Leinster Senior and Masters Track and Field Championships
Four of our members are braving a trip to Tullamore this Sunday the 31st to compete in the Leinster Senior and Masters track and field Championships.
Plan of Action for Women’s Mini Marathon – THIS MONDAY 1ST JUNE
Many thanks to those of you who have volunteered their time to assist at the Mini Marathon this Monday. If taking the dart meet at Greystones Dart Station at 9.40am for the 9.50am dart or if car pooling meet at the South Beach Car Park at 10am. Meeting point in town is the corner of Pembroke Row and Fitzwilliam Square at 11.30am. We will be free to leave as soon as the race starts at 2pm. Anyone else who can steward at the last minute are encouraged to let us know. Thanks and see you all on Monday!
The juveniles go into battle in the Leinster Juvenile Relay Championships this Saturday on home turf on the Track in Charlsland. Kilcoole AC have entered several teams of 4 from U9s to U14s to compete in 4x100m races. The “Junior” (U16-U20) Leinster track events start at 10am, while the first juvenile relay is *provisionally* scheduled for 11:30am. Members are more than welcome to go and cheer on the teams!
Juveniles and parents should also keep an eye out for information from their coaches regarding the upcoming individual Leinster Championships. These take place on the 6th of June for U9s-U13s, and on the weekend of the 20th and 21st of June for the U14s-U19s. All 3 take place in Tullamore.
The Leinster Senior and Masters Championships take place on Sunday week the 31st of May. Running events include 100m, 200m, 100mH/110mH, 400m, 400mH 800m, 1500m, 3000m (ladies), 5000m (men) and 3k Steeplechase (men). If there are any more takers, contact your captains asap.
Fionnuala Britton finished 7th in a very strong field in the 10k Great Manchester Run this past Weekend in a time of 32:56. To put it in perspective, athletes finishing ahead of her included European Cross-Country Champion Gemma Steel and double World Marathon Champion Edna Kiplagat of Kenya. Fionnuala did manage to get the best of home favourite and European 10,000m Champion Jo Pavey.
We will be taking a new club photo for the homepage this Monday night at 7:10pm before training. Definitely do try to attend and wear whatever club gear you have.
Women’s Mini Marathon Stewarding
The club has been asked to steward at the start of the women’s mini marathon this June bank holiday Monday. There tends to be a great atmosphere at the start of the event and the stewarding is an important source of funding for the club. We normally rely on the same core group of about 20 diligent members for events like these, so it would be nice to see others chip in. The more the better!
Women’s Mini Marathon
Calling all members! It’s that time of year again, and Kilcoole AC have been asked to assist with stewarding at the start-line of the Women’s mini Marathon on the June bank holiday Monday. Please contact Eileen if you would like to help out.
The club have set up a new “official” facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/KilcooleAthleticsClub.