Madrid Half Marathon

The Raphoe duo Terence Quinn and Raj Megan travelled to Madrid over the weekend to take part in the Madrid Half Marathon. Indeed Raj decided only at the marathon expo to take part in the half marathon, changing his entry from the 10k. Well done to both on brilliant times, reports from Madrid say they are still partying!


Falcarragh Duathlon
Well done to junior club member Daniel Mc Gettigan who was 4th overall and winner of the U11 category at Saturday’s Falcarragh Duathlon.
In the sprint -2/10/2 mile event Junior Ciaran McGettigan was the first club member home in 9th place in a brilliant time of 56.12. Colm Corcoran finished in 18th position in a time of 58.56.  Enda Carr  finished 26th overall in 101.31. Juniors Neil and Sean Martin were 30th and 33rd overall, finishing in 103.10 and 105.53 respectively. Kathryn Russell performed well ahead of this weekend’s try a tri finishing in 1.11.33.

Great performances from 24/7 members with our juniors excelling once again!


Mid Ulster Duathlon
Bronagh O’Gara travelled to Limavady to take part in the Mid Ulster Duathlon hosted by the Triangle Triathlon Club. Bronagh had a superb performance finishing 2nd female overall in 56:48.


John McCullagh Memorial , Mid Ulster Grand Prix, Cookstown
The McGettigan brothers were also in action at Sunday’s Mid Ulster Grand Prix.
In the U12 event Daniel finished in 11th position while Ciaran finished in 5th position in the U16 event.


Club gear announcement from our merchandising officer Elaine:

Prices for club gear:
Tri suit -core suit €115
Tri suit-half sleeve €138
Tri shorts -€60
Tri Top -€60
Running vest -€33
Cycle Top (SS)-€50
Cycle jacket, spring -€66
Cycle jacket, winter -€121
Bib shorts -€71:50

Ordering from Inverse, so going to be same gear as last year. Pending on quantity of order there may be discount given.
For anyone wishing to order, Elaine will be at Aura Wednesday 7:30-8pm this week, as per previous orders payment will be required when placing your order
Hoping to place order by the week ending the 27th, any queries PM Elaine.
Elaine will also have the gear which was already ordered from anyone earlier in year with her, if you want to collect it.


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: Brick  session 7pm sharp from Foxhall- Brick Marshal -Anne Robinson
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
Madrid Half Marathon
Terence Quinn 1:57
Raj Mehan        2:17

Falcarragh Duathlon
Ciaran McGettigan  56:12
Colm Corcoran   58:56
Enda Carr           1.01:31
Neil Martin        1.03:10
Sean Martin      1.05:53
Kathryn Russell 1.11.33
Kids race
Daniel McGettigan 4th overall and 1st U11

Mid Ulster Duathlon
Bronagh O’Gara 56:48 2nd female overall

John Mc Cullagh Memorial , Mid Ulster Grand Prix,Cookstown
Daniel Mc Gettigan 11th U12
Ciaran Mc Gettigan 5th U16