Thousands competed in the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday last including hundreds from Waterford city and county.First Waterford athlete home was Trevor Power Waterford AC in 39 th place in 2 hrs 29 minutes 59 seconds and the next in 57 th place was his club mate Mark Mc Kenna in 2.33.54 both very respectable times.The National Championship was incorporated into the event and the two winners are both well known on the circuit in Waterford,Lizzie Lee from Leevale had a brilliant run to finish 3 rd overall in 2.35.05 and Mick Clohessy Raheny was 6th overall in 2.15.58,the fastest by an Irishman in 27 years.
Schools International in Scotland
Its a quite week end ahead with just the International Schools Combined event fixture taking place in the Emirates Arena in Glasgow in Scotland on Saturday and Katie Nolke Ursuline Convent is on the Irish team in the junior event.
Coming up in November are the following X County fixtures.Sunday week 11 th in Turnpike Two Mile Borris Co Tipperary Munster under 9,11,13,15,17,19, And Senior Championships male and female starting at 11.30 am. Saturday 17 th British and Irish International Master's Swansea. Sunday 18 th Munster Master's and juvenile inter club Championships Clarecastle Co Clare.Sunday 25 th National Junior and Senior Championships and juvenile even age groups Abbotstown.
Coming up on Sunday November 11 th are the Sanofi 5 Mls in Waterford City at the Sanofi Factory at 10.30 am and on Saturday November 17 th Beat the Train 10 mls starting at Kilmeaden Railway at 10 am on the Greenway.Please note the Waterford AC Half Marathon on Saturday December 1st is now sold out.
The AAI National Race Walking Championships takes place Saturday 8th December 2018 at 11am in St. Anne's Park, Raheny, Dublin.Oversees athletes welcome. Races for senior men 20 and 30km,senior women 20 km,Master's 5k men and women.juvenile and junior2km,3km,5km,8km,10 km and 15 km see Athletics Ireland website for entry
Co Board meeting
A meeting of the County Athletic Board will take place in The Park Hotel Dungarvan on Monday evening next November 5 th at 8 pm.