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Wicklow XC Championships

Cross Country season is upon us again and there have been some fine performances from the club at the recent Novice and Intermediate Championships in Avondale. 

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Return to racing

We are seeing a very steady and welcome return to racing these past few weeks. Darren Cullen was a very close second in the Roundwood Lakes 10k. Also in the top 10, in 9th place, was Neil Felton continuing his excellent form. In 14th place, making a very welcome return to racing was Lee Borland in 14th place.
Our good friend Cathy Mitchell finally cracked the 45 barrier in 44:15 at the Blessington Lakes 10k. She was also first F50 home, a well-deserved podium in the midst of marathon training. 
Our juvenile and junior section had an excellent weekend representing their schools at the Tailteann Games in Santry. Anna Watson broke 10 mins for the 3000m and finished in second place, earning selection for the Schools International in Derbyshire next month. Eleanor Foot very narrowly missed selection (one place and a couple of seconds!) in the 1500m steeplechase. Our other athletes, Grainne O'Sullivan and Niamh Murray acquitted themselves very well amongst stellar competition. 

Wicklow T&F Championships

Podiums all round for Drew Donohoe (1st Junior), Conor Maher (1st M40), Paul O'Dwyer (3rd M40) and Dominic Horan (1st M50) at the recent T&F Championships. Congratulations!

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Wicklow T&F Championships

Well done to all our brilliant athletes who ran in the Wicklow T&F Championships on Friday 11th June. Gold medals all round!


Cara Barry: Gold (F35) 100m.
Ashling Smith: Gold (F45) 100m & (F45) 800m.
Emer Hynes: Gold (F50) 100m.
Jackie O'Neill: Gold (F55) 100m.
Dolores Gilliland: Gold (F60) 100m.
Antonia: Gold (Senior) 100m.
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Return to training

And we're back!
The rain couldn't dampen the spirits as we returned to thursday training on 27th May.
Members are asked to check your email and WhatsApp for return to training protocols.

Running in Bray in 1862

A great glimpse into the past from Brian White, Bray Cualann Historical Society:


deerfoot2On researching the first caretaker and Manager of the Carlisle Grounds, Bray in 1862 John Levett an English Athletic Champion , author of a book “How to Train for Athletic Exercise” and inventor of a device to learn how to swim; On 7th September 1862 a large crowd gathered on Bray Seafront to witness a selection of running races, chief competitors were John Levett, Edward (Teddy) Mills another English Champion and  Deerfoot a native American Indian and described as the fastest man on earth.


In 1861 George Martin the coach of the English Athletic team and promoter invited Deerfoot a chief of Seneca tribe on a 20 month tour of England and Ireland. On 27th July 1861 they took the steamship “City of Washington” on a 12 day voyage to Liverpool . The final leg of the 20 month tour was a visit to Dublin and Bray. On Bray seafront on 7th September 1862 Deerfoot ran a four mile race in 20 minutes. 





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About Us

Our Club was founded in 1983 primarily as a marathon running club, however over the years we have introduced a juvenile section and cover a wide range of athletic disciplines.

Bray Runners Athletics Club
Bray Head Terrace, Vevay Rd, Oldcourt, Bray, Co. Wicklow



Committee Members

Richard Hourihan Chairperson

Cyril J. Smith Hon. Treasurer

Orla Phillips Hon. Secretary

Collette Mason Child Welfare Officer

Jackie O'Neill Social Secretary

Emma Craxton Juvenile Representative

Kieron O'Leary Club Captain

Ashling Smith Committee Member

Maureen O'Rourke Committee Member


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