Cara 10 mile organiser and Tir Chonaill member and patron Canice Nicholas completed the London marathon at the weekend in aid of charity.
Kelly and Emma conquer Birmingham
Three club athletes were part of the Donegal Girls U15 team that qualified to represent Donegal and Ulster in the British Sportshall finals at the NEC, Birmingham on Saturday. All performed magnificently. Kelly McGrory fought her way to the final of the 4lap sprint where she finished 2nd in a closely fought race. Emma Brady, won silver in the Speed bounce with a total of 87 in 30secs while the pair were joined by Kate McGowan in the 4 x 2lap relay for a joint finishing time with Surrey in the final --the Donegal team were given 2nd place. Well done girls
Many athletes conquer Ardara
The Ardara 10k attracted over 1,000 walkers, runners and joggers last weekend. Congrats to the large number of club members that made the journey and supported such a worthy cause.
Conquer the final club 5k
The numbers using the training and coaching facilities and expertise of Tir Chonaill at the moment is most encouraging. The clubs juvenile athletes -8 to 18 years - now totals approx. 200 training weekly at three venues -Donegal Town/Ballyshannon and Bundoran while fit4life/meet and train groups under the guidance of Kevin McGlynn, Donegal Town and Paddy Donoghue, Bundoran/Ballyshannon totals in the 60/70. Training nights include Tues/Thurs and Sunday mornings at various locations
The final Club 5k of the very popular Spring series takes place next Sunday morning in Donegal Town. Registration from 9am and the race/walk starts at 10am. The organisors are forecasting a large turnout and to help with administration request that entrants forward their details to firstname.lastname@example.org.