Sunday, November 5, 2017

Club Weekly Notes November 2017

Below are this week's notes. Thank you for your continued support.
Please e-mail any results or pictures to include in our weekly notes.

Our AGM was held on Thursday 2nd November. Thanks to all those who attended. The club committee remains unchanged from last year. 
President:   Sean Cronin
Vice President: John O'Shea
Chairman:   Jerome Crowley - 086 8174303
Vice Chairman:  Michael O'Connor
Secretary/Registrar:   Mary Kennedy - 085 1909509
PRO:   George McCarthy
Treasurer:      Jim O'Shea
Child Officer:  Eileen Myers
Delegates:     Joe Clifford, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Myers
Coaches:       Maria McCarthy, George McCarthy, Annette O'Brien, Sean O'Shea, Rossa Foley,
Jerome Crowley, James Nagle, John Coleman, Casandra Myers, Eileen Myers

All members who are involved in Juvenile support need to have completed Child Protection Awareness Programme (CPAP) and Garda vetted by end of year. Please contact our Child Protection Officer for details.
Club Chairman, Jerome Crowley, expressed his gratitude to all committee members, coaches and volunteers who have continued to support the club throughout the year. He reflected on the clubs great achievements at county and national level in what was a very successful year. We will be organising our annual Juvenile Celebration Party towards end of December with the adults night after the New Year. Preparations for our Annual St. Stephen's Day Road Race was discussed with plans well under way. 

Dermot Dineen took part in the Dromtrasna 10K Road Race in Abbeyfeale on Saturday last. Dermot finished in fourth place overall with a time of 37mins 27sec.
Four Open Indoor Meetings coming up in the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown, Dublin. See Athletics Ireland website for all the details. First meet is Thursday November 9th.
On Sunday 12th November is the Munster Senior, Junior & Juvenile Uneven ages (U9,U11,..U19) Cross Country Championships. This is held in Galbally, Co. Tipperary. Best of luck to all those competing.

On Sunday 19th November is the Munster Masters & Juvenile club Relays Cross Country Championships. This will be held in Riverstick, Co. Cork. Please contact club secretary, Mary, 085-1909509 to register in advance.

Club Training:.
Maria's Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Exercise Classes every Tuesday starting @ 7pm at the Sports Hall in Farranfore. €5 per class

Juvenile Training is on every Thursday @ 6:30pm in Farranfore GAA grounds. Open to all registered juveniles aged 8yrs (Born 2007) 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.

Athletic's Fixtures
Sunday 12th November : Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships, in Galbally, Tipperary
Saturday 18th Nov.: British & Irish Masters Cross Country Championships, Derry
Sunday 19th Nov.: Munster Masters & Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Championships, Riverstick, Cork
Sunday 26th Nov.: AAI Senior, Junior & Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships, Abbottstown
Sunday 3rd December: Munster Juvenile "B", Junior & Intermediate Cross Country Championships, Beaufort, Kerry
Sunday 17th December: National Uneven ages, Novice WIT, Waterford

Please contact club secretary, Mary, 085-1909509 to register for competitions in advance
See Kerry & Munster Athletics website for full fixture lists & timetable for events.