It was a great day for Le Chéile AC at the All Ireland national 10k road championships, part of the Great Ireland run in the Phoenix park yesterday.
Brian McGrath was crowned All Ireland champion in his masters category. A brilliant gutsy effort after recent injury niggles.
Our ladies +35 team (Jan Corcoran, Lisa Hughes and Orlaith Nason) took home All Ireland bronze. Brilliant going ladies!
Nicholas Walsh, Paul Foy, Karen Croal, Deirdre Dowling and Louise Corcoran also had fine runs in the event.
All the results here: https://www.myrunresults.com/events/great_ireland_run_2019/3012/results
A massive congratulations to all the Le Chéile gang who took part in the Greater Manchester marathon on Sunday. Well done to Ger Donnelly who improved his PB to 2:54. Also well done to Ian O’Gorman, Donal Fleming, Brendan Ryan, Eamon Shiels and Paul Kiely.
Well done to all the Le Chéile athletes who took part in the County Kildare Senior Road Races on Sunday in Leixlip hosted by Le Chéile.
Jan Corcoran had a fabulous run in the womans 4k, taking the gold medal. The Le Chéile woman’s team, made up of Jan, Trish Padden, Arlane Whelan and Deirdre Lacey, came fourth (1st Celbridge, 2nd Newbridge, 3rd St Cocas). Ladies results here: Ladies Senior 2019.
In the mens 10k race the Le Chéile team, made up of Karl Fitzgerald, Brendan Kearney, Marc Augustin and John O’Neill took home bronze (1st Newbridge, 2nd Celbridge).Mens results here: Mens Senior 2019 .
Well done to Lisa Dixon for all the organising that went into staging the races. Thank you to Louise Long and all the Gardaí for the assistance, chief steward Kevin Roche and all the stewards for giving their time. Also thank you to Michael Reidy and the county board officials who were on hand with their stop watches and had the results ready in speedy time afterwards.
Order of events for the Kildare Juvenile League Day 3 hosted by Le Chéile on Saturday April 13th from 12pm
Congratulations to all our couch to 5k graduates who completed the programme this evening with a 5k run! We hope to see you all at the Leixlip 5k on May 8th.
Also a big thanks to this years leaders of the programme: Richard McCarthy, Theresa McCarthy, James Shelley and Vincent Lernihan.