17 July 2019

Club Notes - Monday, 15 July 2019

Preparations are now at an advanced stage for the 10th Anniversary Banna Run on Sunday, August 4th. A few kilometre signs are available for sponsors at a cost of 60 euro and these will be used on the day of the race as well as on social media. The club wishes to thank the local businesses who have already sponsored the signs. There will be the anniversary 10K, a 5K fun run and an U16 2K run.
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On the travel:
parkrun 13th/14th July:

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Tralee - Aaron Horgan, Peter Jackson (100th - Congratulations), David Kissane, Caoilinn Kenny O Sullivan, Jill Kenny, Caragh Kenny O Sullivan, Pat Sheehy, Moira Horgan.
Listowel - Declan Sheehan
Killarney - Pádraig Regan, Gerald Carroll, Alex O Carroll.
Ballincollig - Denis Foley (pictured)
Beckton (London) - David Butler
Tralee juniors - Zach Walshe (new course record - Congratulations), Aaron Horgan, Ben O Connor, Kevin Horgan, Darragh O Flaherty, Ruairí Walshe,Conor Walshe, Chris Neerakkal (new pb), Caoimhe O Flaherty, Vishnu Prasanna.
Volunteers - Pat Sheehy, Aaron, Kevin and Moira Horgan (RD Tjpr).

Ursula Barrett ran the "Race the Roo" event in Skippy Park outside Brisbane in the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Competitors had to keep ahead of a roo for as long as possible and our St Brendan's AC athlete covered 18.7K before being caught!
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On 13 July, Artur Nowak was competing in Waterville at HARDMAN Middle Distance Triathlon (1.9km swim, 93km cycle, 21.1km run) finishing in 28th place.

Monday Fit4Life, Kilmoyley Community Centre, 7pm
Thursday Tralee, behind FBD, 7pm
Saturday Long run, details to follow.

August 4th  - Banna Run 10k, 5k & children’s 2k
August 18th  - National Track & Field Life Health Masters Championships, Tullamore
Please send entries for national masters’ championships to club secretary Irene ASAP at 087 7985557.

01 July 2019

Club Notes - Monday, 1 July 2019

St Brendan’s AC Notes
Monday, 1 July 2019

St Brendan’s AC juvenile athletes had a good day at the Munster B athletics championships in Ennis on Sunday last. Ben O’Connor got a silver medal in the U10 500m while Jamie Fahy collected 2 bronze medals in the U9 60m and turbo javelin. Conor O’Sullivan had a great start to his long jump career when getting a 4th place in the U10 long jump, Matthew O’Sullivan had some great performances in the U12 sprint, 600m and long jump and Kevin Horgan ran his usual gritty race in the U11 600m when coming close to the medals.
Well done to St Brendan's AC athletes who ran in the Kilmoyley Miler - 10k and 5k races on Sunday morning. Running were juveniles Zach Walshe (congratulations, winner u16, 5k), Rian Kenny O Sullivan, Kelly O Regan, Molly Gaynor, Aoibhinn O’Driscoll; masters - Maggie Carlin, Irene Butler, Cathy Flynn, Ann McGlynn, Catherine Burke, Moira Horgan, David Butler, Denis Foley, Declan Sheehan, Pádraig Regan, Finbarr Collins and Joe Bunyan.
A host of the club’s athletes ran in the parkruns on Saturday and Sunday in the good weather.

Mon: 7pm Fit4Life/Masters, meet at Kilmoyley Community Centre
Thurs: 7pm Fit4Life/Masters, meet at Banna Sea Rescue boathouse
Sat: 9am details to follow
National athletes you will be contacted by your coaches re training asap.

6th July: Irish Life Health Junior & u23 Championships, Tullamore
7th July: Day 1 Irish Life Health Juvenile u13-u19 T&F championships, Tullamore
13th July: Day 2 AAI Irish Life Health Juvenile u14-u19 championships, Tullamore
14th July: Day 3 AAI Irish Life Health Juvenile u14-u19 championships, Tullamore
Sunday August 4th: Banna 5K, 10K and U16 2K runs.
Please contact club secretary Irene 087 7985557 for information.