Leinster Cross Country Championships on Sunday 25th October, 2015.

Hi All,


Catriona, the Leinster Road and Cross Country Secretary has asked for the following updates and reminders to be circulated for our upcoming Leinster Cross Country Championships on Sunday 25th October, 2015.


Please note the following with regards Day 2 of our Cross Country Championships which will be held in Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort, Moyvalley, Co Kildare and hosted by Na Fianna Athletic Club. 

Address for Sat Nav

Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort


Balyna Estate


Co. Kildare.

From Enfield: Take the R148 road towards Galway for about 7.5km. Take left turn signposted for Moyvalley Hotel.

From Kinnegad: Take the R148 towards Enfield passing through Clonard village. After Moyvalley Garden Centre continue for about a mile. Take the right turn signposted Moyvalley Hotel.



Na Fianna are hosting an U10 non championship race for girls and boys which will begin at 10:45 - entry on the day, fee €2.


Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort are looking forward to welcoming all our athletes, coaches, parents and supporters at our Championships and will have a take away tea/coffee service on the day. They also have two restaurants and a bar menu and are delighted to welcome and cater for us.  A sample menu is attached.  The hotel is a top class facility - please ensure that clean footwear is used when using the hotel facilities to make the day enjoyable for everyone involved.


Map of course attached - please note distances and loops for each age category.


The Championship Races will commence at 11:00am (please note clocks go back) with the Girls U12 race and approx. times below for the following races:- 

Boys U/12       2,000m - 11:15

Girls U/14       3,000m - 11:25

Boys U/14       3,000m - 11:40

Girls U/16       4,000m - 11:55

Boys U/16       4,000m - 12:15

Junior Race**   4,000m - 12:30

Junior Race**     6,000m - 12:50

Novice Ladies     4,000m - 13:15

Novice Men        6,000m - 13:40

Masters Ladies    4,000m - 14:00

Masters Men       6,000m - 14:25


All numbers need to be collected (at a tent on the Course) 1 hour before each race, with NO on the day entries or amendments allowed - do not ask as refusal can often cause offence. 


Please nominate one person from each club/county to collect entries and distribute to club/county athletes - the name and contact details of nominated official to be forwarded by email to immediately.


Payment:  Thank you to all club and county secretary's who have forwarded payment, however, if you have not already done so please send cheque payment immediately to:-

Leinster Entries,

Sports Development Project, 

Claremont Stadium,

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