Newsletter

 

CLUB NEWS & INFORMATION

 


 

Registrations are finally completed and hopefully those athletes who have moved up are now settling in to their new groups. We welcome any new members and hope that they too are settling in to their groups.

 

 

 

 

The Indoor season is now well and truly under way. Our Junior & Senior athletes have already competed in several competitions during Jan. with great success and we congratulate them on their results so far. We have a very busy time ahead during Feb. & March. with competition most weekends. Please note that closing dates for entries will be strictly adhered to and late entries cannot be accepted for any events!

 


 

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS

 

  1. The National League Final is on Sat. 6th Feb. In Athlone and our ladies team have qualified for this.

  2. The AAI Games are on Sun. 7th Feb. in Athlone and we have a small no. of athletes competing in this event also.

  3. The Leinster Juvenile Indoors (U12 up) are being held on Sat/Sun 13th/14th Feb. & Sat 5th March. Entry Form for Feb. is currently on our website and entries close on Tues 2nd Feb. The full programme is on the sidebar on our website and athletes can choose a max of 3 individual events across the 3 days. No late entries can be accepted!

  4. The Leinster Junior/Senior/Masters is on Sun. 6th March in Athlone. A Junior athlete is U17-U20. Closing date for entries is 23rd Feb. No late entries!

  5. The National Seniors are on Sat/Sun 27th/28th Feb. in Athlone. Open to U17 up. Closing date for entries 18th Feb. No late entries!

  6. Greystones AC host the next round of the Fit4Life series on Thurs. 11th Feb. It is a 2 mile out & back race and is open to everyone from age 13 up. Great event for those who are not competing at the Leinsters. We will need some help with stewarding etc. on the night. Check-in 7pm at the track. Entry on the night. Lots of Spotprizes.

    Please note that entries for the relay squad are now closed, as per webtext!

 

 

 

AGM

 

The club AGM will be held on Thurs. 18th Feb. at 8pm. All members and parents of juvenile members are invited and encouraged to attend. The AGM is an opportunity for members to find out more about the running of the club, put ideas/suggestions forward and maybe get involved in helping the club to progress in the future. While we would welcome new members on to the club committee or any of our sub committees, we will not put pressure on anyone, so please come along on the night.

 


 

CLUB SHOP

 

The club shop will be open this coming Tues. From 6.30-7.30pm only for singlets, shorts, hoodies, rainjackets etc. We still have Club Calendars & Club Pens available also. Please note that all athletes competing at Leinster events must wear a club singlet!

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Forest Feast Launch with GAC 2015

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Sunday Run

Sunday run 17th Nov.TBA. Meet at 9.20am for short warm up, ready to run for 9.30am. All are welcome, but younger athletes need to be accompanied. We hope to see a big improvement in the numbers attending these runs!

County Track & Field Results

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Selection of Relay Teams

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Discus Technique

UPCOMING EVENTS

National XC Championships, Sun. 24th Nov. Even Ages, Jun & Sen, Abbottstown, Dublin.

Wicklow Senior XC Champs, Sun. 1st Dec. @ 11am.

 

Juvenile League, Round 5, Bray Emmets, Fri 6th Dec. Check-in 6.30pm - Even Ages.

 

National XC Championships, Sun. 15th Dec. Uneven Ages & Novice.

 

National Novice & Uneven Ages XC, Dunboyne, Sat. 15th Dec. Best of Luck to all GAC qualifiers.

 

Solstice Mile, Fri 20th Dec. (fundraiser for one of our young athletes to help disadvantaged kids)

 

STREETS OF WICKLOW 5K, Thurs. 26th Dec. Always a great way to run off the turkey!

 

Wicklow Co. Indoors, Abbottstown Sat. 4th Jan 1-5pm. All ages from U8 up.

 

County Masters XC, Shanganagh Park Sun Jan.5th. 11am.

 

Celtic XC, Sat 11th Jan. Stirling, Scotland.

 

National Indoor League R1, Sat 11th Jan, Abbottstown

 

National Combined Events Sat 18th Jan, Athlone

 

National Junior/U23’s, Sun 26th Jan, Athlone

 

National Indoor League R2, Sun 26th Jan, Athlone