Weekly Roundup September 5th

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Arklow Running Club

Our Saturday morning crew were out as usual but this time they headed to assist Gareth in a 5k preperation of the new Gorey Parkrun course which will be open again to every next Sunday. Big thanks to Gian, Jacqueline, Aoife, Justyna, John, Geraldine, Denny, Cormac and Gareth himself who was appreciatavie of the company and support on the morning. We look forward to taking on the new course once it resumes!

Michael swapped Wicklow for the Kingdom as he headed down to take on the Kerry Way Ultra Lite early on Saturday morning. The race consists of a whopping self-sufficiant 58km along the Kerry Way starting from Sneem and finishing in Killarney. Huge congratulations to Michael on his fantastic achievement and big thanks to his support crew of Gillian, Donna & Justin who tracked and prepped for every stop with plenty of food, drinks and encouragement!

On Sunday Conor made his return to racing by competing in the the Bling Hunters Garden County 10k in 42:51. Well done Conor good to see you back!

Senior Training continues at 7pm on Tuesday at the track. Don’t forget to book in!

We are also delighted and excited for the return of the Arklow Duckpond Junior Parkrun next Sunday 11 September at 9:30am. The event can’t happen without our generous volunteers of which more are still needed for Sunday so if you haven’t helped out yet, give it a go it’s great fun – you don’t have to be bringing kids to help out. For more information you can check out the Facebook page here – https://www.facebook.com/arklowduckpondjuniorparkrun/

We have welcomed a lot of new members over the last few months and our Adult Membership is open so why not drop us a message if you have any questions or to arrange a chat with us. We have options to suit everyone!

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