Marjorie Lynch

[Published 28th February 2016]

Marjorie at the John Treacy 10 Mile in Dungarvan, Jan 2016
Marjorie at the John Treacy 10 Mile in Dungarvan, Jan 2016

Section Togher AC: Senior Women

Personal Best: 72 mins 24seconds – 10 mile John Treacy road race Dungarvan

Proudest Running Moment: Winning All Ireland Medals – Cross Country, some years ago now!!!

Coach: John Hayes, Frank Doherty

 

How long have you been running? Since I was 5/6 years old, thanks to my dad who got me going. I have been with Togher AC about 10ish years…

Marjorie Lynch Togher

What events do you run? Long distance – 3000m/5000m cross country/track, 10 miles & Half Marathon road races

What’s your main goal for this year? To better my times and to compete in more cross country races

What do you like most about Togher AC? The people involved in it. Honest people voluntarily giving up their own time to coach people of all ages. Always a great atmosphere among the club.

In 5 years time, athletics wise, where do you see yourself?

At the National Intermediate XC representing Cork, Jan 2016
At the National Intermediate XC representing Cork, Jan 2016

Hopefully doing some decent running times (“,)

Do you have a favourite sports hero? Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie – Legendary runner, raw talent from running to and from school  on dirt tracks and always smiling 🙂