GOLD FOR KAREN IN LIMERICK

As always 24/7 members were in action all over the country at the weekend in a mixture of events!

The Race
Well done to club member Barry Foley who took part in the ultimate endurance event, The Race, over the weekend. Barry was part of team Donegal Oil and was the given the task of the starting half marathon which he finished in a brilliant time of 2hr19 followed by the 15k kayak in a time of 1hr 20. The team went on to finish the 250km event in a total time of 15:18:20.

Irish Masters Long Course Swim Championships
We have a new Irish swim champion in the club! Congratulations to Karen Crawford who won gold in the 800m event and silver in the 400m at the Irish Masters Long Course Swim Championships held in Limerick on Saturday.

Northern Velocity Trail Half Marathon
Colin Dean travelled to Garvagh on Sunday to take part in the Northern Velocity Trail Half Marathon

Colin had an excellent run finishing in 1:28:30,8th overall.

Convoy AC 10K
We had several 24/7 members taking part in Sunday’s popular 10k held by Convoy AC.
Sean McFadden was the first club member to finish in a brilliant time of 36:54.
Alaistair Hetherington had an excellent run finishing in 46:12, Terence Quinn had a time of 50:30 and Elaine Gallagher had a brilliant run seeing her achieve a PB of 56:43.

Donegal Bay Sportive
Well done to all 24/7 members who took part in Saturdays 100k and 140k sportive organised by the Donegal Bay Cycling club.

Prepayment Swim Fee
Please note the next quarterly swim fee is now overdue and must be paid at the next swim session.

 

Club Training
Please note the 10-mile TT session will start back this Thursday night at 7pm.   This session starts out at Foxhall (out towards Gartan).  Anyone taking part in these sessions must have a working rear flashing light on your bike and a front light.  Anyone who turns up without working lights will not be able to take part in the sessions. Please ensure you are ready to go for 7pm sharp.
This week’s marshals are: Head marshal- Hugh Gallagher. Paddy Doherty, Tommy Hill.
Marshal list will be sent with club notes.

 

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: TT session 7pm from Foxhall
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

The Race
Donegal Oil-Barry Foley 15:18:20

Irish Masters Long Course Swim Championships
Karen Crawford Gold 800m Silver 400m

Northern Velocity Trail Half Marathon
Colin Dean          1:28:30 8th

Convoy AC 10K
Sean McFadden                36:54
Alaistair Hetherington   46:12
Terence Quinn                  50:30
Elaine Gallagher                56:43 PB