Berry strengthens position as leader of Tullamore Harriers Winter League

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Berry strengthens position as leader of Tullamore Harriers Winter League

Harriers ladies team at Leinster Senior XC_Nadine Donegan, Tara McKinney, Michelle Mullaney, Maeve Lynam, Nita McLoughlin, Mary Daly (captain)

Winter League – Round 2

Padraig Berry strengthened his position as leader of the Winter League with a clear win at last Thursday’s second-round race, a 5000m on the tarmac track. His winning time was 16.46. 

Darren Butler put in a very strong run to finish second in 17.36 with Christy Donegan third in 17.42. 

Nadine Donegan won the women’s race in 19.14 with Nita McLoughlin second in 19.40 and Maeve Larkin third in 20.06. It is still all to play for in terms of the team win which will be decided at the third and final round which will be a 3k on Tuesday, December 6.

Full results: 1st Padraig Berry 16.46; 2nd Darren Butler 17.36; 3rd Christy Donegan 17.42; 4th Michael Connelly 17.49; 5th John Donegan  17.55; 6th Eanna Gowran 17.57; 7th Leonard Mooney 18.05; 8th Liam Byrne 18.28; 9th Fergal Leonard 18.35; 10th Michael O'Brien 18.41; 11th Rory Farrell 18.44; 12th Nadine Donegan 19.14; 13th Dermot Smith 19.19; 14th Lesley Buckley 19.28; 15th Nita McLoughlin 19.40; 16th Thomas Flaherty 19.49; 17th Gary Whittle 19.53; 18th David Buckley 19.53; 19th John Joe Galvin 19.59; 20th Jody O'Reilly 19.59; 21st Ger Lynam (Capt) 20.01; 22nd Padraic Sweeney 20.04; 23rd John O 'Connell 20.06; 24th Maeve Larkin (Capt) 20.06; 25th Richie Galvin 20.17; 26th Lorcan Scally 20.22; 27th Dave Dunican 20.24; 28th David Doyle 20.24; 29th Tara McKinney 20.26; 30th Evelyn Herlihy 20.34; 31st Michelle Mullaney 20.37; 32nd Mark Harpur 20.49; 33rd Aiden Egan 20.56; 34th Adrian Larkin 20.57; 35th Brendan Carroll 21.02; 36th Ronan Higgins 21.16; 37th Ray Martin 21.40; 38th Adrian Martin 21.43; 39th Verona Mooney Smyth 21.50; 40th Sarah Stephens 22.10; 41st Rita Daly 22.23; 42nd Paddy Rowland 22.26; 43rd Alysia McCormack 22.30; 44th Ger Dunican 22.41; 45th Joe Wrafter 22.42; 46th Gary Dwyer 22.43; 47th Lar Tierney 22.50; 48th Lesley Cornally 22.51; 49th Mags Grennan 22.52; 50th Martina Costello 22.53; 51st Paul Hensey 22.58; 52nd Denis Flynn 22.59; 53rd Una Mullen 23.13; 54th John Ward         23.52; 55th John Kearney 23.59; 56th Edel Brady 24.09; 57th Andy O'Grady 24.19; 58th Siobhan Stewart 24.35; 59th Martina Conlon 25.19; 60th Jim Langan 25.20; 61st Ray Murray 25.30; 62nd Áine Treacy 26.06; 63rd Trish Rusk 26.47; 64th Miriam Brady  26.47; 65th Richael Murtagh; 66th 28.32; 67th Sharon Larkin 29.51; 68th Stephen Finneran 30.06; 69th Angela Martin  30.06; 70th Norah Daly 31.01; 71st Jim Dolan 31.38; 72nd Melissa Hogan 35.07

Clane 10k

Well done to Richie Faulkner who was 12th overall and 1st o40 in the Clane 10k last Saturday in a time of 37.02.

 

Gingerbread Run

The charity Gingerbread Run in Portarlington last Sunday was well attended with good numbers in both the 10k and half-marathon races.  There were athletes from Harriers in both; in the 10k event, Gerry Dunican ran 43.36, Siobhan Stewart ran 50.13, Rodge Larkin ran 55.47 and Sandra Busteed ran 56.52.  In the half-marathon, John Joe Galvin finished in 1.28.42, Paul Bracken ran 1.29.40, Sinead Rigney ran 1.36.57, Martina Costello ran 1.42.49 and Ciara Bracken ran 1.58.18.  Well done to all.

BHAA 6k

John Todd ran the BHAA Irish Life 6k in Santry Demense last Sunday in a time of 25.40 finishing second in this o65 age group. Well done John.


Access to Harriers Facilities

Please note that use of the club’s facilities, including the tarmac track, is restricted to members of the club.  Walkers are not permitted on the track during training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30pm-8pm.

 

Fixtures

November

Sun 27th National Inter-Club Cross Country, Abbotstown

 

December

Tues 6th Harriers Winter League Rd 3, 3k

Sun 11th National Novice & Masters Cross Country, Dundalk IT

Tues 20th Harriers Grand National

Mon 25th Goal Mile, Harriers

Sat 31st Round the Houses, Harriers

 

 

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 8.00am 

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

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