Sunday, January 28, 2018

Club Weekly Notes January 2018

Below are this week's notes. Thank you for your continued support.

South Munster Schools Cross Country
The South Munster Schools Cross Country Championships was held on Friday 26th Jan. in Tramore Valley Park, Cork. The conditions were good underfoot with a number of challenging hills to contnd with.
Cian Spillane (Milltown Pres.) competed in the Minor 1500m race where he did very well to hold off some good competition to win gold.
Shauna McCarthy (Killorglin Community College) competing in the Junior 2000m distance ran very well to win gold for her school with time to spare. 
Also competing was Michael Brosnan (St. Brendans Killarney) in the Senior boys 5000m and Anna Kerrisk (Milltown Pres.) was 24th in the Junior girls. 
Best of luck to Shauna & Cian who qualified to represent their schools in the Munster XC Championships to be held on Friday 23rd Feb. WIT Waterford. Full details in Munster Schools website.
Photo & Videos in Cork Athletics Facebook: HERE

The Irish Life Health National Indoor Junior and U23 Championships were held on Sunday 28th Jan. in Athlone Indoor Arena. 
David Kenny competed in the Junior 3K Race Walk. It was a competitive race from the start, David had a great race where he finished in second place with an excellent time of 13:06. 
Rossa Foley was competing in the U23 field events. He won bronze in the Weight For Distance with a throw of 7.38m.

Kerry Athletics Board will be holding their AGM on Monday 12th February at the Rose Hotel Tralee at 8pm. George Maybury will be giving a talk about safety statement. All club members are welcome to attend.

The club will be holding their annual awards night for senior athletes on Friday 16th Feb. at 8pm in Sherwoods, Farranfore village. All athletes are invited to attend where we will be honoring our most outstanding athletes for 2017.

Club Training:.
Juvenile Indoor training will commence on Tuesday 30th January from 6pm to 6:45pm at Farranfore Community Sports Hall. This is for children born 2010 (7/8yrs) to 2006 (12yrs).

Maria's Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Exercise Class every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm in Farranfore Community Hall. €5 per session

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

Athletic's Fixtures
Sun 4th Feb: Irish Life Health AAI Indoor Games, Indoor Arena Abbotstown.
Sat/Sun 10th/11th Feb.: Munster U/9 to U12 Indoor Championships, Nenagh
Sun 11th Feb.: National Intermediate, Masters, Juvenile B & Juvenile XC Relays., Galway
Sat/Sun 17th/18th Feb: National Senior Indoors Championships, AIT Arena, Athlone
Fri 23rd Feb: Munster Schools XC, WIT
Sat/Sun 24th/25th Feb: Munster U13 - U19 Indoor Championships
Sun 4th March: National Masters Indoors, AIT Arena
Sat 10th March: National Schools XC, WIT
Sun 11th March: National Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 1, AIT Arena
Sun 18th March: National Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 2, AIT Arena
Sun 25th March: National Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 3, AIT Arena

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