The feature event the inaugural Basil Clifford Mile provided John Coghlan with an easy win in 4.10.96. John took it along from the start with an opening lap of 59 seconds with the remainder of the field some four seconds adrift . It was 2m01s at halfway for Coghlan with quite a battle for the second place among the chasing group. The bell was reached in 3m05s and John had an untroubled win in 4m10.96 which indicates a good level of fitness early in the season. The youthful Cathal Doyle from Clonliffe won the home straight battle for second with C.J. Isayas in third spot.
Mick Clohissey made a dash from a spinning class to win the 5000 metres in 14m30.02s. Mick was joined by Andrew Connick and Emmet Jennings for the first 3000m. Connick was the first to lose contact with the powerful stride of the Raheny man disposing of the challenge of Jennings with 1500 to go. Emmet did however record a personal best of 14m45.56. Meghan Ryan of DSD ran a creditable 17m31.10.
The women's mile was a competitive affair with Mullingar's Elizabeth Carr taking the field along for the first 1000 metres. At the bell Fingallian's Aisling Carroll took over followed by Liffey Valley's Sile Carroll. With 150 to go Aisling pushed on to win in a p.b. of 5.18.10 with the early leader Elizabeth Carr recovering with a home straight surge to rake second.
The men's B mile was very competitive with Liffey Valley's Damian Cauvet pouncing around the final bend to outrun Gareth Murran of Sportsworld and early leader Peter Arthur in 4m28.59.
Snezana Bechtina continued her good early season form to record a personal best of 56.02s to win the women's 400 ahead of Aislinn Crossey . John Fitzsimmons of Kildare won the men's A race in 50.09s whilst there was a very smooth looking 50.32s win from Eoin Kavanagh of Celtic D.C.H. in the B 400.
Ann Marie Tornsey of Fingallian's continues to improve in the Discus with another p.b. of 44.13 .