The 36th Ballycotton ’10’ roadrace takes place on Sunday March 3th 2013. Start time 1.30pm. Best of luck to all the St Catherine’s A.C athletes taking part.
Congratulations to Frank, our chairman and coach, for recently winning his second international cross country medal. For the second year in a row, Frank represented Ireland in the British and Irish Cross Country championships. This year the event was held in Stormont and Frank won a bronze medal in the team event.
On Sunday September 23 rd the East Cork Cross Country season got underway at Garryanne, Conna. All our athletes ran well considering this was the first race of the season, and for some their first ever competitive race. Special mention goes to Laura who took the individual Silver Medal; Cliona, Hazel and Doireann who won the team Bronze medal in the U10 Girls race; and Deirdre, Trish and Siobhan who won the O35 team Gold medal.
Adult training resumes on Tuesday 11th Sept, 7pm Conna pitch. New members, regardless of ability, are welcome to come along and join in.
Starting Saturday 8th September (10:00 am sharp) we will hold regular cross country training runs at Kilbarry Woods. The intention is to finish in good time for those who wish to attend GAA training later in the morning. New members and adults are invited to join in. This is an opportunity put in some extra training prior to the forthcoming cross country season, and to run in some attractive surroundings.
The Monday Mile will finish for the summer on Monday the 25th June.
The East Cork Road Race will take place on Thursday 26th April in Ballynoe village.
- Ladies, 2km, start 7:15pm
- Men, 5 miles, start 7:30pm
Membership fees for 2012 are now due. They are:
Juvenile euros 15/child (for first two in a family)
euros 10/child (for third, fourth …)
Adult euros 20/person
Please note that most of the membership fee covers registration with Athletics Ireland and insurance cover.
The club wishes to thank all those athletes and adults who have contributed to making 2010 a very successful year for St. Catherine’s A.C. We have drawn upon the support and assistance of many people throughout the year in order to pursue our various activities, many of which would not have been possible without people generously giving their time.
We hope you all have a Happy Christmas and return to us in the New Year ready for a new season of athletics!
On Tuesday 13th Dec an open invitation 3km run was hosted by the athletics club at Conna pitch. Despite the cold and dark conditions an encouraging crowd gathered, contibuted euros 5 each and then covered 7 laps of the field. Combined with the money raised from the Monday Mile held throughout the year, the club was able to present Sheila Lane of St. Vincent de Paul with over euros 500. Thank you to everyone who took part and those who arrived to add their support and encouragement.