Big welcome back to all our returning members, athletes, officials and coaches and especially to our new members as we look ahead to an exciting 2022 season.
Also big welcome to our three newest coaches, Allie, Sharon and Ed, who will be joining the team for 2022.
General Wednesday training will resume in Donaghmede Park next week and details on that will be provided by Erika as normal next week.
Saturday Training In National Indoor Arena
We have a great experience planned for Saturday 15th January with a full training session in the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown. This is for all athletes born in 2014 and older. Note, we have a second day planned in Abbotsown on Saturday 29th January and athletes of all ages (so 2015 and 2016) will be able to attend that session.
The 15th January session takes place from 14:00 – 16:00 and will allow athletes to try all events and disciplines, including sprints, middle distance, hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot putt, javelin and relays. More details on this will be provided next week including the specfic Covid related requirements.
Olympic Stars To Be Guest Coaches
While our coaching team is already amazing, as a bonus, we will be having two special coaches for the day to help the athletes with their relay practice. Cillin Greene and Sophie Becker will be on hand to pass on their relay expereince. Cillin and Sophie were part of Team Ireland who competed in the 4 x 400m mixed relay in the Olympics in Tokyo, qualifying for the final and finishing an amazing 8th place. It will be a great opportunity for the athletes to learn from some of the best in business.