Sunday, March 19, 2017

Club Weekly Notes March 2017

Cathal Kirwan competed in the Cyprus Half Marathon. He had a great race completing the 21Km distance in a time of 1:27:51 which is a new personal best. He was placed 6th in his age category.

Tralee was the place to be over the weekend where Tralee Harriers AC Hosted a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. A new member to our club, Deirdre Nagle was the first lady to finish the Half Marathon in a time of 1:28.09. Marie Mckenna was third lady in the 5K with a time of 21:42

Well done to all our juvenile club members who competed in the County Community Games Cross Country races held in Beaufort on Sunday 19th March.
Representing there townlands the following medalled and won their spot to represent Kerry in the Nationals in May. Ellen Kelliher, Eabha McCarthy, Shauna McCarthy, Diarmuid Kirwan, Cian Spillane & Conal O'Mahony.

On Sunday next, 26th March, Star of the Laune AC are hosting the County 5km Road Championships in Beaufort.  We hope to have senior / masters men and women's teams, and there is also an individual novice section. Hopefully we will get a big turnout as it is a good course to get a new PB!

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 Training: Outdoors on Tuesday's at 6pm in the Sports Hall, Farranfore. €2 per session.  New members welcome.

Secondary School /Junior / Senior training every Thursday at 6:40pm in GAA Grounds Farranfore. 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 25th & Sun 26th March: National Juvenile Indoor C'Ships, AIT Athlone
Sun 26th March - County Road Race Championships, Beaufort
Sat 1st April: National Juvenile Indoor C'Ships Day 3, AIT Athlone
Sun 2nd April: National Spring Throws, AIT Athlone
Sun 2nd April: Munster Road Race Championships, Currow @ 1pm
Sun 9th April: National 10K Road Championships, Phoenix Park Dublin
Sun 30th April: Munster Marathon & Half Marathon Championships, Limerick

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