Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Sligo AC host McDonalds Little Athletics Challenge

On Monday evening last Sligo Athletics Club hosted a most enjoyable McDonalds Little Athletics Challenge in the spacious indoor facility at the local I.T. The club caters for over seventy young athletes weekly and Monday nights triathlon challenge focused on the development of agility, balance and co-ordination with all participating in the standing long jump, 20 secs speed bounce and 2 x 15 secs balance beam test. All will receive one of six McDonalds Agility Challenge Certificates – depending on points totals scored. Many thanks to all the Sligo AC coaches and parents led by Ann McHugh and Terry Hayes who assisted on the night and who weekly provide a fun filled athletics programme for the children involved.

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