Name: Dermot Donnelly

DOB: 23/09/1970

Age you started running: 16

Age you retired: Not ready to retire yet!!!

Coached by: Malcom Brown

Personal Best
Distance Time
1500m 3.44.1
3000m 7.58.03
5000m 13.27.63
(NI record)
10000m 28.32.15
(NI record)

Best positions/performances in races

  1. UK (AAA) 10000m Champion 1998
  2. UK (AAA) 5000m Chamion 1994
  3. 5th place Commonwealth Games
    10000m 1998
  4. NI Senior Cross Country
    Championships 1998
  5. Seeley 10km Champion 9 times
  6. 10th place Euro Clubs Cros Country
    Championships 1998
  7. Northern Ireland 5000m record - 13:27:63 (1998)
  8. Northern Ireland 10000m record - 28:32:15 (1999)
  9. Tow-path 2 mile record holder (to be ratified)!!

Most pleasing athletic performance

  • 5th place in Commonweatlth Games 10000m - in 30 degree heat and 90% humidity!!

Most disappointing performance

  • Having to watch the 1998 European Championships on TV after being controversially overlooked by the British selectors.

Any other comments

  • I'm not finished yet

Website designed and created by Robin Lawther

Antrim IAAF XC Results
Joe Seeley 10K Results
Malcolm Cup Cross Country Results
Sat 29 January
Rollercoaster 5K
Sat 5 February
Drum Manor 10K
Sun 6 February
Celtic Cross Country