Training To Do At Home During Isolation

Athletics Ireland are uploading videos onto their YouTube channel for athletes during the period of the nationwide self isolation period. Start off with this home circuit training:

To learn more about Athletics Ireland’s “Keep Ireland Moving” campaign, click here – https://www.athleticsireland.ie/runzone/recreational-running-tips/

Meath Track & Field League Day 3

The Meath Track & Field League Day 3 is on this Wednesday evening 31st at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you all there.
We really appreciate everyone’s attendance to date, however all support is needed for the remaining 2 league nights to gain valuable points for the club. The league nights are a relaxed way of participating in competition as the top 20 from each club gain points for their club. There are events for all age groups, as follows

Programme

U9 (2009) 60m Turbo Javelin
U10 (2008) 300m Turbo Javelin
U11 (2007) 60m Turbo Javelin
U12 (2006) 600m Shot
U13 (2005) 600m Long Jump
U14 (2004) 200m Shot
U15 (2003) 200m Long Jump
U16 (2002) 200m Shot

Junior, Senior & Masters 800m & Shot Putt – 8.30pm

 

Weekend in Santry

In torrential rain on Saturday May 27th in Morton Stadium, Santry the All Ireland Combined event took place. The weather played havoc with the timetable and the high jump event had to be cancelled. Amy Callaghan U14 did brilliantly in the remaining four events, shot putt, 75m hurdles, 800m and long jump to claim the bronze medal.

Some of Cushinstown’s older athletes were also competing on Saturday in Morton Stadium Santry, in the Irish Universities Athletics Association Competition. Shane Joyce and Elizabeth Morland both won gold in their javelin competitions. Elizabeth got a new pb in the javelin. Unfortunately for Donal Kearns representing UL, due to the bad weather his 110m hurdles event was cancelled.

Today at the AAI Open Games in Santry, Shane Joyce was again in action coming third in the senior men javelin with a throw of 54.22m. Michael O’Sullivan came fifth in the senior men discus, Jack O’Connor came fourth in the senior men long jump with a jump of 6.24m and ran the 100m in a time of 11.62. Paul Keoghan ran the Senior men 400m in a time of 57.65. Well done, great performances by all.

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