Morton Games Wednesday July 17th: can you do your bit?

Calling all Clonliffe Harriers. On Wednesday next some of the best athletes in the World will be competing in the Morton Games in an event promoted by and hosted by Clonliffe Harriers in partnership with Athletics Ireland, Morton Stadium, IMC, Fingal County Council, and others. To assist with the running of the event the club needs a substancial number of club members to make themselves available for the afternoon, evening and night. To those who`ve already answered Clonliffe`s call : Thank you. If you have not committed but can do so now please e mail your name to asap. There will be a brief meeting tomorrow (Thursday the 11th) after training at 9.00pm in the club bar, please be there if you can help out on the day but will not be at meeting please again e mail

The event web site has all the latest news on the meet and is well worth a visit. Finally please note that there is an admission fee to the Morton Games of €10.00 per person, U/16s free. All members of the public, including members of Clonliffe Harriers (not acting as Officials or Stewards) must pay this admission charge. The admission charge goes exclusively towards defraying the costs associated with an International athletics meet.

Finally an appeal to all club members please spread the word about the Morton Games amongst your family, friends, neighbours and work mates. A top class meet has been put together, the International Meet commences at 7.10pm, and it will be non-stop action from then onwards: a World class pole vault competition (they start at 6.00pm), 400h men, 400m women, 100m men & women, the Albie Thomas men`s 3000, 800m men & women, SCC women`s International mile, 400m men and at 9.00pm the Morton Mile.