Leinster Championships

Late February early March normally comes with great excitement as after months of training sees our athletes head to Athlone or NIA Indoor Arena to compete in the Athletics Leinster Championships, it’s not to be this year but fingers crossed we won’t have to wait too much longer to get back to what we love to do, here are some memories over the last few years……

Video Requests

To help promote walking/running, Athletics Ireland are collecting short video clips for their social media pages, just make sure you are social distanced etc…So if its getting ready to run / walk, tying laces/putting on reflector/starting watch or a clip of a walker or runner starting off don’t be shy submit your short video today 😊  

Some inspiration;

Beginner Javelin Resource

Thomas Röhler (2016 Oly Champ, 2018 Euro Champ) put together a good series of How-To javelin videos., which is a useful resource for athletes and coaches. Via Paul McKee Athletics Ireland.

Episode 1 – Basic Equipment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryl6lFi4_Bw

Episode 2 – Warm-up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yN00vc82b8

Episode 3 – The Grip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3oW0XHSPvw

Episode 4 – Easy Exercises: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ino8F3Df_2Q

Episode 5 – The Standing Throw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Lx-6R5ICo

My Life Steps Challenge

Don’t forget to sign up to take part in the “My Life Steps Challenge”. As a club, we need to walk a combined total of 4,000km, suitable challenge for all age groups, so lets get walking. Access MyLife via the mobile apps for iPhone and for Android smartphones, or via the web.

Please click here to sign up:

  • Create your Account on My Life App
  • Select Challenges
  • Select Leinster GAA – Every Step Counts
  • Select Leaderboard
  • Select Cushinstown Athletic Club (Currently No 117)

Training Sessions

Training Sessions are:-
Tuesday 7-8pm for members aged 10 years plus (Born 2010)
Thursday 7-8pm for members aged 10 years plus (Born 2010)
Saturday 11am-12.30pm for members aged 13 years plus (Born 2007)
All training sessions must be booked in advance (by email)
Screening forms are required for every training session and must be presented to the clubs Safety Officers.