We now have further clarity from Athletics Ireland on the National Championships. In this connection the National Senior Track and Field Championships will take place on August 22nd and 23rd in the Morton Stadium. In fact all track and field championships will this year take place in Morton Stadium.
The week after the Seniors the National Juveniles age groups U/17, U/18 and U/19 will take place on the weekend of August 29th and 30th . The following week, Saturday September 5th is the date, again in Morton Stadium, for the National Junior Track and Field Championships with the National Masters again in Morton Stadium on Sunday September 6th . The Championship weeks will continue on the weekend of September 12th and 13th with the combined events, again in Morton Stadium. Throw into the mix then the Leinster Championships and Dublin U/17,18 & 19s also in Morton and it gives Clonliffe athletes all of a sudden a racing season!
All are of course subject to final health guidelines but at present the season looks like this:
Thursday July 16th – Club 5000 Championships
Tuesday July 21st – Club 100 and 800 Championships
Thursday July 23rd – Club 400 and 1500 Championships
Saturday August 1st – Dublin Juvenile Championships U/17, U/18 and U/19
Saturday August 8th/Sunday August 9th – Leinster Junior/Senior/Masters Championships
Saturday 22nd/Sunday 23rd of August – National Senior Track and Field Championships
Saturday August 29th/Sunday August 30th – National Juvenile U/17, U/18 and U/19 Championships
Saturday September 5th – National Junior Championships
Sunday September 6th – National Masters Championships
Saturday September 12th/Sunday September 13th – National combined events Championships
Please note that the Dublin Graded may also take place during the month of July and obviously we will do our best with our own club championships to avoid any clashes in the same weeks so the club championships above are a movable feast.