Juveniles

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Juvenile Training

Juvenile training takes place every Tuesday and Thursday 19:00 - 20:00 at Portlaoise College Track with access to parking across from Treo Nua on Harpers Lane.

 

Who can join?

Juveniles can start from 6 years old. Our 6-7 year old athletes will be involved in Recreational training with emphasis mainly on game based activities. It is club policy that juveniles in this age group have a parent / guardian present during training.

From age 8 our groups will be split into 8-9 and 10-11 age groups and activities will be based on:

 

  • Sprint and distance sessions
  • High Jump
  • Long Jump
  • Relays

Ages 11 up to 19 years take part in sprint, distance and endurance training whilst also training in field events:

  • High Jump
  • Shot Putt
  • Long Jump
  • Relays

 

Competing

We have a number of events throughout the year:

Cross Country season starts late September to November with Athletes from age 8 upwards eligible to compete.

Road Race season runs from February to April with race distances catering from age 8 upwards.

Indoor Track & Field events take place in Athlone annually incorporating sprint, distance, high jump, long jump and relays events for ages 8 upwards

There are a number of summer league events that take place across the county running from June to August. All upcoming events will be posted on our Facebook page Portlaoise A.C and on this website.

 

Joining the club

If you are thinking of joining athletics come down to any of our training sessions and give it a go for two weeks, if you decide to join our club membership costs €25 per annum per child with a cost of €2 per child per night.

Membership forms can be downlaoded here or alternatively are available in the cabin at the track.

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Training Times 

*From Sept 2017 Onwards

Tuesday: Portlaoise Track
Juveniles All Ages From 6+ Meet at 7pm

Tuesday: Portlaoise Track
Senior Men 7pm to 8pm, Meet at 7pm.

Tuesday: Portlaoise Track
Senior Women 6pm to 7pm, Meet at 6pm.

Thursday:Portlaoise Track
Senior Women 6pm to 7pm, Meet at 6pm.

Thursday:Portlaoise Track
Juveniles All Ages From 6+ Meet at 7pm

Club Membership Form

 

 

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