Great performances by Le Chéile athletes in the mountains of Kerry September 6th/7th

Massive congratulations to the Le Chéile athletes in action in the Kerry Mountains last weekend. 

Stephen Gregg came home in 19th position in the gruelling Kerry Way Ultra. Stephen completed the 200km course, with  6.5km of climbing, across the mountains, trails, bogs and roadways of west Kerry in 33h55m. What an amazing performance. The results can be seen here:

Trish Murphy had a brilliant performance in the 30km Reeks Skyline event with over 2600m of climbing. Trish completed the tough course in 7h40m. More details about the event here:

Great going folks, enjoy the recovery over the next few days!



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Weekly roundup, great success for Le Chéile at home and abroad

Well done to the Le Chéile athletes in action in recent days. Some very impressive performances.

Away from home Patrick Monahan took part in the Seoul marathon wheelchair race in South Korea and braved very tough conditions to come home in 1h32m29s. Brendan Murphy took on the famous TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie) Ultra race in the Italian/French Alps. The race is 146km distance with 9100m height gain. A brilliant achievement to finish in 41h37m! Check out Brendan’s blog about the race here:

Back at home Karl Fitzgerald was the winner of the East of Ireland 50k. The race took place close to Donadea and Karl finished in a brilliant time of 3h36m. A really super performance and shows he is in great shape at the moment. Brendan Kearney was also in action in the Tullamore half marathon, incorporating the Leinster half marathon championships. He finished in 1h21m11s. Results from that race here:

Congrats to all the lads!

Patrick in Seoul:

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Brendan Murphy in the Alps: 

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Karl receiving his 50k winners prize:

Karl Aug 19

Brendan Kearney in Tullamore:

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Luke Maher represents Ireland at the WMRA Youth Cup in the Italian mountains

Well done to Le Chéile’s Luke Maher who represented Ireland at WMRA Youth Cup in Italy yesterday August 24th. Luke came home in 39th position. Well done from everyone in the club! The results from the event can be found here:

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Le Chéile success at Frank Duffy 10 mile

Big congratulations to all the Le Chéile athletes who took part in the Frank Duffy 10 mile race on August 24th. Overall 3926 runners took part in the challenging event which incorporated many of the hills in the in the Phoenix park.

Jan Corcoran was 5th lady home in a brilliant performance. A massive well done to her and everyone who took part.

A table of all the Le Chéile results is below and all the results can be found:

First name Surname Gender Gender posistion Chip position Chip time
Jan Corcoran Female 5 105 1:03:32
Steve Boyle Male 121 130 1:04:47
Carl Crehan Male 154 168 1:06:33
Ian O’Gorman Male 171 183 1:07:25
Tommy Grealy Male 239 266 1:09:46
Paul Foy Male 274 312 1:10:54
Alan Maher Male 276 317 1:10:57
Lisa Hughes Female 39 510 1:14:38
Colin Burns Male 462 529 1:14:57
Orlaith Nason Female 68 621 1:16:08
Paul Kiely Male 833 1011 1:21:10
Ronan Ardiff Male 1605 2433 1:36:48
Clare Killian Female 780 2735 1:40:09

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Great evening at Celbridge AC 5k race

Well done to Celbridge AC for hosting a great evening for their 5k race on Thursday 22nd August. Le Chéile had a decent turn out with so many of our athletes are in the middle of marathon preparation at the moment. Well done in particular to Edwin Koenck who was 6th overall and in the o60 category Brian McGrath 2nd and Patrick Sweeney 3rd. All the results can be found here:

Name Chip time
Edwin Koenck 00:16:55
Brendan Kearney 00:17:16
Cillian Gleeson 00:20:16

Brian McGrath


Patrick Sweeney 00:23:15
Sinead Leavy 00:24:17
Tina Hawkins 00:25:27
Linda Shine 00:25:47
Natasha Farrell 00:27:34
Tracey Denner 00:33:00
Teresa Mc Carthy 00:38:24

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