Wonderful support for our club mate Shaun Hilmi from our friends and neighbours in Derg AC. Thank you Yeshuah and Derg AC!
Yeshuah O’Brien Bayer is one of Derg AC’s talented juvenile athletes, having won Munster & National titles. Yeshuah has come up with the idea to put himself (and his father Hergen) through the gruesome challenge of climbing Ireland’s highest mountain 8 times in 7 days, finishing off with a final climb of Moylussa in Killaloe Co Clare , the combination of these challenges will equal the height of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest. He is doing all of this to support Derg AC with track development costs, part of the funds raised will also go to the Mater Foundation and fellow athlete, Shaun Himili, who is battling Ewing Sarcoma.
For such a young athlete taking on such a gruesome challenge of endurance and perseverance it would be great if we could show him the support and encouragement he deserves. For more information and if you’d like to donate please go to :
#IrishEverest #DergAC #NenaghOlympic #RustyRocketBayer #endurance #fundraiser #trackdevelopment #MaterFoundation
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Phase 3 risk assessment attached below
26th June 2020
Update june 9
With Phase 2 guidance protocols coming into effect June 8, Athletics Ireland has listed the full details of this new phase for athletic clubs, coaches and athletes on its website - link attached.
Nenagh Olympic would like to remind all our members and athletes about the continued importance of social distancing and adhering to the Phase 2 guidelines.
Also the indoor complex has to stay closed for this phase.
Stay safe everyone.
Please see the latest message from Athletics Ireland below:
Covid 19 Lockdown Exit Update 7th May
We were delighted to receive the government news in recent days in regard to the Roadmap to Re-Open Society and Business https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/e5e599-government-publishes-roadmap-to-ease-covid-19-restrictions-and-reope/
However, we are liaising with Sport Ireland and relevant government authorities to ascertain what are the specific implications to athletics clubs and athletes in regard to the guidelines.
We can confirm that all national competitions scheduled for May, June and July have been postponed until after the 1st August, 2020. We are actively considering new dates for competitions and events that are feasible to host based on the guidelines after the 1st August and we will communicate these decisions to you all as soon as possible.
We recognise that the situation is constantly changing and government guidance is being updated regularly we are also mindful that lockdown measures can be re-instated at any time during our exit from lockdown. Any return to activity and competition will consider all government messaging with the aim that we maintain the safety and well-being of the athletics and wider community as our primary goal.
We have established forums to consider our return to activity in the areas of Competition, Recreation and Clubs and we thank all involved for their time and expertise in these respective areas, the decisions being made are not easy.
The principles below will apply to all our decision making in regard to our return to activity at all levels and we hope to share;
We believe we are on the last stages of the journey back to club activity and competition and we thank the entire athletics community for their continued patience and discipline throughout this difficult time. It is pleasing to see the huge amount of walking and running activity that has continued in the last few weeks emphasizing the importance of our sport to the nation.
Some fun and entertainment for our younger members and their brothers, sisters and friends
Simply download / print the picture below, colour it in and send it back to us (scan it or take a photo of it with your phone).
You can send it to us by Email Nenagholympic@Gmail.com or tag us on Facebook by typing @Nenagh Olympic. Include the Childs name and parent/guardian name.
The wining picture will get pride of place as our website and Facebook cover picture.
Closing Date: Friday 3rd April
Thanks, good luck and have fun..
The club covers the entry Fees for this competition.
Use the following link to confirm your entry (Contact us ASAP with any problems):
Timetable of Events for the three days can be found here: 28th March, 29th March & 4th April
It was National Senior Indoor weekend in Abbottstown and with two of our big medal hopes either injured in Rob Bennett or still not 100% after a recent bout of flu in Paul White it was down to our younger athletes to provide the excitement .
Up stepped Sean Carolan who is still U20 and with a throw of 13.40m he secured the bronze medal for his first national senior medal.
We had two men in the 400m . Paul White despite not being 100% put up a good show to finish 2nd in his heat which was not quiet good enough to reach the final. He will be back stronger than ever for the outdoor season.
Young Tom McCutcheon ran 54 sec for 4th spot in his 400m heat also and is making great strides despite being just 16yrs.
The kids were just getting into their stride now and our three girls in the 800m put up a brilliant show despite two being of the tender age of 16 & 17. It was 17yr old Sarah Lane who proved the strongest of our trio by reaching the final and running a 2.11 Pb in the process. Both Ailbhe O'Neill and Aoife Delargy also raced very strongly both finishing 4th in their heats and a lot of people took notice of the next generation of Irish female half milers.
Lewis Doyle never got going in his 200m heat and finished 5th.
Along with Sean Carolan in the shot putt was Michael Lynch and Dan Finnerty and they performed very well to finish 5th and 6th with Michael's best going out to 11.28m for a new Pb.
So after a great weekend of indoor racing it's back to cross country next weekend with the All Ireland schools Cross Country in Santry Demense in Dublin. It's always a great days racing and all the athletes are really looking forward to it.
The All Ireland juvenile U13 / 19 is on in 3 weeks in Athlone on the 28th & 29th of March. Keep looking on club website , Facebook and Instagram for further updates.
Sunday 15th March 2020
County U/9 to Junior Indoor Championships
For many of you this will be your first competition, so please read the details below. The details include: Events, timetable, cost, entry, closing dates etc. Contact the club if you've a question. Good luck!!
Venue: Nenagh, Indoor Track
Events & Schedule: Click here
Time: First event at 10am (Arrive in time to get numbers and warm-up)
Arrive at: TBC closer to the event
Closing Date: 7th March (Your entry needs to have been submitted to us on or before the 7th March. We ask that you complete your entry as soon as possible as there is a lot of admin on our side once we receive your entry).
Entry Check: Please use the following link to check and confirm that your entry has been completed and completed correctly. Your entry should be visible via the link below ~ 24hrs after you submit the online form. It is your responsibility to confirm your entry has been completed correctly on or before March 7th. Contact the club if there's a problem.
(Tip: Add the athlete name into the Name Field or Club name into the Club field)
Age Groups. If you are not sure which Age group an athlete is under use the following guide:
Questions? If you've a question let us know. Contact us via social media or at training.
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