Donore Harriers Jingle Bells 5k success for Le Chéile

A huge congratulations to Killian Gleeson, Kevin Gough and Alan Maher who achieved nice 5k PBs in the Donore Harriers Jingle Bells 5k in the Phoenix park on Saturday December 7th. Some other Le Chéile athletes had good performances too. See results below:

Name Club Category Time
Brendan Kearney Le Cheile AC M40 00:17:22
Killian Gleeson Le Cheile AC MJ 00:19:18
Kevin Gough Le Cheile AC M45 00:19:18
Alan Maher Le Cheile AC M45 00:19:23
Cian Gough Le Cheile AC MJ 00:19:28
Lara Gleeson Le Cheile AC FJ 00:25:02
Stephen Gregg Le Cheile AC M40 00:38:01
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Successful weekend for Le Chéile athletes

Confratulations to all the Le Chéile athletes in action at the weekend in various events around the country.

Well done to all the juveniles in action in the Kildare cross country championships. In the u14 mixed relay race Fionn Hayes, Clillian Gleeson, Maeve Augustin and Ellen Doherty ran very well to come home in 5th. They also got a nice post race photo afterwards.

Lisa Hughes had a great run to come home as 5th lady in the Clonakilty marathon in Co. Cork. On a very challenging course, with tough weather conditions, Lisa ran brilliantly to record a time of 3.35. The results can be found here:

Andy Grehan was also in action in the Clontarf half marathon in Dublin, recording a new PB of 1.29. A great milestone to reach. Some of the route for the race crosses over the beach on Bull Island so hopefully there will be plenty more improvement to come from Andy on courses that are all on road. Results here:

U14 Kildare Cross Country 2019

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Le Chéile AC AGM 2019

The AGM for 2019 will take place on 11th December @ 8pm. It will be held in Leixlip GAA club.

We ask all registered members and parents of juvenile members too attend.

Proposals for amendments to the constitution, motions for debate & nominations for 2020 Committee, can be addressed to prior to 26th November 2019.

Thank you,

Le Chéile AC committee 

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Le Chéile fundraiser table quiz – thank you!

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Le Chéile fundraiser table quiz last night November 6th. Over 100 people were in attendance for what turned out to be a great club get together and fun night. The event managed to raise over €1,300 for the club to go towards our upcoming projects. Thanks again to everyone who contributed.

We have had requests from people asking about some of the questions asked on the night. All the questions, answers and pictures from the quiz can be found here: Le Cheile table quiz 2019


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Great results for Le Chéile in the Dublin Marathon 2019

A massive congratulations to all the Le Chéile athletes who gave their all in the Dublin marathon on Sunday October 27th. Some amazing performances out there in what were perfect conditions. Patrick Monahan was the winner of the wheelchair race – what an achievement! Jan Corcoran was one of the leading maters ladies home overall and realized a life time ambition of running under 3 hours – smashing it in 2:52. Marc Augustin was the first runner from our club home in a superb 2:39 for a huge PB. Karl Fitzgerald also pulled off a great 2:45 PB. Many others had really brilliant performances as you will see from the results table. Tough luck to those who had issues with injury. Well done again to everyone and enjoy the celebrations.

A huge well done to our first three ladies Jan, Lisa Hughes and Louise Long who were second placed o35 team in the National Championship. An All Ireland o35 Silver team medal for the ladies – phenomenal stuff! All the National Championship results can be found at these links: Female Over 35 Teams Female Over 50 Teams Female Senior Teams Mens Over 35 Teams Mens Over 50 Teams MENS Overall National Marathon Results 2019 Mens Senior Teams WOMENS Overall National Marathon Results 2019 

The Dublin marathon also serves as the Leinster championship race. Our brilliant ladies were also very successful in those results with Jan 3rd place senior, Louise 2nd place o35 & Lisa 3rd place o45. Combined this gave them Leinster senior 2nd placed team & another great silver team medal!


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