Termoneeny Running Club Round Up w/e 3rd November 2019

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It has been yet another an exciting weekend of racing with TRC members globetrotting again to participate in events from Parkruns  to a World Major!

Parkrun

MUSA Cookstown

Tommy Hughes has had another great weekend! This was the warm up before winning his age category at the The 85th McConnell Shield later in the day.  First place at MUSA parkrun, Cookstown! This was a Parkrun pb for Tommy….. There seems to be no end to this mans talents, well done sir, what a year you are having! Congratulations also to Pauline McWilliams who finished  in a super time of 33:56! This was Pauline’s 44th Parkrun and her 28th MUSA Parkrun. Well done Pauline for yet another consistent run!

Omagh

Andy Campbell was out again on Saturday after his first marathon last weekend in Dublin, this time participating in Omagh Parkrun! Andy finished in a fantastic time of 34:08! This was Andy’s 7th Parkrun, all of them in his home town of Omagh. Well done Andy keep up the good work!

 Ecos, Ballymena

Also Parkrunning on Saturday was Thomas Doherty who finished Park Run Ecos in an impressive 19:10, and finishing in 5th place. This is the 7th time Thomas has participated at Ecos, and his 37th run in total. Well done Thomas, nudging closer and closer to that Parkrun pb!

Waterworks Belfast

Congratulations to Anne Breen who completed the Waterworks parkrun (Belfast)  in a great time of 33:12! This was Anne’s 44th Parkrun and first time at Waterworks. Another consistent run by Anne who also helped the Waterworks Parkrun celebrate their 9th Birthday!

Antrim

Fergal Hughes took part in Saturday’s Antrim Parkrun finishing in a very impressive 20:48. This was Fergal’s 20th Parkrun and 3rd  Antrim  Event. Well done Fergal!

McConnell Shield XC

There was no let up this weekend for Tommy Hughes this weekend after his record breaking weekend last week! Tommy took part in Saturday’s The 85th McConnell Shield XC in at Six Mile Water Park, Ballyclare winning his age 29.53. Congratulations Tommy!

Decathlon Belfast 10K

It was a beautiful morning on Sunday for this popular race around Hollywood Exchange. This is a completely flat 10K and our 11 runners who took park put in very impressive performances!  Special mention goes to Michael Burke who ran his first sub 40m 10k, achieving a fantastic new PB of 39:47!  Full results are as follows:  Michael Burke : 39:47 PB, Mark Baxter : 42:44, Damian O’Boyle 46:01 PB, Eamon Melaugh : 47:23, Shaun Dillion :  47:49, Shauna Melaugh : 48:29, Denise Martin : 56:01, Claire Hassan : 58:22, Ann Johnston :1:02:39,  PB, Colette Donaghy : 1:02:46, Norah-Lee Hughes : 1:05:00, Andy Campbell 1:14:56.

EAMS (East Antrim Marathon Series) Halloween Howler

Also taking place on Sunday was the EAMS annual Halloween Howler. Three Termoneeny Runners took part with Declan Leung completing the marathon distance and Kerry Archibald and Tracey Paul completing the Half Marathon distance.  Results:  Marathon – Declan Leung 3:46:09.  Half Marathon – Kerry Archibald and Tracey Paul finished together in 2:10:34

Well done everyone!

New York City Marathon

Gary O’Doherty travelled to New York with his wife Anne at the weekend to compete in his 4th Masters Marathon (3rd this year). Conditions were perfect on Sunday morning. Gary kept an impressive steady pace throughout the course, averaging a 6.31 minute mile around the five boroughs of New York.  Runners were supported by over one million spectators along the route. Well done Gary, that’s another Masters ticked off the list!

Thank you and congratulations to all of our members who continue to represent the Club so well throughout the country and further afield in a variety of distances and disciplines.   If you are interested in joining Termoneeny RC please visit termoneenyrc.com or send us a message on facebook. We can assure runners of ALL abilities a warm and friendly welcome.