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2017 Charitable Donations

Charitable donations made during the year from the ‘Cooley Legends’ run and ‘Da Cooley Thriller’ mt. bike races. Thank you all for your support :-
Aware €400; Darkness into Light 100; SOSAD 200; C’ford Red Cross 450; RNLI 300; MS 100; The Birches Alzheimer’s day centre 300.IMG_4306.JPG

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Results 2017 (Long course)

No   Name                        Age/Cat Time
257 David Montgomery Elite 2.45.07
51 Ray O Shaughnessy Elite 2.54.05
66 Barry Kellet Elite 3.01.30
281 John Dorris Classic Vet 3.02.32
237 Brian Melia Masters 3.02.33
278 Dan Morrow Elite 3.03.00
246 Paul Caldwell Masters 3.03.01
177 Derek Evans Vet 3.06.07
57 John Martin Vet 3.09.20
93 Michael Mc Cutchin Elite 3.10.55
77 Colm Mullen Masters 3.11.56
209 Aidan Mc Donald Classic Vet 3.13.03
206 Richard Maze Masters 3.14.23
178 Chris Mollaghan Expert 3.15.17
126 Dave O Neill Elite 3.15.19
157 Oisin Boydell Masters 3.16.14
10 Jeff Robinson Masters 3.17.26
188 Mick Jordan Classic Vet 3.19.19
18 Dara McAuleyVet 3.21.00
158 Rob Henry Masters 3.23.00
114 David Carroll Vet 3.23.14
282 PJ Hynes Vet 3.23.15
2 Johnny Mc Cabe Classic Vet 3.25.15
96 Rqslislav Najdiz Masters 3.27.00
92 Myles Mc Corry Vet 3.27.07
253 Andrew Newman Vet 3.27.09
76 David Lawless Classic Vet 3.27.13
226 Robert Tobin Masters 3.28.20
196 Vinny Fitsimon Vet 3.28.57
208 John Crowley Vet 3.29.40
173 Dominic Hegarty Classic Vet 3.30.00
106 Damien Duggan Masters 3.30.14
85 Alan Cullen Vet 3.30.16
68 Paul Donnan Masters 3.30.37
287 Sean Mc Entyre Masters 3.31.05
234 Sean Donnelly Masters 3.31.50
33 Robbie Duffy Vet 3.31.51
80 Vinny Colgan Vet 3.32.30
133 Ciaran Gormley Vet 3.33.04

137 Martin O Hagan vet 3.33.17
32 Andrew Baldwan Sport 3.33.18
62 John fagan vet 3.33.19
131 Ger O Donnell vet 3.33.35
224 Dermot Cavanagh Masters 3.33.45
231 Piotr Leczycki Vet 3.38.04
192 Tony Barns vet 3.39.49
229 Paul Ferguson vet 3.41.06
273 Joe Mc Caul vet 3.42.54
210 Colm Leahy Masters 3.43.10
19 John Loane Masters 3.44.30
238 Paul Mahon vet 3.44.57
17 Joe Canny Masters 3.45.08
109 Rowan Mc Mahon vet 3.45.11
293 Stephen Pollock vet 3.45.26
205 Brian Crinion vet 3.45.52
190 Stewart Calloway vet 3.45.53
59 Hajek Milos Masters 3.46.45
264 Ross Collins Expert 3.47.20
72 Sean Daly vet 3.48.21
103 Attila Toth Masters 3.48.43
152 Rory Walsh vet 3.49.30
27 Eamonn Mc Convey Classic Vet 3.50.00
199 David Dunne Masters 3.51.10
267 Frank Taylor Classic Vet 3.51.11
151 Owen Hogan vet 3.52.53
128 Jeff Black vet 3.52.54
65 Colm Pattison vet 3.53.55
142 Keith Hold 3.53.15
45 Chris Sandy Masters 3.55.06
217 Dara Maloney Masters 3.56.01
254 Terrence O Neill Veteran Vet 3.58.44
118 Anthony O Haloran Classic Vet 3.59.16
221 Stephen Beck vet 3.59.18
191 Christopher Stapleton Masters 4.00.52
122 Tim Lewis vet 4.01.36
97 Bob Talbot vet 4.01.37
291 Maeve O Grady Elite 4.01.38
160 James Mc Culla Classic Vet 4.02.43
91 Brian Mc Elwee Masters 4.03.25
99 Barry Kirkland vet 4.03.26
120 Kenny Hull Masters 4.05.36
265 Mark Finn vet 4.06.51
61 Richard Annett Masters 4.07.19
166 Tony Mc Convey vet 4.07.40
127 David Mc Kee vet 4.07.58
176 Des Stapleton vet 4.08.20
156 Alan Richardson vet 4.09.40
47 Declan Mc Cabe Veteran Vet 4.09.41
21 Anne Duffy Elite Female 4.12.22
292 Paul Hamilton vet 4.12.23
163 Ross Crawford Masters 4.13.55
102 Stephen Millar vet 4.13.57
165 Mat Kenny M 4.14.28
154 Mike Mc Donagh Masters 4.14.29
182 Ronan Greene vet 4.14.59
84 Phillip Brennan Masters 4.15.34
248 Juan Lopez Masters 4.16.17
67 John Clarke Masters 4.16.37
284 Ronan Kearney Masters 4.18.07
218 Richard Kaffikin Expert 4.19.37
69 Seamus Potterton vet 4.19.47
289 Hugh Gallagher Masters 4.19.50
83 Aonghus Maccraith vet 4.19.50
5 Tom Daly Veteran Vet 4.20.57
171 Cathal Mc Menamin Masters 4.23.00
222 William Larmour Masters 4.23.02
141 Tommy Mc Kenna Classic Vet 4.23.23
117 Diarmuid O Callaghan Masters 4.23.24
243 Pawel Krezlewicz Masters 4.23.25
95 Paul Stewart Classic Vet 4.24.10
119 Jonathon Sims Vet 4.25.19
250 Jimmy Mc Veigh Sport 4.25.45
212 Gary Thompson Classic Vet 4.26.43
150 Hugh Sufferon Classic Vet 4.27.04
185 Paul Mc Menaman Classic Vet 4.27.44
288 Richard Timmins Masters 4.28.06
129 Dean Burnside Masters 4.28.32
89 Henry Mc Laughlin Classic Vet 4.29.00
90 Liz Mc Laughlin Classic Female Vet 4.29.00
207 Craig Moynaghan Masters 4.29.30
271 Paul Mc Gee Masters 4.29.32
263 Rich Faloon Vet 4.30.17
186 Gary Mc Aleer Vet 4.30.24
60 Gary Kidson Vet 4.30.59
161 Brian Mc Cauley Vet 4.31.58
279 Gary Coyne Masters 4.33.07
110 Colvin Beatty Vet 4.33.39
179 David Hoey Masters 4.33.58
180 John Kane Masters 4.33.58
203 Fergus Mc Cann Classic Vet 4.35.11
116 Brian Nevin Vet 4.36.33
135 Roy Lennox Classic Vet 4.36.38
87 Robert Caraher Masters 4.36.40
22 Jarlath Farmer Vet 4.38.52
81 Enda O Reilly Vet 4.39.38
162 Mark Yandle Vet 4.40.20
164 Connor Conneff Vet 4.43.44
143 Philip Legg Vet 4.44.05
86 Tom Larkin Vet 4.45.16
44 Robbie Smyth Vet 4.45.17
197 Bernard Connolly Classic Vet 4.45.53
15 Shane Doran Vet 4.46.43
148 Leslie Mulholland Classic Vet 4.47.18
189 Adrian Finnegan Masters 4.47.32
167 Paul Mc Cormack Classic Vet 4.48.32
100 Michael Smith Vet 4.48.33
101 Danny Hylands vet 4.48.45
270 Seamus Connolly vet 4.48.46
262 Mark Faloon vet 4.49.20
11 Robert Haughey Masters 4.49.21
172 Martin Winters vet 4.49.22
56 David Ewart vet 4.49.23
12 Patrick Mc Neekin vet 4.51.39
247 Alan Potter vet 4.52.22
34 Derek Roddy Sport 4.52.44
38 Martin Fitgerald vet 4.53.26
181 Graham Sunderland vet 4.54.29
252 Brendan Barland vet 4.57.33
266 Rafael Plucinski Masters 4.57.34
261 John Mulligan Masters 4.58.32
290 Paddy Perdisatt vet 5.02.22
23 John Mc Donnell Masters 5.02.23
75 Gerry Lawlor Classic Vet 5.02.40
74 Brendan O Connor Classic Vet 5.02.40
225 Peter Hubka vet 5.05.02
174 Ben Cullen Masters 5.05.25
244 Duane Mc Creadie Masters 5.05.50
55 John Mc Avoy vet 5.06.41
233 Mark Irvine Masters 5.08.00
149 John Timmins Classic Vet 5.09.42
139 Brian Lawlor vet 5.09.43
220 Ian Heald vet 5.09.44
123 Cathal Mc Guigan vet 5.10.39
130 James Mc Court Sport 5.10.39
125 Aidan Lafferty Classic Vet 5.10.50
124 Jonathan Hadden vet 5.11.09
184 Richard Rudkins Classic Vet 5.15.06
41 Neil Irvine Masters 5.15.14
132 Stephen Law Masters 5.15.50
24 Mickey Murray Classic Vet 5.16.10
145 Patrick Mc Kinney Classic Vet 5.16,04
107 Martin Mc Kibben vet 5.16.15
31 Kenneth Monaghan vet 5.16.15
79 Eamonn Mc Bride Vet 5.17.00
236 Mark Mullen Classic Vet 5.19.29
194 Eamonn Rocks Masters 5.21.05
202 Darren Mulholland Vet 5.21.45
98 David Peacock Classic Vet 5.22.23
16 Shane Farrell Vet 5.24.35
104 Mark Maloney Classic Vet 5.25.35
25 Stephen Cassidy Vet 5.25.58
82 Alex Fossett Masters 5.25.59
241 Andy Wray Vet 5.26.00
43 Angie Smith Female Sport Vet 5.26.11
26 Helen Cassidy Female Sport Vet 5.26.12
201 Gareth Skelly Vet 5.26.40
30 Michael Gordon Masters 5.27.11
24 Ronan Boyle Vet 5.27.21
187 James Cahill Vet 5.27.25
28 Adam Mellor Vet 5.27.30
78 Rod Mc Bride Vet 5.28.31
121 Neil Cantle Vet 5.28.49
37 Clodagh Carthy Female Vet 5.29.25
198 Lorkan Mahony Vet 5.29.34
46 James Crisp Vet 5.29.35
235 Matt Heaney Vet 5.29.36
108 Tommy Brannigan Veteran Vet 5.29.57
71 Glen Fitzgerald Masters 5.30.00
134 Alan Gilkinson Masters 5.31.58
227 stephen Furlong Vet 5.32.00
280 Brian Cribbon Vet 5.32.20
275 James Mc Kevitt Masters 5.32.20
195 Ronan O Neill Vet 5.32.45
36 Paul Macklin Vet 5.33.00
53 Sandra O Hagan Female Vet 5.34.16
272 Sean Mc Quillan Classic Vet 5.34.32
63 Derek Mulvey Vet 5.34.33
105 Hugh Evans Classic Vet 5.34.34
14 Teresa Parr Female Sport Vet 5.34.35
256 Tara Kerins Female Vet 5.36.16
138 Vincent Bradley Masters 5.36.17
159 Richard Battersby vet 5.36.18
283 Stephen Coogan vet 5.36.22
155 Pierce Doheny Sport 5.39.30
140 Diarmuid Henry vet 5.40.58
146 Charlie Boylan vet 5.44.30
54 Tim Killeen Masters 5.45.03
42 Chris Corey Masters 5.48.03
200 Gareth Miller vet 5.48.26
193 Tony Mc Geown Masters 5.48.27
40 Derek King Veteran Vet 5.48.29
276 Donal Quinn Masters 5.51.08
223 Steve Donnellan Classic Vet 5.52.17
35 Bernard Keenan Masters 5.53.21
29 John Clarke Classic Vet 5.54.47
240 Katerin Frenzel Classic Vet Female 5.55.35
219 Darren Mc Gann vet 5.55.36
115 Finbarr Conhady Sport 5.57.20
269 Chris Rogers Masters 5.58.13
112 Frank Mc Kenna Classic Vet 5.59.00
111 Emmet Mc Namee Masters 6.02.00
73 David Dobson Classic Vet 6.03.15
94 Martin Brady vet 6.03.15
144 Shane O Kane vet 6.07.30
147 Peter Mc Kinney Classic Vet 6.07.44
49 Malcom Mitchell vet 6.16.53
204 Pamela Tinnelly Female Vet 6.16.53
153 Ruth Aiken Sport Female 6.21.22
285 Emma Convey Sport Female 6.21.22
13 Liam Doyle Classic Vet 6.50.00

Results 2017 (Short course)

No   Name             Age/Cat  Time
258 Ronan Campbell 49 1.27.24
183 Micle Adrian 34 1.28.12
277 Dermot Bruton 55 1.34.17
259 James Campbell 14 1.40.02
3 John O Donell 63 1.43.22
274 Oisin Buckley 31 1.43.28
215 Graham Ross 31 1.43.40
39 Owen Carthy 13 1.45.24
88 Caroline Martinez 37 1.47.13
9 Alan Mc Loughlin 40 1.48.48
216 Orla Browne 34 1.52.17
211 Susan Seager 43 1.53.39
175 Stephen Shaw 59 1.54.50
213 Roanan alpin 46 1.54.50
48 Ryan Biggs 36 1.54.50
169 Tom Campbell 51 1.54.50
168 Peter Campbell 51 1.55.18
170 Brian Mc Closkey 54 1.57.30
50 Kevin Cooley 44 1.59.01
232 Ahmad Martinez 28 2.03.18
4 Dermot Hughes 28 2.03.20
8 Vincent Rogers 52 2.15.55
268 Paula Campbell 37 2.15.55
239 Sarah Fagan 42 2.15.55
70 Brian Meehan 45 2,18.00
7 Neil Byrne 52 2.19.12

Almost ready for the taking !!

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Registration 2017 now open

Registration for the ‘2017 Da Cooley Thriller’ XC Mtb. Marathon is now open on Active.com using the link below:-

https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=45809953

THRILLER ’17 Brief

THRILLER ’17 Brief
Da Cooley Thriller’ XC Mountain Bike Marathon 2017

Yes its back, ‘Da Cooley Thriller’ is about to peddle off once more for the 10th time, this Saturday 12th, August 2017at 10am. Set in the Cooley Mountains just outside Carlingford, Co. Louth the route, approx. 52km, and 18km (Short Thriller) will take riders on a complete traverse of the Cooley Mountains, taking in some of the Táin Trail and forest tracks to some roller coaster natural single trails once navigated by the bold Cuchulainn himself.

Starting in the village with a mass start.
(The Foy Centre, on the left before the church, in the village, is the event centre once again.)

Entrants will receive event ‘head wear’ which has been especially designed for the event, thanks to Galibier.

Sign on at Foy Centre at 7pm until 8pm on Friday evening and from 7.30am on Saturday morning in Carlingford, the race is starting and finishing in the village centre , to be crowned the Thriller King !!!
Please come early to sign-on on Saturday as it will be busy !!
The Categories are as follows – 1st/2nd/3rd in the following :-
Elite Male & Elite Female, Experts (open age limit), Masters (30-39), Vets (40-49), Classic Vets (50-59), Vintage Vet (60-the ton !!).
Sport Male (open) & Sport Females (open), Female Vet (40-49)
One big loop approx. 52k Lap
The shorter sport/fun !! 21k course, will be 1st/2nd/3rd Male/Female/Junior

Sign on will open on Friday 11th at the Foy Centre, 7pm until 8pm.
Again on Saturday 12th at 7.30am until 9.30am SHARPISH.

Start 10am (VERY SHARP) village centre. (Neutral through the village to the start/finish line above the village.

There will be 5k of forest road to spread the riders out a bit before the two style crossings. Then it will be 9k on the road climb to the ‘Mast’ ‘The rest is ‘single track’
The First bottle drop/feed station is at ‘the Mast’ (12k approx.) and the second at the ‘windy gap’ (approx. 40k). Please remember which tray you placed your bottle/food in as they will not be removed from trays. Please respect other peoples food. There will be limited water station between both, at approx. 26k, the half way mark. It is highly recommended that you carry extra water either in camel pack or small pack with all the necessary repair kit. (bottles will be returned to the Foy Centre from the Mast at noon, bottles from second feed will be returned to the Foy at 3.30ish. , when we expect the final rider to pass through.

Website:- https://dacooleythriller.wordpress.com

Food served at 2pm onwards with prize giving at 4pm/ish when final finisher has been accounted for – Respect !!)

THRILLER ’16 Brief

Da Cooley Thriller’ XC Mountain Bike Marathon 2016

Yes its back, ‘Da Cooley Thriller’ is about to peddle off once more for the 9th time, this Saturday 6th, August 2016 at 10am. Set in the Cooley Mountains just outside Carlingford, Co. Louth the route, approx. 52km,  and 18km (Short Thriller) will take riders on a complete traverse of the Cooley Mountains, taking in some of the Táin Trail and forest tracks to some roller coaster natural single trails once navigated by the bold Cuchulainn himself.

Starting in the village with a mass start.
(The Foy Centre, on the left before the church, in the village, is the event centre once again.)

Entrants will receive event  ‘head wear’ which has been especially designed for the event, thanks to Galibier.

Sign on at Foy Centre at 7pm until 8pm on Friday evening and from 7.30am on Saturday morning in Carlingford, the race is starting and finishing in the village centre , to be crowned the Thriller King !!!
Please come early to sign-on on Saturday as it will be busy !!
The Categories are as follows – 1st/2nd/3rd  in the following :-
Elite Male & Elite Female, Experts  (open age limit), Masters (30-39), Vets (40-49), Classic Vets (50-59), Vintage Vet (60-the ton !!).
Sport Male  (open) & Sport Females (open), Female Vet (40-49)
One big loop approx. 52k Lap

The shorter sport/fun !! 21k course, will be 1st/2nd/3rd Male/Female/Junior

Sign on will open on Friday 5th at the Foy Centre, 7pm until 8pm.
Again on Saturday 6th at 7.30am until 9.30am SHARPISH.

Start 10am (VERY SHARP) village centre. (Neutral through the village to the start/finish line above the village.

There will be 5k of forest road to spread the riders out a bit before the two style crossings. Then it will be 9k on the road climb to the ‘Mast’  ‘The rest is ‘single track’
The First bottle drop/feed station is at ‘the Mast’ (12k approx.) and the second at the ‘windy gap’ (approx. 40k). Please remember which tray you placed your bottle/food in as they will not be removed from trays. Please respect other peoples food. There will be limited water station between both, at  approx. 26k, the half way mark. It is highly recommended that you carry extra water either in camel pack or small pack  with all the necessary repair kit. (bottles will be returned to the Foy Centre from the Mast at noon, bottles from second feed will be returned to the Foy at 3.30ish. , when we expect the final rider to pass through.

Website:- http://dacooleythriller.wordpress.com

Food served at 2pm onwards with prize giving at 4pm/ish when final finisher has been accounted for – Respect !!)