ll-Ireland juvenile development cross country races took place on Sunday 23rd February in Dunboyne. Kevin Mullen, the stalwart busdriver had us up and on the road for 8am! Anna McArdle started the proceedings off with a wonderful run into 2nd place individual followed by teammates Nicole Barry, Laoise McElroy, Kate Conlon and Katie Reilly. The first three Glenmore girls also won medals as part of the Louth county team U11 which came third. Next up representing the club in U11 Boys were Sam Sawson, Daragh Brady, Shaun Quinn and Liam Quinn who ran with the best in the Country. Ciara Quinn led the U13 Glenmore girls home followed by Maeve White, Katelyn Quinn, Hannah Gormley, Erin Grey, Aimee Farnon and Elise Dawson. U13 Boys James McArdle, Glen Stewart, Fionn Reilly and Ian Arnold also ran well with James earning a medal as part of the County team who came 2nd. U15 Girls were next up with Hannah Stewart, Nicola Ferguson, Chloe Barry, Ellen Barry, Kate Arnold and Lillian O’Reilly. The first four girls made the County team in 3rd place. Tadhg Leahy and Eoghan O’Connor ran strongly in the U15 Boys race whilst Annie McGuinness won an individual 7th place medal in U17s and Aaron McGuigan won a medal in 11th place followed home by teammate Cormac Barry. Well done to all athletes who ran amidst stiff national competition.
Good luck to all our Fit4life members who are running the Carlingford 10km and half marathon on Saturday 1st March.
The club are taking a break from training to coincide with the end of the cross-country season. Training for track and field will recommence on Tuesday 11th March.