Lillian Runs the Frank Duffy 10 Mile, Slieve Gullion News

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Lillian O’Hanlon  ran again in Dublin following on from the success of taking part in the Irish Runner 5 Mile and  Irish Runner 10 Miler already this season , Lillian was back  for the Frank Duffy 10 Mile race in the Phoenix Park on Saturday. Lillian had another strong run with a great time of 01:17:16 in Dublin and all the training in Slieve Gullion is paying off with great results.
SGR TAKE ON IRONMAN & NEWRY TRIATHLON….
It was another busy weekend of SGR members combining their running with swimming and biking. Brian Muckian and Martin McShane racing at Ironman Dun Laoghaire 70.3 on Sunday – a foggy 1.9km swim at dawn before a scenic 90.1km cycle around the Wicklow mountains and a seafront half marathon in beautiful sunshine before cruising down the red carpet to their finish line.
Brian 5hrs 54:05
Martin 7hrs 21:06
Brian Muckian at Ironman Dun Laoghaire 70.3
Lawrence Malone stayed local this weekend and secured a top 50 finish at Newry City Triathlon. Blue skies and sunshine blazed down on the competitors and Larry ran an outstanding 22:58 5k – no mean feat after a speedy 750m canal swim and leg sapping 20km cycle, finishing in 1hr 15:48
Well done to all three guys #TeamSGR
ARMAGH CITY RUNNING FESTIVAL…..Photo enclosed of Marathon
Well done to the team of SGR who took part in Armagh City Running Festival over the weekend. SGR Brian Evans and Tina Crawley ran at the Marathon event in great times with Brian in 17th and Tina in 18th place over all. Stephen Quinn once again finished strongly by getting on the podium with a 3rd placed finish in the Half Marathon event. In what was a very tough lapped course and on what was a very hot day well done to all our team. This looked like a great event and i’m sure we’ll see more members at it next year.

Marathon Results :
Brian Evans 04:18:42 17th Place
Tina Crawley 04:20:38 18th Place
Half Marathon Results;
Stephen Quinn 01:29:50 3rd Place
(Results are only in and not out at time going to press)

Tina Crawley in Armagh City

GOOD LUCK ROBBIE …….
We would like to wish the best of luck to SGR Robbie Marsh has he sets off soon to take part in the CCC that takes place on Friday 30th August a unique race that is one of the most prestigious in the world. The start line at the centre of Courmayeur in Italy running to the passage of the Grand col Ferret (2537m) marks the entrance of the race in Switzerland, , before discovering after an incredible ascension the Vallons des Chezerys, a true corner of paradise with a magnificent view on the Mont-Blanc chain. It is then time that Robbie will reach the world famous arrival arch in the heart of Chamonix.

SIGNED UP FOR G819 YET ? ……..

The G819 8k  /8 Mile run and 8K Walk is back for 2019 and will take place at the Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Sunday 3rd November ,online registration is now open at www.eventbrite.co.uk just type G819 on search bar and please sign up,  help us celebrate our clubs 5th birthday celebrations in style  by taking on the G819.

More details to come on the event leading up to the G819. We would like to thank our Main sponsor Mulkerns EUROSPAR for their continued support and we will also be helping to support the Fight-For-Alfie at the event. Thank you to the Taste of Gullion  for supporting the 3 Mile  in the G819 8 Mile event.
MONDAY CLUB RUN ……………………………………….

Come join us for our clubs Monday run at Slieve Gullion  Forest Park for a 6.45pm start time .Meeting point will be at Slieve Gullion car park .Everyone welcome.

UPCOMING EVENTS …..

You can check all details on upcoming events both near and far on the SGR Online Events Guide 2019/20 ,this is updated daily ,a click away from your next run here https://www.tockify.com/sgr09/pinboard  . Please support our many running events in your area. #supportrunningevents