On Wednesday 3rd of May Dundrum AC held their 5k run in memory of club member Brendan Kinane. This run was very well organised where over 500 runners took part. The men’s race was won by Sean Doyle from An Brú AC who ran it in a brilliant time of 15:13 which is the record time for this event, well done Sean ! also running from the club was Yvonne Casey who ran it in 21:42 a PB for Yvonne! Great running.
GREAT LIMERICK RUN
On Saturday 5th of May the Kids run of the Great Limerick run was held in the University of Limerick, well done to all from our Juvenile Club who ran in this event.
On Sunday 6th of May the Great Limerick Run took place. There were over 13,000 runners running in 4 different events. The Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and the 6 mile run. It was a great day for the club where we were well represented in all of the events and the atmosphere in Limerick City was brilliant. Well done to all who ran in these events especially in the heat which we knew would make running a bigger challenge on the day.
Well done to Brian Lawlor who ran the marathon also in a brilliant time of 2:50 and was placed in 15 position, great running Brian!
AN Brú team “One for the Road” won the relay in a time of 2:35, running on the team were Mike Carmody, JJ Cremin, Niall Shanahan and Gary Egan, well done!
“The Handovers” ran the relay in 3:31, running in this team were Yvonne Casey, Helen Hartigan, Paul Crotty and Una Power, well done!
Ross O’Donovan 1:26
John O’Connell 1:36
Nicholas Moloney 1:38
Kieran Moloney 1:43
Tom Meany 1:49
Noel O’Neill 1:52
Helen Hennessy 1:55
Patricia Wade 1:57
Eilís Hennessy 2:02
Joanne Browne 2:06
Cyril Power 2:06
Well done to Niall O’Riordan who got notification that he was placed 3rd in the marathon in a time of 2:34, well done Niall all your hard training paid off, fantastic running in the hot conditions.
Maurice Hope 38:43
Sean Robinson 45:27
Eoin O’Loughlin 46:56
Ann Byrnes 52:00
John Lynch 1:02
Kate Bobka 1:03
Natasha Smiechowshia (Juvenile) 1:03
Great running from everyone! Well done to all our members and thank you to everyone who supported us on the day, we appreciate all the support.