There was a great turnout of 19 Lucan Harriers at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Sunday 29th October. It was a beautiful day, Dublin looked great and the support around the course was amazing.
Rory Thompson led the Lucan Harriers team home in a sub 3 hour marathon with a time of 2.59.06. He was closely followed by PJ Hyland completing his first marathon in a time of 3.00.49. Next in was Will Byrne in 3.09.33 followed by Libor Matousek in 3.21.38, Gerry Byrne in 3.27.04, Michael Lee in 3.36.00 and Rob Brannigan in 3.39.09.
First Lucan Lady home and 2nd in her age category in the Irish National Marathon Championships was Eileen O’Brien in 3.53.49. She was followed by Danijela Klopotan in 3.57.56, Tricia Gough in 3.59.01, Niall Cadogan in 4.01.02, Jana Rakociova in 4.01.34, Keith Gallagher in 4.24.31, Aisling Morris in 4.45.27, Anita Hughes in her first marathon finished in 5.39.52, Vivienne Pierce in 5.47.39, Maria Donoghue in 6.14.45, Tom Meade in 6.26.08 and Fanchea Gibson in 6.49.29.
The Club was also well represented as volunteers with members of the Club marshaling the course from Phoenix Park to Chapelizod and Kilmainham and helping out at Bag Drop.
Photos by Fanchea Gibson, Caroline Norman & Rory Thompson