Weekly Roundup November 28th

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First up for the Weekly Roundup on Friday night 26 of our juveniles turned out in Roundwood for the first event of the juvenile league. On a particularly cold and windy night, the conditions were harsh with some snow flakes added in to set the mood. Congratulations to all the kids who took part, for some it was their first club event. They had smiles all round (once they thawed out) as each one gave their best in their individual event. Congratulations to Ruairi, Tommy, Euan, Oscar, Daragh, Aaron, Tristan, Alex, Evan, Jakub, Ciara, Kate, Chloe, Aoife, Libby, Juliette, Mollie, Ellie, Katie, Juliet, Aoife, Madison, Georgia, Saoirse, Beibhinn & Chloe. The club spirit was out in strong force, the parents and kids provided fantastic support waiting for all our athletes to complete. Thanks to all the parents and coaches for turning up, Round 1 done, we get ready for Round 2 in 2 weeks.
 
On Saturday at Avondale parkrun we had Esme who finished in 30:44 on a freezing morning. Gian took a trip to Cork to run the Castlehaven parkrun in 24:21. Three members travelled to New Ross parkrun with Geraldine (27:50), Carmel (27:51) and Gareth (28:22) completing the course. Well done to Geraldine & Gareth who were also on the volunteer roster for the Heritage Park junior parkrun.
 
It was a cold and windy morning for both Gary and Ross who took on the coastal Raheny Half Marathon. Huge well done to the lads on what were tough conditions with Gary finishing in (1:24) followed by Ross in (1:44). Well done lads it looked freezing!
 
Sunday morning is Juvenile parkrun which saw 14 of our Juvenile members complete the course. Well done to Ethan, Beth, Ben, Alfie, Euan, Libby, Tommy, Beibhinn, Saoirse, Tristan, Molly, Georgia, Hannah & Hanna! Well done also to Chloe who competed in the IMRA Kilmac Running Festival junior race at the weekend!
 
As always a big thanks to our essential volunteer roster this week of Alison, Slawek, Layla, Susan, Zydrune, Jacqueline, Tiernan, Esme, Michael, Aoife, Eimear & 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!
 
Finally we would like to wish Toni the best of luck following her selection to represent Ireland as part of the Irish team at the World Racquetball Championships in Guatemala which begin tomorrow. Best of luck Toni!
 
Juvenile training continues as usual. Adult training resumes back at the Running Track on Tuesday at 7pm. Get in touch if you would like to know more about our adult group!

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