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Raheny
Raheny
Shamrock Athletic Club, founded in 1958, is an athletic club in Raheny, Dublin, Ireland, one of Ireland's oldest athletics clubs still operating and one of the most active. Athletes competing in a wide range of events and competing in every National Championship.[1]

Contents

1 History 2 Honours 3 Key figures 4 Facilities 5 Colours 6 Races 7 Contacts 8 References

History[edit] The club was founded by Paddy Boland, partly based on local traditional annual sports activities..[2] Honours[edit]

National Senior Cross Country Champions Men - 2016 National Senior Cross Country Champions Women - 1968, 1971, 2013 National Road Relay Champions Men - 2001, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016 National Road Relay Champions Women - 1995, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010

Key figures[edit] The club has provided four Olympic athletes, with six appearances: Dick Hooper (1980, 1984, 1988), Pat Hooper (1980) and Paddy McGrath (2000) and Mick Clohisey
Mick Clohisey
at the 2016 Games..[3] Facilities[edit] The club makes extensive use of quiet local roads but especially of Dublin
Dublin
city's second-largest municipal park, St. Anne's Park. It has a modest clubhouse in the centre of Raheny, in a former schoolhouse on the banks of the Santry River. Colours[edit] The club's colours are white and green. The Club's kit is a White Vest with an emerald Green Band across the chest with the word Raheny embedded. Shorts are emerald green. Races[edit] The Shamrocks promote 36 races a year, including:

Raheny
Raheny
5 Mile Road Race - Last Sunday of January each year, a major national event, starting in Raheny
Raheny
Village and around St. Anne's Park Mid-Summers 5K Winter League Road Race Series - Held Between November and April, including Four 3 Mile Races, Four 2 Mile Races and Three 1 Mile Races Raheny
Raheny
Mile - incorporates the final Round of the Winter League The Holland Cup - 3 Mile Sealed Handicap Road Race Lord Mayor Two Mile Series - 12 two mile (3 km) races held between June and August. The Jim Wall Cup - Three Mile Open Handicap Road Race Joe Noonan Cup - Six Mile and Three Mile Road Race Christmas Day Mile - Held in association with GOAL St.Stephens Day Parlaufs Brian Boru 10 - 10 Mile road race which features the Leinster 10 Mile Championship St. Annes 4x400m race through the woods. Fit4Life Series - Six Two Mile Races aimed for people new and returning to the Sport National Road Relays - Hosted in association with Athletics Ireland

Contacts[edit]

Website - www.rahenyshamrock.ie Facebook - @Rahenyshamrock Twitter - @rahenyshamrock

References[edit]

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