Tullamore Harriers Club Notes (February 20)

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Dave Murray being presented with his prize by Andy Masterson of Birr AC after winning the Sean Lowry Memorial 5k

Dave Murray being presented with his prize by Andy Masterson of Birr AC after winning the Sean Lowry Memorial 5k

Tullamore Harriers Report – 20th February 2017

Harriers Spring Mile

The Spring Mile race was revived last Sunday morning with a small group from the club racing the classic distance on a route which started near the entrance to the business park on Burlington Road and ended near the entrance to the Sragh Business Park. This race had been a long-standing favourite for its fast course. Padraig Berry won in 4.48 and Tara McKinney was fastest of the girls, running 5.56. Well done to all who took part.

Results:

1st Pauric Berry 4.47; 2nd Leonard Mooney 4.48; 3rd Conor Mooney 4.52; 4th Eanna

Gowran 5.02; 5th Rory Farrell 5.23; 6th Liam Byrne 5.29; 7th Fionnan Minnock 5.43; 8th Ray

Martin 5.45; 9th Dave Dunican 5.47; 10th Mark Harpur 5.48; 11th Sean Reynolds 5.51; 12th

Lorcan Scally 5.54; 13th Tara McKinney 5.56; 14th Rob Maunsel 5.58; 15th Michelle

Mullaney 6.01; 16th Martina Costello 6.16; 17th Martin Grehan 6.18; 18th Joe Wrafter 6.39;

19th Andy O'Grady 7.00;

20th Aisling Troy 7.46.

National Senior Indoor Championships

Congratulations to Jordan Hoang who won a fantastic silver medal for the Triple Jump at the National Senior Indoor championships last weekend with a best jump of 14.79. Paddy Heffernan ran well to finish 4 th in the final of 60m hurdles in a time of 8.40.

Sean Lowry Memorial 5k

Dave Murray retained his title as winner of the Sean Lowry Memorial 5k in Birr last Sunday, running a super time of 16.50.

Membership

Membership for 2017 is now due and should be paid by the end of January. Membership runs for the calendar year and forms are available from the club house.

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:

Feb:

Sun 26 th Lough Boora 5k

Mar:

Sun 5 th Ferbane 5k

Sun 19 th McNamara 5 Mile

Sun 26 th Clara 5k

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.

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