Our annual awards/social night is on next Saturday 9th March at 8.00 pm in Bandon G.A.A. Pavilion. As well as overall awards for track and field/cross country, each coach will present individual awards to athletes that he/she mentors. It’s always a great night, we would ask that all members and their families attend. Music and refreshments will be provided.
Program for West Cork Track and Field has been decided. It’s over two days; Sunday 7 th April @ 11.00 and Saturday 13 th April at 12.00. We would encourage all members to come and compete and gain experience in CIT.
Congratulations to Phil Healy for placing third in her 400m semi final in Glasgow last weekend. Unfortunately due to been clipped in a collision she did not progress to final.
Carmel Crowley – Masters athlete recently received an award for her International achievements in Cross Country for 2018. Other recipients of ‘Aspiring Young Athletes Awards’ were Gavin Kenny, Diarmuid O’Connor, Lauren McCourt, Niamh Sugrue, Tristan Chambers and Fionn Harrington. Congratulations to you all.
Bandon Fit4Life is going from strength to strength. Beginners are now at three miles. The marathon training is underway, currently reaching ten miles. Aiming for the Cork to Carrigaline (15.5 miles) run in six weeks time. Linda Hodnetts group are training for Dublin marathon. The advanced group are preparing for Cork City half/full marathon. They are currently running thirteen miles at training. Keep up the good work.
Recent Juvenile medallists at the Munster Indoors are; Lewis Lenihan Under 13 , was third in shot putt. Molly O’Donovan Under 13, was second in shot putt. Eoin O’Callaghan Under 13, was first in walk and second in shot putt. Congratulations to all who competed and attained their personal bests in this season.