Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. News 12th Sept

Well done to Michael Mockler & Tim Hayden who competed for the Club at the Michael Cahill 5km Road Race in Ballingarry recently. Michael finished 51st in a time of 21.09mins while Tim finished 60th in a time of 24.07mins. Good luck to all our female athletes who will take part in the forthcoming Tipperary Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday 18th September.

The Moycarkey/Moyne Challenge takes place on Thursday 22nd September at 7pm in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris. The age groups are for U/10, U/12, U/14, U/16 & U/18 with a special race for the U/8 athletes. Distances are in line with what the athletes have to run in the forthcoming County Juvenile Even Age Championships (ie. U/10 1000m, U/12 2000m, U/14 3000m, U/16 4000m & U/18 5000m (girls), 6000m (boys).

St. Senan’s Open Cross Country will take place on Sunday 25th September at 1pm in Kilmacow Sports Complex. For further details, please log onto under “Latest News.

County & Munster Cross Country Fixtures 2011/2012 are as follows:-

Wednesday 28th September – Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships in Thurles Crokes Complex at 11am.

Sunday 2nd October – Tipperary Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships at 12 noon in the Middlepiece, Turnpike, Two Mile Borris which is being hosted by the Club.

Sunday 16th October – Tipperary Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships at 12 noon in Powerstown Racecourse, Clonmel.

Sunday 23rd October – Munster Juvenile Even Ages & Novice & U/23 Championships in Clare.

Sunday 6th November – Tipperary County Relays and Masters & U/23 Cross Country Championships at 12 noon in Thurles Crokes Complex.

Sunday 13th Nov – Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Powerstown Racecourse, Clonmel.

Sunday 20th November – Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships in Limerick.

Sunday 27th November – Woodies DIY AAI Inter County & Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships in Sligo.

Sunday 4th December – Tipperary Juvenile “B” & Novice “B” Championships at 12 noon ( venue tbc).

Sunday 11th December – Woodies DIY AAI Novice & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships (venue tbc).

Sunday 18th December – Tipperary Senior & Junior Cross Country Championships in Dundrum.

Sunday January 15th – Munster Juvenile Inter –County Relays &   Senior/Junior Cross Country Championships in Kerry.

Cross Country Training takes place every Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris. New athletes & help are most welcome.

The Club are holding another “Used Clothing” fund raising event. Please donate all unwanted clothes, bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts & soft toys. These will be collected on Friday 30th September from 5pm to 7pm and Saturday 1st October from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Two Mile Borris Community Hall, O’Dwyer Transport, Ballymoreen & the Handball Alley, Horse & Jockey. If times do not suit, please contact Kay on 086 8382517 and collection may be arranged.

Another Tipperary Little Athletics Jamboree will take place in Templemore Track on Friday 30th September commencing at 6.30pm. The jamboree is open to all our Club’s girls & boys aged 5 to 10 years. It will be a fun team event with each participant taking part in modified running, jumping & throwing events. More details can be found on

A Hammer Workshop will also take place in Templemore Track on Saturday 24th September from 12.30pm to 4.30pm. More details on

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