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Juvenile training on Sunday

Parents and athletes please note that with the Dublin Championships taking place on Sunday there is no training in Santry for Gerry, Mick or Noel`s groups. Gladys group (those not racing) will train as usual at 9.30am.

Tail end of Ali forces cancelation of tonight`s juvenile training

Gladys has cancelled training for the younger juvenile athletes tonight due to on going weather issues. Training for others continues as normal.

Roll up, Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour!

That`s an Invitation, to make a reservation! Juvenile athletes Gladys has organised a Magical Mystery Tour for next Sunday.

Sunday September 23rd. The Magical Mystery Tour bus will leave from the Clonliffe Clubhouse at 9.15 am (sharp) and will arrive at the Mystery destination sometime later that morning!

Bring the following: Running gear, rain jacket, lunch, drinks, €5.00 and a big smile!

Parents please collect your kids from the Clonliffe Clubhouse at 1.45pm. DON`T FORGET!!

Further details from Gladys 087 9852836.

Paced Miles in Morton on Tuesday 25th

Clonliffe Harriers are pleased to support Paced Miles At Morton Stadium on Tuesday, September 25th.  The Committee appreciates our coaches agreeing to forego training on the track during this event.

Press release: An Evening of Irish Paced Miles hosted by Athletics Ireland will take place at Morton Stadium in Santry on Tuesday evening, September 25th, starting at 7pm. There will be Paced Miles suitable for all: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6 and 5 minutes! We have The Perfect Pace & Timing Teams in place – so come and enjoy a unique running experience! Complimentary Training Diary for every participant.

The evening begins with a short talk on Training & Pacing, followed by a Dynamic Warm-Up Session and then Paced Miles – starting at 12 minute pace and working down to 5 minute pace. Find YOUR OWN Perfect Mile Pace at The Morton Stadium -The Spiritual Home of Irish Athletics!

Entry Fee is just €5.00 – payable online or on the evening (if you arrive early).

The Paced Miles promotion will be followed by An Evening of Music, Song and Story in the adjacent Clonliffe Harriers Bar. A Great Social Evening is Guaranteed.

Enter Irish Runner Paced Miles at this LINK: https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/AthleticsIrelandPacedMile

 

Catherine RIP (updated with arrangements)

Clonliffe Harriers AC extends our deepest sympathy to our Juvenile Captain Gladys Cooper on the sad passing peacefully of her sister Catherine earlier this morning after a long illness.

Funeral arrangements: Reposing at her daughter Natasha’s home on Monday evening from 4 o’clock to 8 o’clock. Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Columba’s Church, Swords arriving for 11 o’clock service followed by funeral to Dardistown Crematorium. No flowers please, donations if desired to St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.

Juvenile training resumes on August 30th

Athletes and parents please note that training for Gladys` group resumes after the Summer break on Thursday August 30th.

Gerry,  Mick &  Noel`s groups start back on Tuesday the 28th.

Ray’s group return on September 18th.

Athletes please check with your coaches to make sure.

 

 

Transfer Window now open!

Please note that the transfer window is now open. Any transfer in (or dare we say it!) out must be completed and with the Dublin Athletics Board by August 23rd. This is the final opportunity for transfers this year. The next window and Live on Sky will be March/April.

Clonliffe at IMC plus 10 mile in Park

Brief report from today’s GV Wright IMC meet in Irishtown. A big pb for Greg Hossenny in 1500 of 3.59.84. In The 800 Cathal Doyle 1.52.67, Mark McDonald 1.58.4, Shaun Conghan 2.03.70. 3000 Adam O’Brien 8.48.21. Greta Streimikyte ran 4.44.69 in the 1500 and Leah Bergin in the 400 59.12.

In the Phoenix Park the Irish Runner 10 mile road race saw Declan Power finish 8th in 55.32. Others Caroline Hynes 1.28.08, Katie Hennigan 1.28.50, Shane Rooney 1.31.41, Dave Lyons 1.33.36.

No training Morton Stadium on Sunday except..

Please note that as Morton Stadium is the venue for Round 2 of the National League there is no Clonliffe training there on Sunday morning. Gerry Carr’s group will meet for training as usual at Clonliffe side 11.00am.

Morton Games launched today

Morton Games, Dublin City’s only international track and field Meet, was launched in central Dublin today by the Deputy Mayor of Fingal Councillor Grainne Maguire, Minister Brendan Griffin, TD and Mr. Hamish Adams CEO Athletics Ireland.

Irish international athletes Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers) and Siofra Clerigh-Buttner (DSD) also kindly attended the launch. Both athletes will compete in July 19th’s big international Meet at the Morton Stadium, Santry.

Speaking at the launch Minister Griffin said: “This year’s Morton Games promises to be another wonderful night of athletics and a fantastic opportunity for the Irish public to see some top class athletes in action. It is also a great chance for our athletes to test themselves against international opposition in preparation for the European Athletics Championships which take place in Berlin in August.

I wold like to congratulate everyone involved in organising this prestigious event on the Irish sporting calendar and I hope everyone has an exciting and enjoyable evening.”

Morton Games now in its eighth year as an annual international track and field Meet will feature Ireland’s top athletes, in addition to Brian Gregan and Siofra Clerigh-Buttner the Meet will feature Ireland’s fastest woman Phil Healy, Sean Tobin in the Morton Mile, John Travers and Stephen Scullion in the 5000.

Confirmed international athletes participating in the Meet include 2016 world indoor 800 champion Boris Berian (USA), Crystal Emmanuel (CAN), a two time Olympian and finalist in both the 2017 world championships and Diamond League. Olympic high jump finalist Alyx Treasure (CAN) and Ryan Gregson (AUS) a 2016 Olympic 1500 finalist.

The Meet will feature athletes from over thirty countries, from all five continents with in excess of 100 international athletes competing including approximately 20 Olympians.

Morton Games on Thursday July 19th commences with a pre programme at 6.30 p.m. and the international athletics then commencing at 7.30 p.m. (see www.mortongames.ie)

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