Leixlip 5k 8th May 2019

A massive congratulations to everyone who took part in the Leixlip 5k 2019. Some great performances. Peter Somba, Dunboyne AC, won the men’s in 15:01. Laura McDonnell, Tallaght AC, won the ladies in 18:15. All the Leixlip 5k 2019 results can be found here. Thank you to everyone from far and near who came along to support the race.

A big thank you to everyone who helped make the race happen, Lisa Dixon for all the organising, Richard McCarthy for getting the track and racers ready, all the stewards who made the event possible, all who helped with registration, all who helped with teas/coffees, all who brought food along, those who helped with the preparation before and the clean up afterwards, those who created and distributed the fliers and posters, those who helped with the online advertising of the event, the pacers in the race and Castletown parkrun for the loan of the bibs. Thank you to Ronan Ardiff for kindly donating all the bottles of water. Thank you to Lidl Leixlp. Thank you to the Garadí for the escort car. Thank you to popupraces for the timing and online system. Thank you to Irish Rail for the use of the car park. Well done everyone, it was a great Le Chéile team effort!

Some photos from the Leixlip 5k 2019 night can be found here.

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2019 May Bank Holiday weekend roundup

A massive congratulations to all the Le Chéile athletes who were in action all over Ireland and on the continent over the the May Bank Holiday weekend. Some great performances: 

Event  Athlete Time
Prague Marathon Karl Fitzgerald  2:50:48
Great Limerick Run – Marathon Jan Corcoran 3:04:48, 4th position
Great Limerick Run – Marathon Lisa Hughes 3:13:54, 7th & 1st O45
Great Limerick Run – Marathon Paddy McDonnell 3:46:33 PB
Great Limerick Run – Half Marathon Brendan Kearney 1:20:42, 25th position 
Great Limerick Run – Half Marathon Vincent Lernihan 2:07:13 PB
Belfast Marathon Steve Boyle 2:59:59 PB
Belfast Marathon Alan Maher 3:22:06 PB
Belfast Marathon Pat Hayes  3:35:44

jan and lisa limerick brendan limerick

karl prague alan and steve belfast

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All Ireland gold for Brian McGrath

A massive congratulations to Brian McGrath who was crowned All Ireland 5k road champion O65 last Saturday in the Phoenix park. Another gold medal for our club legend. https://www.myrunresults.com/events/irish_runner_5k_2019/2992/racereport

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Kildare County Championships Juvenile Days 1 & 2 details

Day 1: 5th May on Celbridge track Kildare 2019 Juvenile Day 1 – Order of events

Day 2: 12th May on Le Chéile track in Leixlip Kildare 2019 Juvenile Day 2 – Order of events

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Battle of Clontarf 10 mile road race – 22nd April 2019

Well done to Arlane Whelan, Eoin Dunleavy, Deirdre Lacey, Roisin Ni Sheaghdha, Yvonne Rowland, Tina Hawkins and Linda Shine who all had great runs in the Battle of Clontarf 10 mile road race yesterday. All the results can be found here:  https://www.myrunresults.com/events/battle_of_clontarf_10_mile_(leinster_championship)/3024/results

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