December 31 - Updates


Recent Updates:

Seniors Christmas Party: A big thank you to everyone  who attended our Seniors party on the 20th, a good night was had by all and we also crowned our senior athletes of the year 2013 - Rebecca Harris & Nigel Dunne. Congratulations to both, very well deserved.

Children's Disco: The children's disco was held the following night (Saturday December 21st) and  despite a few sore heads a good time was also had. Thanks to Colm Greene our DJ on the night, all the coaches, children and parents who helped make the disco a big success; lots of fun was had by all and of course special thanks to Santa for making time to swing by and deliver some goodies.

Burke Oil Streets of Wicklow: We had a good participation from the club at this event on St. Stephens Day in both the children's mile run and the main 5K. There were some good times recorded all round and also some of our juniors made their 5K debut so well done to them!

Ashford AC Annual Handicap Race: The handicap race was help on Sunday December 29th. We help three separate races; a short 150 meter course for our younger members, a 800 metre run for the juniors and a 1 mile run for the seniors\more experienced juniors. Afterwards we all went back to the school for some refreshments and we presented the prizes for the run and also our junior athletes of the year, Emily Bateman and Samuel Bishop, congratulations to Samuel and Emily on their achievement over the year. There are some pictures of the day below.



Items to Note:

Upcoming runs: If you're looking for some new years activity, Parnell AC are holding a 5K race in Avondale. More details here There's also the annual Tom Brennan 5K memorial race being held over in the Phoenix park. Details here

AGM: The club's annual AGM is on Wednesday January 8th @ 7:30 PM in the school. As a result there will no training that night. We would encourage as many as possible to please come along and give your feedback and ideas on where you want your club to go. Attendance does not equate to future work\commitment over the year as most\all of the existing committee are happy to continue.

Coaches: The one area we are always open to help on is coaching\helping out with the juniors on Wednesday evenings, if you have any interest in this area please let us know.

Training: Normal training resumes January 15th @ 7 P.M. sharp.

Gaol Break: just a  quick note for anyone thinking of doing the Wicklow Gaol break in March that the early bird ends on December 31st. Also as mentioned previously the club will be providing a large number of stewards for the event on the day so if you can help out with that, please let us know also.