Weekly News Roundup - Week 2/2018


Training Club Day Out

Indoor Juvenile "training day out" is organised for the 20th January, ahead of the Laois Indoor Championships on the 17th February.

The event is being run in Nenagh indoor arena. The bus is being arranged so get your names in early to coaches by Thursday so that we can finalise numbers and coaches.

Schedule: Leave Portlaoise at between 9am and 9.30am. We will about 2 hours at the arena and will stop for food stop on the way home and back to Portlaoise for 2/3pm.


Couch to 5K 2018 Programme – Week 1

Great crowds at the track for the first night of Couch to 5k. Well done to you all. It's not too late to join for next week. See you all at 6.30 next Wednesday night! It’s a 10 week programme for all men and women who would like to get fit this new year. At the running track, beside Portlaoise College, at 6.30pm. €30 for the 10-week programme.



Training has resumed for juveniles and seniors as follows:

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

Tuesday: Juveniles Portlaoise Track:  Meet at 7pm

Tuesday: Seniors St. Fintans: Meet at 6.15pm - run at 6.30pm

Wednesday: Seniors Portlaoise Track: Meet at 7pm

Thursday: Seniors Portlaoise Track: Meet at 6pm

Thursday: Juveniles Portlaoise Track: Meet at 7pm


Vicarstown Park Runs 06.01.2018

Well done to all the senior athletes at the recent Vicarstown Parkrun:

Joe Breen, Joe Walsh, Sean Donoghue, Niall Collins, Anna Duggan, Lucy Dunne, Amy Walsh, Patricia Naughton, Elaine Moore.

Colm Fitzgerald braved the Mountlucas parkrun and can came home first.

Well done to the our junior athletes who are making regular appearances the Vicarstown junior parkrun on Sundays: Grace Meade, Leah Smullen, Tara Ring, Ross Ring.


New Years 5KM Abbeyleix

Well done to Lucy Dunne, Martina Hyland and Anna Duggan who took part in the New Years Day 5K in Abbeyleix. Congratulations to Anna who was 3rd lady home.


Committee Meeting

Happy New Running Year to all our members! The first meeting of the 2018 Committee will take place on Monday 15th January. Should you have any issues you would like to see addressed during the year; or any ideas that you think could make our great club even better, then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be in touch! your social media marketing partner

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Trianing at the track is currently cancelled 

due to the Covid-19 Crisis. 

The situation will be kept under review and

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