(Tina Crawley and David Rushe at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon)
SGR David Rushe and Tina Crawley proudly represent the club at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, that was also part of Marathon history as Brigid Kosgei broke the women’s marathon record in the windy city. David and Tina would have both been inspired to run as Eliud Kipchoge broke the 2 hour barrier on the Saturday and couldn’t wait like all runners to get starting. Tina who finished her 4th Major World Marathon in Chicago set a great time in 04:19:51 and already looking to get her fifth Major as soon as she can. David ran Chicago for the second time after running in last years event and taking 15 mins off his
time from last year with a great time of 04:53:14. Everyone at the club is proud of you both and well done.
LAWRENCE AT ROSTREVOR PARKRUN………
Well done to SGR Lawrence Malone on Saturday at the Kilbroney Park in Rostrevor, Lawrence added another great time of 22:27 and finishing in 9th place on what is a tough parkrun with a few wee hills towards the Caravan Park . Lawrence has been flying the flag for SGR at the local Parkruns and beyond ,let’s see more SGR give it ago at the local Parkruns in our area.
JOELEEN AT CARLINGFORD SPORTIVE ……….
Well done to SGR Joeleen Brogan who took to her bike for The Carlingford Loop Sportive on Saturday, that had a 62km route around the scenic shores Carlingford Lough starting and finishing in Newry using the Scenic Carlingford Ferry. What away to see the Carlingford Lough.
BRIAN AT THE GREAT FJORD SWIM…………..
SGR Brian Muckian took part in The Great Fjord Swim on Saturday an open water swimming race that took place on the tranquil waters of Killary Fjord.
Brian swam in the 3.9km event in a great time of 01:07:42 and finished in 21st Place,Well done Brian.
FEW PLACES LEFT FOR SGR BUS TO DUBLIN MARATHON ……..
Slieve Gullion Runners will have a bus going to the Dublin Marathon on Sunday 27th October,Leaving Mulkerns Eurospar at 6:15am Sharp.Please contact Eamon Murphy at 07549663777 to book your place or PM us at SGR Facebook page to pass on to Eamon.
SGR Members and non Members ,Families, friends (other run clubs) non-runners are all welcome. £15 return …Please be quick folks as this will book up fast.
ENTER THE G819 WITH A CHANCE TO WIN A NIGHT IN KILLEAVY CASTLE ESTATE ……..
If you needed another incentive to enter this years G819…all online entries for the event will be entered into a competition to win this amazing prize.
The recently opened Killeavy Castle Estate have given us an amazing prize, which all ONLINE ONLY participants have a chance to win. A one night stay ( For 2 people) including breakfast could be yours. Get online and sign up today…8 Mile run, 8KM run or 8KM Walk.
The G819 8k /8 Mile run and 8K Walk isype G819 on search bar and please sign u back for 2019 and will take place at the Slieve Gullion Forest Park on Sunday 3rd November ,online registration is now open https://slievegullion09.wixsite.com/sgr9
, 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 Prices Icecream for sponsoring the G819.
NEW FORM FOR SGR MEMBERS TIMES ……
Please fill in our new SGR members events time form ,the form is to record all members race times from all events as well as to upload photos,so we can record not only your time but event and photos. Form here https://form.jotformeu.com/92770545049362
or please PM us at SGR Facebook page.