Sunday, September 3, 2017

Club Weekly Notes Sept 2017

The Rose Of Tralee 10K Road Race took place on Sunday 27th August. Organised by Tralee Harriers AC there was a great turnout for this annual event. Aidan McCarthy was the fist to finish from our club, finishing in the top 20. Ger Ladden was next home in 24th place overall and second in his age category. Marie McKenna was seventh lady and winning her category. Bernie O'Mahony, Julie Deane also competed.

Leanne Cronin and Elaina Norris competed in the Last Chance Track & Field meet organised by An Riocht AC in Castleisland on Saturday 2nd Sept. They both competed in the shot putt with both throwing over 7m.

With the Cross Country Season less than five weeks away, training for club Juveniles & Senior/Masters athletes has started up. Every Tuesday @ 6pm & Thursdays @ 6:30pm for Juveniles and Seniors/Masters on Thursday with warm up starting at 6:30pm. All training sessions at Farranfore GAA grounds. Please come prepared for all weather conditions as training will be outdoors regardless of the weather.

Please continue to support our club in the Tesco Deerpark Killarney as part of the Tesco Community Fund. For another six weeks if members, friends and family could support the club by dropping the blue token into the slot for our club it will help in getting much needed funds raised. Spread the word.

Club Training:
Juvenile Training is on every Tuesday 6pm and Thursdays 6:30pm in Farranfore GAA grounds. Open to all registered juveniles aged 8yrs (Born 2009) and upwards. This will be in preparation for the Cross Country Championships  €2 per session.

Secondary School/Junior / Senior training on every Thursday at 6:30pm in GAA grounds Farranfore. This is endurance training for cross country preparation. €2 club member, €4 non club member.

Coaching & Development:
Coaches Workshop on annual reviews and performance plans - See all the details here.
Coaching Courses in the South West for Sept & October - See details here.

Athletic's Fixtures
Sunday 22nd October: Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 Cross Country Championships, in Clare .
Sunday 22nd October: : Autumn Open Cross Country Festival, Sport Ireland, National Sports Campus.
Sunday 29th Oct.: AAI National Marathon Championships, Dublin
Sunday 12th November : Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships, in Tipperary (venue tbc).
Saturday 18th Nov.: British & Irish Masters Cross Country Championships, Derry
Sunday 19th November: Munster Masters & Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Championships, Sunday 19th November in Cork (venue tbc).
Sunday 26th Nov.: AAI Senior, Junior & Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships, Abbottstown
Sunday 3rd December: Munster Juvenile "B", Junior & Intermediate Cross Country Championships,  in Kerry (venue tbc).

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