GALWAY HALF AND CROSS COUNTRY SUCCESS FOR 24/7

Run Galway Bay Half Marathon
Club members Shane McNulty and Stephen Sweeney travelled to Galway for Saturdays Run Galway Bay Half Marathon. Shane McNulty, just one week after his ironman debut in Barcelona finished 9th overall. Shane had an excellent run of 1:21:36.
Stephen Sweeney’s preparation for the upcoming Dublin city marathon is right on track. Stephen’s hard work in training paying off with a brilliant half marathon time of 1:45:55.

Novice Cross Country
Well done to club member Peter O’Donnell who won team gold with Milford AC in the novice cross country held at Finn Valley on Sunday. Peter was 7th overall in 20:57.
Well done also to Siobhan Gallagher and Fionnuala Larkin who were part of the LAC ladies team who picked up the team silver prize. Siobhan was 7th overall in 11:42 and Fionnuala finished in 11th position in 12:01.
Well done to Trish Nulty who ran for Milford AC ladies who picked up the team bronze prize. Trish finished in a time of 13:06.

Club Discount
Halford’s are now offering 10% discount to club members on production of a current Triathlon Ireland membership card.

Swim Fees
The final quarterly swim fee for the year is now due for all participants with no exceptions.

AGM
The Club’s AGM will be held on Friday 20th of October in the Mulroy room at the Education centre in Saint Conal’s hospital at 7.30pm. All members welcome.
Nominations are invited for Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, PRO and eight committee members. Please email nominations to club secretary Pauric Kelly (iampaurickelly@yahoo.ie) by Wednesday 18th October. Any motions to be discussed at the AGM must also be sent in by this date.
The club are also seeking new members for our 2018 Race Committees, please also email Pauric if you are interested.

Save the Date
The club’s end of year Awards/Christmas night out will take place on Friday 24th November at Arena 7. 2016 prize winners are asked to return prizes to committee members as soon as possible.

Club Training
Club training continues as follows:
Tuesday: Track session- Track session recommences 3rd October 7.45pm
Wednesday: Swim session- Advanced 7-8pm, Intermediate/ Beginners 8-9pm
Thursday: Long run leaves Aura 6.30pm
Saturday: Club cycle leaves from Aura at 8am
Saturday: Club swim recommences this Saturday at 6pm

Full Results
Run Galway Bay Half Marathon
Shane McNulty 1:21:36
Stephen Sweeney 1:45:55
Donegal Novice Cross Country
Peter O’Donnell 20:57
Siobhan Gallagher 11:42
Fionnuala Larkin 12:01
Trish Nulty 13:06