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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Boyne's mighty group jingle all the 5k way

Published 11/12/2013 | 05:28

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Boyne AC’s Rebecca and Harry Carolan pictured with Santa at the Jingle Bells 5k.

A SMALL but mighty group of Boyne AC athletes were among a field of almost 1,20 entrants for the Jingle Bells 5k race, hosted by Donore Harriers in the magnificent Phoenix Park on Saturday last.

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Running alongside Santa and plenty of his elves, the atmosphere on the day was truly festive and senior member Rebecca Carolan gained a new PB with another strong run to cross the finish line in a time of 22:18, while son Harry, making his 5k debut, ran a great race to finish in a time of 25:37.

Clubmate Niamh Bergin, also running well, crossed the line at the 31-minute mark.

The Boyne AC agm took place recently, with a newly elected committee in place for the coming year, as follows:

Chairman - Brian McGuinness; Vice-Chair - Robbie Faulkner; Secretary- Deirdre McTeggart; Treasurer - Anon, PRO - Rebecca Carolan; Registrar - Keith Byrne; Competition Secretary -Barbara Kelly; Child Welfare Officer - Dolores Kahn. Club Captains - Niamh Kelly & Oisin O'Gibne.

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