle Mullaney in 19.39 with Nita McLoughlin second in 21.08 and Jennifer Burke third in 22.39. 
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An Riocht 5k

Jim Langan travelled to Castleisland, Co. Kerry last Friday for the An Riocht AC 5k race where he took first place in the o70 age group in 24.27. Jim finished 57th overall in a field of 178 runners.

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Airtricity Dublin Race Series

The final instalment of the Dublin Race Series took place in the Phoenix Park last weekend with a Half Marathon race. The Series is aimed at those preparing to take on the challenge of the Dublin City Marathon in October. Andy O’Grady was in action at the event, running 1.50.31 for the 13.1 mile course.

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Fixtures:

Sept:

Thurs 26th Winter League Round 1

Sat 28th Loughrea AC 10k

Sun 29th Rathfarham 5k

Sun 29th Le Cheile AC 5k, Celbridge

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Oct:

Sun 6th Athlone ¾ Marathon

Sun 6th Offaly Novice & Masters Cross Country

Sun 13th Offaly Intermediate Cross Country

Thurs 17th Paddy Larkin 3k & Mass

Thurs 22nd Winter League Rd 2

Sun 27th Leinster Novice & Masters Cross Country

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A list of AAI-licensed fixtures is available on www.athleticsireland.ie

Training for adults every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 8.30am

except on race days. New members always welcome. Please contact Adrian Martin

086-8727311 or Mary Daly 086-1906747 or any club member.