Tullamore Harriers Report 4th December 2017

Waterford Half Marathon


Well done to Darragh Rigney and Gary Whittle who had a fine race in the Waterford Half Marathon last Saturday, both posting the same time of 1.28.52 for the 13.1 miles.

Medieval Mile


David Murray ran a super time of 4.53 at the Medieval Mile race in Kilkenny last weekend finishing 7th overall in a very competitive field of 250 runners. The first two finishers were inseparable with James Ledingaham and Eoin Everard declared joint winners in 4.21.

International Running Challenge, Lanzarote


Now in its 28th year, the annual International Running Challenge at Club La Santa in Lanzarote has become a regular fixture in the Harriers calender with the club represented at the event for the past few years. The event comprises of four races over four days; a 10k road race, a 13k ridge run, a 5k beach run and a 21k road race. Pauline Curley took a star turn this year, finishing as the top lady overall in the competition for the second year in a row, while Nadine Donegan won her U20 age group in the 21k race and 5k beach race. Nita McLoughlin made up the three-person Harriers ladies team who took third place in the 21k. Conor Butler and Ethan Duncian took first and second places respectively in the U20 category for both the 5k and 21k. David Owens won his U20 age group in both the 10k and 13k races. Emily Grennan won her 20-24 age group in the 5k. As well as awards for the individual races, finishers medals are awarded to runners who complete all four races. Congratulations to all the Harriers competitors.

Harriers results 10k/3k/5k/21k


Pauline Curley: 38.56/57.02/22.03/1.19.02
Mark Donegan: 38.28/55.23/20.29/1.22.25
Leonard Mooney: 37.47/55.13/20.22/1.19.00
Darren Butler: 39.24/57.15/23.00/1.30.33
Michael O’Brien: 37.40/54.01/20.16/1.19.02
Adrian Curley: 39.56/58.09/21.40/1.22.52
Mag Grennan: 51.35/1.20.05/29.06/1.50.00
Leonard Owens: 43.03/1.18.43/24.11/1.36.18
Brendan Kennedy: 55.26/1.22.25/35.01/2.02.08
Basil Cronin: 43.55/1.18.44/24.22/1.39.09
21k: Conor Butler 1.39.19; Ethan Dunican 1.39.19; Nadine Donegan 1.42.44; Nita McLoughlin 1.43.18;

Fixtures


Dec:
Tues 5th: Harriers Winter League Rd 3, 5k
Sun 17th: National Novice Cross Country Championships, WIT
Tues 19th: Harriers Grand National
Mon 25th: GOAL Mile
Tues 26th: Kilbeggan 6k Fun Run for Crumlin Children’s Hospital
Sun 31st: Harriers Round the Houses

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. Full details regarding Juvenile training on Tullamoreharriers.com.

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.