3rd for Dean Casey in 3000m National Junior Championship

Track and Field finished its unique and tapered season at the National Junior Championships in Morton Stadium yesterday. The sun shone on all the athletes and all that was missing was the cheering supporters. Dean Casey took bronze in the Junior Men 3000m in a time of 3:47.32 Pb, Dylan Casey got a Pb in the 3000m of 9:04.09 and a young Niall Murphy finished 6th in a time of 9:27.36. Eanna McElroy finished the 800m heat in a time of 2:13.11 t and Neasa NihAinfein finished 4th in the…

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Success at the Masters

Becky Coughlan

for our master athletes in Dublin today and to their super coach Gerry Hayes.  Gold Medals galore with Geraldine Vahey winning gold in the 400m W45 in a time of 1:08.34.  In the 1500m Becky Coughlan brought home Gold in the W35 in a time 5:09.51.  In the Master Men High Jump Martin Curley took gold with a jump of 1.50.  In the M55 Johnny Murphy came 1st in the Master Mens Long Jump with a jump of 4.02.  In the Master Men 50-59 Javelin 700g David Courtney M55 finished 1st with…

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2020 National Masters Championship live

History is being made as the national masters championship will be live streamed and if the 103 entries for the 5000m event are anything to go by it promises to be an action pact day.    Settle in and watch live here and full results can be found here We wish best of luck to our Master Athletes who are taking part today. Geraldine Vahey – 400m Billy McKenna – 1500m Martin Curley – High Jump Ann Marie Connellan – 3000m Mary Cahill – 400m Thomas Jones – Weight for Distance…

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National Junior Championships DAY 1

The Irish Life Health National U20 Athletics Championships takes part in Morton Stadium this Saturday (September 5th), with Day 2 the following Sunday (September 13th). Following on from his debut success in the National Senior Championships, Mark Hanrahan is lining up for the Junior Men 3000 S/C at 11:55 today.  His competition will be Niall Carbery Clonliffe Harriers, Eugene Dohery North Leitrim, Joseph Haynes Armagh A.C, James Hyland Raheny Shamrock, Frank O’Brien MMidleton. Results can be found here http://live.athleticsireland.ie/menu.html

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Great Coverage by Clare Champion on Athletics

Double Success for Ennis Track

success duo Rory Chesser and Mark Hanrahan. A great article in the Irish Examiner mentioned our own Rory Chesser…” The prize at the end of the story doesn’t happen to everyone but in that article for the Irish Examiner Robinson – referring to the renowned sports psychologist Steve Peters – emphasises that continuing to show up, whatever your pursuit, is the key. “He said: ‘When it comes to an athlete trying to achieve what they want, I couldn’t really care about motivation. What I care about is commitment.’ For me…

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Hanrahan & Chesser take part in the 3000m Steeplechase this Sunday

The National Championships finish their unique event this Sunday.   In no way was Covid ever going to prevent this from taking place, and it provided some on your feet performances the highlight being the senior 1500m race between the champion Paul Robinson and minutely missing out Sean Tobin.  It has been a superbly ran event and congrats to all who organised it.  Credit to Cathal Dennehy, Gerard O’Donnell and others who enable us to keep us glued to the screen for this event.  Roll on the Irish Life Health National…

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National Championships in its 148th Year

kicks off this weekend, a championship that has not let two world wars prevent its occurence and thankfully is a ray of hope amid colossal sporting cancellations.  A massive thank you to every single person involved in making this event happen. To all the athletes taking part this weekend we would like to wish them well especially Darragh Lynch partaking in the senior 5000m 11:00 a.m., Jamie Kelly and Dean Casey taking part in the junior 5000m 12:00 noon and Cathal Crosbie running in the 400m live at 14.45 p.m.…

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Sun and Smiles at Day 2 of Summer Training Series

Ennis Track hosted day 2 of our summer training race series today. Congrats to Kevin O’Carroll who won the 400m men in a time of 52.64, Laura Nally who ran the 400m women from GCH in a time of 57.91, Mark Hanrahan of Ennis Track who won the 1 Mile race in a time of 4.31.20, Gemma Galvin of St. Johns wining the 1 Mile race in a time of 5.20.26 and Noah McConway who leaped past the 6 metre mark! Thanks to all the club’s coaches who arranged the…

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