28 February 2014


The best of luck to our four competing athletes in this weekend's Munster Indoors in Nenagh.  Darragh Lowth in the 800m, Fergal O' Brien 60m, Kate O' Shea shot putt & Darragh Courtney 60m hurdles, high jump, shot putt & long jump.

Road races in KERRY, March 2014

1 March - Wild West Run (trail)13.1miles,
Route for this year is Half Marathon distance, starting and finishing in Kenmare (Supervalu). 70% trail (The Kerry Way) and 30% road surface around Kenmare. Excellent opportunity to discover parts of The Kingdom.

1 March - Rathmore 4mile Road Race,
               Rathmore@12pm (entry €10/€5 juv)NEW 2014!
               In aid of Kerry Lifeline and Kerry Search and rescue.
2 March - Barraduff 7K Run/Jog/Walk,
8 March - Kerry Spina Bifida Association 5K Run/Walk/Wheel,                          Killarney@10am  NEW 2014!
New Kerry branch of Spina Bifida Association fundraising event in Killarney National Park.

16 March - Tralee Full & Half Marathon 
Tralee@9:00am Full Marathon
         @9:20am Half Marathon
(entry €50Half,€60Full)
Including County Full & Half Marathon Championships for Kerry AAI club members.
New route for 2014, final few miles on the streets of Tralee.

16 March - St.Patrick's Day Adventure Race (52K),                               Killarney@10am(€80.50)NEW 2014!
Shorter version of famous Killarney Adventure Race, this time is only 52K - cycling, running, kayaking.

16 March - Double Fun Run 10K & 5K, 
                 Portmagee@12pm (entry €10/€5 Kids)NEW 2014!
Part 2 of this Fun Run with 5K & 10K options.

23 March - Banna Sand Dunes (Orienteering)
                 Banna, Ardfert@11am -1pm
Kingdom League / No. 6
All levels from beginners to advanced. Great sport incorporating running/walking with navigation skills. Suitable for kids & adults and whole family as a team. Different difficulty levels depending on experience.
Contact066 7125532 / kerryo@orienteering.ie

23 March - Muire Gan Smal 5K Fun Run
                Entry: €10/€5 kids
                FB event page HERE.

23 March - Glounaguillagh NS 5K & 10K(kids 1K),
                 Cara Lake@1:30pm(entry €10/fam €15)
                 5k & 10K fundraising event for local primary                    school, including 1K fun run for kids in                              different age categories. 
                 Second year running of this event.

29 March - Puck Warriors Duathlon
                 Entry: €20 ind/ €40 relay
Annual event organised by Afitbody Gym in Killorglin. 
5K run - 20K cycle - 5K run
FB event page HERE.
30 March - Ballyheigue 10K & 5K, Ballyheigue@12pm
                Kerryhead/Ballyheigue Family Resource Centre
                fundraising event with choice of 10K Road Race                   and 5K Fun run/walk.
                FB Event page HERE.

30 March - 5K/10K Road Race,           Moyvane@1pm (entry €10) 
Registration from 12pm.

Road races in Kerry in 2014 HERE.
All sporting events in Kerry in 2014 HERE.

21 February 2014

AAI Development News Update

- There only a few places available on both the Assistant Coach Course in Templemore Co Tipperary March 15th and the Athletics Leader CourseCastleisland Co Kerry April 12th. Places are filling up fast and both courses are expected to close very soon.
- The 1st weekend of the Level 1 Course in April due to be held at UL has now been changed to Templemore Co Tipperary with the 2nd weekend as planned in UL. There are still places available but filling up fast, it will close soon.
- There will be a Sprints Workshop taking place in Moyne Co Tipperary onThursday 27th February led by Munster Performance Squad Coach Brid Golden. It takes place at the Moyne AC pavillion indoors. It runs from 7-9pm and is open to all athletes/coaches aged 10+. The cost is €5 payable at registration 6.45-7pm.
- There will be a Jumps Workshop taking place at Cork IT Track on Friday 28th February led by Munster Performance Squad Coaches Stephen Fleming (Long Jump), Chris Regan (High Jump) and Eamon Flanagan (Pole Vault). It runs from 7-9pm and is open to all athletes/coaches aged 10+. The cost is €5 payable at registration 6.45-7pm at the track.
- The next Munster Performance Squad Day will be held at UL Track onSunday 9th March.
Kind Regards,
Steven Macklin
Regional Development Officer (Cork/Kerry/Limerick/Tipperary)
Athletics Ireland
Tel: 0876335565

07 February 2014

Training venue change - Saturday, 07 February

Saturday training for juveniles U8-U12 will take place in Ardfert Community Centre at usual time for Saturday 1:30-2:30pm. No charge for hall.
We will to be back at Sandy Lane next Saturday.