In Athlone on Saturday last at the All Ireland Secondary Schools Indoor Combined Event Championships a small number of athletes from Waterford schools competed and two collected medals. Eoin Kenny De La Salle who recently won the Munster title had another good result finishing second overall in the senior event with a score of 2965 points, from his five events and James Murphy Ard Scoil Na Mara Tramore was 7 th behind him on 2328 points, the event was won on 3211 points. in the minor grade Katie Nolke Ursuline was third with a score of 2823 points the winner had a total of 3115. Emily O'Mahony St Augustine's was 5th in the Intermediate grade with2993 points points the winner had 3403 points.
Dublin City Marathon
Many from Waterford City and county competed in the Annual Dublin City Marathon on Sunday last and Trevor Power Waterford AC was 65th overall in 2 hrs 42 minutes and 9 seconds ,Mary B Ryan Jennings also from Waterford AC was second home in the over 60 age group in 3 hrs 38 minutes and 18 seconds.
Brickey 5 KM Run on Sunday
On Sunday morning next November 5 th at 11 am the 24 th Annual Brickey 5 Km run and Walk promoted by West Waterford AC takes place in aid of Brickey Rangers Juvenile Club. Entries on day from 10 am at Bushy Park outside Dungarvan. On Saturday week November 11 th there is a 10 miles run from Kilmeaden Railway Station on The Greenway in aid of Down Syndrome Waterford and Kilkenny starting at 10 am, the event is sold out.
Munster X Country
The Munster Juvenile Uneven Age u 9,11,13,15,17,19, and Senior Cross Country Championships are on Sunday week 12th November in Galbally, CoTipperary at 11.30 am
All Ireland fixture for Carriganore
On Sunday December 17 th the All Ireland Novice and under 11,13,15,17,19 X Country Championships will be held in The WIT Sports Campus Carriganore starting at 11.30 am with the first race until 3 pm with the final one. It is hoped Waterford will be represented in each of the events,male and female. For the Novice Men's 6000 metres and Novice Women's 4000 metres Championships and under 19 races its hoped a big effort from mentors and athletes will be made to have very competitive teams competing for club's and county, a number of athletes in their late teens and early twenties have been doing quite well this past few years.
County Board Update
After a meeting of the County Board held on Friday last In Dungarvan,the following are the principal officers for the coming year. Chair Brian Scanlon, Secretary Jenny Ryan,Treasurer Trevor Walsh PRO Fintan Walsh. We welcome both Jenny Ryan and Trevor Walsh to their posts and look forward to a successful year in 2018.