WELCOME TO ST.PETERS ATHLETICS CLUB
Club running in October- With the start of the cross country season, the Newtown Half, The annual Armagh 10 Miler, Great Dundrum run, Local runs also in Sarsfields and the highlight of the year the 38th Dublin City Marathon!. There was a real buzz as most of the club runners are all at the top of their fitness and ready for the season finale in October the 38 Dublin city marathon.
Great performances from Eileen in this years Dundrum-Murlough 8 mile race, a great day for a coastal race.The Stevenson girls also made great times and podium at the Sarsfiels annual race, well done Casey and Eileen
The running of the Dublin City Marathon was the biggest ever Marathon gathering in Ireland with over 20,500 runners, numbers swelled by the Sunday race and the reviews from last years amazing event, and at the heart of this event was our own club St Peter’s AC Lurgan.
Our club has a long history with Dublin marathon with the ladies achieving some amazing personal bests, others celebrating first marathons, outstanding performances and runners celebrating overcoming illness. The club is very proud of the mass turn out of the black and whites and were proud to be part of such a special occasion. Our club continues to go from strength to strength! Congratulations to everyone who took part did fantastically well.
For the first time ever the club had 2 runners beating the sub 3 hour with James and David coming in at 2.55 an 2.57 respectively. James Monaghan deserves the applause as he has just came back from injury and beating last years Pb. Without a Doubt, all the girls from the club deserve enormous praise as they all recorded personal bests! Eimer Rose was the first lady home in a great (3.17), amazing, followed by Gillian (3.26) Linda and Patricia were neck and neck the whole way around and both came in in an an amazing 4,08 and 4,10.Notable performances also from the men in John Nix, Marty Mc Cracken and Paul Mulholland and Colin Conway, Not to mention the seniors, Paul Casey, Paul Moore And Dwyer.All round the club had a total of 17 Pbs in this years marathon, we are very pround of all who came and supported the team this year. Also we hope to make the post race get-together a regular event.Well done all.
St Peter’s AC is based in the Lurgan County Armagh, N Ireland and is an officially
affiliated club with Athletics Northern Ireland. The Club prides itself on a long tradition of athletic training in all aspects of the sport. The club welcomes athletes of all abilities from complete beginner to proficient competitors, male and female in junior and senior sections. With a current membership of over 80, the club competes strongly in local, national and international events. The Club today continues to develop in line with the standards of the Irish Athletic Association/NI Athletics.
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