Dundalk St. Gerard's Athletic Club News
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2017 News Articles
16th February 2017
Athletes who train on Thursday evenings are invited to train at the athletics track in Newry for the next 6 weeks to prepare for upcoming competitions.
This is a wonderful opportunity to gain some track experience. Each session will begin on Thursday evening at 7:30pm and will last for one hour.
We encourage parents to support each other by sharing transport. It takes no more than 20 minutes to get there.
The usual training in Dundalk Sports centre on Thursday evenings will continue for those that do not wish to travel to Newry.
30th January 2017
Well done to all Athletes who competed in the Blackrock Cross Country over the weekend.
26th January 2017
The following events are within the next couple of weeks:
Blackrock Cross Country
is this Sunday (29th) at Geraldines Gaelic Football Club. First race is at 12.00.
Pay at gate - 2 Euro child and 3 Euro for adults.
Ras na hEireann
is the following Sunday (5th Feb) Oldbridge House, Drogheda
Leinster indoor championships
start on the 11th Feb (please speak to your coach if looking to enter this)
Thursday Training Muirhevna Mor sports hall
Reminder that Thursday night training will now take place in Muirhevna Mor sports hall.
Only registered athletes aged 8 and over, wishing to compete in competitions are invited to come along. This is to offer more specialised coaching to those planning on competing.
24th January 2017
Ever thought about competing for your club?
Ever thought that you might be too inexperienced or perhaps too young to compete or that is all too serious?
Dundalk St. Gerards will now host regular training clinics for young athletes that actively participate or will attend competitions.
Commencing Thursday 26th January, there will be a change in relation to club training.
For the remainder of the winter training season, Thursday night training will be held in Muirhevnamor sports complex for athletes who wish to compete as a registered club athlete and are aged 8 years and over.
These smaller sessions will allow coaches to give special technical training session for sprinters, jumpers and throwers.
The club will continue to run regular training sessions on a Tuesday night in DKIT where everyone is welcome to come and train.
In DKIT at 6.30 til 7.30 for the younger athletes and till 8.00 for the older ones as before. Cost: 3 Euro per athlete, and 5 Euro for 2 or more in the one family
In Muirhevnamor Sports Complex. U9 - U11's 7.00 - 8.00. U12 upwards 7.00 - 8.30. Cost: 3 Euro per athlete, and 5 Euro for 2 or more in the one family
6th January 2017
Training resumes 10th January
Training resumes Tuesday 10th January, 6.30 in DKIT Sport (formerly JJB).
Training will be every Tuesday and Thursday nights @ 6.30, finishing up at 7.30 for under 9's. Training till 8 for the older Athletes.
Please note that registrations for the 2017 season will be taken.
Fees for this year are as follows:
30 Euro for Juvenile Athlete
25 Euro for each additional Athlete within the same family.
All Athletes need to be registered to be covered by insurance and for participation in competitions.
Completing registration will assist the club in planning for the coming year.
1st January 2017
New Year Greetings - Training schedule
Wishing all our Athletes a Happy New Year. Training resume on the 10th Janaury.