Sessions start at 6:30pm from the Newcastle Centre.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR FLORESCENT HI-VIZ TOPS FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY REASONS – IT IS UNFAIR ON YOUR CLUB MATES NOT TO AND IT COMPROMISES THE SAFETY OF THE ENTIRE GROUP – BE CONSIDERATE!!!
All sessions start at 6:30 pm from Hillyard House
|20 February||5 x 1 Mile||Pyramid 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1|
|27 February||8 x 3 Minutes||2s & 3s 5 Sets|
|6 March||6 x 1Km||6 x 1km|
|13 March||2s & 3s (5 sets)||10 x 2 Minutes|
|20 March||8 x 800M||5 x 1 mile/Spring Lake Route|
|27 March||5 Mile Time Trial||5k Time Trial|
|9 April||TBC||5 Mile Hilly Trail Run|
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1 degree celsius and sunny with a light to moderate northerly wind – this was the weather that greeted the runners for the Barcelona Half-Marathon early on Sunday morning (8:45am, 11 February). Not the picture we normally associate with that part of the world, but after all it is mid-February. No worries about heat exhaustion then. Not weeks of preparation, not even months of preparation, rather years of preparation go into realising the potential of an endurance athlete. Local man, Eoghan Totten of Newcastle & District AC, is no exception, just turned 25 last month he has been running for around 10 years and as many of his earlier rivals have dropped away from the sport, he has persevered, knowing that he might not have been the ‘fastest kid on the block’ but that he had an engine that was suited for going long. Continue reading
Newcastle AC athletes had expected the worst, but instead were greeted with sunshine for most of the event and little or no wind.
The conditions were heavy underfoot, with the odd shoe being lost in the mud.
Some fantastic results from our runners, with two particularly impressive PB’s from Ciara Savage in Yr 9 and Lora Stevens in Yr 10, both managing to qualify for Ulster in the process! Continue reading
Starter/Timekeeper: Nicky McKeag
Finisher/Results Processor: Michelle McCann
Thanks to both ladies for loking after the event tonight. Well done to those who took part. There were still some heavy legs from the Trim 10m Road Race on Sunday, but this did not dampen the enthusiasm of those taking the line.
|Position||Name||Handicap Time||Actual Time|
|22||Ciaran Og Mussen||25.15||20.15|