Club News

Greystones Athletic Club


Congratulations to all the athletes who competed in the National XC last ALSSA Santry. The weatherconditions were atrocious but the performances were excellent and all the athletes are to be congratulated for theirsupreme effort and fantastic attitude. Amy Howard and Claire Fox both won individual medals in the girls U17 eventand in the Girls U13 our team of Laura Fitzgerald, Sinead O’Neill, Alison Dawson Whelan, Anna Hayes, Rosa Kirwan,Richael Browne and Susie McPartland took the bronze club team and county team medals. We didn’t have a full teamin the boys U13 but Scott Howard, Jon Luke Kelly and Eric Dalby all had a great race.

All roads lead to Nenagh this weekend for the Leinster indoors. We have a good number of athletes taking part andlook forward to some great competition on both days. Please look up underProgrammes & Entry Forms to check which day your events are on and make sure you are there in good time. Pleasemake sure you have a club singlet and have no bigger than 5mm spikes in your shoes, as they will be checked. Bringplenty warm clothes as it may be indoors, but it is probably the coldest place on earth!!!!

The Sportshall Competition went really well with a great number of young athletes taking part and all thoroughlyenjoying the event. A huge Thank You to all the coaches and the small number of older athletes who turned up to helprun the event…….we couldn’t do it without you guys! Well done to all.
Well done to Niamh Kearney who will receive the National Juvenile award this Sat. night for the second year in a row.

Groups 3,4,5, who train from 6-7pm will remain in the hall for the present, but groups 1&2 will return to the track forFriday training, as these athletes are back competing at T&F events.

Parents should ensure that coaches are present before leaving young athletes at the track or the hall. Coaches can not beheld responsible for children who are left unattended. Please encourage children to use the toilet before attending as itdiverts scarce coaching resources to accompany children to the bathrooms.


The next Fit4Life race is on in Rathdrum on Thurs. night of next week. Check-in at the Avonmore footballclub is at 7pm and race starts at 7.30pm. This is a 3 mile race, which is a manageable distance and is open total. There are categories for Jun/Sen/O35/40/45/50, with prizes for the 1st 3 in each category.

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Forest Feast Launch with GAC 2015

Sunday Run

Sunday run this Sun.24th June is Deputy's Pass. Meet for warm up at 9.20am, ready to run by 9.30am. All club athletes welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. (Adult doesn't have to run) This run is an important part of the training week, especially for our endurance groups. Hoping to see a good turn-out from GAC athletes who are not competing in the League!

Diary Dates for Upcoming  Events:

Tailteann Games, Santry Sat. 23rd June.


National League Round 1, Templemore or Belfast Sun. 24th June.


Bray Invitational Event, Greystones Tues 26th June. (limited numbers)



National Juniors/U23’s, Tullamore, Sat 30th June


National Juvenile Game (U9-U11) & U12/U13 Field Events, Tullamore, Sun. 1st July.


National Juvenile B Champs & Relays, Tullamore, Sat. 7th July.


National League Round 2, Athlone or Santry


Wicklow Track & Field Results

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Athletics Wicklow-Boys Awards Scheme 201
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Athletics Wicklow-T&F Champs-Track Event
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Selection of Relay Teams

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Link to Throws Videos

Discus Technique