CLONLIFFE Olympians:

2004 – Alistair Cragg – 5000m
2000 (Paralympics) – Patrice Dockery – Wheelchair
1996 – Niall Bruton – 1500m
1992 – Paddy Marley – (Manager)
1992 – Bobby O’Leary – 20k walk
1988 – Ann-Keenan Buckley 3000m
1984 – Lar O’Byrne – (Coach) | Jerry Kiernan – Marathon
1972 – Claire Walsh – 800m | Danny McDaid – Marathon
1968/72 – Frank Murphy – 800m/1500m
1960 – Michael Hoey – 5000m | Gerry McIntyre – Marathon
1948 – Dave Guiney – Shot | Paul Dolan – 400m | John Joe Barry – 1500m

Individual National Cross-Country Champions

1993 – Noel Cullen
1987/88 – Dave Taylor
1986 – Mary Donohoe
1986 – Noel Harvey
1984 – Jerry Kiernan
1978 – Kathryn Davis
1926 – Billy Bingham

National Senior Cross-Country:

Clonliffe has won the National Senior Cross-Country Title more often than any other club, winning in: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2000, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1977 and 1976 . We have been runners up in: 2002, 2001, 1996, 1993, 1990, 1985, 1983 and 1972.

George V. Ryan Trophy (Track & Field): Winner 2001, 1996 and 1971 and as well as Runners-Up in 1997 and 1994.

Road

National Road Relay (Senior Men) champions 2006
National Half Marathon (Senior Men) champions 2006
National Marathon (Ladies) champions 2004, 2005
National Ladies Intermediate Cross-Country Champions 2005

Promotions

  • The Clonliffe 2-Mile Open Road, the oldest race in Ireland
  • The revived Clonliffe 5-Mile Open Road race
  • The Clonliffe 20
  • The Clonliffe Schools competition
  • Clonliffe Grand Prix series (mixed Track & Cross-Country series)
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Alistair Cragg

2006 World Indoor 3000m finalist (4th)
2006 European 5000m finalist (pulled up injured whilst leading)
2005 European Indoor 3000m Gold medalist
2004 Olympic 5000m finalist

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Jerry Kiernan

1984 9th Olympic Marathon
1982/ 91 Winner Dublin City Marathon
1984 National Cross-Country Champion

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Niall Bruton

1996 Olympic Semi-Finalist
1995 4th World Indoors
1994/96 Winner Wannamaker Mile
1991 Winner World Student Games

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Noel Cullen

National Cross-Country Champion 1993