Sunday, 10 March 2013

Weekend Roundup


What a day for Midleton AC .
Results just in From the Munster Novice and Senior Road racing Championship are
 Gold Medal for Anna Doris who came 1st Novice leading the Midleton AC team of Anna Doris ,Carmel Deane, Sheila Buckley and Sally Drennan to GOLD
Yes Midleton AC LADIES won 1st in Munster also the Cork team got Gold 1St team in Munster  and this had club members Anna Doris and Carmel Deane on the team.
It did not stop there Midleton AC took SILVER in the Senior Section of the competition and Cork also took silver with Anna Doris and Carmel Deane on the victorious Cork team which consisted of Lizzie Lee,Anna Doris,Anna O'Neill and Carmel Deane.
That leaves us with Anna Doris 3 Gold & 2 Silver, Carmel Deane 2 Gold & 2 Silver,
Sheila Buckley 1 Gold and 1 silver and Sally Drennan 1 Gold and 1 silver. Andrea McNamara who was also on the team had a great run. Great credit is due to these ladies who made the journey to Newtownmountshandrum on this wet miserable day and more especially on Mother's Day. We know others could not make it because of the day that is in it.
A brilliant days work girls ye have certainly done your club and county proud again.

Bork Gais 5Km Marina

And success did not stop there as meanwhile back at the Marina the Bord Gais 5Km was taking place and here again our ladies were to the fore with Michelle Kenny taking 1St Place in the Ladies .Followed by Margaret Jones 2nd O/40 Helen Gilroy 1St O/45 and Joan Mc Carthy 2nd O/55 this was some great running with Helen and Margaret getting PBs and Michelle's winning time 19.09.
Stanislaw Byczek was our only male winner taking 1st O/50.
The ladies also scored in the team prizes with Michelle Kenny on the Dept Of Education team taking 1st Grade A and Midleton News (Helen Gilroy &Mgt Jones) taking 2nd Grade A.
Other members also had great runs with Brendan Cronin and Fionan O’hAodain of our Development Squad having great runs and getting PBs also there was great running from Colette Dalton who had a super run for her first race being cheered on by her son Ryan certainly helped. Adam Duchnicz and Paul Spiteri had excellent runs. It was good to see Susan Delaney back in action after her break. Well done to all the other member of the club who ran.
There was a total of 375 runners taking part an increase of over a hundred on last year and the results were very quickly available after so well done to the BHAA also.

So what a day for Midleton AC Well done all