Weekly Roundup 01/08/2021

Hi and welcome to results roundup for the past week with some race to report on and the Parkruns

The races started early this week as on Monday night David Kelly took part in North Belfast Harriers AC Night of Friendly 5000m races at Boys Model track. David ran in race 3 and finished 9th in a very respectable time of 19.16 mins. Well done David

Saturday, in the sunnier climes of Co. Westmeath, Kate Moffett took on the Celtic Warrior half ironman challenge at the Lilliput Adventure centre. 2000m swim, 90k cycle followed by a half marathon Kate finished 23rd, 3rd female and completed the course in 5 hours 33.54 mins- an incredible achievement and very well done Kate

Claire Tonry then did the half marathon at the same location fininshing 1st in 1hour 29.30 mins. Another great run. Well done Claire.

Meanwhile over in Reading, Dave Phillips was competing in the 50k Round Reading Ultra. The course was run over various terrain including flat river and canal towpaths, woodland trails and country lanes and paths. Dave finished in 166th place in 6 hours 33.45 mins. Excellent run Dave

Stevie McCamley 7th in 21.44 and new course PB
John Close 2nd in 18.09 and new course PB
David Kelly 6th 19.15 and new course PB
Julia Orr 55th in 25.54
Ciaran Harris 9th in 20.04
Liam Lavery 76th in 25.42
Monica Byrne 20th in 22.14 and new course and Parkrun PB
Dermot Dawson 43rd in 24.44
Alan Laverty 31st in 21.22
Nessa Agnew 49th in 22.46
Kathy Mayhew 116th in 27.24
Alison Crawford 126th in 28.09 and new course PB
Jane Patterson 145th in 30.48
Sharon Shaw 65th in 27.21
City Park, Craigavon
Anna McArdle 46th in 23.26
Rob Walker 22nd in 20.22

Well done all runners and volunteers at the weekend

After all that was done the Dubs ultra queen Katherine Harkness attempted the Montalto 12 hr night challenge. Running from 7pm Saturday to 7am Sunday, Katherine completed 23 loops with a total of 103.5KM. Placing 2nd overall and first female it was another fantastic performance by Katherine. https://www.facebook.com/GaitHouseEvents/videos/571867344185349/ link to start video

The club will be doing a volunteer takeover at Knockbracken Parkrun on August 21st. So far we have 3 and ideally need another 15 to cover the roles so if you have never volunteered or would like to give your bit back to Parkrun fill in the below form: https://www.dubrunners.club/events/volunteer-flashmob/

Thanks Fra