Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

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THERE was a great weekend of action in Athlone for the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Championships with Tralee Harriers athletes battling for positions on the podium and places in the final 8 of their events.

Tralee Harriers AC had a strong contingent of athletes attending this event.

Rachel Bowler, claimed a silver medal in the U19 Long Jump, she also finished 5th in the U19 60m.

Cillian Griffin U16 finished in 4th place in the Long Jump and also 4th in the 60m with new pb of 7.41.

Luke O’Carroll jumped well in the Long Jump U17 with a new pb of 5.77m finishing in 5th.

Jordan Kissane finished 6th on countback in the U15 High Jump with a jump of 1.55m

Orla O’Reilly achieved a new pb in the U18 60m heats, with 7.99, and 7th over all

Bobby Byrne U13 and Basit Oyebanji U16 equipped themselves well in their 60m sprints and though they both just fell short missing out by one placing to get into the final 8. they ran great races.

The club is very proud of all your achievements and are looking forward to seeing what you can produce again next weekend

Javelin Challenge

Radio Kerry’s Full Breakfast show and Tralee Harriers AC are are coming together for a Javelin Challenge.

Our own U13 County CPB Holder from last year Cathal Murphy along with our throws coach and Masters Athlete Patsy O’Connor will take on Elaine Kinsella, Andrew Morrissey and their side kick Brendan Fuller in a Javelin throwing contest. This is going to be an exciting event,

Watch this space for update on how it all went.

Upcoming events

April 6th Kerry Colleges Track and Field — Castleisland, Speak to your schools re this

April 14th (Good Friday) Kerry County Juniors, Senior and Masters contact Margaret for entries

April 22nd  Munster Juniors & U23’s & Juvenile Pentathlons. Waterford Contact Margaret for entries ASAP

Venue Change for Training.

Training will no long take place at the North Campus of the IT. we are relocating to our own training grounds till works commence again soon on the lanes and run up area.

Tuesdays 6.30-73.0 U12-U23/ Thursday 6.30-7.30 U12-U15

Training Times and Venues
Tuesday 28th March

6.30-7.30 Tralee Harriers Training Grounds Dan Spring Road U12 – U23

Wednesday 29th March

7.00-8.00 Castleisland U14 – U19 Mainly preparing for Nationals 200m.
Thursday 9th March

6.30-7.30 U9 – U11 CBS The Green Downstairs

6.30-7.30 U12 – U15 Tralee Harriers Training Grounds.(Note new time and venue)

6.30-7.30 U15 – U23 CBS The Green Upstairs GYM (Note change of time)

Friday 31st March

7.00-8.30 Castleisland Cancelled till next week  due to nationals

Sunday 2nd April

11am to 1pm Castleisland U13-U23 Kerry Athletic Development Squads

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