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30 April 2017
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Sports round-up

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Walk a Marathon this Spring!

South Dublin County Sports Partnership is inviting people to walk a marathon between April and June by organising a series of free 5km weekly walks.

The walks will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday each week at 11am and 7pm at locations such as the Grand Canal (9th Lock), Corkagh Park in Clondalkin, Tymon Park and Dodder Valley Park, ending with a hike to the Hell Fire Club in the Dublin Mountains on Wednesday June 21st.
To register email



Results: 24th. April 2017

1st. Joy Campbell & Carmel Doocey
2nd. Miriam & Margaret Nardone
3rd. Kathleen Collery & Betty Stanley

1st. Paula Doyle & Maureen Murray
2nd. Willie Doyle & Angela Kelly
3rd. Kay Cullen & Carmel Shanley

Notice: There will be no bridge Bank Holiday Monday 1st.May 2017. Bridge will resume Monday 08th. May 2017 - Committee meeting after bridge. Tournament director: 08th. May 2017 Kay Cullen.



Lucan Harriers had a busy week!


Club Coach Vinny Murtagh completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April in a brilliant time of 3.47 in very hot and sunny conditions. Vinny was raising money for the Christina Nobel Children's Foundation and to date has raised over €2,000.

In the Irish Life Health Road Relay Masters Championships the Club was represented by 5 teams - 1 Ladies Team and 4 Mens. There were strong runs from all involved and they represented the club with pride on the National stage.

In the National Duathlon Series which finished in the Phoenix Park at the weekend Will Byrne finished his campaign with an 8th position overall and silver medal in his Over 40 age category.

Patrick O'Donoghue travelled to the sunny South East and finished 19th overall in the Wexford Half Marathon in a time of 1.26.07.

At the Virgin Night Run held on the streets of Dublin on Sunday 23rd April, nine Lucan athletes completed this unique run led home by Shane O'Keeffe and Tricia Gough. Also on the streets of Dublin were 16 Lucan Harriers Club Members who stewarded at the event making sure it ran safely while cheering on the runners.




Relay Teams at the National Relay Championships.



Results (18 V Par (Nett)
Gents Class 1 Winner: Damian Creevey +9 (B9)
Gents Class 2 Winner: Dylan Colclough +9 (B9)
Gents Class 3 Winner: Joe Murphy +7 (B6)
Ladies Class 1 Winner: Philo Condron +7
Ladies Class 2 Winner: Rita Dillon +4 (B9)

Congratulations to our Captain Terry who together with his two team players – Trish and Peter Anderson won the best 18 in the Dublin Mixed Scramble Final in Portmarnock.

Do not forget our Race Night on Saturday 29th April – this will be a fun night so why not join us for the races. First race to commence at 9.15pm. Remember to bring your special hat – prize for same on the night!

Darts & Find the Joker
The Friday night darts competition and our Find the Joker continues this Friday night.



There will be a spin @ 9.30 am on Sunday morning dates below.

The meeting point for this group is at the Springfield Hotel. Please do not park in the Springfield Hotel car park.

As an introduction to the club / setup for first time participants the first spin is on us. After that all participants must become part of LCRC & Cycling Ireland. New members are always welcome.

To participate you should have a reasonable level of fitness. This is a mentored spin with an emphasis to learn group riding skills and to steadily increase fitness levels. The spin will be approximately 30 km with an average speed of 22kph

You Must Have a Road Racing Bike
Please check your bike beforehand
Carry a spare tube and pump
Have a full water-bottle

Enjoy the spin and let us know how it goes.

SUNDAY 30km Spins

Further details contact 087 2453611 or call in to Staggs Cycle Shop



Friday 11th August 2017 - Carton House Golf Club
The O’Meara Course

Teams of 4 - €400 (Handicaps Men max 24 / Ladies 32)
Tee Box: €100; Green Sponsor: €100. Price includes Golf & Food and Goodie Bags
1st Four Teams, Nearest Pin x 2, Nearest White Line, Longest Drive
Presentation of Prizes on the night by Christina Noble

More info: Tel: 01 645 5555 / 087 236 7795