Club Notes…Fri 18th Aug 2017

eagle_notes2Extracted from the weekly club e-mail which is edited by Karen Bevan

Evening Everyone

To begin with we would like to send the very best of wishes and good luck to Eddie Trindle and Ken Nyhan who are running in the Reykjavik Marathon this weekend, On Saturday 19th August. Two of our many superstars in the club; have a great Marathon guys !

Thursday Evening Tempo Session.

Another successful tempo run tonight with thanks to John Desmond for leading this.

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12 members out for the club tempo run in Rochestown

Coffee Run

The main event this weekend is ‘The Coffee Run’ on Sunday 20th August. The coffee run is again open to members and non-members so feel free to bring a friend, family member, date ….
If you can help Tracy out and offer to lead a pace time then please do get in touch.

Message from Tracy…
The next Coffee Run is planned to take place on Sunday 20th August at 8:30am. This time we’ll be going back to the original route of Raffeen, starting from Bean Leaf in Mahon Retail Park.

Again, we’re going to open this to non-members so it would be nice to have a few pace options available if any non-members do attend.

Meeting Point: Bean Leaf, Mahon Retail Park
Start Time:
1) 8:30 am – Raffeen route.
2) 9:30 am – shorter 5/6 mile route

Coffee/Tea: 10:30 onwards (B&L opening time is 10:30)

As always thank you to everyone who contributes to the weekly email, and if you have anything that you would like to add please do let us know, we are always happy to hear from you!

Results – below 10k (Mairead Lonergan and Karen Bevan)

Thursday 10th August
Shanagarry 5K Road Race.
There was one Eagle participant in this 5k race in Shanagarry last Thursday. Well done to John finishing in 18th place overall.
18. John Desmond 19.57 Eagle AC M 50 6:25:1 404 18
Results

Friday 11th August

GR8KM Mitchelstown
Congratulations to Denis 2nd M55 over the line in this 8k race in Mitchelstown on Friday.
62. Denis Carroll Eagle AC M 55 33.49
Results

Sunday 13th August

Route 2 Crook 5 Mile Road Race
This 5 mile race had about 100 participants. It started in Goleen and finished in Crookhaven. There was 1 Eagle member taking part. Congratulations to Pat finishing in 7th place overall and 2nd M45 home.
7. Pat O’Connor 31.24 Eagle AC M45 66 7
Results

Wednesday 16th August

Cork BHAA Musgrave Sports Social 5k Road Race
535 runners took part in this 5k at the Marina last night. Eagles spotted in the category prizes are listed below. As usual, clubs are not listed in the results so if you would like your time or another member’s time listed for these BHAA races please email the results on and we would be more than happy to include them!
Mike McGrath 1st M55 19.19
Denis Carroll 2nd M55 20.22
Noel O’Connor 3rd M55 21.49
Frances O’Connor 1st M55 23.28

Parkrun Results – Saturday August 12th 2017

Ballincollig
12. Conor O’Brien 20.30 VM 40-44 M 10
22. Pat Twomey 22.27 VM 65-69 M 20
32. John Swanton 22.47 VM 35-39 M 29 (New PB!)
58. Derek Costello 25.00 VM 45-49 M 52
59. Tracy Cotter 25.01 VW 35-39 F 7 (New PB!)
65. Hugh McSweeney 25.21 VM 70-74 M 56

Castle Demense, Macroom
10. Derry Casey 22.34 VM 40-44 M 10
18. Joe Murphy 24.16 VM 60-64 M 17

Castlehaven
Two Eagles on the podium last Saturday in Castlehaven. Well done Ciaran and Pat!
1. Ciaran Bouse 20.12 VM 35-39 M 1
3. Pat O’Connor 21.57 VM 45-49 M 3

Results 10K and above (Ruairi Egan)

Hamburg Ironman Sunday 13th August 2017
Many congratulations to Club member Frank Cotter who completed the Ironman in Hamburg last Sunday. This consisted of a 3.8K swim 180K cycle and full 42K marathon, in a time of 14 hrs and 20 minutes. Thanks very for letting us know, on Franks behalf, such a great achievement!

Rock Roll Half Marathon August 13th 2017
Well done to Alan, Viv Frank, our representatives at the Rock Roll Half Marathon last Sunday. With 10838 runners taking part, the lads finishing positions were fantastic, along with their times.
OVERALL BIB NAME TIME
13 1015 Alan O’BRIEN 01:11:09.19
30 1035 Vivian FOLEY 01:15:32.92
114 1065 Frank HILL 01:22:19.56

The East Cork Harbour Marathon August 12th
The East Cork Harbour Marathon took place on Saturday morning, August 12th. There were Full, Half and 10K races on offer. In the half we had 6 members taking part and a further 7 on pacing teams, and in the full by Grellan, also on pacing duty. Well done to club member Conn Donovan who is one of the race organisers, it was a very well run event.
Congratulations to Tom Fox who took 1st M50 in an impressive 1:27:40 on a very hilly course and welcome to new member Raphael Cabral from Brazil who ran 1:34:52.

All results below:
Place Name Net Time Gross Time Bib Cat Sub Cat Club
Half:
6 Paul COTTER 01:27:37 01:27:37 826 M (6) MS (6) Eagle AC
7 Tom FOX 01:27:40 01:27:40 713 M (7) M50 (1) Eagle AC
20 Raphael CABRAL 1:34:52 01:34:53 683 M (18) MS (17) Eagle AC
33 John DUNPHY 01:37:47 01:37:53 708 M (31) MS (29) Eagle AC
Derek O’Keefe 01:39:43 *full details missing* (Pacer)
52 Damian KENNEALLY 01:42:59 01:43:01 740 M (47) MS (45) Eagle AC
88 Elaine GUINANE 01:49:45 01:49:52 837 F (11) (Pacer)
89 John DESMOND 01:49:48 01:49:55 830 M (78) (Pacer)
163 Ed FITZGERALD 01:59:35 01:59:50 833 M (130) (Pacer)
166 Ruairi EGAN 01:59:43 1:59:58 832 M (131) (Pacer)
231 Fiona O’RIORDAN 02:10:54 02:11:13 797 F (72) FS (60) Eagle AC
251 Mairead LONERGAN 02:14:18 02:14:39 840 F (85) (Pacer)
252 Helen CRONIN 02:14:19 02:14:39 827 F (86) (Pacer)
Full:
21 Grellan MCGRATH 03:44:31 03:44:34 138 M (18) (Pacer)
Results & Photos

Trail and Hill news – Gerard Down

Results Galtymore Munster Championship Race Sun -13th August
Name Number Cat Time Place Cat Place
Gerard Down 2045 M60 2.15 44th 3rd M60

Flickr Photos : Derek Costello
9th Aug 2017 Cork BHAA Army Navy 5 mile race https://flic.kr/s/aHsm1nEKME
12 Aug 2017 Ballincollig park run https://flic.kr/s/aHsm2Pp5by
02 Aug 2017 Tountinna Balina Trail race https://flic.kr/s/aHsm2wAaTn

Club News: John Desmond

Defibrillator at the CIT track: Please note that a new defibrillator has been installed at the CIT track. Denis and myself have put together a document with details about it. (Link sent to members). If you are trained in the use of a defibrillator, please take the time to read it and note the access code.

Club Membership : Colin O’Herlihy has been busy registering new members with Athletics Ireland and our current total stands at 183. This is in line with this time last year and we’ll probably end the year around the 200 mark.

Club Talks Workshops : The club is currently looking at organising some talks and workshops over the next few months. Details to be confirmed.

Lidl Gear : Lidl have some specials on running gear on Thurs 24th Aug… https://www.lidl.ie/en/special-offers.htm?id=92

Coffee Run

The Coffee run is coming up again on the 20th and Tracy has sent an email on this but just a reminder ; the coffee run is again open to members and non-members so feel free to bring a friend. If you can help Tracy out and offer to lead a pace time then please do get in touch.

Date: Sunday 20th August
Meeting Point: Bean Leaf, Mahon Retail Park
Start Time: 8:30 am – Raffeen route
9:30 am – shorter 5/6 mile route
Routes: 1) 11.5 miles – Passage, Monkstown, Raffeen
2) 5/6 miles – Flat, heading for Passage and back.

Coffee: 10:30 am onward

Results – below 10k (Mairead Lonergan and Karen Bevan)

Friday 4th August

Conna 5K Road Race
246 runners took part in this 5k in Conna on Friday evening. Damian and Denis were the 2 Eagle participants. Well done to Men’s Team Captain Damian on his top 10 finish – made more impressive by the fact that this was his first race back since a recent layout with injury. No stopping him now!
10 Damian Kenneally Eagle AC 18:14 SM 105
58 DENIS CARROLL EAGLE AC 21:32 M55 906
Results

Kinsale 5 Mile
Eagle AC was well represented at this 5 miler which also took place on Friday evening. There were 14 Eagle participants overall , with a number of members in the category prizes. Details are listed below.
32 Mike MCGRATH (281) 00:32:13 M55 1
37 Richard PIOTROWSKI (923) 00:32:47 M70 1
40 David O’ CALLAGHAN (893) 00:33:10 M50 1
58 Gerard DOWN (280) 00:35:07 M60 3
69 Paul COTTER (269) 00:35:47 M55 2
70 Noel O CONNOR (21) 00:35:51 M55 3
79 Ita KIRWAN (278) 00:37:13 F45 2
87 Frances O CONNOR (293) 00:38:10 F55 2
Results:
11 Ciaran BOUSE (113) 0:28:43 19-39 (7) Male (11)
17 Colin O’ HERLIHY (109) 00:30:35 045 (5) Male (17)
30 Chris BRISTON (251) 00:32:06 19-39 (18) Male (30)
31 Tim MCCARTHY (101) 00:32:09 19-39 (19) Male (31)
32 Mike MCGRATH (281) 00:32:13 O55 (1) Male (32)
37 Richard PIOTROWSKI (923) 00:32:47 O70 (1) Male (37)
40 David O’ CALLAGHAN (893) 00:33:10 O50 (1) Male (40)
58 Gerard DOWN (280) 00:35:07 O60 (3) Male (55)
69 Paul COTTER (269) 00:35:47 O55 (2) Male (60)
70 Noel O CONNOR (21) 00:35:51 O55 (3) Male (61)
74 Richard HAWKINS (254) 00:36:44 045 (13) Male (64)
79 Ita KIRWAN (278) 00:37:13 045 (2) Female (12)
87 Francis OCONNOR (293) 00:38:10 O55 (2) Female (16)
116 Gillian BYRNE (272) 00:42:20 O40 (13) Female (33)
Results

Wednesday 9th August

Cork BHAA Army/Navy 5 Mile
Well done to all who took part in the BHAA 5 mile in Halubowline on Wednesday evening. As usual with no clubs listed the following are club members spotted in the prize positions.
21 Thomas Fox 0/50C 00:30:45 1st O/50
54 Denis Carroll 0/55D 00:34:21 1st O/55
105 Noel O’Connor 0/55D 00:36:59 D 2nd O /55
150 Frances O’Connor 0/55L 00:39:02 1st O /55

Parkrun Results – Saturday August 5th 2017

Ballincollig
8 John DUNPHY 20:06 VM45-49 72.22 % M 7 Eagle A.C.
17 Conor O’BRIEN 21:04 VM40-44 64.79 % M 16 Eagle A.C.
22 Andrew KELLY 21:29 VM35-39 61.37 % M 21 Eagle A.C.
32 Pat TWOMEY 22:19 VM65-69 75.88 % M 28 Eagle A.C.
49 John SWANTON 23:14 VM35-39 56.74 % M 42 Eagle A.C. New PB!
63 Dolores GIBBONS 24:16 VW40-44 64.84 % F 8 Eagle A.C.
10 Michael DOOLEY 26:20 VM50-54 56.46 % M 83 Eagle A.C.
110 Noella CARROLL 26:42 VW40-44 58.93 % F 20 Eagle A.C.
126 Flor TWOHIG 27:46 VM50-54 54.44 % M 98 Eagle A.C.
156 Monica TWOHIG 29:47 VW50-54 58.48 % F 41 Eagle A.C.
165 Gary GIBBONS 30:01 VM45-49 47.25 % M 122 Eagle A.C.

Castle Demense, Macroom
29 Richard PIOTROWSKI 25:35 VM70-74 68.93 % M 26 Eagle A.C.

Bere Island
8 Niall MCSWEENEY 21:59 SM30-34 59.36 % M 7 Eagle A.C.
29 Hugh MCSWEENEY 26:01 VM70-74 68.61 % M 25 Eagle A.C.

Trail and Hill news – Gerard Down

Results Tountinna Munster League race Wed 2nd August
Name Number Cat Time Place Cat Place
Gerard Down 2045 M60 40.50 34 1 M60

Results The Paps Munster Championship race Sun 6th August
Name Number Cat Time Place Cat Place
Gerard Down 2045 M60 1.27. 33 2nd M60

Club Coffee Run: Sunday 20th August, Rafeen Loop

…Karen

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