Summer Runnin’ – (2017 #20+21)

Well done to everyone competing and training over the last 2 weeks, and hope everyone is making the most of the nice warm weather and getting plenty of miles in.


The Brendan Early 2 Mile League kicked-off on Tuesday 16th May for four weeks: Tuesday 16th May and Tuesday 23rd May had great numbers in attendance. Thursday 1st June (to facilitate those running the BHAA 5 mile race in Dunboyne on 30th May) and Tuesday 6th June we hope to see the same. Please be aware that this is a handicapped race meaning that the fastest person does not necessarily win, so it is a great competition for all club members to take part in! There will be prize giving in the clubhouse on Saturday 17th June at the next club coffee morning.  It would be great to have as many members as possible participate given the great numbers attending training on Tuesdays!


As noted above, the BHAA Government Services 5 Mile Road race will take place on Tuesday 30th May at 8pm in Dunboyne, with info via BHAA website: https://bhaa.ie/events/government-services-2017/ and entries via My Run Results: https://www.myrunresults.com/events/government_services_5_mile_bhaa_rules/2282/details


The Patrick Bell Bohermeen 5k will take place on Sat. 10th June entries via My Run Results: https://www.myrunresults.com/events/patrick_bell_5k_(bohermeen_ac)/2021/details


Looking ahead… the Castleknock 5k will be on the 18th June. National Half Marathon/Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon will take place Sun 13th Aug.


For anyone who would like to compete in a track race or two over the Summer, the Dublin Athletic Board Graded Meet Series timetables are available via weblink: http://www.dublinathletics.com/attachments/article/453/Graded%202017.pdf

The Leinster Senior & Masters T&F Championships will take place next Sunday with entries via Athletics Ireland website: http://www.athleticsireland.ie/competition/fixtures/


Grainne Bultler was in action on Tuesday night 16th May in the Bob Heffernan Enfield 5k, finishing 73rd (14th F40), great running by Grainne in a very competitive race. Full results via Sports Timing website: http://www.sportsplits.com/Home/QuickResults?clientId=74&raceId=276&culture=en-US


Congratulations to Marie Norris in the Streets of Dublin 5k last Sunday. Full results via Titan Sports website: http://racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=19671&RId=2002


We had three CSH’ers competing Wednesday night in the Dublin Athletics Board Graded Meets. Eithne Ni Mhurchadha was 3rd in the womens Discus and 4th in the Javelin. Full Field events results via Dublin Athletics Board website: https://www.dublinathletics.com/attachments/article/464/Results%20Field%20Events%20Graded%203%202017.pdf


Paul Cowhie was in action again in the Mens Grade C 800m, finishing 6th in 2:15, great running by Paul. Neil O’Rourke was also competing in the mens 800m, finishing 2nd in the B grade in a new pb time of 2:03. Well done to everyone competing. Full track results via Dublin Athletics Board website: https://www.dublinathletics.com/attachments/article/464/Results%20Track%20Graded%20Meeting%203%202017.pdf


Well done to Ashley Pia Ryan who had an excellent race in the AirB&B Brooklyn Half Marathon on Friday, finishing in an impressive 1:31:45. Super running by Ashley.


Neil O’Rourke was 6th place today in the Athletics Ireland AAI Games 3,000m race, in a time of 9:01, well done to Neil and all competing. Full results via Athletics Ireland website: http://results.athleticsireland.ie/results_28052017/event009h01.html

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