Roscrea Road Runners/Senior
Athletics Club

It has been a busy week for the club with representatives taking part in Road Races in Thurles, Enniscorthy and Galway.

It has been a busy week for the club with representatives taking part in Road Races in Thurles, Enniscorthy and Galway.

On Thursday night 6 members participated in the Dave Fogarty 4 mile road race in Thurles. Gavin Lynch was first home for the club in 13th position in a time of 23.2 mins followed closely by Brendan Delaney in 23.56 in 20th position, with Martin Loughnane coming in at 28.37, Martin Carroll in 30.3, Gerry Carroll in 30.27 and Ger Brereton in 33.28.

It was to be the onset of great form for Gavin Lynch who went on to participate in the Strawberry Race Festival 5 mile Road race in Enniscorthy on Sunday, and completed the run in 29.40 mins and finishing in 4th place. The club was also represented at the Galway Mini Marathon on Sunday by Paula Mulrooney, Claire Kelly, Niamh Ryan and Brid Carroll.

The Winning Streak continued for the club with Claire Kelly Finishing in 3rd place in the over 35 category. Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday Nights from 7.30 – 8.30 pm and is open to all, so whether your an experienced runner or just starting or looking to get fit why not pop out to the grounds of Mount St Josephs Monastery and Join in.