By on December 27, 2019

first_imgOn the Track:National Juvenile indoor Champ’s Day 3: Sat 19th MarchDay 3 was a very exciting day for our young Rosses and Gweedore athletes, with athletes competing in the Relays and also the Shot Put. On the field Tomas Marry performed well in the U17 boys shot and although he was slightly off his pb still gained valuable experience and held his own against the cream Irelands throwers.On the track the relays provided great excitement with the Girls U15 first up. The young team performed well in a very fast heat, and narrowly missed out on a place in the final. The U15 Boys followed suit and after an explosive first leg from Johnson Bangora held on to qualify for their final of the 4x200m. In the final the boys gave a brave performance and finished 5th overall which was a very closely contested race for medals.National Masters Indoors Athletics champ’s Athlone Sun 20th MarchOn Sunday Aidan Gillespie who competed in the National Masters in Athlone and won three golds in the 60m Hurdles, Long Jump and Highjump. In the process Aidan set two National Records for the M2 catorgory, one in the 60 Hurdles where he broke his own Irish record set in 2014 with a time of 9.70sec. Later in the highjump he broke the existing record with a leap of 1.73m. On the Road:Brendan McBride had a great run in the first of the Milford 5k series, where he ran a very impressive time of 18.43min during the week.  Meanwhile Kevin McGee continued his good form competing in the Letterkenny St Patricks day 5k where he finished 3rd M40 in a fine time of 18.16min, followed closely by local lady Fionnuala Diver in a great time of 18.19Training:Adult training continues as usual every Tuesday/Thursday in the industrial estate at 7pm and Blue Bridge Sunday at 11am.Track & Field training continues every Tuesday and Thursday at the track in Carrickfinn 6pm – 7pm and on Sunday 10am – 11am. Training ages 7yrs – 18yrsFund Raiser – Car Wash McDevitt’s Garage Annagry:Adults/Parents: The annual car wash fund raiser is this Saturday the 26th March from 10am – 4pm.  Nobody is asking you to wash cars that is being taken care of but in the interest of safety we are asking adults only (not the children) to come together and collect donations from passing cars.  We’re asking for two hours of your time on a router basis to raise much needed funds for our athletes – HiViz will be provided.  Contact Michael on Tel 083-4665734 for a time slot.ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC TO HOST CAR WASH FUNDRAISER THIS SATURDAY was last modified: March 22nd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsROSSES ACSportlast_img read more

Continue Reading