JUVENILES - Win for Anna
Anna wins gold in the All Ireland Schools Senior Discus with a throw of 47.95m, 9cm short of the Championship record set in 1978, making her 8th on the Irish all time list. Here she is above receiving the Ned & Mary O'Brien trophy.
Juvenile TrainingNext Thursday 9th June will be the final training session before the summer break. All age groups are invited to Pipers green in Portrane from 6.30 to 7.30pm. There will be fun and games, so come along. Saturday middle distance training has now ended for the summer with last Saturdays session.
JUVENILE RELAY TEAMS
Parents: Is your child/teenager interested in participating in a *relay team* at the Dublin Juvenile Championships?
The relay events take place at 7pm on Wednesday 15th June and Friday 17th June at Lucan.
Entries close Wednesday 8th June and our participation is subject to
1. Coach availability
2. Athlete availability on the night
If your child/teenager (*born in 2011 or older*) would like to participate and *is available on one or both of the above dates* please DM me with their Date of Birth (and dates available) by Tuesday 7th June.
If we are able to form teams we will provide additional training ahead of the event.
Thanks, Louise 0868327467
JUVENILE CLUB AMBASSADOR
Calling on parents of Juvenile members: We need a Juvenile Ambassador to take part in a celebratory parade at the 150th National Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium on Sunday 26th June.
If you are free to attend with your child between 4.30 and 5pm on Sunday 26th June, please contact our Safeguarding Officer Ali Conway at firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 8th June. If we have more than one applicant there will be a draw to decide which Juvenile member will be nominated. Athletics Ireland will give two free tickets to each club nominating an ambassador, to allow the parents/guardians of the child to attend.
More details below:
Athletics Ireland will be celebrating the 150th edition of the National Track and Field Championships on the 25th & 26th of June 2022.
Every Athletics Club in Ireland is called upon to nominate a Juvenile member (or child of adult member if there are no juveniles in the club) to take part in the celebratory parade during the championships on Sunday June 26th between 4.30pm and 5pm.
It is hoped to have every club represented with their nominated juvenile wearing their respective club singlet.
All children involved in the parade will also be invited to complete a 150m run on the track to finish. All children taking part will receive a commemorative gift when leaving the track. To find out more about the 15oth National Track and Field Championships click here
JUVENILE DUBLIN CHAMPIONSHIPS - DAY 2,3 & 4
EXTENDED CLOSING DATE:
Entries have been reopened by Dublin Athletics for Days 2,3,4. New closing date strictly Monday 6th June at 23.59.
or the LSA Juvenile Competition Secretary (Louise) can enter the athlete provided entry fee is paid in advance. In this case entries must be received by 8pm on MONDAY 6th June.
Please see programmes for times, but note that the schedule can change on the day or prior to the competition. Closing dates for Days 5 & 6 (Relays) is Wednesday 8th June. More details on that to follow.
Friday 10th June from 7pm
- Hammer (from 6.30pm)
- U10 500m
- U11 600m
Saturday 11th June from 10.30am
- 400m - U17/18/19 - starting 10.30am
- Hurdles - U13 (60m), U14 (75m), U15 (80m), U16 (80m Girls, 100m Boys) from 11.15am
- 200m (U14 and older) - starting 12.45am
- Discus - U14, U15, U16
- Shot Putt - U16, U17, U18, U19
- High Jump - U15/16 Boys, U17/18/19 Boys & Girls
- Long Jump - U12, U13
Sunday 12th June 10am
- 60m Sprint - U12,
- 80m Sprint U13/U14,
- 100m Sprint U15/U16/U17/U18/U19
- 1500m - U14 and older starting 1pm
- Shot Putt - U13
- Long Jump - U14
- Turbo Javelin - U12
- High Jump - U15/16 Girls
Balbriggan Summerfest 5k
Last Thursday evening our members took part in a very wet and hilly Balbriggan Summerfest 5k. Anthony Sharkey was first home from the club in second place with a time of 16.54. See here for more results.
PARKRUN - 4th June 2022Congrats to Shane O'Farrell, Donal Kerr and Beatriz Diez Solana on their new PBs at last Saturdays Donabate Parkrun. And to Sarah Minto as first women home. Thanks for all the support around the route especially to those who volunteered. Siobhán BROWN, Paudie BYRNE, Alexandria CONWAY, Nuala FREEMAN, Deborah MCARDLE, Patrick MCCORMACK, Helen ROCHE, Sarah ROUX and Ian TIERNAN. Click here for results. For more information on the Donabate Parkrun, click here. To volunteer click here
CORK CITY MARATHON - 5th JUNE 2022And the PB's keep coming. Congrats to Fintan Counihan on a superb marathon run in Cork yesterday with a time of 2.54.34. A new PB. And a new PB for Ian Tiernan too in the half marathon of 2.04.19. See results here, A big congrats to Deborah and her friend Denis O'Gorman who walked the Cork half marathon.
WOMENS MINI MARATHON 2022Oh the excitement and tutus. Well done to everyone involved. A great day out and definitely one for the calendar every year now that we are back to real races. Congrats and a huge well done to Patrick McCormack who guided Niamh Trihy from Waterford, finishing the 10k in a time of 1 hours and 9 minutes. For everyone's results click here
UPCOMING RACES & TRACK & FIELD
For all upcoming road races and events, please click here
For the next Adults Graded Track and Field on Wednesday 8th June at 7pm. please click here
Details for the upcoming National Masters in Tullamore on the 13th August will be out soon.We're 3rd on the list of entries into the Race Series 5 mile. Click here to register. There's also the Dunshaughlin 10km on Saturday 18th June.
COUCH TO 5KGRADUATION FOR THE COUCH TO 5K IS COMING UP FAST. JUST 2 WEEKS LEFT ON JUNE 18th at the Donabate Parkrun. Sinead and Amy above completed their first 5k ever at the Balbriggan Summerfest last Thursday. And a big congrats to Rebekka McGinn completing her first 5k since fracturing her leg and according to Sinead without Rebekka's heated seats, herself and Amy would have perished. Amy went on to do a full 10k at the women's mini marathon yesterday.
LSA ON TOURCiona O'Reilly in Oslo, Norway
Ceire Rhein at a Mayo Parkrun completing her first 5k with our programme. Congrats Ceire!
Closing date to purchase the new club cap is June 10th, so order now through the club shop so you don't miss out.Registration for the LSA summer camp is now open. Members can register now through the club shop. We will have a try on t'shirt evening soon.