Three national titles for Trim AC at masters.
In track and field news there were some great results for Trim AC at the AAI
masters T & F championships in Tullamore. Tony Aston won the M50 hammer with
a throw of 34.00m ahead of John Territ,St Abbans and Bosco Reid, Finn
Valley. He finished second in the discus with 29.23m and third in the
javelin with a throw of 27.23. Moira Peppard who won two bronze medals at
the British Masters championships in Birmingham over the summer took another
Irish national title recording 14.07 in the W45 100m ahead of Geraldine
Sheehy, Celbridge and Grainne McCall, Brothers Pearse AC. In the W45 javelin
Moira Aston was the winner with a throw of 20.69. She took two third spots
in the discus and hammer.
Sheehy takes age group win at Skryne
Trim Athletic club was very well represented at the second Tara AC 5km last
Friday evening with twenty four members of the club coming under starters
orders. The race which took the field of nearly 500 runners on a course
which included the Hill of Skryne was won in commanding style by Star of the
Sea athlete Colin Costello in a time of 15m32. The first Trim finisher was
Don Mahon who was 4th in the M40 category in a time of 18.07. In the M55
category Sean Sheehy scored his first category win with a great time of
19.42. In the womens grades Ann Tobin finished second in W50 in 23.14.
The other Trim times were, Dermot Leonard,18.34;Quinton Bourke,19.13;Declan
Swords,19.39;Conor Daniel,19.54;Martin Brogan,20.26;John Canning,20.44;Barry
Harten,20.57;Kealan Gormley,21.00;Robert Tobin,21.17;John Rowe,21.22;Paul
smith,21.52;Brian Cully,22.14;Evelyn Ferguson,22.38;Aine
McInerney,24.43;Carrie Brogan,24.45;Trish Duffy,24.53;Monica
Heavey,25.57;Maria Brogan,26.47;Stuart Daniel,27.00;Paula Hegarty,27.07;Mary
The inaugural Slane AC 5km and 10 mile road races were held simultaneously
from the grounds of Slane Castle on Sunday 21 August. The top Trim finisher
in the 5km was Enda Markey who was very pleased with his 18.55 run which
earned him eleventh place overall and 3rd in his age group. The other Trim
runners in the 5km were John Canning,21.22 and Ann Tobin 23.26.
The 10 miler took the runners along the steady climb form the castle up the
Kells road out of Slane past Rushwee and Gormanlough was an ideal prep race
for anyone with Dublin Marathon in their plans.John Doyle set a new personal
best for 10 miles when he crossed the line in flying form with a time of
The next round of the Meath Running League will take place just 6 miles out
the road at Bohermeen .The 39th Rennicks Cup/36th Fr Delany cup 5 Mile road
race and fun run takes place on September 11th 2011 at Bohermeen. The event
starts at 2pm. You may enter the event online (see Rennicks Cup page for
link to Run Ireland), by text (to 086-7260777 or 086-0792580), or on the day
(open from 12 Noon till 1-30pm).
Trim AC meet and train group assembles every Tuesday and Thursday opposite
Trim Garda Station at 7.30pm. Come along and join in . Group training,
motivation, support and encouragement WILL help you achieve YOUR fitness
goals.There are other group training sessions organised during the week
including Sunday morning long runs, hills and intervals.
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