Navan AC hosted their annual Simon Cumbers Memorial 6km road race from Claremont stadium on Friday night. Trim AC was well represented at the event and two of our runners got among the category prizes. Conor Daniel was second in the junior mens and Don Mahon finishe d second in the M40.
Thirty members of the club took part in the second round of the Mullingar road League at Belvedere House. First Trim finisher was Sean Murphy in a time of 17.02.
The club was busy at the county track and field championships on Sunday. The competitions yielded 21 medal winning performances. Among those to top the podium were Fionan Madden and Charlotte O Donnell in their respective high jump events. All systems go for the county relays at Claremont Stadium on Weds. 18 May with the first race getting underway at 7pm.Trim AC will hold the second annual Braveheart 5km trail run on Friday 17th June. The club has nominated Trim Special Olympics swimming club as its charity for this years event. Registration is now open for €12 with runireland.com. For May only the club meet and train will be on Monday evening, this is to facilitate the large numbers from the club taking part in the Harriers league.
Juvenile training Boyne CS Tuesday 6pm.
The first round of the Mullingar League at Belvedere attracted a great
turnout from Trim AC. The results/times were as follows :Sean
Murphy,17.14;DonMahon,18.16;Declan Swords,18.43;Enda Markey,19.14;Martin
Brogan,20.44;Brian Cully,20.56;Sean Sheehy,21.23;Paul Smith,21.48;Ciaran
Tobin,21.51;Laura Cotter,23.34;Claire Smith,23.35;Trish Duffy,25.05;Carrie
Brogan,25.06;Anita Rogers,25.25;Jenny Connor,26.38;Connie Collins;Justyna
Rigney,28.00;Maria Brogan,29.20;Valerie Malone,29.24.
Dundalk Half Marathon At the Dundalk Half Marathon there were two members of
the club taking part. John Doyle set a new pb of 1h32m which was 14 minute
better than his 2010 time over the same course. Maureen Lowther was the
fifth woman home in a time of 1h38m. Dublin Duathlon Series The
first round of the 4 race Dublin duathlon series took place in the Phoenix
Park also on Weds. 4 May. Quinton Bourke completed the 2.7km run, 13km
cycle, 2.7km run in a great time of 46m. The series continues on the first
Wednesday evening of June/July and August.
Meath Track and Field championships began at Dunboyne for the hammer and
discus events last Saturday and continued on Sunday at Claremont Stadium.
The club had medal winning performances last weekend by Roisin Dineen,
Nathan Grant, Leo Bond,Alex Bond, Ruth Quinn, Shane Aston, Emma Foley,Andrew
Lynam. Well done to the other runners, jumpers and throwers from the club
taking part including, Alannah Gonsalves, Andrew Morris, Micheal Mahon, Luke
Mahon, Peter Honer, Mark McDonnell, Robert Quigley, Sean McLernon, Clare
McLernon, Mikey,Kate and David O Neill,Lillian Brady,Caoimhe Rowe, Megan
Peppard,Megan Smith, Niamh Mahon,Liam Broderick, David Collins,Meath Track
and Field championships continue at Claremont Stadium next Sunday 15 May.
The club is looking forward to having a better turnout at next Sundays
competition and at the relays on Wednesday 18 May. Parents are requested to
make an effort to attend this competition with their children and give them
your encouragement and support.
The club is busy organising its 2011 Braveheart 5km trail race in
cooperation with the Scurlogstown Olympiad Haymaking Festival.. This year
there is online registration for just ?12 on www.runireland.com or ?15
between 6-7pm on the night. We have chosen the Trim Special Olympics
Swimming club as our designated charity for this year. The first Meath
registered athlete will receive the Larry Daly Cup for their efforts.The
will be generous goody bags, spot prizes as well as a comprehensive prize
list for overall, junior and masters categories.
The club is currently organising a six week series of training programme
which includes a coaching plan with training runs, advice and race entry
included. Meet on Monday evenings at 7.30pm opposite Trim Garda station and
see your run or jogging times improve. We will also encourage you to take in
the other events in the Meath Running League including 13.05 Simon Cumber 6k
Road Race Navan AC Claremont Stadium, Navan;24.05 Bob Heffernan 5k Road Race
Na Fianna ACJohnstown Bridge, Enfield;11.06 Patrick
Bell Memorial 5k Bohermeen Community Centre;17.06 The Braveheart 5k Trail
Run Trim AC, Trim, Co. Meath25.06 Michael Manning 10k Dunshaughlin AC 06.07
South O'Hanlon 5k South O'Hanlon AC Senschelstown GAA Centre;20.07 St.
Brigid's AC 5k Oldcastle.The clubs of Meath organise some of the best road
races in the country. The funds raised go back into local club development
and local charities. They dont cost an arm and a leg. You will enjoy the
encouragement and social aspect ofall these great LOCAL road races.