Tuesday Sessions Spring 2018

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Newcastle
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!!!

Castlewellan
All sessions start at 6:30 pm from Hillyard House

Newcastle
Tuesday 6.30pm
Castlewellan
Tuesday 6.30pm
20 February5 x 1 MilePyramid 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1
27 February8 x 3 Minutes2s & 3s 5 Sets
6 March6 x 1Km6 x 1km
13 March2s & 3s (5 sets)10 x 2 Minutes
20 March8 x 800M5 x 1 mile/Spring Lake Route
27 March5 Mile Time Trial5k Time Trial
3 AprilTBCPaarluff
9 AprilTBC5 Mile Hilly Trail Run  

Totten sets massive PB in Barcelona

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

Down Schools XC Championship 2018

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

5km Time Trial Results – Tuesday 6 February 2018

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
1 Ashlene Mussen 24.09 22.09
2 Bronagh McInerney 24.12 24.12
3 Niall Carson 24.13 21.13
4 Frank Cunningham 24.23 20.23
5 Stephen Knight 24.25 24.25
6 Paul Byrne 24.26 20.26
7 Simon McCartan 24.27 20.27
8 Angie Kerr 24.29 24.29
9 Nicola Mathers 24.33 23.33
10 Frankie McGivern 24.33 23.33
11 Ronan Barr 24.34 21.34
12 Joe McCann 24.34 23.34
13 Jerome Farrell 24.35 23.35
14 The Prophet 24.35 23.35
15 Ronnie Horrox 24.38 21.38
16 Anie Gosling 24.25 21.25
17 Shalene McMurray 24.53 19.53
18 JP Gartland 25.07 20.07
19 Rita Devlin 25.07 23.07
20 Charlie McAlinden 25.11 22.11
21 Wonderwall 25.13 18.13
22 Ciaran Og Mussen 25.15 20.15
23 Aidan Brown 25.19 20.19
24 Stephen Graham 25.25 20.25
25 Andy McMurray 25.59 22.59
26 Donna Daly 26.00 26.00
27 Lorna Cunningham 26.00 26.00