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News around ! – Mountain Running
– Marathon Squad Day
– Woodie’s DIY Intermediate And Masters Cross Country Championships
– Connacht Regional Squad Day This Sunday
Leinster schools and Munster league – West Waterford road race results
The Leinster Schools Mountain Running Championships has been postponed from Wednesday 13th February to Wednesday 27th February. The event will take place at St.. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin commencing at 1 pm. See www.imra.ie for further details or contact [email protected] or phone (086) 4035910 with queries.


Marathon Squad Day

A Marathon Squad Day is being held on Saturday February 16th at Morton Stadium Santry. The day will consist of a training session and a

Talk on Marathon training with Jerry Kiernan former Irish Record Holder and Olympian. There will also be advice on Diet for the Marathon Runner

by a qualified dietician

The following athletes are invited to attend.


A O Shea Bantry

R Fahy Eagle

C Merritt Togher

C O Connell St Finbarrs

E Mc Carthy Inchegeela

C Mc Loughlin Clonliffe Hrs

K Lonergan Clonliffe Hrs

G Crossan Letterkenny

P Mc Kinney Letterkenny

C Doherty Letterkenny

T Evans Gowran

V Mulvey Raheny

J Mc Allister St Malachys

M O Connor Galway City Hrs

P Mooney Na Fianna

J Byrne Mayo

P Mc Namara Athenry

E Cunnane Sportsworld


P Curley Tullamore Hrs

O O Mahony Raheny

L Darcy Sportsworld

L Brennan Sligo

J Shannon Nth Belfast Hrrs

Sessions begins at 11 am and will conclude at 4pm including lunch.

Athletes not listed above and coaches who wish to attend can contact the undersigned before Wednesday next February 13th

Further info from Jim Davis Tel 0868538750 or 0879537637 E Mail jdavis @hotmail.com

Teresa Mc Daid 0871203284


Woodie’s DIY Intermediate And Masters Cross Country Championships

How to get to Piercestown Wexford for Intermediate and Masters Cross Country Championships of Ireland on Sunday 10th February 2008……..

Changing for the National Intermediate and Masters cross country will be at St. Martins G.A.A club Piercestown Co. Wexford. (some signs may spell it as Piercetown)

The Main approach roads are the N11 from Enniscorthy and the N25 from New Ross.
Both roads meet at the New Ross road Roundabout N11 Traffic take the second exit and N25 traffic take the third exit following signs for Rosslare

Continue for 2K approx to Duncannon Road Roundabout take second exit following sign for Rosslare

Continue for 2k approx then turn right from main road following signs for Dept of Agriculture and St. Martins GAA club.

Continue for 1k approx and turn Right at T junction following signs for Dept of Agriculture and St. Martins GAA club.

Continue for 0.3k approx and take first exit from roundabout following sign for Piercetown
Continue for 2K approx to facilities

The course is opposite the Dept. of Agriculture and it is 400m from course to changing and registration


The young athletes of the Connacht Regional Squad will meet this Sunday, 10th February at Galway Regional Sports Centre, Dangan.

Register from 11:45 at the Regional Sports Centre Pavillion, to commence at 12:00. As in previous get-togethers, the session will commence with a talk from 12:00 until 1:00pm followed by a practical coaching session.

Coaching will be provided in all events as per previous sessions. For dates, venues and contact details of all upcoming squad days please see the comprehensive coaching and development calendar here.