Jingle Bells update

Well done to Cliona Murphy who was overall winner of the women’s race in the Jingle Bells 5k on Saturday in a new personal best time .Pierre had a great run in the men’s race finishing 4th overall. Daniel Fortune came 17th in the junior boys race. Great running!!.

Training this week

Sat 7th Dec Santry 10.30.for Sprint group and middle distance group born 2006 and older.

Sun 8th Dec Hole in the wall 11am everyone

Tue 10th Dec Grangegorman 7pm everyone

Thur 12th Dec Gym group 7pm. Everyone else St John Bosco school hall at 7pm.

Sat 14th Dec Santry 10 .30 sprints group and middle distance born 2006 and older.

Sun 15th Dec National uneven age groups and National novice in Dunboyne. Details later.

European cross country

On Sunday next the Irish cross country teams will compete at the European cross country in Lisbon. Best of luck to Jodie McCann in the junior womens race, Fian o Sullivan in the under 23 race, Nadia Power who competes in the relay.

League 3

Well done to all who turned out for league 3in Tymon Park. Fergal, Ellen and Juliet ran well in the under 9, Eoin, Jessica and Pearl in the under 10 , Megan ran like a pro in the under 11 with great finishing from Abigail, Martha and Alice. Sean in his first race ran very well. Hugh had a solid race under 11.Goda ran strongly under 12 with Aimee Corcoran having a good run and Aoibhinn mc Auley and Aimee Ryan improving all the time. Shona under 13 had a good return to racing after a throat infection, lily still not fully recovered but managed a good finish. Niamh had a great run under 14, Caolan Collins came 3rd under 15, Christopher had a solid outing under 16, Clare o Connor was impressive in the girls under 16 with Jana and Aisling finishing well. Celine was a fine 2nd under 18. Great experience gained by all that only can be got by racing. Thank you to all the parents who brought their children and supported them.

Training/competing this week

Sat 30th Nov Hole in the wall 10.30 anyone not racing in Tymon park on Sunday. Sprints group Santry 10.30 sharp.

Sun 1st Dec league 3 in Tymon Park starting at 11 with the under 9 races. Under 9/10/11 and 12 should be there at 10.15 to walk the course and get stickers. Bring 3 euro. If anyone has spare club singlets at home please bring on Sunday or to training during the week. Older age groups please aim to be there for 11. Races are short so will be a short program(see earlier post). All our younger athletes are expected to take part on Sunday unless they are unwell.

Sun 1st Dec Hole in the wall sprints group 11am and older middle distance athletes.

Tue 3rd Dec Grangegorman 7pm everyone. No training at 4pm for December

Thur 5th Dec Gym group 7pm. Everyone else St John Bosco school hall 7pm.