The All Ireland Schools Cross Country finals took place in Sligo Race Course today. Going was good to soft with a very testing climb into the finish. We had Katie Halpin from Lusk representing Skerries Community College. She finished 28th in the minor race.
Some fantastic news arrived soon after when the results of the Junior race was announced. Skerries Community College took team gold following a tradition of team wins over the last few years for the college.
Congratulations to Katie ...
Four Lusk AC athletes travelled to Athlone to take part in the Leinster championships this weekend.
In the Junior women's pole vault competition Maeve Flynn took gold with a jump of 2.60m matching the championship record.
In the junior men's pole vault competition Bernard Hollands was just pipped for third place on count back.
Brian Flynn took gold with a jump of 4.20m - shattering the previous championship record (previous record was 3.60m) and setting a new PB.
In the junior men's 3km ...
Congratulations and well done to all athletes in the final day of the Indoor Championships in Santry.
A short time ago Darren Ryan took the Glo Health All Ireland Inter Counties Cross Country Championships Title in Tuam, Galway. This is Darren's first national title and is also the first national running title for LuskAC.
According to his dad, the course was a lovely undulating course over a number of loops which sounds similar to the Ras na hEireann course he raced last weekend. He led the race from start to finish and though it seemed he was coming under pressure at times, he was always in ...
Dublin “Indoors” Lusk AC success
The Dublin Juvenile Indoor championships continued on (Saturday) in a bitterly cold Morton Stadium. Despite the cold the Lusk AC athletes remained focused on the variety of events and put in excellent efforts in all events from walking, running, throwing and jumping in all age categories.
DJ Riley - Gold in shot putt
DJ Riley - Silver in High Jump`
Leah Riley - Gold in Shot Put
Mary McKenna - Silver Long jump
Kate McKenna - Silver in Shot Put
Huge congratulations to John McDonald on completing the Donadea Ultra 50k marathon today. John came home in an amazing 4:57! We are extremely proud and very much in awe. Well done John!
Well done to Lusk's Gary Reinhardt who also completed the 50k today in an impressive 4:29.
Nine Lusk AC athletes travelled to Drogheda for the Ras na hEireann today. While it was cold, the weather remained dry and conditions under foot were perfect compared to Raheny a few weeks back.
We had Adam McNally as the sole juvenile racer who used the event as a training session when he realised the massive cross country talent that took part in his race. He had next week's indoors in mind.
Laura Robinson and Annette Foy made up the Ladies Team. Annette loved the conditions and ran ...
The indoor season is here again and to prepare for the up-coming indoors we are asking all Juveniles that are interested in taking part in this year's competition to come to a training session in Morton Stadium, Santry this Saturday 9th January and the following 16th January at 12 o'clock to cover the events in the indoor program. The events start from U/9 born 2008 and up.
Can you please contact Aidan on 0879741561 and let him know you will be there to gauge the numbers so we have enough ...
The indoor season is here again and to prepare for the up-coming indoors we are asking all Juveniles that are interested in taking part in this year's competition to come to a training session in Morton Stadium, Santry this Saturday 16th January at 12 o'clock to cover the events in the indoor program. The events start from U/9 born 2008 and up.
Can you please contact Aidan on 0879741561 and let him know you will be there to gauge the numbers so we have enough coaches available.