County Senior Road Championships

Well done to our ladies’ team of Sharon Cantwell, Aisling Maher and Sinead Tynan who placed third team at the County Senior Road Championships on Sunday in Dundrum.  The 5k race saw Sharon finishing 5th in 19.53 with Aisling 9th in 21.14 (pb) and Sinead 11th in 21.27(pb).  Our only entrant in the mens event was Brian Carroll who finished in 25th place in 40.51.  Well done, Brian.

National Track & Field League

Congratulations to the ladies from the club who represented Tipperary at the final of the National Track & Field League Premier Division held recently in Tullamore.  The team lost out by just over 1 point for third place, finishing fourth overall.  Aoife Dwyer, Aisling Dwyer, Leona Maher, and Katie Bergin competed for the County in the 4 x 100mts recording a new pb of 50.15 secs.  Katie also ran the 200mts and was part of the 4 x 400mts relay team.  Well done to all involved and to team manager Martin Flynn.

Irish Life & Health National Masters Track & Field Championships

These National Championships take place in Santry on 5th September.  Entries close this coming Wednesday 25th August and any athlete intending to compete should contact Geraldine before this date.

Templemore Throws Festival

This event takes place on Saturday next, 28th August at Templemore track.  As part of the festival and for any club members interested, there are two running events, the 400mts at 11.30am and the 1 Mile at 12.30pm.  On-line entry only at with a €7 entry fee.

Split the Bucket!

The winner of the Split the Bucket for Friday 13th August was Louis Everard, Templetuohy and Friday 20th August, Bill Morrissey, Boulabeha. The draw takes place each Friday night at 8.30pm with several options available – 3 entries for €5, 12 entries for €20 (includes 2 additional free weeks), 28 entries for €50 (includes 3 additional free weeks).  Cut off for on-line is on Thursday evening at 6pm and any entries received after this time will be included in the next week’s draw.  Your support for this venture is very much appreciated.  Log on to our website for all the details.