Saturday, July 28, 2012
Busy Weekend with great success.......
Well done to all Sligo AC athletes today in the Woodies AAI National Juvenile Track & Field Championships in Tullamore with 4 medals and a lot of good runs, Zak Irwin won the u17 boys 200m in great style (8 National Medals this year), Colm Bourke won silver with a huge jump of 6.60 in u18 boys long jump, Emily Burns was unlucky to finish 4th in u19 girls long jump. Orlaith Delahunt silver and Robbie Kelly bronze medals in the walks and excellent runs from James McGeough u18 1500m Graham & Stacey Kerr & Ciaran mcGlone in the 200m and Dylan Carty in the u17 walk performed with excellent credit. Well done to our neighbours in North Sligo who had 1-2 as usual in the u16 1500m in Cian mcBride & William Crowe, Odhran Gildea got a brilliant silver in the u16 200m & Shane Gillen 6th in the u18 200m final. SLIGO is on the up in the athletics world, Congratulation one and all from your friends in Sligo AC.
Also congratulations to all club members who participated in the wide range of events being held over the weekend, Coolaney 8K, Lough Arrow 8 Mile and the Strandhill Loop, all tough events but which will stand to all over the coming months.