West Cork Road Races 2017

Next West Cork Athletics event is the West Cork Road Races on Sunday 2nd April,
Droumleena Lawn (Show grounds) Dunmanway, 12 noon.

This is open to all registered members of West Cork Athletic clubs
Under 9: 500m
Under 11: 1000m
Under 13: Girls 1200m, Boys 1500m
Under 15: Girls 1500m, Boys 2000m
Under 17: Girls 2000m, Boys 3000m
Junior/u20 : 3,000m

1st race of the day will be girls u9 then boys u9, then u11 etc

All athletes have to be registered with clubs in West Cork Division.
Singlets or club t-shirts with club name and colour is required.

Cost to compete: €2, Pay on the day, no need to pre register.

Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each race
Medals for all finishers.

The races will start and finish near the entrance to Droumleena Lawn which can be used for parking.

Upcoming dates

At the recent AGM, the following dates were confirmed.

April 2nd at 12noon near Showgrounds in Dunmanway, the West Cork Road Races. More info to follow, but it will be same as last year.

April 9th and 30th with 12noon starts, the West Cork Track & Field Championships in CIT.

Provisional dates for the West Cork Summer leagues were set as:
June 14th UnEven Age
June 28th Even Age
July 12th UnEven Age
July 26th Even Age

Some sad news

The death has occurred of Catherine Allen, the mother of Bill Allen, the current chair of West Cork Athletics and Cork County Athletics.
May she rest in peace.

Details from RIP.IE

Allen (Castletown, Enniskeane, and late of Kilpatrick. Bandon) on Jauuary 5th 2017 peacefully at the Mercy Hospital. Catherine (Kitty) (nee Coveney) beloved wife of the late Thomas, Moneynacrohy and dear mother of Sandra (Corcoran), Bill, Michael, Thomas and Catherine (Darcy), doting Nana of Kate and Oísin (Corcoran), Peter, James, Aoife, Nicole, Daniel and Thomas (Allen), Alannah, Alison and Grace (Darcy). Sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in-law John and Richard, daughters-in-law Una, Eleanor and Rosemarie, brothers Kevin and Donal, sister-in-law Patricia, brother-in-law Cornelius, relatives, carers, neighbours and friends.

Lying in repose at her daughter Sandra’s Home in Moneynacrohy. Castletown (Post Code: P.4.7.R.Y.2.7.) on Thursday from 6pm and on Friday from 1pm. Reception on Saturday at 1pm at Church of the Immaculate Conception, Enniskeane followed by Requiem Mass at 2pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.