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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Rory Chesser National Champion 3000m SC

Rory Chesser successfully defended his Irish 3000m steeplechase  title in winning today’s race with a PB of 8:46.95. Tomas Cotter (Dunleer AC) and Rory were clear leaders until the final lap when Chesser made a decisive move to win convincingly in a personal best of 8:46.95 with Cotter second in 8:57.65.

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National Senior Track & Field Santry

Update: Darragh Lynch had a strong run today in the 800m final, improving slightly on his heat time and finishing 8th in 1:52.23. Well done Darragh![spacer style=”1″] Update: Darragh Lynch qualifies for 800m final with a run of 1:52.9, placing second in the second of 4 heats. Final will take place at 2.30 tomorrow. [spacer style=”1″] Four Ennis Track athletes are preparing to compete in the national track and field championships in Santry on Saturday and Sunday next. On Saturday at 4.20, Darragh Lynch, Kevin Chesser, and Micheal Keane will run in the…

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Rory Chesser Season Best

On 12 July, Ennis Track’s Rory Chesser contested the Men’s A 1500m at the British Milers Club Grand Prix meet in Manchester. Rory produced a season’s best with a tremendous run of 03:43.39, placing 5th in a strong 13-man field (his PB for 1500m stands at 3:40.74). Results 3:42.06, Frank Baddick, Newham & Essex Beagles/Loughborough Students 3:42.53, Richard Weir, Derby/Staffordshire Uni 3:42.57, Chris Warburton, Notts/Loughborough Students 3:43.16, James O’Hare, Annadale/Queen’s Uni Belfast/Ireland 3:43.39, Rory Chesser, Ennis Track/Newham & Essex Beagles/St. Mary’s Uni 3:43.67, Luke Gunn, Derby 3:43.81, William Paulson, Stroud/Princeton Uni 3:43.84, Richard Morrell,…

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