The final race in the Dublin Marathon race series took place in the Phoenix Park on Saturday 15th of September. This half marathon event attracted up to 8000 runners many of whom competed the other 3 races in the lead up to their participation in the Dublin City Marathon in October.
Martina and Jane Conlon have competed in all 4 races, and Martina has earned age group prizes in each race. They were joined on Saturday by 2 other club members, Karen Nolan and Mary McIntyre who both are training hard for the marathon. Unfortunately Karen had to withdraw at mile 9, due to achilles strain. Overall times; Martina Conlon 1.47.50, Mary McIntyre 1.49.07, Jane Conlon 2.01.48
Tullamore Harriers Notes
CASTLETOWN GEOGHEGAN 5K
On Friday 7th September ,Castletown Geoghegan GAA ran a 5k fun run/walk which attracted up to 200 finishers. Mick Murphy crossed the line in a fine time of 17.35, followed by our 2nd Harriers man, Maurice Fitzgerald in 19.40. Liam Byrne made up the trio to finish in 20.20.
AN RIOCHT AC 5K
Jim Langan was 1st o60 in the recent 5k road race hosted by An Riocht AC, in County Kerry. He finished 71st out of 375 competitors in a time of 23.26
We wish to express our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. Peter Doyle, who passed away recently. He was the father of former members of Tullamore Harriers, John and Ger Doyle. May he Rest in Peace.
Best of luck to Maire Triona Keane who is competing in the World Duathlon Championships on Sunday next in Nancy, France. We wish her all the best and know she do her country proud. aire Triona will run 10k , cycle 40k and then finish with a 5k run.
Thursday 20th National Schools Cross country
Sunday 23rd Neville 10 Miles Road Race 10.00a.m.
Thursday 27th Offaly Sports T & F 9.00am to 3.00pm
Sunday 30th, Loughrea A.C, 10k
Wednesday 17th Club Table Quiz, Tullamore Court Hotel
Thursday 18th Paddy Larkin Memorial Run and Club Mass
Monday 29th, Dublin City Marathon,
Training every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 8.30am. New members always welcome. Contact John O’Connell 0879253739 or Mary Daly 0861906747 or any club member.