National Indoors

Yet another great weekend for GAC athletes. We had 5 teams in the National relays on Sat. of which 4 made the finals.......

while the 5th, moving a little too quickly, unfortunately exchanged just outside the zone. Our U16 boys, Josh Pyper, Noah Daly, Louis Lalor & Ben Mooney led from the gun and took the gold medals comfortably, while our U18 girls Alannah O'Carroll, Isabel Kenny, Rosa Kirwan & Ara Freeman put up a great battle to take the bronze, while U17 girls Alannah O'Carroll,Niamh Conroy, Richael Browne & Alana Ryan finished 5th and U13 boys, Joe Prendergast, Danny Jones, James Nicholson & Michael O'Shea finished 6th. Sunday was individual events and all of our 60m sprinters comfortably made their finals. In the U 16 boys Josh Pyper & Ben Mooney put in another terrific effort and this time Josh took the bronze medal with Ben finishing in 4th place. Alana Ryan had another fantastic race, pushing all the way to the line to take yet another gold medal and National Championship in the girls U16. Ara Freeman had her usual fantastic start in the girls U18 and she too fought all the way to the line where she unfortunately took a nasty fall at the finish line. Delighted to report that she is recovering well and has a bronze medal for her efforts. Many thanks to all her well wishers! Cillian & Richael Browne were in action again in the 1500m. Richael had  another great race to finish 4th in the girls U17 in a time of 4.58 with Cillian running 4.14 for 8th place in the U19 boys. Amaris Borel & Conor Dempsey both qualified for their 400m finals wih Amaris finish 5th & Conor 6th aftera clash at the break. Alan Gordon cleared 1.30m in the HJ for 12th place. Well done to all who competed and good luck to everyone next Sat. when we get to do it all again!

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Forest Feast Launch with GAC 2015

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Sunday Run

Sunday run this coming Sun. 24th March is Glendalough! Meet at the Wollen Mills at 9.20am for short warm-up, ready to run by 9.30am. All club athletes welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Diary Dates for Upcoming  Events:

Selection of Relay Teams

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Link to Throws Videos

Discus Technique

 

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS

 

  1. Leinster 10 mile championships, Clontarf Easter Monday 22nd April. Entries to Theresa

  2. Juvenile Track League R2: for athletes up to U15, will take place on Fri 26th April at the Athletic Track in Arklow at 7pm. Entry form will be on our website shortly and entries will close on Wed. 24th Apr.

  3. National Road Relay Championships, Sun 28th April, Raheny. U17 up. Entries to Theresa

  4. Leinster Novice Road Race, Gowran Mon 1st May Adult event. Entries to Theresa

  5. GAC/IMC Track & Field Sat 4th May, Greystones. U17 upwards. Entries on IMC website

  6. National 5K Sat 4th May, Dublin.

  7. Wicklow County Championships Sat/Sun 11th/12th May, Shoreline, Greystones. Open to all ages. Entry form will be on GAC website nearer the date.

  8. Leinster Schools Track and Field - Day 1, Wed 15th May, Santry,

  9. Leinster Schools Track and Field - Day 2, Sat 18th May, Santry,

  10. National Outdoor League – R1 Sun 19th May, Templemore and Belfast. Contact Theresa

  11. Leinster Juniors & Combined Events Championships, Shoreline, Greystones Sat 25th May. Entry form will be on GAC website nearer the date.

  12. Leinster Relays, Sun 26th May, Le Chéile AC, Leixlip Entry form will be on GAC website