|Valley's Clodagh McCool Competes in World Universities.|
Last weekend a number of Finn Valley athletes competed
Omagh half marathon and the results were very positive. In the ladies
Finn Valley ladies ran as a team and competed very well with Annette
(102.33), Margaret Murray (102.37) and Mary Martin (102.59) winning
3rd team behind Sligo AC 2nd and Sparta
Margaret Murray also won the over 45 individual category. Well done
Valley men also won 3rd team with Anthony Murray continuing
form from Cross Country winning the 050 category in an excellent time of
Jimmy Shiels 83.44 and Jim Hynes 102.28. Well done to all.
With the cross country season now over Finn Valley are in full swing training now for upcoming juvenile season and road and track season for senior athletes.
This weekend FinnValley's juveniles make the trip to Nenagh toy compete in the All Ireland Juvenile Uneven Aged Indoor championships. Valley have a large number of athletes and coaches traveling to the championships. Best of luck to all.
Also this weekend the All Ireland National Road Relays takes place in Raheny. Finn Valley have teams competing in all categories. Best of luck to all involved.
Clodagh McCool makes her big debut next weekend when she competes for Irish Universities in Spain in the World Universities Cross Country Championships. The club wish Clodagh the best of luck in this competition.
This Wednesday trails for a Donegal Community Games Cross Country team will take place in Milford.
Introduction to Coaching
Finn Valley are holding an Introduction to Coaching Course in the centre on Saturday 20th April 2002. The course will cost Euro 50 but any club member interested will have the course paid for by the club. This course is seen as the initial part of the training/education process for all coaches. It is obligatory. The course provides coaches with the basic concept of coaching theory and introductory coaching steps of the four event (100m , 1500m, long jump, shot putt) of our sport.
Aims of the Course
to arouse the interest of prospective coaches, parents, teachers, ex-athletes and trainers and leaders of young athletes in the coaching of athletes.
to provide the participants with basic coaching and organizational skills necessary to carry pout the work of a coach
to show the participants how to introduce the athletes to one basic event from each of the four major areas of our sport
Anyone interested in the course should give their names to Patsy McGonagle immediately.
Irish Milers club.
The Irish Milers club will be holding 3000m race in Santry on 24th April. This is a good opportunity for track athletes to test out their fitness and a warm up for the incoming track season.
Donegal Primary Schools Sports
All Primary Schools please note that the County finals for Donegal Primary Schools have now been changed to Thursday 6th June. Local primary schools competitions will be held on 14th and 15th May. More information to be given later.
Finn Valley='s Web Page
Finn Valley='s web page is now up and running and Finn Valley wish to thank Jonathan Campbell for the great work he has done to getting this web page developed. The web page is http://www.finnvalley.com and anyone wishing to make any comments , corrections or ideas should contact any of the following.
Jonathan Campbell email@example.com
Patsy McGonagle Patsy.McGonagle@lyit.ie
Anne McGill firstname.lastname@example.org
Donegal Year Book 2002
The launch of the Donegal year Book 2002 will take place in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Wednesday 3rd April at 11am.
The Donegal Year Book is published under the auspices of the Donegal Association of Dublin and is now in its 22nd year of publication.
The Editor for 2002 is Patricia Sharkey and contains articles on recent events by writers and photograpers from around the County as well as items of interest to Donegal people abroad.
Finn Valley wish the launch to best of success.
Training continues at the club every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7.30pm and Sunday morning at 10.30am.
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Finn Valley Athletics Club - Millbrae - Stranorlar - Co.Donegal Ph: 074 32053 Fax: 074 64111