Weekend 5th/8th April
On Friday evening, 5th April, over 200 athletes took part in the final round of Athletics Wicklow Juvenile League. On a bitterly cold evening we had over 20 athletes present, all of whom did the club proud. A joy to watch as their coaches put them through their warm up and drills before each race. Cyril Smyth and Dermot Brennan both ensured that each race started and finished without a hitch.
On Saturday, 6th April, the Dublin City Council, 4ml and 2ml road race took place. Brian Maher won the mens race (4ml) in a time of 19.06. Ian McGrath finished 4th in 21.22 and Sean Clifford won the 0/60 category in 26.23. The womens 2ml race was won by Kate O,Neill in 11.10. See Race Report section for more details. Full results on www.bhaa.ie
On Sunday, 7th April, the National Relays were held in Raheny. Suzanne Foot was part of the Sli Cualann masters team, Carol Costello and Jackie Patrick, Greystones AC, were also part of the team. The team finished just out of the medals, with Suzanne running the 2ml section in a time of 12.18, (6.04, 6.14). Well done to all.
On Monday 15th April, Siobhan Butler,OFA Instructor,RGN,RSCN, will deliver a presentation on basic first aid in our clubhouse on Bray Head Tce. The presentation will commence at 7.30pm. Siobhan aims to keep it simple and will include everyday topics such as;
How to deal with an emergency.
The First Aid kit.
Calling the emergency services.