Weekly Roundup December 12th

Kicking off the Weekly Roundup and showing us how it’s done were our Juveniles who took part in the second round of the Juvenile League in Rathdrum on Friday night. A total of 26 boys and girls gave super perfomances as usual accross 400m, 800m, 1200m & 1600m distances. Well done to Darragh, Evan, Alex, Sonny, Tristan, Ethan, Adam, Ruairi, Tommy, Oscar, Oskar, Jay, Archie, Chloe, Libby, Katie, Beibhinn, Harper, Georgia, Laura, Mollie, Chloe, Ellie, Aoife, Beth & Aoife. Congratulations on doing the club proud as usual and of course with a smile!
On Saturday at Avondale parkrun we had Geraldine (30:10), Carmel (30:26), Zydrune (33:13), Ann (33:29), Caoimhe (37:10). Donna & Madison took on Gorey parkrun with Madison finishing in (38:46) a split second ahead of Donna in (38:47). Well done ladies!
There was no stopping Gareth on his parkrun tour as he headed to Lisburn to complete the tricky Wallace parkrun course in (28:22) and tick another one off the list. Esme also travelled to Carlow parkrun finishing in a time of (27:52). Well done everyone!
On Sunday Conor & Clara took their four legged running buddies on a long trip to Donegal for the second round of the All Ireland Championship. Congratulations to Conor who finished in 2nd place with dog Ralph in the Men’s 5.5k race and to Clara who took 3rd place in the Women’s 5.5k race with dog Grouse!
Back in Arklow on a misty morning at Junior parkrun we had 13 of our Juvenile members complete the course. Well done to Aaron, Baileigh, Beth, Eimear, Ethan, Georgia, Hannah, Harper, Layla, Libby, Oscar, Ruairi & Tommy!
Huge thanks to our essential volunteer roster this week of Alison, Slawek, Gian, Susan, Ann, Zydrune, Jacqueline, Tiernan, Donna, Pat, Aoife & Geraldine. This great free event relies on new volunteers to keep it going so please do get in touch if you would like to offer to join in the fun!
Don’t forget next Saturday December 18th is our Christmas run for Adult members meeting at 9am at the track for an easy 5k around the town. We hope to see lots of you there!
Juvenile training continues as usual on Monday and Wednesday. Adult training continues at the Running Track on Tuesday at 7pm. Get in touch if you would like to know more about our adult group!