Chris Harrington was the winner of last night’s BHAA 5 Miler in Ballincollig. Chris had 18s to spare over John Meade in 2nd, with a finishing time of 25:31. John O’Connell also had a good run in 6th ahead of Rob Patterson (7th). Irene Hartigan won the F35 category and John Collins with 2nd M55.
Watch live coverage of the World Youth Olympic Games here from Nanjing, China. Louise Shanahan will be in action in the A Final of the 800m heats at 14:45 on Saturday. Best of luck to the Irish team competing at the Games.
At a quieter time on the athletics calendar, the road race season continues unabated and a number of Leevale athletes were in action at races over the weekend. On Friday night Eric Curran competed at the Mount Uniacke 5K near Killeagh, and he was first home in a time of 16:14. Mount Uniake results Results […]
There was a good showing of Leevale athletes at the Army\Navy BHAA race in Haulbowline last night. Owen Casey is a massively improved athlete this year and continued his great form last night with a 3rd placing in 26:39. Carmel Parnell also finished 3rd overall in the ladies’ section and easily won her own F55 […]
This weekend the Leevale masters were in action. On the international stage Pat Moore traveled to represent Leevale at the British Masters on Saturday. Conditions were tricky and competitors had to deal with difficult throwing winds. Pat triumphed and claimed first place in the javelin. A great way to follow up from the National League […]
Colm Sheahan was the overall winner at last night’s 5K, held over a flat course in Cloyne. Colm won in 15:04, 6s ahead of Michael Harty of East Cork. Aisling Moran ran well to finish 2nd in the ladies’ section, while the race also saw the welcome return to competitive action of Barry Donovan, who […]
Charlie O’Donovan and Meave Ahern have been selected to compete on the Irish developmental team at the upcoming Celtic Games. Charlie will compete in the BU16 1500m and Meave will compete in the GU18 1500m. Ireland’s top under 16 and under 18 club athletes will be facing off against their Scottish and Welsh counterparts this […]
After the great success of the Leevale teams at the National Leagues yesterday, today it was the turn of the distance runners to shine at the AAI Half-Marathon Championships in Dublin. Again, the Leevale athletes did not disappoint. Tim Twomey was the first finisher in 9th 73:27, followed closely by Chris Harrington and Owen Casey, […]