Sunday, February 5, 2017

Club Weekly Notes Feb 2017

Below are this week's notes. 

The first race of this year's annual 5K Series organised by Gneeveguilla AC was held in Killarney National Park on Saturday 4th Feb. There was a good representation from our club members. George McCarthy was first to cross the line with Dermot Dineen just behind. Dermot was followed by Maria McCarthy who was third lady.Jerome Foley, Marie McKenna, Bernie O'Mahony, Christine Spillane all ran well. In the juvenile category we had the three McCarthy sisters, Shauna, Eabha & Rhian with Meabh Dineen also competing. Race 2 of 4 race series will be held next Saturday starting at 11am.

Well done to our club members who competed in this years Dungarvan 10mile road race. 

We want to wish our Masters Women's team all the best next weekend when they compete in the National Masters Cross Country Championships in WIT Waterford. Also on the day is the Juvenile "B" Championships where we have some athletes competing also.

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: Note NEW TIME Thursday's  at 5pm in the Sports Hall, Farranfore. €2 per session.  New members welcome.

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 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.