Community Games and Cooley Coast Run

On a gorgeous, summer’s evening, the local community games were held at the Bush Track on Thursday May 15th.  Congratulations to all the children who took part.  Those who qualified will now proceed onto the County Finals in The Lourdes Stadium, Drogheda on Sunday 8th June.  The All-Ireland Community Games Finals will be held on 22/24th August 2014.

Results of those who qualified through to the County Finals are as follows:

U8 Boys 60m 1st Ruairi Traynor, 2nd William Quinn, 3rd Joseph Hanlon.  U8 Girls 80m 1st Sarah Mallon. U8 Boys 80m 1st Adam Sharkey.  U10 Girls 100m 1st Orla Daly, 2nd Chloe McCarragher, 3rd Lucy White.  U10 Boys 100m 1st James Sharkey, 2nd Cathal Walsh, 3rd Finn O’Reilly. U10 200m 1st Isobel Meehan, 2nd Lisa Conlon, 3rd Anna Dawson.  U10 Boys 200m 1st Gerard Hanlon, 2nd James McBride, 3rd Cian McGuinness.  U12 Girls 100m 1st Ciara Carolan, 2nd Nicole Barry, 3rd Orla McGuigan.  U12 Boys 100m 1st Sam Dawson,2nd Darragh Conway, 3rd John Digney.  U12 Girls 600m 1st Anna McArdle, 2nd Katie Conlon, 3rd Laoise McElroy.  U12 Girls Ball Throw 1st Alice Ferguson, 2nd Shannon Sullivan, 3rd Emma McArdle.  U12 Boys Ball Throw 1st Cian Reilly, Sean McCarragher, Shaun Quinn.  U12 Girls Long Puck Brianan McBride, Eve Meehan.  U14 Girls 100m 1st Erika Quinn, 2nd Erin Grey, 3rd Katie Mallon. U14 Girls 800m 1st Nicola Ferguson, 2nd Ciara Quinn, 3rd Elise Dawson.  U14 Boys 800m 1st James McArdle.  U14 Girls 80m Hurdles 1st Shauna Lavery.  U14 Girls Long Jump 1st Chloe Barry, 2nd Hannah Gormley, 3rd Amy Farnon.  U14 Boys Long Jump 1st Mark Conway. U14 Girls Javelin 1st Katelyn Quinn.  U16 Girls 100m 1st Maria Digney.  U16 Boys 100m 1st Paul McGlynn.  U16 Girls 1500m 1st Hannah Stewart.

Over 40 Glenmore Fit 4 Life athletes and several juveniles were out in force for the 10km and 12.5 km Cooley Coast run on Friday May 16th. All participants, both runners and walkers, enjoyed the well-organised run around the peninsula on a beautiful balmy evening with loads of supporters urging us on. It set the scene for our own Glenmore Challenge 10 mile race coming up on June 14th & brought it home to us what a splendid area we live in!

The following are those who participated in the 10 km:

Patrick O’Reilly, Tony Mulligan, John Kane, Pat Ferguson, John Doyle, Tony Elmore, Annie McGuinness, Shane Arnold, Gabrielle Hanlon, Tadhg Leahy, Deirdre Woods, Kinga Byrne, Joan Farnon, Fionne Lynch, Chloe Barry, Susan O’Neill, Ciara Quinn, Sandra Gormley,  Jane Dunne, Sheila McKevitt, Michelle McMahon, Aaron Carolan, Vicky Leahy, Liz Rafferty, Nuala Barry, Eunice Rice, Nora McEntaggart, Mary Malone, Seamas Hanlon, Patrick Morgan,  Doreena Murtagh.

12.5km: Shane Toner (2nd), Gerry McAlinden, Linda Meehan, Paul Gallagher, Stephen O’Connor, Karen May (3rd female), Ali McEnhill, Gavin White.

Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday nights 7-8pm for our juvenile athletes.  Our ever-growing Fit4Life group meet at the track every Monday & Wednesday 7-8pm and on Sunday mornings for a mountain walk.