Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. News

WELL DONE

The Club was well represented at the Ballynonty 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday 26th July with both Shane Mullaney & Paddy Cummins taking part. Shane was 12th overall in a time of 61 mins 46 secs with Paddy making his debut over the distance placing 16th in 63 mins  34 seconds. Well done to both on such great running.

Well done to former Club athlete, Lisa Healy who along with her team completed the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker Challenge in England early on Sunday morning for charity. The challenge is to get your team of four over the 100k distance in under 30 hours.

Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. NewsGOOD LUCK

Good luck to Ciara Mockler who competes in the Discus for the Tipperary Women’s Team at the National League Final in Tullamore on Sunday 2nd August. Having topped the rankings in Round 1 & Round 2, the Tipperary Women’s team will be hoping to compete well in the Final of Division 1. The Tipperary Men’s Team finished in 2nd place in the Premier Division behind Clonliffe Harriers A.C. & they too will be hoping for a strong finish in the Final. We wish both teams the very best of luck.

Good luck also to David Ryan who competes at the Celtic Games in Grangemouth Stadium, Falkirk, Scotland on Saturday 1st August. He has been chosen to represent Ireland in the Boys U/16 Long Jump & he will be hoping to improve on his season’s best of 6.86m. David will be one of 6 athletes selected for the Irish Boys U/16 team, all of them National Outdoor Champions in their events – 100mH, 100m, 800m, Long Jump, Shot Putt & Javelin.

Daniel Ryan competes for Ireland at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Georgia this week. He will compete in the qualifying round of the Long Jump on Monday 27th July at 2.40pm & will be hoping to progress to the Final on Wednesday 29th July at 3.05pm. We wish him well in his endeavours. Keep up to date with all European Youth Olympic news at http://tbilisi2015.com/en/.

FIT4LIFE

Our Fit4Life Group continues to grow week by week with great success.  We now have 3 groups established, a Walkers Group with Billy Purcell, a Run/Jog Group with Kay Cantwell & a Runners Group with Shane Mullaney & Paul Bowe. All are welcome to join us on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm & Saturday mornings at 9am, €2 per session. Meeting Point is at the Moycarkey Community Sports Centre in Littleton. For further information, contact Kay Cantwell at 086 8382517. We now have a Facebook page called Moycarkey Coolcroo Fit4Life which is dedicated entirely to our group so keep an eye on it for daily/weekly updates.

UPCOMING CLUB EVENTS

Our Annual Road Races take place on Friday 21st August in Two Mile Borris @ 7.30pm. Races on the night will be a 7km Senior race, a 5km Fit4Life race & a 1km Juvenile race. There will be chip timing for the 7km & 5km races with the Juvenile race confined to athletes aged 12 years upwards. Registration takes place from 6.30pm onwards in the Community Hall, Two Mile Borris with the races commencing at 7.30pm. The race is AAI Permit approved & the entry fee is €10 for the 7km & 5km races & €2 for the Juvenile race. Prizes for the top 3 male & female finishers in all three races. Refreshments will be served after the race in the Community Hall. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Our next Clothing Collection will take place in November so if everyone could get collecting, we would greatly appreciate it.

UPCOMING TRACK & FIELD FIXTURES

August

  • Sat 1st – Celtic Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Sun 2nd – Final of GloHealth National League in Tullamore
  • Sat 8th & Sun 9th – GloHealth National Senior Track & Field Championships in Morton Stadium, Santry.
  • 14th – 16th – Weekend 1 of National Community Games Finals in Athlone.
  • 21st – 23rd – Weekend 2 of National Community Games Finals in Athlone (Athletics).
  • Fri 21st – Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. Road Races @ 7.30pm in Two Mile Borris.

 

For all latest Club news, upcoming events & photos log onto our website at www.moycarkeycoolcrooac.com or our facebook page at www.facebook.com/moycarkey.coolcrooac.

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