Club Update – 29th January 2017

1. Club training – Tuesday 31 January is a 5km handicap. Meeting at Newcastle Centre at 6:30pm. Please sign up on the registration sheet that will be available on the night. Anyone willing to be starter/timekeeper please contact Joe McCann. Usual 5k route – Harbour Inn to Burren Meadow via Tullybrannigan.
2. Phase 3 of winter training will be posted this week.
3. Trim 10 mile road race – Sunday 5 February – Bus leaving Newcastle Tech Car Park (opposite Gospel Hall) at 8:30am. Pick up in Castlewellan at 8:40am and Hilltown at 8:50am. Race at 12noon, but numbers have to be collected. returning at approximately 4pm. Non-members welcome on the bus – cost £10
4. Monasterboice Inn has been booked for after the Bohermeen Half Marathon on Sunday 12 March. Please confirm if you are travelling on the bus by contacting Joe McCann. Some athletes prefer to travel by car with their coach and some to come home in the meat wagon!!! Non-members welcome on the bus – cost £10. Some members are doing the 10k. further details will be posted later.
5. We have purchased a set of recovery boots. ideal for those training hard and doing high mileage. These are available for members to take and use in the comfort of their own home. We will operate a booking system on a first come first served basis. the boots cost £495 and we are charging £10 for a one/two day use (until the boots pay for themselves!) – recommended use is 3×15 minute sessions – please contact Joe McCann to book a session.
6. Birthday wishes to ‘Mad Dog’ who is turning 60!