We started off with a beautiful clear but little chilly afternoon in Raheny. All eyes were on Sean Connolly from Tallaght to see if he could retain his title. Sean held his title and managed to hold off the host team Raheny boys by leading home in a time of 24.13, next Mick Clohisey 24.23, third Mark Kirwan 24.27. The ladies race was very competitive with Linda Byrne first home in a time of 26.31, followed by Fionnuala Britton 26.46 and Maria Mccambridge 27.14. As for our own squad we had a good number of ladies running. Senior Women – Sandra Armstrong 19th place, time 31.59, Stephanie Bergin 22nd place,time 32.34, Mairead O’Callaghan 27th, time 33.32, Susan McDonnell 30th place, time 34.42, Orla Jordan 32nd place, time 35.16, Catriona Higgins 55th place, 37.38, Petrina Mulroe 59th place 37.51, Karen O’Connor 60th place, time 37.577 and Natalia Sokolowska 84th place 39.18 Our Senior Womens Team finish 6th place which consisted of Stephane, Susan and Orla well done girls. Also running under their age categories in the Women Section we had Breda Brown 5th in her age catagory time 36.19Anne Sweeney place 10th time 37.36 with Tara Murphy in the same catogory 11th place, time 37.37. Next we had Judith Lloyd 2nd place in a time of 38.42 and Carol Lynch in the same catgory 3rd place time of 40.28. Now onto the men unfortunately we had no Senior Men this year. But our men didnt let us down and placed very well in their age category.Kieran Foley finish in 14th place in his age time of 30.44, Stephen Willoughby 22nd place in his age time of 34.29, Trevor Lloyd 2nd place time 37.35, Ray Carpenter 24th place in 37.16 Well done to all who ran.
Report by Orlagh Fleming