Sunday, January 29, 2017

Club Notes Jan 2017

Below are this week's notes.
The Irish Life National Junior & U23 Indoor Championships were held in the AIT Arena Athlone on Sunday 29th January. Rossa Foley, competing in the U23's had a great day's outing in winning two individual national title medals. Rossa came third in the Weight For Distance 35Lb with a throw of 7.25m. In the Triple Jump, Rossa jumped 11.29m to come in second place.

During the week we had the North & South Munster Schools Cross Country Championships. There were 15 Kerry athletes qualifying to the next level. Well done to Killian Kerins who was sixth in the Intermediate Boys 4,000m race. He was competing for Milltown Presentation School.
Club Training:
Cardiorespiratory, Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Exercise Class every Tuesday @ 7pm indoors at Farranfore Sports Hall,  Coached by Maria McCarthy, this programme is designed to improve all the components of fitness that constitute physical fitness of an individual. €5 per class

Juvenile Indoor Training Thursday's  at 7pm in the Sports Hall, Farranfore. €2 per session.  Any new members please bring photocopy of birth cert. Registration forms can be downloaded from our website

Secondary School /Junior / Senior training every Thursday starts back again at 6:40pm in GAA grounds Farranfore from Jan12th. This is endurance training for all levels with emphasis on running form and technique. €2 club member, €4 non club member.

Athletic's Fixtures
Sat 4th & Sun 5th Feb: Munster U/9 to U12 Indoor Championships, Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Sat 4th Feb: Gneeveguilla AC 5K road race series Race 1of4, Killarney @ 11am
Sat 11th Feb: Gneeveguilla AC 5K road race series Race 2of4, Killarney @ 11am
Sun 12th Feb.: AAI Masters & Juvenile 'B' Cross Country Championships, WIT Waterford.
Sat 18th Feb: Gneeveguilla AC 5K road race series Race 3of4, Killarney @ 11am
Sat 18th & Sun 19th Feb: AAI Senior Indoor Championships, National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown
Sat 25th & Sun 26th Feb.: Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Championships, Nenagh Indoor Stadium

See Kerry & Munster Athletics website for full fixture lists & timetable for events.