NATIONAL JUVENILE INDOORS 2016

 

 

Thrills & spills for GAC athletes at the first two days of the National Indoors, where we had top class performances and some great results. On Saturday, Richael Browne took on the U18 1500m right from the gun and stormed to victory with a huge PB of 4.45!

 

 

Thrills & spills for GAC athletes at the first two days of the National Indoors, where we had top class performances and some great results. On Saturday, Richael Browne took on the U18 1500m right from the gun and stormed to victory with a huge PB of 4.45! Despite waking with a cold on Sunday she took on the 800m, running a beautifully controlled race to again win her heat. However as the day & the cold progressed, sense had to prevail & sadly she had to withdraw from the final. Huge disappointment for Ara Freeman on Saturday as a break saw her DQ'd from her favoured 60m, but what a comeback on Sunday when she ran a new PB of 24.82 to take silver in the 200m. A terrific bronze for Louis Lalor in the U17 60m hurdles on Sunday also. Another good weekend for Troy Scully who ran a big PB of 4.32 to qualify for the U17 1500m on Saturday, followed by a gutsy run in the final to finish 12th overall. A big PB also for Rachel Casey in the U17 1500m walk where she finished 7th in 8.48. Disappointment for Sarah O'Connor, who was tripped up & crashed to the ground in the first lap of the U16 1500m, but she showed great guts & determination and soon got herself back into contention. However the fall, the battered knees & the fight back took it's toll and Sarah finished in 11th place. Alana Ryan mainly used her indoor season this year to try out the 400m, but still qualified for both the 60m & 200m finals this weekend finishing in 5th place. An early stumble saw Josh Pyper have to fight hard for his place in the 60m final where he later finish in 5th place. Jack McGlone U13, finished 6th in his 60m heat in his first ever National event.  In the field events, Aodhan Daly finished 4th in the Long Jump & 13th in the High Jump U15, Sophie Nicholson finished 8th in the U16 Long Jump & James Nicholson 8th in the U14 Long Jump, with Noah Daly 13th in the U17 Long Jump. Well done to all & best of luck to our relay teams next Saturday and to our Masters on Sunday!

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday Run

Diary Dates for Upcoming  Events:

 

Solstice Mile: Sli Cualann AC will host a series of graded 1 ml races (4 laps of the track), to mark the winter solstice on Wed. 20th Dec. at 7pm. Entry donation 5euro for Adults, 3euro for U12’s – U16’s. Refreshments afterwards. Open to everyone!

 

 

National XC Championships Sun.17th Dec. Novice and Uneven Ages, Waterford

 

 

Streets of Wicklow 5K Tues 26th Dec in Wicklow Town @ 11am

 

 

Roundwood Biathlon: Charity Biathlon on Tues 27th Dec. Starting at 2pm, walkers 1.45pm.

 

 

Endurance Squad Training Tues 2nd Jan, Greystones Track (Invitation only)

 

County Masters XC Sun. 7th Jan, Shanganagh Park, Bray

 

 

National Indoor League R1, Sat 13th Jan, Abbottstown

 

 

Leinster Juv Relay,Inter/Master

XC Champs, Sun 14th Jan,

Dunboyne

 

 

 

National Combined Events Sat 20th Jan, Athlone

 

 

National Indoor League R2, Sat 27th Jan, Athlone

 

 

National Junior/U23’s, Sun28th Jan, Athlone

 

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