Carrick AC’s Winter League returns

Carrick AC’s very popular Winter League, kindly sponsored by SuperValu, Carrick-on-Suir, commenced with a registration evening at Kildalton College, Piltown, this week.

Carrick AC’s very popular Winter League, kindly sponsored by SuperValu, Carrick-on-Suir, commenced with a registration evening at Kildalton College, Piltown, this week.

As in previous years, there will be a one-off registration fee of €5 for each runner and thereafter the entry is just €3 every week.

This league is run over a very safe and well-lit 5-kilometre route within the college grounds. It affords seasoned runners, novices and complete beginners the ideal opportunity to meet and train at a time of year when it can be difficult to train consistently on the roads due to the shortened hours of daylight.

On Tuesday, October 8th, there will be a massed start and all runners will be timed over the route. Thereafter, a handicap system will be put in place where groups of runners will start the course at two-minute intervals. The league will continue every Tuesday with the first group commencing at 7pm sharp. The final run will take place on Tuesday, December 17th. Please remember that a reflective bib must be worn during any Winter League run. For further information please contact Alan (051-641826), Mark (086-1608165) or Catherine (086-8774531).

Kill 7k road Race

Well done to Carrick AC runner, Brian Murphy, who finished in second place at the Kill 7km Road Race on Sunday in a time of 22:52.

Running Technique Training Session

James Sullivan will hold a running technique training session on Saturday morning next, October 5, at Kildalton College, Piltown.

The session, which is aimed at newcomers, beginners and novice runners, will commence at the slightly later time of 11:30am and costs €5 for Carrick AC members or €10 for non- members.

Tipperary Women’s Mini-Marathon

Over 900 runners turned out for the Tipperary 10k Women’s Mini-Marathon in Clonmel on Sunday. The race was won by Siobhan Doherty (Borrisokane) who came home well clear of second-placed Angela McCann (Clonmel AC).

Carrick AC members, Emer O’Brien and Maura O’Neill finished this race in 47:12 and 48:40 respectively. Well done to both our runners.