There were two Duathlons last weekend, one in Fanad and the second in Newport Co. Mayo. Five club members made the trek to Newport to take part in a 2.5 k run 11 k cycle 6.5 k trail run, 11k run and 2.5 k run. Fiona Temple was the best of the quintet but all deserve credit for taking on this difficult race. Andrea McGettigan organized the trip to her native home and she also organized the rehydration after. Locally the Fanad duathlon based in Tamney also had a few members taking part with Seamus Morisson making a return to racing.
Road Race reports
Shane McNulty was In Germany last weekend for the Berlin Marathon and was very happy with his time of 2.47.30. This time is sub four minute k pace which is very impressive. Adam Speer also ran in a time of 2.58.31. Gavin Crawford raced in Dublin at the half marathon and raced a credible 84.32 after completing the half ironman equivalent the previous week.
2016 membership is now closed. 2017 membership is available from the first of October. Prospective new members may join us for three sessions and after that for insurance purposes they have to join if they wish to continue. Joining details are on the club notice board in Aura. The quarterly swim fee is due for October to December . Please pay Emma immediately. We may have to restrict access going forward due to numbers so paying in advance guarantees access to the swim session.
The Club AGM will be held on the 21st of October in the Mulroy room at the education centre in Saint Conals hospital at 19.30. Nominations are invited for Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Pro and eight committee members . Please have nominations delivered to Pauric Kelly by Wednesday 19.10.16. Any motions must also be sent in by that date with a proposer and seconder and either must be in attendance to discuss the motion.
The club night out is provisionally set for the 2nd of December in Arena 7.
Open water safety
There will not be any more Monday night swim sessions this year If anyone wants to use Gartan lake please enter from the heritage centre entrance point and please make sure you have a swim partner and swim buoy for personal safety. There is a club shed for changing and the lock code is available from any committee member.
Training continues as follows
Tuesday: Aura track – Track session 7.50 pm
Wednesday : Aura Pool – Swim session 8.00 pm
Thursday : Long run Aura , meet at 6:30pm
Saturday : Aura club cycle 8.00 am
Sunday : Beginners cycle 9.00 am
WILD 2 WILD DUATHLON
54th Fiona Temple 2.28.21
55th Ailbhe Dunne 2.31.27
61st Andrea Mc Gettigan 2.38.10
62nd Bridie Devenney 2.38.11
72nd Carol Herron 2.51.28
11th Paul Lynch 48.59
12th Seamus Morisson 49.56
13th Patrcik Carr 51.13
15th Martin Robinson 51.40
Shane Mc Nulty 2.47.40 (109th in age group)
Adam Speer 2.58.31(262nd in age group)