Club News 24-07-2018


Canon Hayes 5K Tipperary
Mark Lenihan made the trip to Tipp on Friday evening last for the Canon Hayes 5k race. The race had a new route for 2018 and approx 100 runners took to the start line. Mark has been improving very steadily so far this year and he continued his great form on Friday running a time of 18.06 a new personal best over the 5k distance. Mark also took third place overall a well deserved prize for his efforts over the last number of months.
John Buckley Graded League
Declan Guina was on the track in Cork for the final round of the Cork Athletics Graded League on Friday where he competed in the 3k event. Declan had a great race setting a new pb of 9.27. A fine track performance from Declan who puts in the work always.
Munster B Championships CIT Cork
Well done to Maria Cagney who won munster silver in the 800m in the Munster B Championships in Cork on Saturday and  also Sarah Cagney who ran a brilliant race narrowly missing out on a medal. It’s great to see our juvenile athletes competing so well in Munster competitions.
Curraghchase 10K 2018
The Curraghchase 10K run/walk 2018 takes place on 19th August at 11am around the picturesque woodland area of Curraghchase forest park. This is always a popular and well supported event which caters for runners and walkers. For further information please contact or follow the Curraghchase 10k Facebook page.
Newcastle West Couch To 5K
Our Couch to 5K has proved a big hit with huge numbers attending on Tuesday and Thursday night last and it’s still not too late to come and join us. The group will continue to meet every Tuesday and Thursday in the Demesne from 8pm to 9pm.The goal is that each participant will complete a 5k in September.
The couch to 5k is for men and women of all abilities but specifically for those starting out or looking to get active again. The people taking part will go at their own pace. The coaches will be there to guide and encourage those taking part.
The only cost is your time.
For ages 18 and upwards.
Adult Training:

Our Tuesday night senior training sessions in the Desmense will return on the 4th of September after the summer break.

Juvenile Training 

Juvenile training is finished for a summer break. We will return on the 14th August in the Desmense, Newcastle West and all parents/guardians will be required to be present for the duration of training. The cross country season will be the focus of training when we return.
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