News

Weekly News Roundup - Week 3/2020

 

 

Post Primary Cross Country

Wednesday 15th January saw the first of the Schools cross-country. It was a bright but rather cold morning in picturesque Emo Court. 

First up was Minor girls won by Caoimhe Cuddy and close behind in 2nd was Leah Smullen.  Jack Murell took the minor boys title with a last minute sprint across the line. 

Grace Meade was 4th In the junior girls. 

Club members Tara Ring, Mya Adam's, Grace Meade did their school proud finishing 2nd junior team .Great credit to all who ran, well done.

A special thanks to club officials who give up their time to volunteer at these events as without them these events cannot be run.

 

Leinster Cross Country Inter, Masters and Juvenile Relays 2020

The Leinster Master cross country took place in Gowran race course on the 12th January, and we had six members in action, including Donal Heganey who made his debut in this event. Plenty of medals ( and muck) returned home ,starting with the 0/35 section where Tom Lupton followed up his silver last year year by taking the bronze. Tony Reilly was next up ,taking silver in the 0/45, with Colm Fitzgerald joining them on the silver winning 0/35 county team. Aengus Burke took gold in the 0/55 section and added a gold county team medal to this also, joined by Noel Marum on the team . Donal had an excellent run on his debut, passing three athletes in the run in to cap a brave performance.

                                               

Heath GAA 10K

The annual Heath 5 and 10K took place on Sunday 19th January.  A frosty morning greeted the runners on a course that is always testing with a few nice inclines.  Well done to the following who ran.

Cormac Howson                                                 

Eva Howson.                                                 

Patricia Naughton .

Olwyn Larkin

Niamh Kavanagh

Lucy Dunne

Ursula O'Malley

Margaret Mary Grant

Tracey Gavin

Martina Gardiner

Louise Donohue

Elaine Moore

Niamh Kavanagh

Allanah Boylan. 

Aengus Burke.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Training Times  

Monday: Seniors St. Fintans
Meet at 8pm - run at 8.15pm

Tuesday: Seniors Members
18.00 - 19:00 Portlaoise Track

Tuesday: Juvenile Members Ages From 8+
19.00 - 20:00 Portlaoise Track

Wednesday: Seniors Members Portlaoise Track
Meet at 7pm (€2)

Thursday: Seniors Members
18.00 - 19:00 Portlaoise Track

Thursday: Juvenile Members Ages From 8+
19.00 - 20:00 Portlaoise Track

Contact Us  

For General Enquiries: secretary@portlaoiseathleticclub.com

For Juvenile Enquiries: juveniles@portlaoiseathleticclub.com

Weekly Race Reports: pro@portlaoiseathleticclub.com

For Registraion Equeries: registrar@portlaoiseathleticclub.com

5K Road Race Committee: sop@portlaoiseathleticclub.com

 

© 2019 Portlaoise Athletic Club. All Rights Reserved.