The Annual West Waterford AC Charity Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day in association with Dungarvan G.A.A. has an 11 am start It’s a fun run comprising a five mile route and everyone is free to run or walk at whatever pace they feel like. All money donated on the day will go to St. Marys Primary School ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) Preschool. There is no set fee as in other races, it’s at each person’s discretion but we ask that runners and walkers give generously. The entries will be taken at the Dungarvan G.A.A. club where soup and sandwiches will be provided after the run. Other Runs on St Stephen's Day are a 5 km event at Pink Rock Co Kilkenny hosted by St Joseph's at 12 noon and the Annual 4 miles in Clonmel again at 12 noon,see both websites.One race not going ahead this year is the Baldy Man run on Tramore Beach usually held after Xmas..
January 2017 fixtures
Saturday and Sunday 7th and 8th Munster Junior and u 23 Championships and Juvenile and Youth Pentathlon Championships Nenagh, Saturday 14 th Greenmount X Country Antrim, Sunday 15 th Munster Senior and Masters Indoors Nenagh also Colligan Cup Run in Colligan Wood outside Dungarvan at 12 noon Race 3 Michael Roche Carpets Series, preceded by Juvenile Colligan Shield at 11 am. Thursday 19th Waterford Schools X Country St Augustine's College Grounds,Saturday 21 st Celtic X Country Wales also National Indoor Combined Events(to be confirmed) Sunday 22nd Munster Juvenile Indoor Relays and Pole Vaults Nenagh also National Intermediate X Country and Juvenile Inter Club Relays X Country Tuam.,Sunday 29 th National Junior and U 23 Indoor Championships Athlone
Celtic International Selections.
The Celtic under 17 and under 20 International Cross Country races will be in Wales on January 22 nd 2017 and four athletes from Waterford are involved on Irish selections.. Three are from West Waterford and these are Lucy Holmes under 17 ,Cian O'Riordan under 17 Development and Miceál Power u 20 Development,the fourth is David Mc Glynn Waterford u 20.
Mc Cormack wins in Brussels
Ireland's Fionnula Mc Cormack was back in the winners enclosure again on Sunday last when she won the Brussels International event, she was second in the race last year.