BUMPER EASTER WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES FOR 24/7

24/7 members competed in a range of events all over the county over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Ballyliffin 10mile/7mile challenge
In Saturday’s scenic 10-miler in Ballyliffin Colin Dean was the first 24/7 member to finish in a time of 1:06:27. Nick Fowell was just seconds behind with a massive 5minute PB in 1:06:30. Weather conditions were perfect for the grueling 10-mile course and the event had a huge crowd as always! Damian McGoohan crossed the finish line in 1:11:12, Keith Gordon in 1:19:10 with another PB, Philip Browne               in 1:19:23 and Tommy Hill in 1:27:03.

Cathy Harvey was the only 24/7 lady to take on the 7-mile challenge and she finished in a brilliant time of 1:12:37.

 

Coole Cranford Duathlon
24/7 was also well represented at the Coole Cranford Duathlon that took place on Easter Saturday. Junior Ciaran McGettigan was the cyclist for the winning team finishing in 57:05, a brilliant achievement for Ciaran!  Siobhan Gallagher, making her return to racing, finished 1st female in a super time of 106:09.  Shaun Logue finished in a time of 109:48. Neil and Sean Martin were 1st and 2nd male juniors in the event finishing in 115:15 and 122:078 respectively.

Harte Insurance 5k
The annual Easter Sunday 5k hosted by Letterkenny AC was the perfect way for competitors to earn some extra chocolate! It was also the perfect opportunity for members to get those last-minute miles in ahead of the Omagh Half marathon taking place next Saturday 7th April, with many using the 5k as part of a longer training session.  Sean McFadden was the first 24/7 member to finish, 5th overall, in a time of 17:18. Gavin Crawford on his tail just seconds behind in 17:21. Paul Cullen had a brilliant race finishing in 17:58. Paul McIntyre ran 18:37. Liam Tinney finished in 19:32, Alan O’Mahony just behind him in 19:36. Pat Brady crossed the line in 20:18. Fionnuala Larkin was 2nd Female overall finishing in a superb time of 20:33. Keith Fletcher had a good run finishing in 20:57. Niamh Gibbons was 3rd female finishing with a brilliant PB of 21:58. Rachael Stilvern finished in 24:13, Martina McDaid in 24:29, Anne Robinson in 24:43 and Martina O’Donnell knocking over a minute off her PB finishing in 25:37.

 Harte Insurance 3k
Niamh McDaid was 1st female in the 3k race finishing with an excellent time of 12:31.

Prepayment Swim Fee
Please note the next quarterly swim fee is now due. 

Club Training
Club training continues as follows:
Tuesday:  Road based session-6.30pm from Aura -Hi-viz essential- no hi- viz no session!
Wednesday: Swim session- Beginners 7-8pm, All others 8-9pm
Thursday: Long run leaves Aura 6.30pm- Hi-viz essential- no hi- viz no session!
Saturday: Club cycle leaves from Aura at 8am
Saturday: Club swim session Saturday at 6pm Additional lane added for 14-16yr old club members- MUST be accompanied by a parent (please note prepayment does not cover Saturday swim).

 

Full Results
Ballyliffin 10mile challenge
Colin Dean                          1:06:27
Nicholas Fowell                 1:06:30 PB
Damian McGoohan         1:11:12
Keith Gordon                     1:19:10 PB
Philip Browne                    1:19:23
Tommy Hill                          1:27:03

Ballyliffin 7mile challenge
Cathy Harvey                     1:12:37

 Coole Cranford Duathlon
Ciaran McGettigan          57:05 1st Team
Siobhan Gallagher            106:09 1st Female
Shaun Logue                      109:48
Neil Martin                         115:15 1st Junior Male
Sean Martin                        122:07 2nd Junior Male

Harte Insurance 5k
Sean McFadden                17:18
Gavin Crawford                 17:21
Paul Cullen                          17:58
Paul McIntyre                    18:37
Liam Tinney                        19:32
Alan O’Mahony                19:36
Pat Brady                             20:18
Fionnuala Larkin               20:33 2ndFemale
Keith Fletcher                    20:57
Niamh Gibbons                 21:58 3rd Female PB
Rachael Stilvern                24:13
Martina McDaid                24:29
Anne Robinson                 24:43
Martina O’Donnell           25:37 PB

Harte Insurance 3k
Niamh McDaid                  12:31 1st Female