Tullamore Harriers Club Notes (December 18)
National Novice Cross Country
The National Novice Cross Country championships were run on a very tough course at Waterford Institute of Technology last Sunday with athletes tackling a very hilly course with heavy underfoot conditions. Nadine Donegan was the sole representative of the Harriers ladies team and acquitted herself very well, running strongly to finish 26th overall in a time of 16.55 for the 4000m race. The men raced over 6000m and Pauric Ennis led the squad home finishing 59th (21.57) in a very competitive field. Mark Donegan was next (114th ) in 22.55 followed by Conor Butler (124th) in 23.12; Anthony Harpur (145th) in 24.04; Darren Butler (170th) in 25.37 and Mark Harpur (182nd) in 28.00. The men’s team fought hard but finished outside the medals. Well done to all who competed in such a tough event.
Leinster Star Awards
Congratulations to Danielle Donegan and Aaron Mangan who won their respective Junior categories at this year’s Leinster Star Awards. A fantastic achievement for both of these talented young athletes. Tullamore Harriers were also delighted to have won the O’Hannelly Memorial trophy for best Senior Road and Cross Country club.
Harriers will host the annual Goal Mile on Christmas Day from 10am to 12 with the competitive mile run at 11am. All are welcome to come and walk, jog or run a mile on the tartan track.
The club wishes to offer our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of Sean Healion of Spollanstown and Angela Condron of Killeigh. May they rest in peace.
Tues 19th : Harriers Grand National
Mon 25th : GOAL Mile
Tues 26th : Kilbeggan 6k Fun Run for Crumlin Children’s Hospital
Sun 31st : Harriers Round the Houses
A list of AAI-licensed fixtures is available on www.athleticsireland.ie
Training for adults every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 8.00am except on race days. New members always welcome. Please contact Adrian Martin 086-8727311 or Mary Daly 086-1906747 or any club member. Full details regarding Juvenile training on Tullamoreharriers.com.
Access to Harriers Facilities
Please note that use of the club’s facilities, including the tarmac track, is restricted to members of the club. Walkers are not permitted on the track during training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30pm-8pm.
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