Moycarkey Coolcroo AC Club Notes: Marathon Triumphs, Track Victories, and Fit4Life Updates!

April 23, 2024

Tom Runs Sub 3 Hour Marathon in Boston

Huge Congrats to Tom O'Dwyer who completed the prestigious Boston Marathon in America wearing the club colors on Monday April 15th, Getting under the three hour barrier despite the warm weather and the challenge of Heartbreak Hill at Mile 20 Tom Completed the course in a fine time of 2 hours 54mins and 28 seconds Well done Tom.

Sean Mockler USA Report

Great to See Hammer Thrower Sean Mockler back competing after returning from injury, here are some recent results from Sean:
On March 28th in Raleigh, North Carolina Raleigh Relays Open Meet: Sean Mockler earned a top-five finish in the hammer throw with a mark of 65.17m/213-9. On April 13th in MUNCIE, Indiana.– Indiana track and field had a productive final day at Ball State's We Fly Challenge Track Meet The men's Hammer throw started the day off for Indiana with Sean Mockler winning the event with a seasons-best mark of 65.31m/214-3. The most recent result for Sean was last Friday April 19th at the Jim Green Invitational Track Meet in Lexington, Kentucky Where he continued his upward trajectory with another great win and another season-best performance from the man from Coldfields, Two Mile Borris, throwing a distance of 67.27m/220-8 to help his college Indiana University win 1 of 10 individual titles on the day Well done Sean.

County Senior Track & Field 

These Tipperary outdoor T&F championships took place in Templemore track last Sunday April 21st. Anna Ryan Won Gold in the Senior Women's Triple Jump with a mark of 11.87m Well done Anna. Her Brother David Ryan won the 400m race in 47.83 seconds he also competed in the Mens 100m where he was 1st Tipp man in 10.87secs Well done David. In the Mens 5,000m Matthew Ryan Won Gold 16:26 Well done Matty. Danny Meaney made his welcome return to the club with a Gold Medal in the Mens o/40 Long Jump with a distance of 4.39m he also garnered a Bronze medal in the Mens o/40 100M in a time of 13.45 Well done Danny. Joe Moloney was a Triple Crown winner with Gold medal wins in the mens o/70 category with 1st place in the Shot Put (7.27m), 1st in The Javelin(12.70m) & 1st in The Discus(15.15m). Well done Joe.

London Marathon

Well done to Brigid Greaney Woodlock who completed the London Marathon last Sunday April 21st in a time of 4hrs 47mins & 18secs raising over £2400 for Charity Well done Brigid.

Sports Grant

It was announced last week that Moycarkey Coolcroo AC were awarded €350 in the County Council Sports Grant initiative Well done to everyone who helped make that happen.

Fit4Life Training Update

We are now into the 3rd week of our 9-week programme and our Fit4Life Group are making huge strides in improving their fitness - well done all!! We continue to meet every Mondays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 5pm at our club grounds in Littleton E41 A0V5. If you are interested, please note it's never too late to join ,All fitness levels will be accommodated. if it's your first time if possible please arrive 5-10 minutes earlier to complete the registration form.

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