Well done to the large number of athletes from the Rosses and Gaoth Dobhair who competed in the North West 10K in Letterkenny on Suunday last. A number of people set new personal bests while Ciaran McGonagle was first club man home in 7th place overall with a brilliant Ciaran Mc Gonagle 34:50, Kevin Mc Gee 37:14, Noel Diver 37:50, Eamonn O Donnell 39:25, Edward Harkin 39:54, Paul Mc Gee 41:39, Brendan Mc Bride 42:50, Michael Brennan 43:31, Michael Mc Elroy 43:50, Emer Magee 44:30, Eamonn Mac Niallais 45:17, Aisleen Diver 45:45, Michael Rodgers 46:05, Sarah Mulholland 46:07, Niall Griffin 46:26, Elise Gillespie 47:04, Paddy Solan 47:28, Noel Boyd 48:01, Eddie Mc Fadden 49:00, Kathleen Rodgers 49:13, Trisha Gillespie 55:17, Catríona Solan 57:17, Mairead Gallagher 58:14, Lorna O Donnell 60:54, Brid Marie Solan 63:49.
Well done to Aidan Gillespie who was 2nd in the Long Jump at the track and field competition on Bank Holiday as part of the opening for the Lifford AC Track.
The Donegal Championships take place this Saturday in Lifford for ages 12 – 17’s. Get your name to Danielle if you intend travelling.
The Gaeltacht Primary Schools Sports Day will be held in Carrickfinn on Thursday 22nd May starting at 10.30 am. The sports day is one of the largest sporting events held in the North West each year and has been held for over forty years. One of the highlights of the event is the competition for the coveted Best Small School award for schools with four or less teachers with Roshine National School, Maghery memorably winning the Mc Devitt Perpetual Cup last year for the first time.
Club Vests - Everybody is agreed that the club vests really stand out and it has been impressive to see the large number of club colours in races recently. There has been enquiring for more vests and a batch has arrived. Club vests are available from Ita on 087 130 9536. If you are a club member the vests cost 20 euro or 40 euro for non club members.
Training continues for all athletes born 2007 upwards in Carrickfinn from 6 - 7 Wednesdays and Fridays.