Father Collins parkrun Event number 30 23rd April 2016

Father Collins

This week there were 46 runners, of whom 5 were first timers and 12 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 5 different athletics clubs took part. Well done all. We saw the return of Davey Byrne today after a couple of months of secret training and it work out well for him as he stormed home in an impressive time of 16:52. Thomas Clarke popped over from St. Anne’s parkrun to finish in 18:09, which I think was a PB for him?  Cecile OLLAGNIER continues her 100% record of first finishes, that 7 out of 7 for her, there’s no stopping her !!

Many thanks to our super Volunteers this week  Adrienne DELANEY  •  Aisling CONROY  •  Alan FOLEY  •  Aoife MCCARTHY  •  Catherine BURKE  •  James SMITH  •  Karen BATES  •  Matthew TOBIN  •  Nadia LOCHOWSKA

The aesthetically pleasing time of the week goes to Ugo Matrangolo in a time of 27:37 nice one Ugo.

Male placings: David BYRNE (VM40-44) (Unattached) was first over the line in 16:52 – 6th time in 7 appearances. Thomas CLARKE (VM40-44) (Unattached) was second over the line in 18:09. Alan FOLEY (VM35-39) of Raheny Shamrocks AC, was third over the line in 19:15 – has been first to finish on 5 previous occasions.

Current standing in the Men’s annual points competition: Simon SMITH (Busrungroup) 1746 pts. Philip DAUGHEN (Unattached) 1731 pts. Lukasz HARENCZYK (Unattached) 1731 pts.

Female placings: Cecile OLLAGNIER (VW35-39) of Sloggers to Joggers, was first (6th overall) over the line in 20:44 – 7th time in 7 appearances. Helen SMITH (VW40-44) of Sloggers to Joggers, was second (19th overall) over the line in 24:57. Deirdre O’ GRADY (VW45-49) (Unattached) was third (21st overall) over the line in 25:14.

Current standing in the Women’s annual points competition: Aoife MCCARTHY (Dinny Collins Fitness) 1827 pts. Karen BATES (Unattached) 1673 pts. Yvonne CLARKE (Sloggers to Joggers) 1651 pts. The following runners recorded the best

Age Grade scores:

David BYRNE (VM40-44) was graded 82.81% for the time 16:52 (first overall). Thomas CLARKE (VM40-44) was graded 75.76% for the time 18:09 (second overall). Cecile OLLAGNIER (VW35-39) was graded 73.31% for the time 20:44 (6th overall).

Father Collins parkrun started on 3rd October 2015, and since then 535 different runners, including participants from 33 athletics clubs, have completed 1,733 runs covering a total distance of 8,665 km, and there have been 350 new Personal Bests.

The female record is held by Annmarie WOODS who ran in a time of 00:19:04 on 2015-10-17 (event number 3).

The male record is held by Declan POWER who ran in a time of 00:16:03 on 2015-10-03 (event number 1). The Age Grade course record is held by Matt SHIELDS who recorded a 88.68% run (18:15) on 3rd October 2015 (event number 1).

See you all next week Alan

Father Collins #29
Father Collins

Father Collins #29

What a super morning for an old run around the park

parkrun Athlone cancelled Christmas Eve & New Years Eve :(

parkrun Athlone cancelled Christmas Eve & New Years Eve :(

Apologies for the late notice folks but we only just found out that the college

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