Sunday, April 22, 2018

Club Weekly Notes Week end 22nd April 2018

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

U23 Munster Track & Field Championships

Rossa Foley competed in the U23 Munster Track & Field Championships held in Tullamore. Rossa returned to the Kingdom with an outstanding five GOLD medals in the field events. They were the Shot (8.62m), Discus (28.42m), Weight For Distance35Lb (7.45m), Triple Jump (11.76m) and finally the Javelin where he threw a new personal best distance of 46.56m. 

The Kingdom come 10 mile and 5K Annual Road Race was held in Castleisland on Sunday April 22nd. Organised by local club An Riocht AC where the route took you through Castleisland Town, surrounding countryside and finishing in the athletics track. The new 10mile route seemed to prove very popular with most participants. The race was well organised with plenty of stewards available to give directions throughout the course. 
Congratulations to George McCarthy who finished in third place with a time of 58:55. 
Maria McCarthy was first lady finisher in a seasonal PB of just under 62:49. 
Marie McKenna ran a great race to be placed 2nd lady at 66:09. 
Caitriona Barry was fourth winning her age category in a time of 68:30. 
Ger Ladden also took part. 
In the 5K race, Arthur Fitzgerald was fifth in a time of 17:12, followed just behind was Aidan McCarthy (18:19).  Niamh De Hora was second lady finisher (19:23). Also well done to Pauline Joseph who continues to improve with a time of 26:20.
Selection of Photos from Peter Murphy: HERE
Results:Sports Timing

Cork Athletics Graded Track & Field 
A good meet to get you in race ready.
3 more meets left: May 31st; June 25th & July 20th
More details on Cork Athletics website: HERE

Club Training:.
Juvenile training on Tuesday 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. 

Secondary School & Senior training on every Thursday will be at An Riocht Track, Castleisland from 7:45pm to 8:45pm.  This is endurance / distance training & Field events. €2 club member, €4 non club member. 

Athletic's Fixtures
Tue 1st May: County Schools T&F, 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 
Sat 2nd / Sun 3rd June: Munster U9 to U13 T&F, Lees Road Ennis @11am
Sat 9th June: Munster U9 to U11 Team Games T&F, Castleisland
Sun 10th June: Munster Senior & Masters T&F, Castleisland
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.