Thursday, July 30, 2020

Pat Hennessy of West Waterford AC clocked up a PB in Fermoy over four miles in Fermoy last weekend.

It’s a quiet time in Athletics but in a 4 miles Invitational Road race in Fermoy on Sunday last Pat Hennessy West Waterford had a top ten finish with a personal best time of 19.40. Looking ahead there’s just a limited set of Irish Track and Field Championships being run off this year and Waterford athletes continue their training presently The first one coming up is on the 22nd/23rd August and that is the big one the National Senior Championships (incorporating National U23 Championships), .then on 29th/30th August the National U17,U18, U19 Juvenile Championships are on , 5th September- National Junior Championships (plus National U23 Walks) 6th September- National Masters Championships 12th/13th September- National Combined Events Championships all events in Morton Stadium,Santry Dublin.Competitions are subject to Government Restrictions

100 Miles Run

A lady very well known in the Road Racing scene locally for several years Ann Kavanagh is undertaking a Challenge to run a total of 100 miles in the next month from August 1st to August 31 st.and in the process raise funds for the Mater Hospital Foundation like people all over Ireland will do also.By joining the Mater’s “100 Miles in a Month” Challenge Ann will be raising funds for life-saving equipment and groundbreaking medical research in the Mater. Ann has set up a Facebook Fundraising Page and also has Sponsorship cards for those not using Credit Cards. The Sponsorship Cards are available at Ann’s home 91 Upper Yellow Rd Waterford When it’s all over Ann will post all relative info on Facebook Page.Full details on Mater Foundation 100 Miles.

Great Athletics History Facebook

Presently ” Athletics Ireland History Public Facebook ” is going great guns. On the site there are some marvellous pictures and articles looking back on some great Athletic performances by Irish Men and Women and they are very many since organised Athletics began in Ireland in 1873 .It covers our Olympians,World and European Champions,National Champions of all ages and indeed also many athletes and teams who didn’t hit the high spots. Athletics is lucky to have a great product to present.

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By Fintan Walsh
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