Club Notes

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BLACKROCK: At Frank Duffy "10", good runs from Gerry, Helen, Jennifer, Michelle, Kathrin, Tara, Breda, Catherine, Frances and Hilary.

Training - Carysfort Park, Tue 6.30. Info Patricia Craddock-Smith 01-2840446/ Paddy Craddock 01-2835226.

BUSINESS HOUSES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: BHAA Zurich 2-Mile, Tallaght track, Wed Aug 31, 7.30pm. Grant Thornton 10km, Firhouse, Co Dublin, Sat Sept 10 (11.0). Entry for BHAA races is €10, plus one-off €15 annual reg fee. C: 01-6232250;

CELBRIDGE: Training -- Juniors: St Wolstan's, Clane Rd, Tue/Thu 7.0 sharp; Meet & Train adults Wed 7pm. Newcomers always welcome.

CIVIL SERVICE HARRIERS: New members welcome; contact Brian 086-2590948. Training Tue/Thu and Sat 10.0/Sun 9.0 from clubhouse in Phoenix Park. See

CLONLIFFE HARRIERS: A great week for the club with the men winning the Nat T-F Premier League for a 4th year and the women winning Div 1 and promotion. Plenty of medals also for our masters at Nat Masters T-F and some good runs at the Frank Duffy "10". Summer Track Series Rd 4 (mile), tomorrow Thu 8pm; all welcome. Good luck to athletes taking part in Longford or Galway marathons. Book now for Clonliffe Harriers 125th anniversary dinner, Crown Plaza Hotel, Sat Oct 15. Juvenile training resumes next Tue Aug 30. New members welcome. Weekly bingo Clonliffe club bar Fri (9.0). Training: Tue/Thu 7.0; Sun 11.0. Contacts: Gladys or Joe Cooper 01-4304533 (juveniles); Peter McDermott 01-8374370 (seniors); Pamela Cooper (women's capt) 086-1503015.

DONORE HARRIERS: Frank Duffy 10: Congrat to Ken Nugent pb, Ken Norgrove (2nd O40), Joe, Philip, Patrick M, Andy, Derek, Padraig, Barry (1st O60), Ronan, Orinta, Charlie, Julia (pb), John G, Jill, Monica, Audrey, Sarah (also good run Djouce Trail race), Nicola, Michelle, John B; well done to all who ran. Slane 5km, well done to winner Kevin. At Nat Masters T-T, Anne won the W45 walk; good runs Terry 2nd M65 1500m, Ian 3rd M45 5000m, Simon 2nd M40 800m, Simon, Donal and Tom 4th, 5th and 6th M40 1,500m. Good runs at Gael Force West from Fergal and Dervila. Congrats to Eoin 2nd 800m IMC/BMC meet in Belfast. Salsa night Fri Sept 16; see website. Training: Donore Sports Centre, Chapelizod Road, Tues/Thurs 6.45, Sat/Sun 10.0; FFL/ Meet and Train Wed 6.45. New members welcome. Contact 01-6266209; .


DUNBOYNE: Training - sen/vets Tue/Thu 7.0; juveniles Mon/Wed 7.0. C: Rosemary Higgins 087-6188354 or

DUNDRUM SOUTH DUBLIN: After 23 years, the DSD women finally regained the Nat League title -- congrats to the team of Claire, Aoife, Hazel, Ava, Emma P, Emma L, Deirdre, Miamh, Sinead, Bryony, Grainne and Lucy. Well done also to the men's team of Jonathan, Patrick, Nick, Eoin, Breandan, Joe S, Robert, Kevin, Andy, James, Neil, Killian, Mikey, David, Peter, Ed, Joe D. At Nat Masters' T-F, Michael beat 6 others to win the M75 shot, discus and hammer; good results also Kevin 2nd M40 high jump, John H 2nd M50 1500m, George 3rd M40 long jump, Sheelagh 2nd W50 3000m (PB) and 800m, Lindie 1st W55 javelin, 2nd discus, Lucy 2nd W50 shot. Juvenile training on break until end Aug. Training times: contact Liz McDonagh 01-2984973; or

DUNLEER: Well done to our team of over 60 at Frank Duffy "10"; Mark finished 7th followed by "the old man"'; Nora, Geraldine and Monica all broke their target 2.30 barrier. Next up is the Dublin Half Marathon on Sat Sept 17. Marathon training - Wed 7pm, Sun (long run) 10am, Dunleer clubhouse.

IRISH MASTER ATHLETES ASSOCIATION: Full results Nat Master's T-F now on AAI web page. If you're over 40, why not join us? Contact Anne 087-9563134 or see

IRISH MOUNTAIN RUNNING ASSOCIATION: Barnardo's Basecamp Charity Run, Ticknock, tonight 7.30pm. Dublin Wicklow and Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Teams end of season Benefit Hill Run Wed Aug 31 (7.30pm), Ticknock (6km). Entry €10. Race entry is €7, plus one-off €10 annual reg fee. C:

KILKENNY CITY HARRIERS: Training - Tue/Thu 6.45; Meet & Train Fit for Life Wed 8pm. New members welcome.

LIFFEY VALLEY: Date - George Harrison 5km (women) and 10km (men) incorp club road c'ships, Sun Sept 10 (11.0); all members welcome. Training - Tue/Thu 7.0; Sat/Sun 10.0 from clubhouse in Islandbridge beside Memorial Park entrance. Athletes of all grades both men and women welcome; qualified coaches. Info 01-6241609; www.liffeyvalleyac.

LUCAN HARRIERS: At the Community Games, superb performances from Tara, U15 relay team of Tara, Kathlyn, Sarah, Adam and Jack 3rd and Sophie. Congrats to Eileen (1st) Bernie, Deirdre, Maria, Fiona, Josie, Una, Eibhlin, Tommy, Patrick, Terry, Jim and Gerard on runs in Frank Duffy "10". Training - Esker track, Newcastle Road (opp Superquinn) Tue/Thu 7.0; juveniles Tues/Thurs 6.0. New members are always welcome; come any Tuesday evening. Info: senior men - Colm 087-2739297; senior women Brendan 087-9898750; juveniles Ann 01-6282531, Gerry 01-6241742 or Jim 01-6240365 Website:

MEET & TRAIN: Meet and Train Winter League - dates to be fixed soon. Want to start running? Full list Meet and Train/Fit for Life groups on blog; trained coaches/leaders; cost nominal. C: Sue Lynch 086-2327570/

NA FIANNA: Training - Mon 7pm Enfield GAA field, Tue 7pm Kill school, Wed 7.30pm Enfield. Info Lena Heffernan 046-9541580/087-6793220;

ORIENTEERING: Fingal Autumn Series starts next Sun Aug 28 (12 noon), Fr Collin's Pk, Donamede, Dublin; ideal for newcomers. Other dates: Sept 4, St Anne's Pk; Sept 11, Newbridge House, Sept 18, Malahide. Practice on permanent courses at Ticknock, Hellfire, Carrickgolligan and Donadea; see Full fixture list

RAHENY SHAMROCK: Well done to the women's T-F team, 2nd Div 1 National League final, so winning promotion to premier division. Star performer was Siobhan winner 400m (club rec) and 800m. The men's team was unlucky, finishing 5th premier div. Congrats to Mick T first M45 Frank Duffy "10"; and to all 40 club members running. Well done also Brian L winner Clonmel Half marathon. 30th annual Jim Wall 3 mile handicap next Tue, Aug 30 (8.0); reg clubhouse from 7.15pm. Training - Adults: marathon/road/beginners - Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 6.30; Sat 10 (for hill training), Sun 8am (long run) clubhouse; Wed 6.0 St Paul's, Sybil Hill C-C/Track - Sat 10.30, St Anne's Pk (Manor Hse entrance). Juveniles: Wed 6.0 Manor House; Sun 10.45 Anne's Pk (beside playground). Gen info 01-8481404/ 01-8345809 See our new-look website at

RATHFARNHAM WSAF: At Frank Duffy "10", Barry was 9th overall and won the Dublin title; next came Paul, Brendan (1st M50), Edwin, Willie, John F, Owen, Mick B, Derek B, Terry C (1st M55), PJ, Aisling, Helen, Eilish, Anne F, Gavan & Eddie. At the Masters T-F, Stuart, Pearse, John McC, Shane and Philip were all category winners. Entries already coming in for Rathfarnham 5km on Sept 25. register now for €20 to get black long sleeved top; see website. Training: Sen/Masters: Mon/ Wed, 5.30 & Sun 8.0/9.0 easy runs from clubhouse; Sat 9.0/10.0 pace run, Bushy Park, Children's Playground; Tue 6.30, interval session, Bushy Park; Thu 6.30 PE Bushy Park. Juveniles (8-16) training Mon/Wed 6.30 (Clubhouse). New members of all standards welcome. Contact Adam 087-2523092;

SPORTSWORLD: Training - Tue/Thu Bushy Park, 7pm; cross-country sessions on Sat; long runs Sun by arrangement Info or call Emily 01-4904502 or Phil 086-3846592.

TALLAGHT: First annual Tallaght 5-Mile, Greenhills Rd, Sun Oct 9, 10.30am. Entry €15 (€6 U-19).T-shirts, refreshments. €2,000 in prizes; sen, masters, jun. C: 01-4514844/ Kevin O'Reilly 086-3393251. Online reg Training Mon/Wed 6.0; Tues/Thurs 7.0; meet clubhouse Greenhills Rd. C: 01-4514844;

TRIM: At Frank Duffy "10" , good runs from Sean 59:28, Brian 67:34, Heather 98:52. At Slane 10-mile, John D ran 68 mins, while Enda, John and Ann T completed the 5km. In Westport, Quinton improved his Gaelforce time to 4 hrs 23 mins. Running half mar/marathon? Join us for Sunday long run 0am. Training -- Boyne CS: juveniles Tue, 6.0; Meet & Train Tue 7.30; circuits Boyne CS Thu 7.30. Porchfields: long run Sun 10.0. C: 086-0569512;