Clare Athletic Association Track & Field Championships 2017

Lees Road, May 13th & 14th,  The Clare Athletics Association Juvenile Track & Field County Championships takes place over two days at Lees Rd. All Athletes must attend over the two days. Please support your club Ennis Track and also the hard work that the coaches put into training twice a week and at weekends since last September. By attending over the two days you can win vital points for “The Best Overall Club” Trophy and points for an Individual Clare Sports Award. First event Starts @ 10 am. Please…

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Greystones AC Irish Milers Club Meet

Greystones AC hosted the first Irish Milers Club meet of 2017 on Saturday 6th May. Ennis Track’s Jo Keane knocked 6 seconds off her PB to win gold in 800m B women’s race in a time of 2:14.25. Patrick O’Rourke took gold in the 800m C men’s race with a pb of 2:00.86. James McGuire also ran a PB in the 800m, while Ben Deasy got a PB in the 1500m. Leah O Neill was just 2 seconds off breaking 5 minutes for her 1500m. Rory Chesser ran 14.31 and Karl Fitzmaurice ran 14.54…

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Munster Junior Track & Field Championships Waterford

The Munster Junior Track & Field Championships were held today (Sunday 22nd April) in Waterford sports complex. Ennis Track athletes were on top form, bringing home 5 medals among them In the women’s U19 3000m, Grainne Kelly (17) won silver in a time of 11:43.19. In the men’s U19 100-m dash, Shawn Benson (17) narrowly missed out on a medal, finishing 4th in 11.74 s. Tony Odubote (17) won gold in the men’s U19 200 m in a time of 22.69 s, while clubmate Shawn Benson was not far behind in 5th place with a time of 23.46 s….

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Munster Juvenile Pentathlon

The Munster Juvenile Outdoor Combined Events (Pentathlon) took place in Waterford on Saturday 21st April. Events included 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot putt & 800m. Following up on her convincing win at U12 in 2016, Ennis Track’s Ava Rochford won the U13 pentathlon by an even greater margin. Her final points tally was 1931 points, 376 points clear of her next nearest rival. The breakdown of Ava’s results by event was as follows: 2nd in the 60m hurdles with a time of 11.06 s; 7th in the 800m in a time…

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Ennis Track Open Sports

Ennis Track Athletic Club’s Open Sports Day will take place on Sunday, May 7th at the Lees Road Sports Facility, Drumcliffe Road, Ennis. Races will start at 12 noon sharp. Admission: €3 per adult, €3 per child (children aged 4 or under go free). Entry fee includes all race entries. Races Age 5 & under Boys & Girls 60m & Sack Race U7 Boys & Girls 60m & 100m U8 Boys & Girls 60m & 100m U9 Boys & Girls 60m, 300m & Turbo Javelin U10 Boys & Girls 60m, 500m & Long Jump U11 Boys…

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Munster 4-Mile Road Championship

Dara Chesser came third in the Munster 4-mile road championships today. As you can see, Ennis Track men and ladies were out in force! Full results: Novice Women’s Team: 1st – Anne Crooks, Rianne McHugh, Ann-Marie Connellan, Jane O’Leary Senior Women’s Team:  2nd –  Anne Crooks, Rianne McHugh, Ann-Marie Connellan, Jane O’Leary Men’s Senior Team: 2nd – Dara Chesser, Rory Chesser, Martin Glynn, Brian Murphy Men’s Novice Team: 3rd – Martin Glynn, Alan Whelan, Mairtin Grealish, David Lyons O45 Women: 3rd – Aisling Power O55 Women: 3rd – Marion O’Loughlin Women’s O45 Team: 3rd – Aisling…

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All-Ireland Juvenile Indoors 2017

Some great results for Ennis Track athletes at the National Juvenile Indoors in Athlone on March 26th! Ava Rochford won gold in the U13 high jump with a jump of 1.49m, just shy of the 1.51m national record. She had to rush straight from the high jump to the shot where, despite missing the first two rounds (leaving her with just four of the six throws allowed), she still came out tops with a throw of 10.35m. Ailbhe Doherty won her U15 girls 60m sprint heat in a time of 7.90, before securing gold in the final with a beautiful…

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