Thursday, August 27th is Night 2 of the Club Autumn Track Meets. The meet gets underway at 7:45 PM with the women’s 100 followed by the men, where Pascal Touche will look to win his 2nd club race in succession after his 200 win two weeks back. The feature race will be the eagerly awaited men’s 1000m. This race includes the inform Jonny Whan, after a season of PB’s, 800, 1500 and 3000 and 4th place finish in Sunday’s National 1500, Daniel Lacey who has been victorious in the two club 800s todate and Mark McDonald. All will be looking to break the 2.30 barrier, Also in the 3000 is National 5000 bronze medalist Efrem Gidey and in his farewell race before heading to the US on scholarship next week Aaron Cullen.
Entry is now closed. Start lists are finalised and posted below.
Timetable Thursday 27th:
7.45 100m Women
7.50 100m Men
7.55 1,000m Women
8.02 1,000m Men
8.09 3,000m Men A
8.20 3000m Men B
8.35 3000m C (men & women)
8.50 3000m D (men & women)
Entry is closed. If you are not competing please text 0879599888 ASAP. Please do not wait until the last minute and please don’t be a “No Show”!
All athletes/officials/coaches please note:
Do not attend Morton Stadium if you have been outside of the island of Ireland within the previous 14 days.
If you are living in County Kildare you cannot travel to and compete in the meet.
Do not attend if you have had Covid 19 within the previous 14 days.
Do not attend if you have flu like symptoms or symptoms of Covid 19.Do not attend if you have been in contact with any person diagnosed with Covid 19 within the past 14 days.
Do not attend if you are categorised as being in the vulnerable persons category.
Advice for athletes:
The clubhouse and dressing rooms are not open at this time. Arrive ready to race.
Please complete all warm-ups (with the exception of strides) outside of the stadium.
Do not come into the arena/track until your race is called. You will have an opportunity to do strides on the track before your race starts. Entry at the 100 finish gate. As a guideline entry permitted 10 minutes before your race time.
Please bring hand sanitiser, wipes and your own clearly identified drinks bottles.
Do not share any drinks.
Please please refrain from spitting.
Please no physical contact, no handshakes, no high-fives, no hoax, no hugs (try to restrain yourself!).
Remain lined up after your race so that the officials can record your name.
Do not approach officials looking for your finishing time (this will be published on the club website that night)
All athletes must leave the track using the gate located at the 1500 start as soon as told to do so by the officials (the only exceptions will be the top three in the championship)
Please as soon as you have completed your warmdown leave the stadium.
We must also discourage spectators at this time. The attendance at any venue, including competitors, officials and coaches cannot exceed 200. Bare in mind that there may also be some athletes at training. Also there are contact tracing requirements for spectators. Please therefore do not arrive to spectate, there will be other occasions in the future.
Officials please report to the Clonliffe car park for 7.00 pm.