Racing Success at Coillte 10K and Mooreabbey 10 Mile for Dundrum AC

July 08, 2024


Our 39th annual Coillte 10k was held in Wednesday, 3rd July. It was a nice evening for racing with cooler temperatures that we would normally have for the race and a slight breeze. We had over 300 athletes running over the Junior 5k and Coillte 10k. The following are the results for our 26 club members who ran. First home for the club was 11th Eamon Morrissey 34:22, 20th Tom O'Connell 35:52, 21st Dymphna Ryan had a great race in 35:53 and was 2nd Woman, 33rd Martin Keane 37:17, 60th Gerry O'Neill 39:21, 72nd Linda Grogan 40:00 and was 3rd Woman, 75th Jim Halley 40:10, 86th Val Farrell 40:59, 92nd Michael Ryan 41:21, 94th Paudie Coen 41:25, 96th Catherine Fogarty 41:35 and was 2nd O45 Woman, 101st Wayne Bargary 41:54, 107th Richard Bresnen 42:20, 114th Tommy Byrnes 42:39, 117th William Keane 43:13, 123rd Karen Coughlan 43:26 and was 2nd O40 Woman, 126th Emily Leahy 43:30, 131st Raphael Renard 44:18, 163rd Mairead Julian 46:35, 165th Denise Compton 46:45 and was 1st O55 Woman, 181st Shane White 47:45, 189th Aaron Tuohy 48:41, 205th Paul Shanahan 49:51, 223rd John Barry 51:38, 225th John O'Brien 51:49 and 262nd Pat Hayes 57:25.In the Junior 5k race we had 4 athletes compete. First home for the club in a fantastic run to take 2nd place in the podium was Albert Maher 17:56. Next, we had 9th Ruby Maher 22:26 and was 3rd Junior Girl. Also running well were 14th Belle Kelly 23:24 and 15th Kate Dooley 23:51.


The Mooreabbey 10 Mile was held on Sunday, 7th July in Galbally. We had 5 athletes compete in the long-distance race. First home for the club was 11th Gerry O'Neill 64:34, he was followed by 17th Jim Halley 67:47, 25th Tish Ryan 70:34 and was 1st O40 Woman, 31st Paul Bradshaw 74:49 and 83rd Pat Hayes 94:52. Well done to Gerry, Jim and Pat who competed the Coillte 10k and the Mooreabbey 10 Mile in less than 4 days apart.

Featured Image: Dundrum AC's Mairead Julian, Denise Compton and Kate Dooley (ran junior 5k) at the Coillte 10k in Dundrum.

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