Monday, April 2, 2018

Club Notes Week Ending 2nd April 2018

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

The Annual Jack O'Keeffe 4mile Road Race, organised by Gneeveguilla AC, was held on Monday 2nd April. The route is a straight run from Boherbuee to Kiskeam. Thanks to all the volunteers and organisers for hosting this popular road race now in its 31st year. 
George McCarthy finished in 10th place with a time of 22:27. 
In the ladies we had great success when Maria McCarthy was 2nd lady crossing the line in under 24 mins.
Mary Daly was 3rd, Marie McKenna 4th and Caitriona Barry 5th.

Darragh Casey competed in The Battle Of Clontarf 10 miler in Dublin on Monday April 2nd. The race incorporates the Leinster 10 Mile Championship and attracts most of Ireland’s top distance runners. Darragh ran the distance in a new personal best time of 1:02:40, taking 6 mins off his last pb. Well done from the club.  

Aidan McCarthy was 2nd in the Maurice Collins 4mile in Ardfert on Easter Sunday.

Club Training:.
Juvenile Indoor training on Tuesday from 10th April  6pm to 6:45pm at Farranfore GAA Grounds. This will be in preparation for the County Track & Field scheduled for 12th & 13th May. This is for children born 2010 (7/8yrs) to 2004 (14yrs). €2 per session. New comers always welcome. 

Maria's Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Exercise Class are finished for the season and will resume again next Autumn.

Secondary School & Senior training on every Thursday will be at An Riocht Track, Castleisland from 7:45pm to 8:45pm. Commencing on April 5th for 8 weeks. This is endurance / distance training & Field events. €2 club member, €4 non club member.  Please be at track for 7:30pm and warm up on gravel path around the outside of Centre.

Athletic's Fixtures
Sat 7th April: National Juvenile Indoor C'ships Day 1, AIT Arena 
Sun 8th April: Community Games U12 - U14 XC, Beaufort @ 11am 
Sun 15th April: Gneeveguilla AC Open Juvenile Sports, Castleisland Track @1pm
Sat 21st April: Munster Junior & U/23 T&F & Juv Pentathlon C'ships, Templemore
Sun 22nd April: An Riocht Kingdom Come 10mile & 5K, Castleisland
Sun 6th May: County Junior, Senior and Masters T&F C'ships, Castleisland
Sun 6th May: Munster Half & Marathon C'Ships, Limerick
Wed 9th May:  South Munster Schools Track & Field - Girls, CIT
Fri 11th May:  South Munster Schools Track & Field - Boys, CIT 
Sat 12th / Sun13th May: County Juvenile T&F C'ships, Castleisland
Sat 19th May: Munster Schools Track & Field, Castleisland
Fri 25th - Sun 27th May: National Community Games WK1, University of Limerick
Sat 2nd June: National Schools  Track & Field, Tullamore
Fri 22nd June: Primary School Sports, Castleisland  

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.