Upcoming Events

Kerry O’Flaherty will take part in Athlone International Indoor Meeting this evening – live coverage on IrishTV on Sky Channel 191 from 7pm to 10pm…women’s 1500m at 8pm with field of 13 with target time of 4:05 (Kerry’s best is 4:12 outdoors). Also competing, world champion from Canada Shawn Barber in Pole Vault, world silver medallist Canadian Melissa Bishop over 800m (in race that also includes Katie Kirk from Lagan Valley), world steeplechase bronze medallist Gesa Krause from Germany (in Kerry’s race) – start lists at http://www.athleticsirelandenterprises.com/results_17022016/event008h01.html.

Thursday evening sees the prestigious Armagh International Road Races over 5k for men at 8:20pm (where last year 56 runners ran inside 15 minutes) and 3k for women at 8:05pm (with 30 runners having bests inside 10 minutes) – https://www.facebook.com/armagh5k/.

Saturday is the Northern Ireland and Ulster XC Championships where Shalene McMurray will lead the ladies team with an eye on the podium and Seamus Lynch will lead a strong men’s team aiming to better their bronze medal from last year.