Club Notes…Mon 19th Feb 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly

Lotto: No lotto to report on this week, due to some of our key sales people being sick and the roads impassable to travel, tickets were not sold. Since we commenced club lotto, this was our first time ever postponing a lotto draw. Tickets sold for last Fridays draw will be included in the draw this Friday.

Club Singlets: Mary O’ Sullivan Stagmount is managing club singlets which are available to purchase. Mary is contactable on 087-9857297. Be sure and have your club singlet and wear it with pride.

Winter 5K road series: The final leg of the race is on this Saturday at 11.00 am, registration from 10.00 am in The Old Monastry. Local runners participating are Caroline Murphy, Danielle O’ Riordan, Padraig Keane, Seamus Murphy, Chyral Carmody, Robbie Cremin, Siobhan Daly, Delia Foley, Michelle knee, Ed Murphy & Brendan O’ Neill. Well done to you all, nice to see club and local support.

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Results of the Killarney 5k… Sat 17th Feb 2018

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertThe 3rd race in the Killarney Spring 5k Series was held on Saturday the 17th of February 2018 with 49 runners taking part. Shona Heaslip of An Ríocht AC made it two in a row by winning the race outright for the second week running.

Thanks to everyone who helped out. Our last race in the series is on Saturday the 24th of February.

Results of the 3rd race in the Spring 5k Series

Position Race no Name Club Category Time
1 564 Shona Heaslip An Riocht Snr F 0:15:41
14 655 Marie McCarthy FFMV O40 F 0:18:25
17 595 Niamh O’Sullivan An Riocht O55 F 0:18:51
2 509 Conor O’Mahony An Riocht Snr M 0:15:47
3 590 Declan Guinea West Limerick AC Snr M 0:16:10
4 526 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht 040 M 0:16:13

Full results…

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Club Notes…Wed 14th Feb 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly

Lotto: No winner of our lotto draw 09/02/2018, numbers drawn were 6, 10, 12 & 22. Sellers prize winner: Timmy Brosnan, €50 Y/T prize winner Brian O’ Connor Forge, €50 to Jim O’ Connor c/o Reens Garage, €40 each to Conor McCathy Knockduragh, Theresa Gleeson Mountrodger & Joan Barry Cronin Knockmanaugh. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 4, 15, 23 & 27. Next week’s jackpot €6,400 plus €1,000 bonus. Next draw will take place Friday 23rd.

Competitions: We had competitors at numerous events over the past week, In co Galway at the Juvenile B Cross country Championships Saoirse Tompkins was 5th and picked up and individual and county medal. Caroline Murphy was 5th in her age group and picked up a silver county medal. At the Tralee Hill run Danielle O’ Riordan was 1st, Heather Culloty was 2nd and Kate Culloty was 1st in her age group. In Nenagh on Sunday at the Indoor Championships Frank Riordan was 4th in U12 shot, throwing over 7M in his first competition. Eileen O# Riordan t ravelled to Dunboyne, Co Meath on Saturday and got gold in the Hammer & silver in the shot.

Winter 5K series: Yet again a good turn out in Killarney on Saturday for the second leg of the series. Runners from club were Siobhan Daly, Seamus Murphy, Delia Foley, Danielle O’ Riordan. Next Saturday 17th sees the 3rd race, same route, starting at 11.00 am, sign in from 10.00 am in Monastry.

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Result of the 2nd race in the 5k series…10th Feb 2018

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertThere was a nice turnout of 65 runners for the 2nd race of 4 in the Killarney Spring 5k Series on Saturday the 10th of February 2018. Thanks to those who ran and all of our helpers who made the race possible.

The race was won outright by Shona Heaslip who beat all the men to cross the finish line first.

1 564 Shona Heaslip An Riocht Snr F 0:16:41
11 578 Sharon Rynne Kilmurry Ibrickane Snr F 0:19:58
15 577 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC O35 F 0:20:23
2 526 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht 040 M 0:17:03
3 568 Brian Murphy Ennis Track Snr M 0:17:07
4 502 Ger O’Sullivan An Riocht 040 M 0:18:00

The full results are here…

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Club Notes… Sun 4th Feb 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes… by Cynthia Daly

Lotto: No winner of our lotto, 02/02/2018, numbers drawn were 10, 15, 23 & 28. €50 Yearly Ticket prize winner Zoe & Adam Counihan Muckross, €50 Ted Collins Knock, €40 Danny O’ Sullivan Stagmount, Johnnie Cronin Lisheen & Davy Cronin Tureenamult. Sellers prize winner Mossy Brosnan. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 1, 3, 10 & 26. Next week’s jackpot €6,200 plus €1,000 bonus.

Club Training: Training is going well at all locations, Sunday am 1.00 – 12.00 noon in Gneeveguilla, Tuesdays Boherbue 6.30 -7.30 pm & Barradubh Friday’s 6.30 – 7.30 pm. It’s important that all parents / guardians collecting children from training please ensure you are on time to pick up, it is not fair on trainers to have to wait on supervising children, after all they have families too.

Club Indoor Competition: We will be holding an indoor competitions shortly for all juvenile club members.

Winter 5K Series: Our first leg started on Saturday last with a fine crowd. The 2nd leg is this Saturday registration from 10.00 am and race commences at 11.00 am. We would like to see more club members taking part and it would be lovely to see those that have attended our couch to 5K sessions in the past.

Dungarvan 10 mile: The club had 3 members in the John Treacy 10 mile road race in Dungarvan, Co.Waterford on Sunday the 4th of February.

245 Fergal BARRY 01:05:51 M (233) M45 (36) Gneeveguilla AC
1286 Mary O’CONNELL 01:25:20 F (332) F45 (49) Gneeveguilla AC
2041 Nora FLYNN MURPHY 01:43:11 F (866) F50 (88) Gneeveguilla AC

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Killarney Spring 5k Series starts

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertA total of 61 runners turned out on Saturday 3rd February 2018 for the 1st race of 4 in the Killarney Spring 5k Series.

Thanks to all runners for turning out and for all stewards and helpers on the day.

Position Race no Name Club Category Time
1 James Doran An Riocht Snr M 0:16:33
2 Conor O’Mahony An Riocht Snr M 0:16:36
3 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht 040 M 0:16:46
9 Martina Kiely St Finbarrs Snr F 0:18:22
19 Gillian Murphy Star of the Laune Snr F 0:20:50
22 Catherine O’Sullivan An Riocht Snr F 0:21:11

Full results HERE

The next race is next Saturday the 10th of Feb 2018.

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Reminder…Spring 5k Series in Killarney starts Sat 3rd Feb 2018

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertJust a reminder that our Spring 5k Series in Killarney starts on Saturday 3rd February 2018.

More info HERE

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