Carrick Road Runners Athletic Club, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Carrick on Suir Athletic Club Road Runners, Weekly Notes No.14Sunday 06May 2018


Tipperary County, Junior,Senior & Master Track and Field Championships, Templemore (Sunday 29 April 2018)

Carrick on Suir Athletics Club had a very successful day at the Tipperary County Junior, Senior & Master Track and Field championships 2018,last Sunday 29 April at Templemore,winning a total of 11 Golds and 1 Silver with 5 Athletes, our most successful athlete was 16 year old Rose Ann FitzGerald who brought home 4 Junior County golds medals in 100m, 200m, long jump and high jump, Richard Phelan won 3 golds in themasters o/35 in 100m, 200m and long jump, 17 year old Jack Pender won 2 gold in the Senior 100m and 400m sprints. Andrew Downey in the master o/40 won gold in the 5000m race and silver in 800m and John Carrollin the master o/50 won gold in the 800m race


Brendan Kinane 5K Road Race, Dundrum AC (Wednesday 02 May 2018)

The Brenden Kinane 5K Road Race 2018 took place at Dundrum, Co, Tipperary, last Wednesday on the 2ndApril,The race with a field of five hundred runners took place on a bright sunny eveningon what is understood to be one of flattest 5k around. The winners were Sean Doyle, An-Bru AC he won the men race in a time of 15.13 and Grainne O’Callaghan North Cork AC, won the women’s race,her time was 18.42. 1st to cross the line for our club was Patrick Roche in 10th time 17.14 follow Andrew Downey in 98th21.33 (Andrew had run the race with his Son Matthew, member of Clonmel AC both finishing with the same time). Thanks to Dundrum AC for nice hospitality and generous refreshments


Tom Jordan Memorial 5 Mile Road Race, Race 2of 4 (Friday 04 May 2018)

Race number Two of the Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge 2018 took place at Portlaw last Friday 4th May We would like to thank the following Race Sponsor, Dermot O’Neill Pharmacy Portlaw Series sponsor, Outfield Sports Brian Nugent and Portlaw Red Cross for organising the race, providing a registration venue, providing race marshals, presenting prizes and providing refreshments. Thanks also to the Forge Bar, Portlaw for providing a great venue for prize-giving and post-race refreshments  All who helped with the timing, registration, results and refreshments.

Race was Kindly started by current European 1500 and 800 metre Indoor Champion , West Waterford AC’s Joe Gough. The following Winners

Men’s Race

Winner: Naill Shiel, St Killians AC time 26.16
2nd Derek Walsh, Carrick on Suir AC time 27.15
3rd Fkadu Kebede, time 27.49
1st M40 Philip O’Leary, time 28.02
1st M45 Martin Kirwan, Focus on Fitness time 28.59
1st M50 Ray Hahesy West Waterford AC time 29.57
1st M55 Daryl Hale, Waterford AC time 31.19
1st M60 Joe Gough, West Waterford AC time 30.21

Winning Men Team: West Waterford AC
(non-individual winners)
Jason Travers
Alan Hogan
Jimmy Connors

The following Winners
Women’s Race

Winner: Jackie Carthy, Kilmore AC time 29.53
2nd Madeline Loughnane, Thurles Crokes AC time 30.18
3rd Louise Morgan, Ferrybank AC 31.11
1st W35 Clodagh O’Mara, Tramore AC time 34.51
1st W40 Ciara McSweeney Focus on Fitness time 34.04
1st W45 Brenda Hennessy St Joseph’s AC time 39.34
1st W50 Ann Dunford West Waterford AC time 37.24
1st W55 Bernie Prendergast West Waterford AC time 38.09

Winning Women’s Team: Waterford AC
(non-individual winners)
Kate Veale
Joanne O’Neill
Karen Ryan

Well done to all and well done to our club members that took part in this race
Leading the Club and finishing in 2nd overall was Derek Walsh(o/40)in 27:15 , Follow with fine running by the following, Patrick Roche (o/40) 6th in 28.07, Raymond Bourke (o/40) 23rd in 30.28, Andrew Downey (o/40) 28th in 30.52, Brian Graham (snr) 30th in 31.04, Miguel Ponce De Leon (o/40) 41st in 31.44, Anthony Grace (o/40) 70th 34.09, Mary Molloy (o/40) 80th in 34.55, Dermot Lanigan (snr) 82nd in 35.14, Deirdre Power (o/35) 111th in 38.00, Mags Power (o/55) 121st in 39.20, Sean Dunne (snr) 134th in 42.34, Ann Cronin (o/55) 136th in 42.51, Sinead Dunne (snr) 147th in 45.03, Jackie Dunne (o/50) 150th 45.45, and Mary Fitzpatrick (o/55) 154th in 50.10

Our next race, race 3 of 4, Haven Pharmacy Lannens Deadmans 5-mile road race, takes place at Carrick on Suir on Friday the 1st of June next at 7.30pm.
Looking forward to seeing you there.



Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run (Sunday 06 May 2018)

Jeffrey Brophy Travelled to Limerick on Sunday 6th April to take part in the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run 2018, Jeffery took part in the half marathon and ran a great race to finish in a new PB time of 1hr 27 mins, This is an improvement from 1hr 44min in 2016, well done Jeffrey.