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Hello All,

 

 We have an Athletics Leader course coming up this Sunday December 20th in New Ross. If you know anyone that might be interested in attending please spread the word.b It is €60 per coach and this can be paid on the day. For information on the Athletics Leader course please see the link below:

 

 http://www.athleticsireland.ie/coaching/coach-education/athletics-leader

 

 The start time is 10am and the location is The Albratros Centre, Rosbercon, New Ross.

 

 If you are interested in attending please let me know or simply show up on the day.

 

 Kind Regards,

 

 

Colin Byrne

Pop-up races, in conjunction with Le Cheile AC, Celbridge AC, St Cocas AC and Donadea Running Club, 
are organising a 5K race which will take place on Sunday December 20th at 2.30pm.
 
All proceeds from the race will be divided equally between the 4 North Kildare Clubs who suffered a loss following the liquidation of Precision Timing. 
 
Online entry is available here: https://www.popupraces.ie/payment.php?id=294 
 

The Meath Senior Cross Country Championships will be held on Sunday 20th December at Ardbraccan in Bohermeen on the same course that it was ran in 2011.

Timetable as follows –

 

Ladies 4k – 11am

 

Mens 8k – 11.20am.

 

This will be followed at 12 noon by a series of Juvenile races confined to meath athletes in the following order –

 

Girls Under 9 – 600m

 

Boys Under 9 – 600m.

Athletics Ireland is pleased to announce the details for the first meeting of the Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) on Saturday 23rdJanuary at Athlone IT. The theme for this event will be "THE WINNING FORMULA: PRACTICAL INFORMATION TO CHANGE THE COACHING PRACTICE’S OF DEVELOPMENT TO HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHES". The event program will focus on giving coaches’ practical information that they can take away and use to help improve their own coaching practice and will be delivered through plenary presentations and breakout sessions. There will be time for question & answers at all sessions also. If you are a club coach, development coach or a performance coach then this event has something to offer you. The (ECN) will bring the coaching community together to gain & share knowledge and more importantly to network with each other. It will be hosted in the excellent surroundings of Athlone IT and run from9am-6pm, see attached flier for full details of the speakers and their presentations. Timetable below:

 

Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) Day 1 Schedule Jan 23rd

This is just a reminder that entries are open for the Juvenile B Cross Country & Juvenile Cross Country Relays which will be held in ALSAA on 9th January.

 Entries for this competition close on 5th January – 4 days later than we would normally close entries, in order to give counties time to complete entries.

 Please note the following:

 

Juvenile Cross Country Championships                                       Inter-County Relays

 

  • All athletes must be registered. (2015 Ages apply)
  • Entries through county secretary for Relay Championships
  • County singlet must be worn. 
  • No Entries on the day
  • All teams must be pre-entered with team list, date of birth, registration number

·          First 3 teams receive medals; A sub must be declared and present on the day to receive medal. 

The 2nd round of the Meath Cross Country juvenile league will take place on Sunday 13th December at Porchesfield Trim (Castle grounds) starting at 12 noon.

 

The programme is as follows –

 

Girls U/9 – 600m

 

Boys U/9 – 600m

 

Girls U/11 – 800m

 

Boys U/11 – 800m

 

Girls U/13 – 1,000m.

 

Boys U/13 – 1,000m

 

Girls U/15 – 2,000m.

 

Boys U/15 - 2,000m.

 

Girls U/17 – 2,000m

 

Boys U/17 – 2,000m.

 

Please note there is no parking on the course or on the adjacent link road.

 

There is plenty of parking in the town within minutes of the course.

 

We expect the programme will be completed by 1pm for people planning their day.

 

The 3rd and final leg of this league will take place on Sunday 31st January 2016 at a venue to be confirmed.

 

 

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