Glory for Tipperary athletes at Irish Life Health National Masters Indoor Championships

The latest from Dundrum Athletics Club.


Three Dundrum AC athletes took part in the Irish Life Health National Masters Indoor Championships in Athlone recently. Dermot Hayes ran in the men's over 50 3,000m and 1,500m races. In the 3,000m, he had a superb race to claim gold in a personal best time of 9:32.22. Dermot was the clear winner, 22 seconds clear of silver place. He finished 4th in the 1,500m in 4:37.96.
In the men's over 65, Liam O'Dwyer’s high jump of 1.05 secured bronze. Michèal O'Beirne won bronze in the men’s over 70 shot putt in 3.03. He also won silver in the weight for distance 28 lbs in 1.51.

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Dermot Hayes, Michèal O'Beirne and Liam O'Dwyer at the National Indoor Championships in Athlone.

Run for Wine 5k
Fit4Life’s Naoimh Dooley recorded a personal best time of 28:46 in the Run for Wine 5k in Kildare.

County Juvenile Indoor Championships
23 Dundrum AC juveniles took part in the County Juvenile Indoor Championships at the Nenagh Indoor Stadium.
Ellisse Kelly, Belle Kelly and Muireann O’Neill all ran well in the girls under 9 race. Niall Quirke won bronze in the boys under 9 race. The relay team of Billy Kilmartin, Cian Buckley, Niall Quirke and Jack Ferncombe won bronze medals.
Sophie Moynihan won bronze in the girls under 10 race. The relay team of Sophie Moynihan, Sarah Meehan, Clodagh Kilmartin and Laura Hales collected bronze medals in the 4x100m.
Oisin O’Neill and Conor O’Donnell competed well in the boys under 10 race. Emma Kingston won a silver in the girls under 11 60m contest, while Ruby Kelly, Brid Quirke and Roisin Ferncombe also competed well in the race.
Shannon O’Grady and Niamh Buckley competed in the girls under 12 race. Shane Buckley won the 600m race in a personal best time of 1:42 to be crowned county champion. He also won silver in the long jump. Tadgh O’Donnell also competed in the Boys under 12 race.
Millie Kelly won silver in the girls under 13 600m race and Paula Quirke secured bronze. The two girls combined with Niamh Buckley and Ruby Kelly to win silver medals in the relay.
Juvenile training continues on Tuesdays and Fridays at 7pm.

British Inter Counties
Kevin Moore placed 61st and was third scorer on the Sussex team that placed 7th overall at the British Inter Counties Cross Country Championship.

Kilsheelan 10 Mile
Four Dundrum AC athletes took part in the Kilsheelan 10 Mile Road Race. Results included 23rd John Kelly (1:07.52), 54th Teresa O'Connor (1:15.08) and crossing the line together were 64th Mairead Julian and 65th Brid Quirke (1:16.49).
Munster Juvenile Indoor Championships
Five Dundrum AC juveniles took part in the Munster Juvenile Indoor Championships at Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Results in the girls under 13 600m included 21st Paula Quirke (2:06.38) and 28th Millie Kelly 2:13.74. Girls under 14 800m results included 5th Kate Ferncombe (2:39.55) and 14th Orla Ryan (2:45.02). Shane Buckley won silver in the boys under 13 600m race in 1:45.94.

Operation Transformation 5k
Kathleen O Brien, Martina Butler and Patricia Moloney took part in the Cahir Operation Transformation 5k in conjunction with Thumbs Up For Tomàs.

Templemore 4 Mile
Club results from the Templemore Fit4Life Track and Trail 4 Mile included 4th Paudie Coen, 7th John Kelly (24:43) and 65th Martina Butler (37:32).

Brooks Armagh 5k
Kevin Moore finished the Brooks Armagh 5k International Road Race Armagh AC in 15:05.

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