Ballycotton Summer Series

Well done to all St Catherine’s AC athletes who took part in the Ballycotton 5M road race yesterday evening.

There were 8 athletes in total who completed the full four race series this year, receiving the customary commemorative plaque for running all four races.

Well done to all involved.

St Catherine's AC athletes who finished in the Top 50 category over the 4 race series

St Catherine’s AC athletes who finished in the Top 50 category over the 4 race series

Preliminary Details of Cross-Country Fixtures for Autumn 2016

Specific venue details have yet to be finalised in most cases, and starting times are shown as a guideline only:

Sun Sep 18th, 11:00 – East Cork Division Cross-Country Championships
Sun Sep 18th, 11:00 – West Cork Division Cross-Country Championships

Sun Oct 2nd, 12:00, Conna – Cork Athletics Intermediate Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 2nd, 12:00, Conna – Cork Athletics Novice Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 2nd, 12:00, Conna – Cork Athletics U23 Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 2nd, 12:00, Conna – Cork Athletics Juvenile Even-Age Cross-Country Championships

Sun Oct 9th, 13:00, West Muskerry – Cork Athletics County Junior Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 9th, 13:00, West Muskerry – Cork Athletics County Senior Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 9th, 13:00, West Muskerry – Cork Athletics County Juvenile Uneven-Age Cross-Country Championships

Sun Oct 16th, 11:00, Phoenix Park, Dublin – Athletics Ireland Autumn XC, inc Masters Trials (aka Gerry Farnan XC )

Sun Oct 16th, 11:00, Carraig na bhFear – Cork Athletics Juvenile B Cross-Country Championships

Sun Oct 23rd, 11:00, Cork venue – Munster Juvenile Even Age Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 23rd, 11:00, Cork venue – Munster Athletics Novice Cross-Country Championships
Sun Oct 23rd, 11:00, Cork venue – Munster U23 Cross-Country Championships

Sun Nov 6th OR Sun Nov 20th, 12:00, Riverstick – Cork Athletics Novice B Cross-Country Championships
Sun Nov 6th OR Sun Nov 20th, 12:00, Riverstick – Cork Athletics Masters Cross-Country Championships

Sat Nov 12th, Tolcross Park, Scotland – British & Irish Masters XC

Sun Nov 13th, 11:00, Limerick venue – Munster Athletics Senior Cross-Country Championships
Sun Nov 13th, 11:00, Limerick venue – Munster Athletics Uneven Age Cross-Country Championships

Sun Nov 27th, TBA – Athletics Ireland National Intermediate Cross-Country Championships
Sun Nov 27th, TBA – Athletics Ireland National Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships
Sun Nov 27th, TBA – Athletics Ireland National Juvenile Even-Age Cross-Country Championships

Sun Dec 4th, 11:00, Waterford Venue – Munster Athletics Masters Cross-Country Championships
Sun Dec 4th, 11:00, Waterford Venue – Munster Athletics Intermediate Cross-Country Championships
Sun Dec 4th, 11:00, Waterford Venue – Munster Athletics Juvenile ‘B’ Cross-Country Championships

Sun Dec 11th, 11:00, Chia, Italy – SPAR European XC Championships

Sun Dec 11th, 11:00 – Athletics Ireland National Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country Championships
Sun Dec 11th, 11:00 – Athletics Ireland National Novice Cross-Country Championships

Autumn Training Schedule

St. Catherine’s A.C. Autumn Training Schedule for Adults, Juveniles and Little Athletics

 

Monday Nights (All Training 7-8 pm)

Little Athletics: For athletes 5+ years and attending primary school, up to those born in 2009, start back in September.

Juvenile:  Younger group- Born 2008 to 2005, cross country training.

Older group- Born 2004 and older–focus on building fitness and distance.

 

Tuesday Nights (Training 7-8 pm) back in September

Adults: Interval training for Adults with 3k on the first Tuesday of each month.

Secondary school Juveniles: Welcome by request.

 

Wednesday Nights (Training 7-8 pm) back in September

Adults: Beginners and Improvers:-

Beginners– Anyone who wants help to get started.

Improvers– Anyone that is running and wants to improve.

 

Thursday Nights 7-9 pm

7-8pm: 

Younger Juveniles (born 08-05) Cross Country Training

8-9pm: 

Older Juveniles (born 04 and older) Cross Country Training

Sprint Club: Intended for those who don’t wish to do the middle distance and cross country training through the autumn and winter periods. Instead we will concentrate on our fitness for sprinting and the long jump in preparation for next season’s track and field.

Community Games National Finals

Congratulations to our local athletes who have qualified for the National Finals of the Community Games. This is a fantastic achievement and testament to their hard training all year.

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Cork Community Games qualifiers for the National finals at a reception with the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Des Cahill

St Catherines AC weekend in Bere Island

This year saw a large group of club members return to Bere Island for the annual Bere Island 5km & 10km Run.

Everyone enjoyed a great weekend of running along with some extra curricular activities after the race on Saturday evening.

The club was proudly represented by both juvenile and senior runners and walkers.

Well done to all involved.

St Catherines AC on tour

St Catherines AC on tour

Cork County Community Games

Well done to all who took part in the County Finals of the Cork Community Games today in CIT. St Catherines has recently become an area included in this event. A great day was had by all.

Karina Hart nett and Sarah O'Connell at the Community Games in CIT

Members of the St Catherines team at the Community Games in CIT

Well done to those athletes who won medals for our community:

U14 Boys LJ: Sam Dunning 1st; Liam Harte 2nd

U10 Boys 100m: Cian Dunning 1st

U10 Girls 100m: Ally Mulkerins 2nd

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Our medal winners at the Cork Community Games