Very busy weekend for Ratoath AC athletes.
On Saturday Conor Duncan opened his indoor season with a solid solo run in the guest 800m at round 2 of the national league in AIT on Saturday. His winning time of 1 min 55.63 is an indoor PB and club record
Early on Sunday morning at the National junior / u 23 Indoor Championships
Philip Marron won he first AAI national individual medal with a superb 2nd at the u 23 1500m championships in an indoor PB and club record of 3 min 58.23 sec
Brian Kiernan missed the break in the junior 400m but battled his way back up from 5th to finish third in his heat with a 52.29 sec posting. He just missed out of making the final
Peter Kilgannon was third in his heat of the u 23 800m and qualified for the final 90 mins later where he finished 6th in 2 min 1 35
Cushinstown AC Indoor Track & Field Competition
Our younger athletes were also out early to compete in the Cushinstown AC Indoor Track & Field Competition
It ran off well and a good competition. Results for Ratoath AC Athletes U12 60m Katie Doherty 2nd place, Saoirse Carrigan 3rd in 60m final, U13 - Ciara Flanagan and Caoimhe Fitzsimons both qualified into 60m final.
U13 Girls high jump :Caoimhe Fitzsimons 3rd place with pb 1:30 Cara O'Sullivan 1st place Pb 1:48
U15 Girls high jump:
Niamh Murray 2nd place (out of age) pb 1:40
Amy Forde (out of age) pb 1:30 high jump just missed out on medal for 3rd place with count back.
Well done to Claire Rogers ,Millie Corcoran, Ella and Aoibhe McKenna and Mila Who all had a great competition in sprint, long jump and shot putt events. Thank you to parents for bringing athletes today to Cushinstown
Raheny 5mile road race
Later in the afternoon at the Raheny 5mile road race Ciaran Crowther had a fantastic run and was took the award for 1st Junior in 28 mins 51 sec. Our ever growing adult members also turned out a great gang to take part in the Raheny 5 Joanne Corrigan, Rachel Connolly, Joy Tyrrell, Joyce Fitzharris. Noelle Capewell, Brid Conway Olive & Anthony Rice. Well done all and thanks to Raheny for a great race and a filled goody bag.
Well done every one.