The race was won by recently crowned county 4 mile winner Declan Moore of Bilboa AC in a time of 33.01. Well done to Karl Lenihan who finished 4th in 37.35. There was also a welcome return to 10k action for Sheila Clavin in 48.59. 154 runners in total took part in the 10k.
Eamon Moloney 10k Road Run.
The third race of the Clare series took place yesterday morning in Ennis and there was a huge turnout of over 800 runners out to support this hugely popular event.
Weather conditions were ideal on the day with lots of sunshine and a mild breeze for the runners.
The overall race honours were taken by Sean Doyle of North Cork winning the race in 31.09 and Grace lynch of Iveragh A.C was the first women home in 35.22.
We had a number of our west limerick athletes travel to Ennis to take part and all performed very well. Michael guiney continued to give another fine performance completing the 10k course in 42.11. Also running on the day were Con Mulcahy, Mary Folan-Ryan,Ide Curtin and Corina Sheedy.
Well done to everyone on what was a very well organised and enjoyable event.
West Limerick A.C. would like to congratulate Gary Wilmott and Lisamarie McCooey on their wedding this past weekend.
Due to the large numbers of juvenile members attending training on Tuesdays and Thursdays we will have closed registration to new juvenile members We have reached full capacity in our current facilities and in coaching ratios. We are currently looking for parents and/or people in West Limerick with an interest in athletics to obtain Garda Vetting and get involved with coaching in the club so that we can support our current coaches and offer more training to juveniles in our area. We need your help if we are to continue our juvenile training. West Limerick A.C. will pay for all necessary courses once a commitment is made to join the club and help in the juvenile section of our club.
Our current coaches are Mike Cussen, Tara Carr and Kevin O Donoghue along with assistant coaches Aogan MacDomhnaill, Aine Mawe and Micheal Rowsome.
2019 West Limerick AC registration is still open for adults (over 19) and juveniles , all registration and payments are now online, all members are requested to complete the on line form and make the payment electronically. Adult membership (over 19’s) is €35 and Juvenile membership is €25. The club is no longer using paper forms and/ or cash transactions. Full details and link to registration are on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages.
Payment for club gear can also be made through the online account.
Senior training for West Limerick AC members continues each Tuesday evening at 7pm on the Astro turf in the Desmene Newcastle West. You must be registered before you can train. There are no exceptions. The €2 fee remains. Non athletics Ireland members will not be allowed take part for insurance reasons. This goes for Juvenile, Fit4Life and Interval training. If you are not a member of the club you will not be allowed train with the club.