Elite athlete list 2019

Elite Athletes Men

Number Name Country Info
1 Asefa Bekele Ethiopia Winner of Dublin Marathon in 2018 with a PB of 2.13.24. Fourth year in Dublin ran here in 2015,2017 and 2018.
2 Dennis Kipkorir Kenya 10k PB of 30.24.52 from winning the Kansas Relays this year.
3 Mengistu Zelalem Ethiopia
4 Abdelkabir Saji Morocco PB of 2.12.11 from 2011 in Firenze(Italy). This year ran a best time of 2.16.08 in April in Pyongyang.
5 Hiribo Share Ethiopia
6 Yurii Rusiuk Ukraine PB from Dublin 2017 in a time of 2.15.56.
7 Joel Mmone South Africa Ran a half marathon PB in July of this year of 1.01.22 in South Africa. Came to Dublin last year but dropped out at 30k. This year has ran a range of distances from 1500 up to half marathon.
8 Tebogo Mathiba South Africa His marathon PB is from Dublin 2017, 2.18.24. This year ran 32.20 for 10k in Johannesburg
9 David Manja South Africa Ran a PB in Dublin 2018 of 2.13.33 to finish 2nd. This year ran 1.03.40 for a half marathon in South Africa.
10 Philimon Maritim Kenya This year has a time of 1.02.04 for a half marathon in Czech Republic, but a pb of 1.00.29 from 2018.
11 Craig Curley USA Craig came to Dublin last year to finish in a time of 2.32.38. Has a PB of 2.15.16 from 2016.
12 Shambel Jimma Ethiopia Ran a PB of 2.10.28 in March of this year to win the Chongqing International Marathon. Also ran 2.12.55 in July this year .
13 Fikru Teshager Ethiopia Has been to Dublin since 2014. Last year ran a time of 2.23.53 to finish 20th. His PB is 2.23.50 from Dublin 2016.
14 Othmane El Goumri Morocco PB from placing 2nd at the Rabat Marathon this year in a time of 2.08.20
15 Azmeraw Molalign Ethiopia PB of 2.07.12 from 2014 in July. Most recent Marathon was also in Dubai in 2017 in a time of 2.10.22
16 Fabio Oliveira Portugal Ran a PB time of 2.24.31 in Aveiro in Portugal.
18 Wojciech Kopec Poland PB of 2.17.27 from 2014 in Cyprus. This year ran 2.25.14 in April in the Orlen Warsaw Marathon.
19 Ben Fletcher USA Has a legal PB from this year of 2.20.24 from Vienna City Marathon. Places 2nd in April in the Silo District Marathon in Texas.
20 Sean Hehir Ireland


PB of 2.16.22 from London in 2017. This year ran 2.18.58 also in London. Sean won the 2013 Dublin Marathon and placed top Irishman in 2015.
21 Eoghan Totten Ireland

(Newcastle & District AC)

Half Marathon PB of 1.06.15 from Barcelona 2018. This year ran the Copenhagen Half Marathon in September in a time of 1.06.53. He also places 4th at the Irish National Championships over 10,000 on the track
22 Sean Tobin Ireland

(Clonmel AC)

First Marathon. Ran in the World Cross country this year placing 62nd. Has 10k time of 29.06 from placing 6th at the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans this year.
24 Mick Clohisey Ireland

(Raney Shamrocks)

PB of 2.14.55 from Seville 2018. This year has ran 2.15.06 in London in April. Finished 6th overall in 2018. First Irish man in 2018.

Mick finished 2nd in the Charleville Half Marathon in September in a time of 1.04.16

25 Stephen Scullion Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

Competed in the world championships in Doha finished 43rd in a time of 2.21.31. Has a PB of 2.14.34 from January this year from Houston Marathon. Ran Dublin in 2017 placing 13th.
26 Gary O’Hanlon Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

PB of 2.17.11 from Dublin 2018. This year ran 2.17.32 in London in April. He also won Cork City marathon this year in June. 2019 will be Gary’s 9th Dublin Marathon in a row.
27 Sergiu Ciobanu Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

PB of 2.15.15 from Berlin in 2015. This year ran 2.19.53 in Rotterdam in April and placed 3rd in Cork City Marathon
28 Hugh Armstrong Ireland

(Ballina AC)

10k PB from winning the James Joyce Ramble 10k, Massacheusetts in a time of 30.35 this year.

Finished in 3rd place in the Charleville Half Marathon in September in a time of 1.04.29

29 Mark Kirwan Ireland

(Raheny Shamrocks)

Placed 12th in Dublin last year in a PB time of 2.17.37.
30 David Mansfield Ireland

(Clonmel AC)

PB from Dublin last year of 2.20.15. This year went to Rotterdam in April and ran a time of 2.22.06.
31 David Flynn Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

First marathon last year in Dublin placing 13th in a time of 2.19.49. This year ran a PB of 1.03.48 when winning the Charleville Half Marathon.
58 Kevin Batt Ireland


Won the Sunshine Coast Half Marathon in Australia this year in a time of 1.04.12.
59 Mark Kenneally Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

PB of 2.13.55 from Amsterdam 2011.
65 Uladzislau Primau Belarus PB this year in Warsaw of 2.14.29
66 Abdisa Duber Ethiopia


Elite Athletes Women

Number Name Country Info
101 Mesera Dubiso Ethiopia Winner of Dublin 2018 2.33.49.
102 Caroline Jepchirchir Kenya Placed 5th in Dublin 2018 in a PB time of 2.36.23. This year won Belfast City marathon in a time of 2.36.39.
103 Denbeli Shuke Ethiopia
104 Shewaye Woldemeskel Ethiopia 2nd in Belfast City Marathon in a PB time of 2.37.35 this year.
105 Tetyana Vernygor Ukraine PB from placed 3rd in Hannover marathon 2012 2.33.48
106 Meseret Alemu Ethiopia PB of 2.32.31 from Slovakia in 2017.
107 Motu Gedefa Ethiopia 2nd in last years’ Dublin marathon in 2.34.22. Ran a PB of 2.30.46 this year in China.
108 Gemma Rankin Scotland PB of 2.39.33 from Dublin in 2016. This year has ran 1.20.15 for a half marathon in Glasgow.
109 Vira Ovcharuk Ukraine PB of 2.37.49 from Rome in 2010. Came 3rd in this years Belfast City marathon in a time of 2.38.59.
110 Natasha Cockram Wales Placed 4th last year in Dublin in a time of 2.35.49. Ran a PB of 2.34.18 in Houston Marathon this year.
111 Katie O’Regan USA
112 Barbara Sanchez Ireland

(Clonliffe Harriers)

PB of 2.37.14 from Seville 2013. Ran London Marathon in 2017 in a time of 2.47.36.
113 Gladys Ganiel Ireland

(North Belfast Harriers)

PB from Berlin in 2017 of 2.37.55. This year was 4th in Belfast City Marathon in 2.39.18.
114 Ann-Marie Mc Glynn Ireland

(Letterkenny AC)

Ran a PB this year in Rotterdam in a time of 2.39.22.
115 Catherine Whoriskey Ireland

(City of Derry Spartans)

PB of 2.48.41 from Seville in 2017. This year placed 3rd in the Laganside 10k in Belfast.
116 Laura Graham Ireland

(Mourne Runners)

PB of 2.37.05 from Berlin 2017. Laura was 4th in Dublin 2017. Went to the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in 2017.
117 Breege Connolly Ireland

(City of Derry Spartans)

PB from London 2015 of 2.37.29. This year ran Rotterdam in a time of 2.37.50.
118 Siobhan O’Doherty Ireland

(Borrisokane AC)

2.45.09 PB from Paris in 2017. Ran Berlin Marathon in September of this year in a time of 2.45.36.
119 Zola Flynn Ireland

(Calry AC)

PB from last years Dublin Marathon of 2.54.04. Winner of Cork City Marathon 2018.
120 Aoife Cooke Ireland

(Youghal AC)

PB of 2.46.37 from Amsterdam 2017. Ran 1.20.58 for a half marathon in Lisboa in 2018.

Aoife ran a very fast time of 55.17 in the Mallow 10 mile race this year.


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