Archives 2020 July - September

Mondello 5K Thursday Club Series - Mondello Park, Kildare - Thursday 17th September 2020

Well done to our fab 4 at the Mondello Thursday Club 5km tonight, Bernard Phelan ran a massive PB of 19.47 coming home as 2nd M50. Marianne Maguire was 1st lady overall, with Olivia Bermingham 2nd and Niamh Cleary 3rd. All girls getting closer to sub 20. What a team!

Official Results

Bronze for Aoife O'Cuill in National Junior Women's 3K - Morton Stadium, Santry - Sunday 13th September 2020

Congratulations to Aoife O'Cuill taking bronze in the National Junior Women's 3000m at Morton Stadium this afternoon. Well done also to Thomas Richards, who this morning, despite being U17, put in a great 2:04 performance in his Junior Men's U20 800m heat to take 7th place. In the late afternoon, Zofia Terzyk ran in her first timed event, putting in a solid performance in the technically difficult Junior 400M hurdles. Eoin Richards finished off the day taking a well deserved 4th place in the first Junior Men's 3K timed group. Well done to you all who put on the club vest to compete at this level.

Alex Wallace 2nd M40 at Charleville Half Marathon - Charleville, Cork - Sunday 13th September 2020

A beautiful sunny morning for the 2020 Charleville Half Marathon and congratulations to Alex Wallace placing 2nd in the M40 category in a time of 1:12.

Paul Robinson wins National Senior 1500m at Morton Stadium - Dublin - Sunday 23rd August 2020
Mountain Trail Run - Crone Wood & Maulin Mountain Wicklow - Saturday 1st August 2020

Report by David Walsh

28 club members made the journey to Wicklow for a 9Km morning trail run at Crone Wood and up Maulin Mountain in beautiful sunshine. Lots of smiles, everyone seemed to really enjoy the fresh air and amazing views.

Kildare Covid Games (Round 2) - Naas - Friday 31st July 2020

Report by Carmel Kelly

Well done to all our athletes who travelled to Naas this evening for the Covid games. Sadhbh Buckley and Conor Murphy winning their 800m and Layla Mathias 3rd in the 200m. Great running by everyone and exciting to be back running.

Kildare Covid Games (Round 1) - Naas - Friday 24th July 2020

Report by Carmel Kelly
Great to see a return to competition this evening in Naas. Kirsten Monaghan winning the senior 800m and Maud O'Shea 2nd and Zofia Terzyk 3rd in the senior 200m. Oisin Farrell had a storming run in the men's 800m to finish 5th.

St Coca's AC Members Only 5k - Kilcock - Friday 17th July 2020

Well it may not have been the usual St Coca's AC 5K this year due to Covid-19 restrictions but nonetheless, the socially distanced members only 5K generated great excitement, was very competitive on the night and a badly needed morale booster. It was great to see the St Coca's vests in action after so long.

Congratulations to all competitors and to the overall 5K race winner Alexander Wallace coming home in a time of 16.11 and to Fiona King our female winner with a time of 21.27.

The following members placed first in the age group categories:
Daniel Geraghty 1st junior home in an impressive 20.34
Tara Molloy & Martin Geraghty 1st over 40
Martin Baten 1st over 50
Lorna Cullen & J.J Flynn 1st over 55

Well done to all involved and to all the volunteers who helped out.