Archive for June, 2013

Summer BBQ, River Lee Hotel, Western Rd, 28-Jun-2013

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

River Lee Hotel, Western Rd, 8.30pm, Fri 28th June, €15pp

The annual St. Finbarr’s A.C. summer barbecue will take place on Friday June 28th at 8.30pm in the River Lee Hotel, Western Road. The cost will be €15 per person, payable on the night. If you are planning to attend the BBQ but haven’t yet confirmed, please text Maria Collins (Club Secretary) ASAP so she can get a handle on the numbers. The River Lee Hotel offers members excellent facilities at a convenient city centre location. And the lush green riverside stetting should make for an ideal barbecue atmosphere.

Bon Appétit Mes Amies!

5th John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting 2013

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The fifth John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting of 2013 is on Wednesday, June 26th at 7.30pm at the CIT track. As a result, the regular club training session won’t take place and members are encouraged to participate in the league instead. Events in RED are part of the Cork County Junior & Senior T&F Championships 2013 with county medals on offer. These graded meetings are open to people of all levels of ability. Entry is €5.00 on the night covering all events.

Graded T&F League 2013

4th John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

The fourth John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting of 2013 is on Tuesday, June 18th at 7.30pm at the CIT track. The league incorporates elements of the Cork County Junior & Senior T&F Championships 2013 with county medals on offer. Tuesday evening includes a 3000m test for middle distance runners. These are graded meetings open to people of all levels of ability from any club. Entry is €5.00 covering all events.

AAI National Half Marathon Championship 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

The National Half Marathon Championship 2013 will be incorporated in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon taking place on the 5th August, 2013 in Dublin City Centre. Up to 8,000 athletes are expected to run the 13.1 mile (21km) route around the streets of Dublin with bands located at every mile to keep both runners and spectators entertained. Starting at St Stephen’s Green, the route takes in some of Dublin’s most iconic landmarks and finishes up on Earlsfort Terrace.

The National Half Marathon Championship is open to all athletes registered with Athletics Ireland. This popular event sees 60 Irish teams enter, with over 500 individuals taking place. Team results are based on aggregate times. Last year’s Individual winners were Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders A.C) and Maria McCambridge (Letterkenny A.C). In the team events, Clonliffe Harriers A.C. took the honors in the male event and Donore Harriers A.C. won the ladies event.

The race starts at 8.30am on Bank Holiday Monday the 5th of August. Medals and cash prizes will be awarded at a post race ceremony. There will be no entry on Race Day. All participants receive a Brooks Technical T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Athletes must be registered online for the 2013 event. Entry fees are as follows:

  • €25.00 per individual until 1st July 2013
  • €49.00 from 2nd July – 28th July 2013

Register Here

3rd John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting 2013

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

The third John Buckley Sports Graded T&F Meeting of 2013 is on Friday, June 7th at 7.30pm at the CIT track. The league incorporates elements of the Cork County Junior & Senior T&F Championships 2013 with county medals on offer. This evening’s menu includes a 1500m test for middle distance runners. These are graded meetings open to people of all levels of ability from any club. Entry is €5.00 covering all events.