Thank you from Paul Gorey

Thank you from Paul Gorey

Folks, you can see what it takes to do what we do from the below list so without our great members getting stuck in,it simply cannot be done……….so thank you very much for all the help,time and effort given over to this year’s running of the 14th Annual Social Welfare/Government Services Group BHAA 5 Mile Road Race on the evening of 29th May last.

In my view, the event is a good opportunity to show Dunboyne AC working together at HQ. We were very lucky with the weather again and I feel confident in saying that everyone that came out to our club on the 29th May had an enjoyable experience.This is all due of course to the friendly way our members conduct themselves while getting the job done at registration,start,stewarding,medicare,finish area and post race refreshments area. Again,this is club spirit in action at its best and I am very grateful for it.

My good friend Tom Fagan is a huge support to me in putting the night together so thank you very much to him also.

To name just a few which is always dangerous as I would like to mention so many more – Emilia Dan was up to her usual tricks with some of her amazing homemade treats.Kay Gilmartin rolled up the sleeves to produce homemade gluten free goodies with Patricia Keenan giving the home baking socks also. Michelle Mitchell gave Gino’s gelato a super run for their money with her 100% ‘not for profit’ ice cream extravaganza. Michelle Wall organised the production line of sandwiches and kept those burco’s bubbling.

There will be a little draw on Thursday night 14th June at the track to acknowledge the efforts of Fit For Life Group,Catering folk and the fastest female and male of the senior training group.

The following is a list of most of the helpers and I apologise in advance for anyone I may have inadavertently left off the list.


Michelle wall
Teresa Smith
Siobhán Lavin
Michelle Mitchell
Kay Gilmartin
Karen O’ Flaherty
Patricia Keenan
Rosemary Donnelly
Emilia Dan
Ger Ryan
Margaret Rowan
Abigail mc Kee
Breda Grehan
Aoife Eager
Niamh Keiffer
Orla Brady
Nicola mc Kernan
Catherine Boughton
Maria Reeves
Deirdre Travers
Deirdre Mangan
Siobhán carey
Ruth O’ Neill
Ellen Holian
Lisa Stewart
Lauren Flood
Patricia Gallagher
Róisín Whitty

(** outside help)

Seamus Brady-water supply to field and next day tidy up + everything you could think of
Sean Conroy –Start and finish

Registration Area
Ger Fagan (+Race Finances)
Paul Gannon
Róisín Bell
John Eager
Aoife Glynn Eager
Claire Ní Fhearceallaigh
Aoiffe Kerrigan
Michelle Eglinton
John O’ Malley (+ infield and photography)
Joan Hodgins
Eimear Gorey
Claire Clifford(+ photography)
Mary mc Dermot **
Tom o’ Flaherty**
Sheila Jones**
Frank wade**(Head of Registration Admin & Results)
Killian Dirwan**(Race Audit)

Course set up
Micheál ó Baille

Lead Vehicles
Tom Slevin
Keith Eglington

Pat Ryan
Philip Mahony
Eoin Murray**
Mick Kennedy**
Vinny Clohisey** (+ Race Finances)
Gerry O’ Reilly **
Ronan Kearns ** (PA person)

Road Marshalls
Tom Scanlon
Tom Fallon
Seamus Dunne
Eddie Reid
John Holian
Declan Farrell

Water Stations
Martin & Noreen Geoghegan -2 mile Mark
Tom & Noeleen Slevin- 4 Mile mark (+ 5 star warm weather spray provision)

Infield and chute management
Josephine & Liam Murtagh
Fintan Crehan
Mark mc Donald
Martin Cahill
Michael Cornyn

Finish Gantry & PA Van
Charlie Cronin**
Stephen Naughton**
Terry Clarke**

After Event Clean up
Ray Mitchell & several ladies from the catering group –Tent take down
Phelim Glynn

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