Well done to our two senior teams taking part at Charleville Estate today for the Woodie’s DIY Inter Club cross country championships. Tullamore Harriers put on a great event with a firm but challenging course. Standout performances on the day came from Mary Finn and Phil Killganon who both finished off their cross country season in style with very strong races. Our ladies packed well to finish 5th whilst our men finished 8th in the team events. 32 155 Finn, Mary Sportsworld A.C. 32.48 36 157 Ginty, Maura Sportsworld A.C. 33.07 37 154 Higgins, Caitriona Sportsworld A.C. 33.11 38 158 Darcy, Lucy Sportsworld A.C. 33.22 24 319 Kilgannon, Phil Sportsworld A.C. 41.20 61 317 Duffy, Paul Sportsworld A.C. 44.24 63 321 Cunnane, Eanna Sportsworld A.C. 44.38 79 322 Kelly, Damien Sportsworld A.C. 47.02 89 323 Murran, Gareth Sportsworld A.C. (IND) 48.39 90 318 Cunningham, Michael Sportsworld A.C. 48.50 It was a great day for running with solid support for those taking part.
Eighty three women went to battle for the Woodie’s DIY Master’s Cross Country Championships of Ireland, held over 4k in Gransha Park, Derry on Sunday. Helen became the All Ireland champion in the F3 category after an inspirational display of from the gun. Helen, who came seventh in the overall field, steered our team to 5th out of 13 clubs. Well done to all four women running, and particularly to Anna for making the huge step up from Meet & Train to this very competitive level. Results are below: Place Name Club/County County Time 1 Curley, Pauline V2 Tullamore Harriers A.C. ‘A’ Offaly 35 15.13 7 White, Helen V3 Sportsworld A.C. ‘A’ Dublin 35 16.08 18 Darcy, Lucy V2 Sportsworld A.C. ‘A’ Meath 35 16.42 21 Morgan, Rachel V2 Sportsworld A.C. ‘A’ Dublin 35 16.57 55 Delaney, Anna V2 Sportsworld A.C. ‘A’ 19.10 Next to toe the line were our Intermediate women, who were present at almost full strength and comprised mainly of the team that competed in Lanzarote last November. The girls packed well over the 5k mud bath to take home team silver, behind National Novice champions Donore Harriers. Well done girls and keep up the good work. Place Name Club/County County Time 1 O’Sullivan, Maria Dublin Dublin 19.01 15 Ginty, Maura Sportsworld A.C. 20.39 16 Kelly, Ruth Sportsworld A.C. 20.46 18 Higgins, Caitriona Sportsworld A.C. 20.47 19 O’Connell, Erin Sportsworld A.C. 20.54 The [...]
Lucan Harriers are hosting the final Meet and Train race in the league on Sunday 3rd January 2013. Start time is 11am, we will meet at Lucan Harriers Athletic club at 10am. If you haven’t paid for the league please remember to bring along €20 for Paddy. Directions to Lucan Harriers. Coming From Dublin City By car: Driving on the main Galway road (N4) from Dublin City, coming towards Lucan, you pass by Lucan’s texaco garage and the Foxhunter pub. Do not get off the motorway at this exit. Continue on the motorway until you reach the next set of traffic lights. Turn left at these traffic lights. You will pass Esker church on your left. Continue along the road until you come to a roundabout. Go straight through the roundabout. SuperQuinn should be on your right-hand side. Continue down the road (known as the Newcastle Road) for another 200metres and the turn in to Lucan’s Esker track and the clubhouse is on the left hand-side. By Bus: 25A from Pearse St. (Opp the Garda Station). Journey takes between 45 and 70mins depending on traffic. Get off the bus at the last stop (SuperQuinn). Track/clubhouse is across the road.
The Leinster Senior Cross Country took place last Sunday in Ballyroan County Laois. Both the mens and womens teams ran well to take home Bronze medals. Conditions could be compared to the Gulag. Both Jean and Phil never gave up and ran very well to get on the winning Dublin teams. Well done all. They say the road to hell is paved. Run Cross Country. Hmmm! Senior Ladies – 5,000m Pos. Race No.: Name: Club: County: Time: 11 814 Jean Wilson Sportsworld Dublin 19.42 12 777 Louise Mahony Ballyroan/Abbeyleix & Dist Laois 19.49 18 818 Mary Finn Sportsworld Dublin 20.32 21 817 Caitriona Higgins Sportsworld Dublin 20.42 23 819 Maura Ginty Sportsworld Dublin 20.43 26 820 Erin O’ Connell Sportsworld Dublin 21.06 30 626 Lucy Darcy Sportsworld Dublin 21.19 Senior Men – 10,000m Pos. Race No.: Name: Club: County: Time: 5 757 Phil Gilgannon Sportsworld Dublin 35.35 22 756 Paul Duffy Sportsworld Dublin 38.05 23 759 Gavin Finley Sportsworld Dublin 38.12 39 758 Gareth Murran Sportsworld Dublin 40.09
On a Cold and Frosty Morning – Meet & Train, Sportsworld 2 Mile Cross Country Race