Father Collins

What a super morning for an old run around the park. The conditions were so good that 7 people made personal bests over the 5k route. First time volunteer Lukasz helped set up the course, Helen did a smashing job on the time keeping and kept in sink with Yvonne on the tokens. Michael as usual made the scanning look easy and are two marshals John and Phil made sure everyone was going the correct way !!!

The aesthetically pleasing time of the week goes to Trevor Vaughan in a time of 23:00, Awesome stuff !!

See yous all next week.

Male placings: Declan O RIORDAN (VM45-49) (Unattached) was first over the line in 20:42 – first time in 15 appearances. Colin CONROY (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 21:16. Paul LARKIN (VM35-39) of Raheny Shamrocks AC, was third (4th overall) over the line in 21:59.

Current standing in the Men’s annual points competition: George WHYTE (Unattached) 1666 pts. Simon SMITH (Busrungroup) 1657 pts. Lukasz HARENCZYK (Unattached) 1645 pts.

Female placings: Aileen HOOPER (SW30-34) of Raheny Shamrocks AC, was first (third overall) over the line in 21:38 – 4th time in 7 appearances. Karen BATES (VW40-44) (Unattached) was second (7th overall) over the line in 23:31 – was first to finish once before. Aisling CONROY (VW40-44) (Unattached) was third (8th overall) over the line in 23:56.

Current standing in the Women’s annual points competition: Aoife MCCARTHY (Dinny Collins Fitness) 1827 pts. Yvonne CLARKE (Sloggers to Joggers) 1651 pts. Karen BATES (Unattached) 1573 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores: Declan O RIORDAN (VM45-49) was graded 70.13% for the time 20:42 (first overall). Aileen HOOPER (SW30-34) was graded 68.72% for the time 21:38 (third overall). Karen BATES (VW40-44) was graded 66.41% for the time 23:31 (7th overall).

This week there were 41 runners, of whom 6 were first timers and 7 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 6 different athletics clubs took part.

Cheers All



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