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SUSSEX CROSS COUNTRY
Kevin Moore placed a fantastic 4th in the Sussex Cross Country on Saturday the 15th October. It was held over 8k with a mixed terrain of fields, forest and hills. The course was beside Goodwood Racecourse.

MUNSTER NOVICE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Munster Novice Cross Country Championships were held on Sunday the 23rd of October in Carraig na bhFear in Cork. The surface condtions were good and the weather was reasonable good with some head on winds. We had 11 senior athletes compete in the Novice races. The Ladies race was held over 4km and we had 4 athletes entered. First home in a fantastic 5th place was Linda Grogan, 34th Martha Quirke, 35th, Mairead Julian and 45th Laura Armstrong. Linda was on the County Team that won Gold. The Club Team just fell short of winning bronze by 3 points.

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Photo: Dundrum AC Ladies at the Munster Novice Cross Country in Cork. Left to right: Mairead Julian, Linda Grogan, Martha Quirke and Laura Armstrong.

The Men’s race was held over 6km. We had 7 athletes taking part. First home for the club was 29th Gareth McGlinchey, 36th Paudie Coen, 39th Martin Keane, 40th Dermot Hayes, 43rd Michael Ryan, 56th Donal Keane and 73rd Jim Halley. The Men like our Ladies placed 4th Club Team.

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Photo: Dundrum AC Men at the Munster Novice Cross Country in Cork. Left to right: Donal Keane, Jim Halley, Martin Keane, Dermot Hayes, Paudie Coen and Michael Ryan. Missing from photo Gareth McGlinchey.

MUNSTER JUVENILE EVEN AGE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
We had 9 juvenile athletes take part in the Munster Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships, which was held in conjunction with the Novice race. There was huge fields of athletes in the juvenile competition. In the Girls U10 Aisling Decruis placed 62nd. In the Boys U10 Ryne Bargary placed 50th. In the Girls U12 we had 41st Orla Ryan, 93rd Paula Quirke and 134th Eugenia Debaco Medina. In the Boys U12 we had Shane Buckley place 7th. Shane won a Gold medal for being on the winning County Team. In the Girls U14 we had 32nd Lorna Ryan and 76th Laura Halley. Lorna won a Bronze medal for being on the County Team. In the Girls U18 Jean Kelly placed 29th.
Well done to all our Junior and Senior athletes.

FIT4LIFE
Fit4Life continues on Monday and Thursday nights at the track at the Scout Hall in Dundrum at 7pm. All levels catered for and all welcome.

CROSS COUNTRY
We will host the County Novice B in Dundrum on Sunday the 6th of November.

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