Thanks to everyone who made it to our Christmas meal in Bengal Garden, restaurant in Lusk on Saturday night. It was a fun night and great for the club members to catch up.
Thanks to Eamon McBride and Nicole Hodson for organizing.
As mentioned in previous newsletters we are holding our annual Charity Christmas Fun Run on St Stephen’s Day at 11am from Lusk NS.
It will involve completing all or part of the ring road. No entry fee is required however we are asking for a donation at the start. The event is open to all the family.
Our chosen charity this year is Action Ireland Trust; supporting our coach, Aidan McKenna, who travels to Africa every year for building projects in the townships. All money raised ...
Today in Dungarvan it was a case of the day after the day before or really the last three days of rain where the ground underfoot was not ideal at all (see photo below) for any type of running never mind a National Cross Country Championships. But that did not deter JD Kelly (U11 Boys) who ran in his first national today and had a super race in these harsh conditions to finish 116 out of a field of 168. Well done JD.
Lusk AC also had Katie Halpin out who is no stranger to the c...
The date for the Dublin Masters Cross Country is probably moving to Sunday 10th January. It will probably be held in St Anne’s Park, Raheny.
An athlete becomes a Master on his/her 35th birthday.
The distance for Women is 3000m and for Men is 6000m.
We are hoping to enter as many teams as possible. Can all those interested please let Eamon Caffrey know as soon as possible?
Huge congratulations Eva to you, your family and coaches who share your dream. Well done from everyone in Lusk Athletic Club
It is only when you stand back and watch from a distance, that you realise how much these kids have improved over the winter. It would be very unfair to mention names today but there were some fantastic performances today and no doubt these runners will be making headlines in the next couple of years. Thank you so much to all the parents who took the time to support the kids. We know you had a great day.
Meanwhile over in Dunboyne the first big race of the year took place. This 4 mile road ...
Great participation of Lusk AC at the second day of the Spring Series. It's fantastic to see all the Little Athletics taking part in their first running competition. Well done all.
Athletcs Ireland are running an Assistant Coaches Course in Navan Track, Co. Meath on Saturday 25th April 2015. This is a one day course that is geared towards anyone interested in getting into coaching athletics. Any volunteers or mentors in Lusk AC interested in doing this course should contact Colm Mc Nally 0877692677 for full details.
Current coaches in the club should note that a Level 1 course will be organised later in the year. If you are interested in doing this course, contact Colm ...
Last night Rodrigo Lara and Iseult Mc Closkey took part in Athletics Ireland Children's officer course with officers from other clubs. Congratulations everyone.
LuskAC will be hosting a child welfare course in April. Everyone involved in the operation of our club must attend unless previously attended. This is a requirement to make us compliant with the law and with our application for the club mark.
Lusk Athletic Club Constitution_V3 Nov2020
Athletics Ireland: Code of Ethics & Good Practice for Children in Athletics
The publication of Code of Ethics & Good Practice for Children in Athletics recognises the commitment of Athletics Ireland to ensure that young people are safeguarded in their participation in athletics in Ireland.
It is essential that we as an organisation take steps to ensure that the early experiences of young athletes in our sport are positive and enjoyable, irrespective of their ...