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PRO Report 20/6/2016

June 20, 2016
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A large number of Letterkenny Athletic Club runners took part in Tuesday night’s Convoy 5K. As has been the case in most of the Grand Prix events, LAC runners were at the sharp end of the race, won many category prizes and some chalked up PBs. Danny Mooney had 1 second to spare over LAC club mate, in-form Pauric Breslin. Danny won in 15.20 and Pauric’s time of 15.21 gave him yet another PB. Ivan Toner, Daniel Hannigan and Paul […]

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PRO Report 13/6/2016

June 13, 2016
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Several Letterkenny Athletic Club runners made the short journey to Ramelton on Tuesday night for the Scoile Mhuire 5K. The race was extremely well organised, in every respect, by LAC runner Frances Judge and her hard working team. Just 1 day earlier, Frances herself had picked up 1st prize in her age category in the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin. Danny Mooney was the winner of the 5K. Danny set a new course record of 14.47. He is more renowned […]

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PRO Report 07/06/2015

June 9, 2016
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The Boyce brothers, of Letterkenny Athletic Club, were both in action a week last Sunday  in widely divergent events and  more than 2500 KM apart. 400m specialist Brian had a highly creditable 5th place finish, with a time of 55.28 seconds, in the AAI games at Santry. Rio bound younger brother, Brendan,  warmed up for the Olympics at  the IAAF Challenge in Coruna in Northern Spain. He recorded a time of 1.26.33 for the 20KM race walk. Over 200 runners […]

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PRO Report 23rd May 2016

May 23, 2016
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There was a large turnout, of more than 300, for the 39th consecutive running of the Inter Firms 5K in Letterkenny on Tuesday. Fast times were plentiful, with the first 7 runners all recording sub 16 minute times and the  first 26  clocking sub 17. The leading LAC runners were Danny Mooney, 15.21, and Pauric Breslin, 15.27. They finished 2nd and 3rd respectively with Conor Bradley winning the race in  15.08. Both had excellent runs, with Danny continuing his recent […]

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Inter Firms 5k 2016

May 17, 2016
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Hickey Clarke & Langan Inter Firms 2016 17th May 2016 Place Bib Name Sex AG Club Time 1 1079 Conor Bradley m SM 15:08 2 1080 Danny Mooney m SM LYIT 15:21 3 235 Pauric Breslin m SM 15:25 4 295 Patrick Brennan Jnr m SM LYIT 15:34 5 36 Chris Mc Guinness m SM Blast Fitness 15:37 6 241 Gary Slevin m SM 15:39 7 344 Keith Shiels m M40 15:53 8 242 Peter Gibbons m JM 16:08 9 […]

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PRO Report 16/05/2016

May 16, 2016
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Letterkenny Athletic Club’s Rio bound Olympian, Brendan Boyce, put on an excellent performance recenty in the World Cup in Rome. He recorded a time of 1h 24m 34s for the 20K walk. It was his 2nd fastest ever time for 20K and, also, the first time he had finished ahead of Corkman and fellow Oympian, Rob Heffernan.  He  showed that he is approaching peak form at the right time. Dan King has been showing the athletes of Madrid how high […]

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PRO Report 10/5/2016

May 13, 2016
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Several Letterkenny AC runners ran in the St Eunan’s 5K on Tuesday evening. For many, it was a return to their Alma Mater. Winner Danny Mooney showed his amazing fitness level just 3 days after having completed a Triathlon and the NW10K on the same day. He won the race in 16.16, with Pauric Breslin 7 seconds behind. Donal Farren was also a sub 17 minute finisher, in 16.40. Enda McBride finished in 17.37, Rayan Maguella 17.45 and  Brendan Finney […]

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PRO Report 25/4/2016

April 25, 2016
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Letterkenny AC runner Ciaran McBride travelled to Belfast in midweek and recorded an excellent time of 18.40 in the Queen’s 5K. As usual, this was a high quality event with Donegal man Gary Murray winning in 14.51. Only 2 seconds seperated the 1st 3 runners and the 1st 24 athletes all recorded times of sub 16 minutes. Aoife McElwaine ran 24.15 for Saturday morning’s Letterkenny 5K parkrun. Regular parkrun competitor Peter McLean finished in 26.17. The event was won by […]

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LAC P.R.O. Report 18/4/2016

April 18, 2016
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Three Letterkenny Athletic Club runners made the short journey to Derry last Wednesday to take part in the Bay Road 5K and all 3 put on excellent performances. Danny Mooney ran 15.21 to finish as runner up to City of Derry Sparta’s Conor Bradley, whose time was 15.12. Annmarie McGlynn had a superb run, finishing as 1st woman and taking 5th place overall in a high quality field. Her time of 16.17 saw her finish more than 2 minutes clear […]

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LAC Announces Event Schedule – Social Evening Monday 18th April 2016

April 14, 2016
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Letterkenny Athletic Club is holding a buffet/social evening on Monday April 18th at Arena 7. Buffet and drinks will be served from 7.30 pm. Details of Letterkenny AC’s race schedule will be announced on the evening. This includes the International Track and Field meeting which will take place on Saturday July 2nd. Letterkenny AC appreciates the assistance, support and co-operation we receive from the media and we would like to invite yourself and a guest, or representative, to attend.   […]

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