ITU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND SWIMMING EVENTS

ITU World Championships Rotterdam
Hugh Gallagher and Donagh O’Sullivan travelled to the ITU world championships in Rotterdam at the weekend. Hugh finished the standard distance triathlon in an impressive 2:19:25 . Donagh crossed the line in a time of 2:27:38.

Glencar Swim 2k
Jonathan Martin was the winner of the Glencar swim 2k event over the weekend in a blistering time of 23:29, almost 3minsutes ahead of second place. A busy weekend for Jonathan who also took part in Triathlon Irelands emerging talent programme.
Karen Crawford was 2nd Female in the 2k course in a time of 31:41. Sinead O’Kane took part in the 1k event and finished in a time of 18:28.

Running roundup
Amanda McNulty, 25:47, Lynnette Rodgers, 28:15, and Denise McBride, 31:02, all took part in Tuesday’s Loreto Convent 5k.
Gavin Crawford was the first 24/7 member to finish Sunday’s Milford 10k in a time of 38:19. Fresh from his Ironman exploits Peter O’Donnell played the part of pacer on Sunday and finished in 42:29. Liam Tinney finished in 43:38.Pat Brady won 2nd place in the M55 category in a time of 45:19.Martin Temple finished in 49:10. Rachael Stilvern ran a PB of 52:51.
Natasha Kelly was 3rd overall, 1st Female in the 5k event in Milford in an excellent 19:29. Keith Fletcher running with his son Kian finished in 26:29.
Philip Robinson competed in the Dam to Dam ten miler in Amsterdam over the weekend. Philip finished with a PB of 85:09.

Winter Training
With the return of dark Winter training nights all club members are reminded of the following:
Thursday Night Club runs- High Viz is compulsory for everyone and any additional hi/viz clothing lights etc are encouraged- Be Safe, Be Seen!
Mudguards (wraparound) are also compulsory for Saturdays club cycle.

AGM
The Club’s AGM will be held on Friday 20th of October in the Mulroy room at the Education centre in Saint Conals hospital at 7.30pm. All members welcome.
Nominations are invited for Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, PRO and eight committee members. Please email nominations to club secretary Pauric Kelly (iampaurickelly@yahoo.ie) by Wednesday 18th October. Any motions to be discussed at the AGM must also be sent in by this date.
The club are also seeking new members for our 2018 Race Committees, please also email Pauric if you are interested.

Save the Date
The club’s end of year Awards/Christmas night out will take place on Friday 24th November at Arena 7. 2016 prize winners are asked to return prizes to committee members as soon as possible.

Club Training
Club training continues as follows:
Tuesday: Track session- Track session will recommence 3rd October
Wednesday: Swim session- Advanced 7-8pm, Intermediate/ Beginners 8-9pm
Thursday: Long run leaves Aura 6.30pm
Saturday: Club cycle leaves from Aura at 8am

Full Results
ITU World Championships Rotterdam
Hugh Gallagher 2:19:25
Donagh O’Sullivan 2:27:38

Milford 10k
Gavin Crawford 38:19
Liam Tinney 43:38
Pat Brady 45:19 2nd M55
Martin Temple 49:10
Rachael Stilvern 52:51

Milford 5k
Natasha Kelly 19:29 3rd overall 1st Female
Keith Fletcher 26:29

Loreto Convent 5k
Amanda McNulty 25:47
Lynnette Rodgers 28:15
Denise McBride 31:02

Amsterdam 10miler
Philip Robinson 85:09

Glencar Swim 2k
Jonathan Martin 23:29 1st
Karen Crawford 31:41 2nd Female
Glencar Swim 1k
Sinead O’Kane 18:28