After yesterday’s great opener, we are back in Morton stadium, tomorrow, Thursday July 16th for the club 400 and 5000 championships. The 5000 had a bumper entry of over 85 athletes! These have been split into a women’d championship race of almost 20 starters and then 3 men’s races.
7:10 PM – 400 women
7:20 PM – 400 men
7:30 PM – 5000 women
8.00 PM – 5000 men A
8:20 PM – 5000 men B
8:45 PM – 5000 men C
Please note that if you are not on the start lists, it means you are not entered. Only athletes on the start list may race. If you have entered but are not now racing please have the courtesy of notifying us the you have withdrawn by e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 6.40 pm.