Sunday, March 25, 2012

Butlerstown Duathlon

Well done to John Fitzgerald who finished in the top 30 in the Butlerstown Duathlon on saturday. John finished in a time of 1:09:07 which included a 5k run, 20k bike and 3k run, John is getting in gear for a good Triathlon season!!!!!!

Barcelona Marathon Results

Well done to Mike Byrne who competed in the Barcelona Marathon today Sun 25th, Mike ran a fantastic time of 3:05:19, Mike also finished in 1004 position out of 16189, what a great run!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Butlerstown Duathlon

Best of luck to John Fitzgerald who is competing in the Butlerstown Duathlon at the weekend.

Barcelona Marathon

Best of luck to Mike Byrne who is running the Barcelona Marathon this Sun 25th, Mike runs with the Fermoy Running group at the weekends, hope it goes well for you Mike.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Joan's Broken Ankle

The club would like to wish Joan Ennis a speedy recovery from the broken ankle that happened to her in the Mallow '10' today, Joan was tripped after only a few hundred metres into race resulting in the break.

Rome Marathon 2012

Well done to Seamus Branagh who completed the Rome Marathon in 4:02:13 at the weekend.

Mallow '10'

Well done to everyone who ran in Mallow today, there was a total of 1088 runners finshed the race. Mallow AC ran off an excellent race along a nice course, the men's race was won by Alan O'Shea (Bantry AC) 52.35, Martin Conroy
(Ballina AC)52.43 in 2nd place and George Waugh (Bandon AC) 53.03 in 3rd place. The womens race was won by Lorraine Manning (Raheny Shamrocks AC) 58.55, Angela McCann (Clonmel AC) 59.01 in 2nd place and Barbara Cleary (N/A Dublin 18) 59.32 in 3rd place. There was a great turnout by Grange Fermoy runners

Kealan O'Connor 63.11
Brian O'Connor 64.15
John Fitzgerald 66.20
Maurice Tobin 69.05
Brendan O'Mahony 69.05
Billy O'Regan 70.11
Robert McCarthy 70.23
Clotilde Fitzgibbon 71.18
Michael Ennis 73.02
Darren Flynn 74.27
Kevin Doyle 77.55
Mary Clare Healy 88.14
Etha Murphy 89.45
Mary Guthrie 95.21
Mike Keating 99.06
Siobhan Enright 104.26

Also well done to fermoy runners

James Bermingham 62.14
John Beecher 64.48
Ed Bates 71.16
Jessie Duggan 77.51
Louise O'Shea 79.51
Sandra Scannell 81.15
Lisa O'Dwyer 86.38

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Paddy Desmond Memorial, Ballinhassig '4' mile

Well done to John Griffin who finished 22 in a time of 24.43 in the Ballinhassig '4' mile race on Paddy's day.

Aviva All-Ireland Schools' cross country Championships

Great running by ANNE MARIE O'CONNOR, HELENA NOONAN, JESSIE HALL and KATIE O'RIORDAN who ran for Loretto in the All-Ireland School's cross country Championships in Galway recently.

Mallow '10'

Best of luck to everyone in Mallow, hope it goes well for each and everyone and fanastic times achieved by all.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

High 5 Gels

to anyone that uses high 5 gels, there is a good deal on Wiggle at the moment, 2 boxs for the price of 1. thats 40 of them for 23 euro free delivery.., just reminding people of John Fitzgerald's post on facebook!!!

Rome Marathon

Good luck to Seamus Branagh who's running the marathon in Rome at the weekend. Hope u'll have a great time over there! Enjoy the fun after!

Mallow '10'

Well lads & lassies, here we go again next monday with the Mallow '10', it's the 3rd race in the John Buckley series, hopefully everyone's training has been going to plan. Hope to see great times being achieved once again. Good luck to one and all!!!!!

Munster Senior & Novice 4 mile Rd race Chps in Inniscara

Last Sunday John Griffin ran in the Munster Senior & Novice 4 mile Rd race Chps in Inniscara. His time was 25'30. Very good time John! The winner of the senior men race was James McCarthy from East Cork AC, 20'16 and the Novice men winner was Brian Murphy from Carrick on suir, considering Brian Murphy finished 7th in Irish Universties Cross Country Chps in Waterford the day before.
The Munster Master rd race Chps is on Sun 25th March in Waterford.

Mahon BHAA 5k

Well done to all the Avondhu Motor Factor runners who ran in the BHAA 5k race in Mahon last Sunday. The men came 3rd in the Catagory A team event(Brian O'Connor, Shane Maher and Morris Tobin). Well done to Maggie Dunne-Howden, Tony Dunne and again Morris who won their cat! Wasn't sure if Robert is signed up to Avondhu MF.

23 Brian O'Conor Avondhu MF 0:18:28
28 Shane Maher Avondhu MF 0:18:42
47 Maurice Tobin Avondhu MF M60 0:19:48
182 Tony Dunne Avondhu MF M70 0:24:33
240 Maggie Dunne Avondhu MF F65 0:26:51
246 Dick O'Brien Avondhu MF M65 0:27:90
268 Niamh Fleming Avondhu MF F40 0:28:47
303 Eileen Armstrong Avondhu MF 0:32:17

63 Robert McCarthy Temp 0:20:22

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Irish Universities Cross Country Championships

Down visiting in waterford, came across d Irish Universities Cross Country Championships being run in the WIT campus, unfortunately missed d womens race, watched d mens race which John Coughlan won, pulling away slightly in d last lap. Great race to watch.

Rory's 1st Duathlon 2012

Well done to Rory Sexton who finished 4th in his first race of the season in the Ennis Elite Duathlon, I've linked his blog to the Grange blog, a good read, have a look if you get a chance.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Ballycotton 2012

Great day out last sunday in Ballycotton!! It was cold! A few of our runners were injured so they unfortunately couldn't run. Wish Brendan, Karen, Terri & Margaret a great recovery!
Well done to our Grange runners Kealan O'Connor who ran in 63.36 Brian O'Connor, 65.22, John Griffin 66.08, Morris Tobin, 67.13, Robert McCarthy 70.41, Clo Fitzgibbon, 72.27 Joan Ennis, 73.53, Mike Ennis 74.57, Mary-Clare Healy 89.56, Mary Brennan-Guthrie 97.33 and Siobhan Enright 1st 10 mile in 1.40.24!
Well done also to the local runners, Don Healy 59.47, Don Pyne 74.25, John O'Donovan, Maggie Dunne-Howden 91.44, John O'Connor 91.12, Jessie Duggan 77.30, Louise Ahern 91.19, Alan O'Mahony 78.21, Brendan O'Callaghan 101.47 for fantastic runs, also great running by Johnny and Catherine O'Sullivan 59.54 & 77.22 and John Beecher 63.31 who run for Avondhu Motors.