Lucan Harriers AC impress at events

LUCAN HARRIERS athletics club members participated in the Run the Liberties Four-Mile event on Thursday.

This unique Four-Mile road race takes participants through the heart of old Dublin.

Liberties 4 Mile

Starting and finishing in IMMA / Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the route takes in some of the most famous sites throughout the Liberties including, James’s Gate, Thomas Street, Francis Street and the Coombe.

All proceeds go towards upgrading the Emergency Department in St James’s Hospital.

It is growing in popularity with Lucan Harriers athletes and this year 17 athletes from Lucan headed in.

First home was Lucan was Anita Hughes in 38.43.

She was followed by Jim Dwyer who finished in 40.21, Michelle Boyle in 40.30, Catherine Dunne in 40.39, Aideen McCormack in 40.41, Geraldine Coogan in 42.19, Edel Fogarty in 43.26, Joanna McCormack in 44.52, Patricia Byrne in 45.31, Patricia Hennessy in 45.31, Elaine O’Rourke in 47.02, Lesley Mitchell in 47.13, Irene Mutesi in 47.33, Josephine Dignam in 50.00, Eibhlin Ní Chonchuir in 50.20 and Tara Henry in 51.29.

Martina McMahon also finished the race but her time didn’t register.

There was a good turnout from Lucan at the first of the Dublin Marathon race series with the SSE Fingal 10k in Swords.

First home for Lucan was Shane O’Keeffe who finished in a time of 40.31.

First Lucan Lady home was Patricia Gough who crossed the line in 48.44. Next across the line was Clare Wright in a time of 55.48. David Trunk and Kathleen Trunk crossed together in a time of 55.48.

Next was Anne Smith in 1.00.25 followed by Kim Jones in 1.00.41, Anita Hughes in 1.03.31, Anne mcGrane in 1.09.04 and Tom Meade in 1.06.18.

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