Weekly Roundup October 10th


Another week, another packed Weekly Roundup here at SBIM!

Kicking us off on Saturday, Caoimhe took on Avondale parkrun with a fantastic PB time of 31:24! Gareth lended a helping hand on the volunteer roster at Gorey parkrun. Meanwhile Aoife, Justin, Michael, Slawek and Kevin took on the Glendalough trails for some Run The Line training. Our Saturday morning crew were out in force as usual clocking up the miles followed by coffee and chats.

Also on Saturday we had four members take on the Wicklow Hospice Half & Full Marathon. Gary finished in 5th place in the Half with a time of 1:20:39, Tiernan followed in what was his first Half Marathon in 1:39:28 while Alison finished in 2:10:20. In his first Full Marathon, Billy crossed the line in 3:56:44. Well done to everyone, it’s great to see the months of training and hard work paying off!

On Sunday, our Juveniles were back out at Arklow Junior parkrun at the Duck Pond. Well done to all who took part; Hannah, Madison, Aaron & Baileigh. This event wouldn’t be possible without the support of volunteers – thanks to Slawek, Alison, Zydrune, Esme, Gareth, Donna, Justin, Gillian, Michael, Geraldine and the rest of the volunteer roster. Don’t forget to get in touch if you are looking to volunteer!

On Sunday our Juveniles made made the trip to Avondale for the Wicklow Cross Country event. We had a total of 19 boys and girls competing in a variety of distances. Huge well done to Michaela, Kaylin, Katie, Georgia, Evan, Alfie, Cara, Caoimhe, Ciara, Beth, Ben, Oscar, Oisin, Layla, Ellie, Ethan, Euan, Tristan & Alex. It was great to see everyone putting their best efforts in on a tough course and cheering on each other with enthusiasm, doing both themselves and the club proud!

Senior member training continues this week, Tuesday 7pm at the track. New members always welcome, get in touch to arrange to come along!


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