DUATHLON SEASON HAS STARTED AND INFORMATION NIGHT

Galco Naas Duathlon

Christine Russell made a welcome return to racing this weekend with a superb performance at the Galco Naas Duathlon. Christine was 3rd Female overall and finished in a time of 1:03:23. Christine’s brilliant result gave her 2nd place in the Intervarsity championship representing NUI Galway.

Orlaith Fogarty also took part and was also a prizewinner. She had a brilliant performance finishing 1st F20-24,19th female overall in a time of 1:16:21. A great start to 2018 for both girls.

IISA GB

Our swim coach Paddy Bond was in action at the International Ice Swimming Association GB swim in Leeds at the weekend. Paddy was 1st M35-39 in the 1k swim and 2nd overall in the 50 fly. Super swimming from Paddy in ice cold temperatures!

Lifford AC 5k

John Daly and Enda Carr raced Sunday’s final 5k of the Lifford AC Series. John crossed the finish line in a great time of 19:58 and Enda finished in 22.21.

Club Information Night

Preparations are well underway for our  club information night taking place in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny on Monday 5th March.

This information night is open to both club members and non club members.

Some of the items being covered will be:

Training

Training with heart rate

Nutrition

Bike Maintenance

Recovery

Chosen club races for 2018

and more!!!

Come along and find out what is involved in joining the fastest growing sport in Ireland and the UK!

Club Training

Club training continues as follows:

Tuesday:  Road based session-6.30pm from Aura (trial change)- Hi-viz essential- no hi- viz no session!

Wednesday: Swim session- Beginners 7-8pm, All others 8-9pm

Thursday: Long run leaves Aura 6.30pm- Hi-viz essential- no hi- viz no session!

Saturday: Club cycle leaves from Aura at 8am

Saturday: Club swim session Saturday at 6pm Additional lane added for 14-16yr old club members- MUST be accompanied by a parent (please note prepayment does not cover Saturday swim.

 

Full Results

 

Galco Naas Duathlon

Christine Russell    1:03:23 3rd Female overall 2nd Intervarsity Championships

Orlaith Fogarty       1:16:21 1st F20-24

 

IISA GB Swim

Paddy Bond             1st M35-39 1k Swim

2nd 50 Fly

 

Lifford AC 5k

John Daly                19:58

Enda Carr                22:21