In Carrignavar County Cork on Sunday last the first Munster Cross Country Championship fixture of the season went head with many athletes from Waterford clubs participating and it was a good day for Waterford.In the under 23 race Kate Veale West Waterford ran a fine race to finish second overall and in the men's novice race Damien Murphy from the same club was 4 th with Waterford third county team.
West Waterford Juveniles excel
In the under age races West Waterford AC athletes did extremely well both at individual and team level.They won three club titles in the under 16 boys and girls and under 18 girls and were third in the under 10 boys.Their best individual performers were Miceál Power 2nd under 18, Oisin O'Roirdan 3rd u14, Lucy Holmes 4th u 16 , 5th placings went to Cian O'Riordan u 16 ,Kate Hickey u 16, Caoimhe Prendergast u 12 ,David Gaffney was 6 th u 10 and Ali Cunningham was 7 th u 12.For Waterford AC David Mc Glynn was 3rd u 18,Evan Keane 6 th,Hugo Blair 10 th and Conor Sheils 11 th and they won the club title,Luke Brennan was 8 th u16,,Ruth Heery 11 th u 18 and the girls u 16 team were third club.Tramore had good placings with Una O'Brien 2 nd u 16 ans Zak O'Sullivan 3rd u 10, FerrybankAC had Jake Bagge 4th u 16 with Adam Power 9 th ,,Callum Hurley was 11 th u 14 and their girls under 18 team were second club.For KCK Rebecca Walsh was 8 th u 10 and best performer for Finisk Valley was Brian Scanlon 15 th u 10.
Dublin Cty Marathon on Sunday
Thousands will compete in the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday next including many from Waterford City and County. The race incorporates the Nationall Marathon Championship for men and women also and it gets under way at 9 am.
Sunday 6 th County B Juvenile u9,11,13,15, and Master's X Country Championships St Augustine's College Grounds Abbeyside 11 am, First 6 home in juvenile get medals,no team pruizes. Saturday 12 thAll Ireland Secondary Schools Combined Events AIT Athlone,Sunday 3 rd Munster uneven juvenile u 9,11,13,15,17,19 and Junior and Senior CrossCountry Limerick Racecourse.Sunday 20 th Munster Juvenile Inter club X Country Relays u 10,12,14,16 and Master's St Augustine's College Abbeyside,Sunday 27 th All Ireland under12,14,16,18 and Inter Club senior and junior XCountry Championships, Abbotstown,Dublin
The Winter League in the City is back on Thursday November 12 th for 12 nights in total starting from the RCS each Thursday. This years route choices are a 5KM or a 5Mile. You can register for the series online now for €35 (€40 for series registration on the night) or you can pay as you go. Check out all the details at www.winterleague.totaltiming.ie Waterford Road Runners
The Annual Brickey 5 KM Road Race is on Sunday morning November 6 th at 11 am near Bushy Park outside Dungarvan .Entries will be taken from 10.15 am in Bushy Park Its Race 1 of the Michael Roche Carpets Series full details on West Waterford AC webste.
Ireland's Fastest Young Feet
A very special event coming up on Friday Nov 4 that WIT arena at 7 pm. Believe and Achieve in association with Ferrybank AC are bringing Ireland's fastest young feet initiative to Waterfordand its open to those boys and girls under 9 on February 11 th 2017 7 and 8 years old only They do not have be a member of an athletic club to compete. Qualifiers for finals in AIT Arena Athlone will be chosen inWaterford and the overall winners in Athlone a boy and girl together with aparent will be brought to New York the kids to to run at the famousMillrose Games meeting.This initiative's greater aim is to get kids.,further info from 087 6889330 evening time.