Half Marathon Bronze of Kennedy Monks
7/8/16 ***NO REPRO FEE*** The start line as More than 13,000 runners took to the streets of Dublin this weekend for the 4th annual Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon. Event weekend kicked off with a 5K on Saturday at Phoenix Park. Many of those runners returned on Sunday to rock either the Half Marathon or 10K both of which started along the Dublin Docklands. The course took participants past some of Dublin’s most historical and celebrated landmarks such as Ha’Penny Bridge, Kilmainhain Goal, Christ Church Cathedral, and of course the Guinness Brewery. The race concluded back where it all started in Phoenix Park where The Strypes headlined the finish festival for participants and spectators. In the afternoon, adults and children alike topped off the weekend in the 4K Family Fun Run through the park. Pic: Marc O'Sullivan

Tara Kennedy-Monks took bronze in the national half-marathon which was ran as part of the Rock’n’Roll marathon this morning.

Kennedy Monk’s clocked 86 minutes 12 seconds for bronze, with Letterkenny’s Caitriona Jennings winning out in 82.25.

The provisional results have been published by athletics Ireland and a number of club athletes are currently in medal positions

Mary Walsh is in the gold medal position for the over-40’s category as is Caroline Farrelly in the over-50.

In the men’s event Brian Leahy is currently down for bronze in the over-40’s.

In team events the women’s over-40 team of Tara Kennedy-Monks, Mary Walsh and Louise Keogh are set for gold. While the over-50’s team of Mary Purdue-Smyth, Brighid Smyth and Caroline Farrelly are set for silver.

The team of Bernie Manley, Cherie Hyland and Aine Duffy are set for bronze.

The results of Raheny athletes are, Brian Leahy 1:15.48, Dermot Gorman 1:17.56, Terry Keogh 1:24.06, Eric Champ 1:24.10, Graham O’Dwyer 1:26.09, Daragh Bell 1:27.57.

Mary Walsh 1:29.43, David Gargan 1:32.24, Oliver Power 1:36.16, Tommy Crampton 1:40.15, Roberto Romano 1:40.49, Philip McGovern 1:41.05, Louise Keogh 1:43.30, Caroline Farrelly 1:45.37.

Connor Jennings 1:45.42, Kate Martin 1:46.20, Ann-Marie Gargan 1:46.27, Mary Coghlan 1:49.58, Mary Purdue-Smyth 1:50.17, Jaime O’Doherty 1:50.25, Ciaran McGowan 1:52.48, Paul Hyland 1:53.03.

Daniel Wallace 1:57.00, Christy Reilly 1:57.34, Brighid Smyth 1:58.56, Bernie Manley 2:01.51, Cherie Hyland 2:03.10, Aine Duffy 2:03.12, Angela Charlton 2:03.41, Fiona Coyle 2:11.53 and Denise Rock 2:14.18.

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