Dub Runners AGM 2015

Dub Runners AGM 2015

The Dub Runners recently held our annual general meeting for 2015.

Apologies: Kathy Mayhew, Maura McCardle and Sean O’Hagan

Attendees: Stephen Irvine, Marcella Cassidy, Jenny Bairner, Geraldine Coyle, Paula Owens, Colette McCourt, Lynsey Hamilton, Dale Biggerstaff, John McCullagh, Jane Patterson, Maureen Oliver, Joanne Patterson, Jane Friel, Paul Agnew, Gerard graham, Denise Mcalarney, Claire McDowell, Neil Curran, Mark Hamill, Natalie Connolly, Jim Larkin, James Sheridan, James Trainer, Niall Porter, Noel Kelly, Aedin O’Neill, Valerie Maguire , Cameron Riley, Kate Moffat , Ryan Love, Roisin Byrne, Nessa Agnew, Ronan O’Flaherty and Brian Grimes.

Chairman’s Address – Brian Grimes

  • Membership at similar level to last year circa 75.
  • Athletics NI registration at similar level at 50.  Hope is to have minimum 50 registration and get 2 London allocations for marathon

Treasurers Report – Ronan O’Flaherty

  • Financials to be circulated

Election of Committee

  • CHAIRMAN – Brian Grimes
  • TREASURER– Cameron Riley
  • SECRETARY– Roisin Byrne
  • SOCIAL SECRETARY – Nessa Agnew and Marcella Cassidy
  • WEBSITE MANAGER- Ronan O’Flaherty


  • Discussed and passed.

Giant’s Trail Race

  • Discussions regarding requirements for circa 30 marshals and advised that at this stage we are not competing.
  • Special thanks for race committee members so far regarding what has been organised. Another race committee meeting date to be set.
  • Currently Entries at 61…. Need more flyers to be circulated at park-runs, More to be printed out to push for registrations.


  • Away trip has 31 registered interest , bus holds 33 so almost full.
  • Bus will leave from Ozone, meal for 5PM.
  • Let Brian know ASAP If anyone else interested.

Charity Status

  • Currently no status.
  • Stay as is was agreed for the time being.

Coaching Rota

  • Please feel free to put your name forward.  Brian has checked for grants available for level 1 coaching course but has been turned down.

Summer BBQ

  • 22nd August confirmed.


  • Mark Clarke, Sports Masseuse.
  • Brian will try to organise a night at the Dub.

Amsterdam Half & Full Marathon

  • 18th October.
  • A few club members already signed up.
  • Paula Owens to send out additional info.
  • Momentum building on interest.

Berlin Marathon

  • 4 members from club registered.

Rathlin Run

  • Suggested as organised trip by Stephen Irvine but probably too much given other planned events

WAVA League

  • Thanks  to James trainer for updating the table.
  • Congratulations to Collette McCourt who’s still in pole position!

Weekly Roundup

  • Special thanks to Ronan’s weekly updates and legenderry jokes.