Hello Teenage Athletes,
Happy New Year to you and your families, wishing you all good health and happiness in 2020.
Friday January 10th Club Registration Night for 2020, 7pm at The Mall. No training on this night, only registration. Singlets will be on sale for anyone that needs one, cost €25.
You should have all gotten a text message last week with a link to fill in an online form. Please ask your parents do this BEFORE Friday so on the night you only need to come in with your parent to sign and pay. Registration fee is €25 per juvenile (if 3 children in same family =€60) and €30 for adult\Senior members.
All juvenile athletes born in 2009 and older (will turn age 11+ anytime in 2020) that intend to compete in the Connacht Indoor Championships in February must enroll on this night to be registered for competition. Dates: 22nd Feb 2020 Connacht Indoor T&F competition only for children who will be age 11 and 12 years in 2020 (born 2009 and 2008). 23rd Feb 2020 Connacht Indoor T&F competition for all juvenile athletes aged 13+ in 2020 (born 2007 and older). Entries are not due until Feb 1st.
3 dates for training on the indoor track at AIT are scheduled for the end of January\beginning of February and will be listed on the Club website (www.longfordac.com) This is only for juvenile athletes who will turn 11 years old and older (must be born 2009 and older) that will be competing in indoor T&F.
Friday January 17th training resumes, 7-8pm outside at The Mall on the astro turf… only 5 weeks until Connacht Indoor competition so please attend every week and put in a great effort while at training so you will be prepared for competition.
Sunday January 19th is the Annual Longford AC Awards ceremony, at The Longford Arms Hotel, time to be confirmed. All members welcome!
If you want to do combined events and\or National Juniors (athletes aged 16-19 years) please reply back by email listing the exact events you want to enter by Friday Jan 10th.
Irish Life Health Combined Events Indoor Championships
Saturday 18th January 2020 at AIT
For U14-U18 and Juniors (19-20 years old)
All athletes must do all 5 events: hurdles, 800m\1000m, shot putt, long jump and high jump
Check in commences at 9.00 am closes at 9.45 am, 1st event starts at 10am
Irish Life Health Junior (athletes aged 16-19 years) & U23 Indoor Championships
Saturday 25th January 2020 at AIT
Events: 60m sprint, 60m hurdles, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m
Field: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Putt, Pole Vault
Check in commences at 9.00 am closes at 9.30 am, 1st event starts at 10am
We are all looking forward to working with you again this year,
From Leslie & all the coaches