National Juvenile Track & Field Championships
The National Juvenile Track and Field Championships continued this weekend in Tullamore with days 2 and 3 taking place in splendid weather though very warm conditions. It was great to see the club being represented on both days with Sarah McGinley taking part in the U/15 shot on Saturday where she threw 8.19mts to finish 10th. On Sunday it was the turn of Alana Spillane who competed in the U/15 1,500mts and posted a time of 5.09.03 to finish 14th. Well done girls on two magnificent performances.
National Junior & U/23 Track & Field Championships
Best of luck to Leona Maher (Junior 100mts, 200mts) and Katie Bergin (U/23 100mts, 200mts) as they travel to Tullamore on Sunday next July 17th for their national championships.
The club league got off to a flying start last Tuesday evening with 30 athletes taking part, split into six teams of five members. There was some great competition, particularly in the Long Jump where Annie Ely, Orlaith Costigan, Eva Maher, Doireann Quinlan, Anna Concagh and Leo Cullen continuing to improve and jumping personal bests on the night. There was also some great funning in the 300mts with three athletes under 63 secs while there was two heats in the relay with Team Fiona coming out on top with a time of 1.11.50. Can this be beaten this week!!! The athletes also had great fun with the obstacle race. Team standings – Team Theresa 214pts, Team Fiona 184pts, Team Aoife 182pts, Team Pamela 180pts, Team Liam 170pts, Team John 168pts. All to run for this week.
Dundrum & Kilkee 10K’s
Club athletes were out an about last week in action in two road races. In Dundrum, Brian Carroll, Frances Long and Deirdre Royce all ran very solid races while Aisling Maher took to the streets of Kilkee and was very satisfied with her performance.
Split the Bucket!
The winner of the Split the Bucket for July 8th was Jim Quinlan, Castletown. Winning amount €101. Envelopes are available at all training sessions and in Quinlan’s Pub, Moyne. On-line options are also available on our website www.moyneathleticclub.com and follow the Split the Bucket tab where there are several prepay options. Thanks to all who continue to support each week.