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Dear Club Secretary,

Enclosed please find entry forms for the Meath Track and Field Championships 2019,

 

Venues & Programmes

  • Day 1 Throws – all Hammer & Discus events Saturday 27th April in Fr. Murphy AC, Frayne - Programme Here
  • All Javelin Championships as part of the Cushinstown Open T&F Sports on Sunday 28th April  - Programme Here
  • Day 2 U9-18 T&F Championships Sunday 5th May in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 3 All the Hurdles Monday  May 6th in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 4 U9-18 T&F Championships in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 5 All the Relay Championships Wednesday 22nd May in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here

Please note the following information regarding the competition:

· All athletes must be registered with both Athletics Ireland and Meath Athletics.

· Entry forms to be accompanied by the names of a minimum of three (3) officials nominated by your Club for each of the competition days.  Please include contact information for officials, as the office will be sending out information to them in advance of the Championships.  Nominated officials will have free admission to the Meath Championships day at which they are officiating but must be available for the duration of the complete day’s events.  Entries will only be processed for your Club on receipt of this information.

· U17 and U18 athletes compete as U18’s except where weights, heights or distance are different.

· U19 and U20 athletes compete as Juniors.

· U9’s-U11’s can only compete in 2 events per day

· U12’s –U18’s can only compete in 3 events per day.

· As usual all masters throwing events are decided by using age graded tables.

· In track competition an athlete competes in declared category in the case of junior, senior and master competition. In the event of age categories being amalgamated with the Senior event the best 3 performances will be deemed to receive the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Senior medals respectively. 

· All Discus Championships taking place in Fr. Murphy AC with the Hammer & Weight for Distance Championships on Saturday April 27th.

· All Javelin Championships taking place in Cushinstown AC as part of their Open T&F Sports on Sunday 28th April – see Cushinstown Open Sports Programme  for start times.

· There shall be 6 throws in hammer and discus (3 Throws and the top 8 get a further 3 throws) for all ages except masters who shall only have a total of 4 throws. 

· There shall be only 2 trials in the U9, 10 & 11 long jumps.

· U9, U10 & U11’s will jump from the sand. U12’s and older must be able to jump from the board – a minimum of 2.5m

· Athletes must be technically competent in the event they are attempting.  In the interest of the welfare and safety of the athletes, please do not enter them in events that they are not familiar with.

· Standards will apply in all field events.

· Athletes are confined to events in their own age group, except for the relays where they may move up one age group.  Juvenile athletes may not move up an age group in order to compete in Under 9 competition

· The juvenile programme may be altered at the discretion of the committee.

· Club singlets should be worn where possible.

Closing Date for entries:

Day 1 Monday 22nd April with late entries until Friday 26th April at 1.00pm;

Day 2 Monday 29th April with late entries until Thursday 2nd May at 1.00pm.

Day 3 Note that entries for Day 3 the hurdles should be emailed directly to Maggie Higgins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 4th May;

Day 4 Monday 6th May with late entries until Thursday 9th May at 1.00pm

Day 5 The Relays entry is on the night. 

There will be no late entries accepted on the day of competition except for Day 5 . This rule will be strictly enforced on the day. 

Late entries will incur double entry fee. 

Championship Entry Fees:

Juveniles & Juniors €1 per event, Senior & Masters €2 per event but where a Junior, Senior or Masters Championships are part of either the T&F League Nights or Cushinstown Open Sports they just pay at the gate.

· Gate Admission €5 per family, juveniles free. 

· Venues & Programmes

  • Day 1 Throws – all Hammer & Discus events Saturday 27th April in Fr. Murphy AC, Frayne - Programme Here
  • All Javelin Championships as part of the Cushinstown Open T&F Sports on Sunday 28th April  - Programme Here
  • Day 2 U9-18 T&F Championships Sunday 5th May in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 3 All the Hurdles Monday  May 6th in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 4 U9-18 T&F Championships in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here
  • Day 5 All the Relay Championships Wednesday 22nd May in Claremont Stadium - Programme Here

 

· Health & Safety Rules require that only competing athletes and officials will be allowed inside the arena.  All athletes must leave the arena after their event.

· All monies due to the County Board must be paid before entries will be accepted for the T&F Championships.

Appeals

Any appeals, accompanied by a fee of €20.00 (refundable in the case of a successful appeal) must be submitted in writing within 20 minutes of the finish of the event to which they refer.  Only Officers of the Club(s) concerned may submit appeals.

All appeals will be dealt with on the day. The ruling of the Appeals Committee shall be final.

The Appeals Committee shall, in the first instance, be composed of the County Chairman, the County Secretary and the County Competition Secretary.  In the case of a conflict of interest on any particular matter an alternate shall replace the conflicted member(s) for the determination of that issue.  The alternate(s) shall be Maggie Higgins (Na Fianna AC).  In the event that any member/alternate of first instance is unavailable on the day of competition they may be substituted by the County Vice Chairman, the County Treasurer or the County Registrar, or such other county officers as are present on the day, as appropriate.

The Meath Primary Schools Cross Country has been rescheduled and will take place on Friday 22nd March 2019 in Navan Adventure Centre.
 
The Events Start at 11am:
1st class Girls & Boys 600m
2nd class Girls & Boys 600m
 
 
3rd class Girls & Boys 800m
4th class Girls & Boys 800m
 
5th class Girls & Boys 1000m
6th class Girls & Boys 1000m
 
 
There is a School Team competition:
The first 4 athletes accross the line from each school will score.
 
 
If Schools are interested please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following
School Name
Contact Name
Contact Number
Number of athletes that you will be bringing.
 

The annual Meath Road Relays will take place next Sunday 8th April at Bohermeen.

This year the ladies and men will be separate races.

All teams are made up of 4 runners in the following order –

Leg 1 = 800m
Leg 2 = 1 mile
Leg 3 = 1.5 miles
Leg 4 = 2 miles

Under 15 and 16’s can run legs 1 and 2 only.

Teams can enter on the morning to facilitate late changes.

The ladies are off at 10am with the men following once all the ladies teams are complete – estimate 10.40am.

There will be championship medals for the 1st 3 teams in Grade A,B & C – effectively the first 9 teams home.

Entry Fee - €10 per team.

All athletes must be fully registered with AAI and Meath Athletics.

Non Irish nationals who are registered with Meath athletic Clubs must have been resident continuously in the Republic Of Ireland for at least the last 6 months to be eligible to compete.

 

Important Traffiic En-route - The Ladies race will start at 10am. It is anticipated that the Mens race will start at 10:40.
However the road in to the venue is where thae race is held. It is strongly advised that both the Men and ladies arrive well before 10am to avoid congestion on the roads during the ladies race

 

Course Map

 

 

Final Results of the Interclub Cross Country league

 

Well done to all clubs that took part.  Congratulations to overall winners Tara A.C. Thanks to Trim, Navan Adventure Centre (Na Fianna) and Bohermeen who hosted the various rounds of the league.  Thanks also to all the officials who helped out on each of the days.

 

 

Club

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Total

Tara

384

428

454

1266

Ratoath

326

314

436

1076

Bohermeen

252

315

299

866

Trim

314

274

234

822

Dunshaughlin

202

244

168

614

Cilles

120

77

104

301

Navan

79

50

52

181

Na Fianna

79

54

38

171

Fr Murphys

47

11

44

102

St Brigids

5

42

29

76

St Andrews

23

17

0

40

Cushinstown

0

0

18

18

Star of the Sea

0

0

3

3

 

Day 1 November 5th Porchesfields (Trim A.C.) Results

Day 2 December 3rd Navan Adventure Centre (Na Fianna) Results

Day 3 December 19th Bohermeen (Bohermeen A.C.) Results

 

 

Age Boys and Girls
U9 600m
U11 800m
U13 1000m
U15 2000m
U17 3000m
Adult 3000m

Notice in relation to the upcoming Leinster Championships

In addition to the Leinster Even age and Novice Championships on at 11:30am on Saturday 28th Oct in Navan Adventure Centre , @ Navan Racecourse

There will also be an U10s Girls race followed by U10 Boys race

These events are open only to registered AAI athletes

There is no entry fee , just show up on the line and run.

 

http://meathathletics.ie/index.php/fixtures/cross-country-2016/45

 

 

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