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PB for Lizzie Lee at European 10000m Cup - June 2021

33:04 PB for Lizzie Lee at European 10,000m Cup

Birmingham, UK

Saturday June 5th 2021

 

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Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC - Photo: Getty Images


Full Results

 

Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC,  ran a 33:04.50 PB, for 17th place at this evening's European 10,000m Cup Women's 'A' race, at Birmingham University, UK.  The event combined as the European 10,000m Cup, the British 10,000m Championship, Commonwealth Games Qualifier, and for most of the field, an Olympic qualifier, with 31:25 being the target there.

Lizzie Lee was Ireland's sole women's representative in the race, however her clubmate Michelle Finn was one of the two Pacers, leading the field through 3k

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Israeli athlete Teferi set the early pace and was only overtaken in the finishing straight, when Eilish McColgan came through to pip her by the narrowest of margins, 31:19.21, to Teferi's 31:19:25. Teferi held off Briton Jessica Judd, third, who also PB'd on 31:20.84, with all three inside the Olympic qualifying time.

 

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All-Time Irish Women's 10,000m Standings

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 Lizzie's time of 33:04.50 elevates her from 25th to 19th in the All-Time Irish Women's 10,000m standings, with her Leevale AC clubmate, US Based Dylan Hassett now in 20th place, on 33:06.92

 

Mens 'A' & 'B' Races

In the Men's 'B' race, there was disappointment, with Ireland's Paul O'Donnell and Cormac Dalton recording DNF's, meaning that Ireland only Michael Power, 31:11.77, and Hiko Tonosa, 12th in the Men's 'A' race, on 28:12.93. Clonmel AC's Sean Tobin was the early Pacer in the 'A' race.


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Mens 'A' Results

 

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 Mens 'B' Results

Cork Athletics Event Permit Applications - June 2021

Athletics Ireland Event Licences/Permit Applications 2021

June 3rd 2021

 

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Athletics Ireland Race Permit Circular, May 28th 2021

"Athletics Ireland is now accepting permit applications from June 7th. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to competitive events, whether its Track & Field, Road Races or Cross Country.

Our goal is to keep everyone safe as we re-open and be mindful of others around us. To assist Athletics Ireland in planning during the initial return to competition, a starting number of approximately 100 people on site at any one time is recommended. Note you may have more than one wave of 100 to assist in the management of your event.

This number would include participants, officials, management and essential support personnel.

Such activity will take place under strict protocol and without spectators.

When planning events, Event Organisers should also seek to engage with other relevant stakeholders such as Medical Services, Gardaí and the Local Authorities.

 

Link for permit applications


We are entering a new year and, at this point in time, permit applications are steadily coming in.  Several events have even been granted permits for 2021."

NB: The Permit Application should NOT be sent directly to Athletics Ireland. If it is sent directly to Athletics Ireland, it will be returned to Cork Athletics County Board, without consideration.

Completed application form must be sent to Cork Athletics County Secretary, Anne Murray, Dromina, Charleville, Co. Cork


 

 

Permits in County Cork - Important Notes

Road Races

A Permit will NOT be granted if there is already a permit in place for another event, on the same day, and within 30km of the venue OR Within 36 Hours of the event and within 30km. Please check Cork Athletics Events Calendar to ensure that there is not a clashing event already in the system.

Open Sports Meets

A permit will not be granted for an Open Sports within the County, if there is already a permit for another Open Sports within 3 days of the proposed event

 

Closed Dates

Permits will NOT be granted for events on the following dates:


March 17th - This clashes with Cork Athletics Road Championships


June Bank Holiday Sunday - This clashes with the Cork City Marathon, in which Cork Athletics County Board is an active partner, managing 60% of the course and providing significant stewarding personnel


September 19th (2021) - This Clashes with Cork Athletics' Echo Women's Mini-Marathon, a significant fund-raiser for the organisation

 

Completed Permit Application Forms

The completed application form must be sent to Cork Athletics County Secretary, Anne Murray, Dromina, Charleville, Co. Cork

NB: A frequent error has been where the completed application form has been sent directly to Athletics Ireland Head Office.  This results, at best, in delay to approval of the permit, as it must first be returned to Cork Athletics, for local approval.  In some cases, sending directly to Dublin has resulted in significant delay in approval of the application.


NB: A representative of the Sponsoring Club MUST be present at the Board Meeting, to propose the approval of the Permit Application, otherwise the application is unlikely to be approved.

Since the introduction of the Cork Athletics Online Fixtures Calendar, many clubs and organisations have taken advantage of early application, with resulting calendar listing, of their event.

 

Athletics Ireland Event Licensing

The Athletics Ireland Road Race Licence is a system whereby the governing body helps to ensure that the essential organisational requirements for a road race are in place, to ensure the safety of all concerned, and consistency in race organisation standards across the country.

 


Steps in Applying for a License

    Write to the local Garda Siochana, informing them that a race is being planned, and requesting that they nominate a liaision Garda member. The name of the relevant contact at your local Garda station will be required when applying for a Licence.
   

Contact your Local Athletics Club at the earliest opportunity, as they have vast local knowledge of licensed races in the area, and will guide the organising committee on a choice of date(s) to avoid clashes with other races in the area.
   

Applications are then submitted by the Local Club, to Cork Athletics County board, for approval. It is recommended that Applications be submitted to the County Board ideally six months in advance of the proposed event. This is to ensure that there is sufficient time to resolve any problems; dates etc.
   

Applications should include
        An Licence Application Form:

 

Athletics Ireland Course Measurement Form completed by an AAI approved course measurer
A copy of the proposed entry form
A map of the course showing course marshals locations and mile/km points
Information/race instructions that is to be given/forwarded to entrants
Medical Plan
The Appropriate Permit/Licence Application Fee

On approval by Cork Athletics County Board, the Application will be submitted to Deirdre Marley, 19 Northwood Court, Northwood Business Campus, Dublin 9, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 018869933


NB: The Permit Application should NOT be sent directly to Athletics Ireland. If it is sent directly to Athletics Ireland, it will be returned to Cork Athletics County Board, without considerattion



Once your Licence has been approved, you will receive a unique Licence Number, which should appear on all Race Literature, along with a logo which certifies AAI Approval.


No event promotions should take place prior to a Licence being approved and granted, to avoid disappointment, should your event permit not be approved for your chosen date..

 

Insurance

For Athletics Ireland Club events only, Athletics Ireland Insurance will provide insurance cover for the race, on issue of the Licence.
No Athletics Ireland Insurance is provided for Charitable, Non-Athletics Ireland Clubs and Organisations, Commercial or International events. These categories of event applications CANNOT be covered by Athletics Ireland Insurance, and Proof of insurance is required


Risk Assessment

    A mandatory part of the process is a requirement to make a risk assessment.
    The organising committee is responsible for the risk assessment.
    The County Board and Athletics Ireland do not require a copy of the risk assessment; however, a copy should be available on the day of the race, for this to be checked by the Race Referee.

It is also recommended that a “Cancellation Procedure” document is prepared and displayed at Race HQ (An example document )


Permit Applications must be accompanied by a Medical Plan.  In addition, each application should be accompanied by a measurement certificate (Measurement Certificates are valid for five years, unless the measured course has been changed).

 
Athletics Ireland Road Racing Handbook - PDF File

 

Early Permit Application Advised

Event organisers are advised to apply for a permit as soon as possible, as approval means immediate listing on the Cork Athletics Fixtures List / Calendar, along with complete event listing (like this one), where information is available.  Cork Athletics does not charge for promoting/advertising events that have an Athletics Ireland Event Licence / Permit.

 

Cork Athletics Fixtures List / Calendar

All Events, for which permit applications have been approved by Cork Athletics, are listed on the Cork Athletics Fixtures List / Calendar.  In addition to Cork events, Munster, National and International Championships are also listed, along with a small number of major international events. 

Note: Events that do not have an Athletics Ireland Event Licence / Permit are NOT listed

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Echo Mini-Marathon News - June 2nd 2021

News - Echo Mini-Marathon 2021

Sunday September 19th 2021

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This year's Mini-Marathon will again be a virtual event!  Event organisers, Cork Athletics County Board, are committed to ensuring that Cork's women, who walk and and run the event every year, and, in doing so, raise over €1M for their chosen charities, will not miss out due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, again, the focus will be on facilitating participants fund raise for charity, at a time when charities have been badly hit by cancelled collections and flag days, along with closure of their charity shops, and many other fundraising activities.

The Echo Cork Womens Mini-Marathon Launch

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Today, Wednesday June 2nd, The Echo has featured the Mini-Marathon, on both the front page and also inside the paper.  This year's 'special format' event will be launched later this month, giving all the details of the options available. The Registration page will be going live at the same time.

 

Sponsors:

The Flagship Sponsor for the past 39 years has been The Echo

 

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2019 Finishers Medal

The 2021 Medal will be revealed in the next few weeks

 

Echo Mini-Marathon Page

 

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Register for Echo Virtual Women's Mini-Marathon 2021

 

 

This year we are celebrating the 40th Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the event will be a virtual one again this year, and we are hoping that as many people as possible will take part to help support the many Cork charities who rely on the event’s participants to raise much-needed funds every year.

Cork Athletics is still proceeding with plans for a live 'In-Person' event on the Marina, and a decision will be made on this in the coming month or so, as there are many new 'hurdles' to be overcome due to Covid-19, and much will depend on Government and Sport Ireland advice/regulations

 

Statement from Cork Athletics

At present, it isn't clear if an 'In-Person' live event will be able to go ahead this year, so we have opened entries for our Virtual Women's Mini-Marathon.

A decision on the live event will be made as early as possible, but if you register for the virtual event, you will have the option of changing to an 'In-person' entry if you wish.

The Virtual Event will go ahead even if a live event becomes possible. The Early-Bird offer of €5 entry discount will close if/when entry opens for the 'In-Person' event, with Early-Bird entrants retaining their €5 discount on the live event

The Virtual Event will still run alongside the Live Event

 

About the Event

The event is 6km and you can complete that however you want either by walking, running or jogging in your back garden!

If the live race cannot go ahead again this year, we encourage you to join us virtually in the spirit of the event on what would have been race day on September 19th, and complete your 6k, (Please  adhere to all Government guidelines regarding public safety and social distancing that are in place at the time that you are doing your 6K).

The results portal will be open from September 16th, but if you can’t complete your 6K on September 19th, you can also do it anytime between September 16th and September 26th, then upload your results to download your certificate of completion

Charities

The Charities are massive beneficiaries from the funds you all raise each year, but as you will be aware, they have have been hit very badly during Covid, with flag-days and fundraisers of all sorts being cancelled. Cork Athletics urges all participants to 'row in' behind their own chosen charity when doing the Echo Cork Women's Mini-Marathon.

Charity Fundraising

To fund raise for your own chosen charity, pleas Register for the Echo Cork Women's Mini-Marathon, then contact your selected Charity directly, for their fund-raising pack

You can also donate, during the Registration process, to a number of charities, or cheate your own fund-raising page via iDonate, during Registration (Note: These funds are collected directly via iDonate)

Charity Listings

Any Charity that would like to be added to the listings should contact Cork Athletics on our Mini-Marathon email address, with their Charity details and Contacts

Stephanie Cotter wins NCAA Div II 1500m Championship - May 2021

Stephanie Cotter is NCAA Div II 1500m Champion 2021

Allendale, Michigan, USA

May 29th 2021

 

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NCAA Div II Women's 1500m Champion 2021


Results of NCAA Div II Women's 1500m Championship 2021

 

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NCAA Div II Women's 1500m Results 2021

 

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Podium placings Women's 1500m

Stephanie Cotter, Adams State University and West Muskerry AC, won yesterday's NCAA Div II Women's 1500m Championship, in Allendale, Michigan, USA, in a time of 4:14.96, for her fifth National title and her second title this year.

Stephanie had close on three seconds over second place. Earlier this year she won the NCAA indoor mile championship earlier this year. Her winning time, which set a new GVSU Stadium record and was the sixth fastest 1500m in NCAA Division II history

The early leader was Stefanie Parsons, who went through 400m in a blistering 56 sec, and a sizeable lead.  Cotter headed the chasing pack, and closed somewhat during the second lap.  Going into the third lap the margin was down to about 10m, and was full closed up with 600m to go. Coming down the finishing straight for the penultimate time, Cotter eased ahead of parsons, followed by five others. Cotter got the bell at 3:08 and opened up around the bend, with only Ritter keeping touch.  Nevertheless, Cotter continued to increase her lead on Ritter and, with 200 to go, had about 5m on Ritter, and drove on for a comfortable winning margin of over 2 secs

 

All-Time Irish Standings

Stephanie's time jumps her from 60th in the All-Time Irish Standings to 42nd place



Womens 1500m Race


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Stephanie Cotter - NCAA Div II Woman Athlete of the Year 2019

 

Stephanie Cotter Continues in Winning Way - NCAA Div II Regional 2019

 

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Stephanie Cotter Runs for Europe in Edinburgh International 2018

 

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Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month May 2017 Stephanie Cotter

 

Niamh McCarthy among 6 Irish Athletes for European Para Athletics Championships - June 2021

Niamh McCarthy Heads to European Para Athletics Championships

Bydgoszcz, Poland

June 1st - 5th 2021

 

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Niamh McCarthy, Leevale AC, heads to Poland next week, for the European Para Athletics Championships, as part of the highly experienced six person Irish squad, whuch includes Michael McKillop, Greta Streimikyte, Mary Fitzgerald, Jordan Lee and David Leavy

Niamh will compete in the F41 Discus. Her last outing for Team Ireland was a memorable one, winning Bronze at the 2019 World Championships. Her result there ensured qualification for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Action begins at 10:am, Polish time, on Tuesday next, June 1st


Team Ireland

Michael McKillop (T38 - 1500m)

David Leavy (T38 - 1500m)

Greta Streimikyte (T13 - 1500m)

Niamh McCarthy (F41 - Discus)

Jordan Lee (T47 - High Jump)

Mary Fitzgerald (F40 - Shot Put)

 

Schedule & Results


The Championships will be live streamed on the World Para Athletics website and Facebook page, however coverage will be geo-blocked in Poland, Spain and the UK.

Related Articles


Echo Feature on Paralympian Niamh McCarthy - August 2020

 

European Gold and European Record for Niamh McCarthy at Para Athletics Championships 2018

 

Silver for Niamh McCarthy at ParaAthletics World Championships

 

European Championship Record and Silver for Niamh McCarthy

 

Niamh McCarthy to Throw in IPC European Paralympic Championships

Death of Ann Donnelly - St Finbarrs AC

Ann Donnelly R.I.P. - Condolences

May 19th 2021


Ann Donnelly, R.I.P.


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The Officers and Officials of Cork Athletics County Board extend their condolences and deepest sympathy to the Donnelly family; her husband Declan, children Claire and Conor, and her extended family, on the death of our esteemed colleague Ann Donnelly, formerly of St Finbarrs AC, and member of several Cork Championship winning teams, representing Cork on many occasions. Ann also represented Ireland at Masters level.

 
Notice on RIP.ie

The death has occurred of ANN DONNELLY (née O'SULLIVAN)
Elmside, Carrigaline, Cork

    ANN DONNELLY

Donnelly (Elmside, Carrigaline) On May 19th 2021, peacefully in the presence of her loving family at the Bon Secours Hospital, ANN (nee O’Sullivan), Dearly loved wife of Declan Donnelly, loving and adored mother of Claire and Conor. Deeply mourned by her heartbroken husband, son, daughter, parents Patrick and Catherine (Paddy and Cally), sister Majella (Cahill), relatives and a large circle of friends.

May she rest in peace.

In accordance with current government guidelines the funeral will be private.

 

Ann’s Requiem Mass will be streamed on Saturday (22nd) at 11.30am

 

Messages for the family may be left on the condolence link

European Gold for Niamh McCarthy at Para Athletics Championships 2021

Niamh McCarthy Retains European F41 Discus Title

Bydgoszcz

Saturday June 5th 2021

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Niamh McCarthy Heading for her Final Throw

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Niamh McCarthy - Leader of the Pack

 

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Niamh McCarthy Throws for F41 Discus Lead



Niamh McCarthy Throws 31.03m for F41 Discus Gold

Niamh McCarthy took F41 discus gold, when she decimated the field at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland today.

Niamh started with a throw of 10.45m, which left her in 5th place, and outside the medal positions - her throw was taken before video coverage of the event started.  She 'got into gear' with her second throw of 27.96m, which, as it turned out, would have been good enought to win the championship. However she then threw 30.03m wit her third throw - her best of teh Championships, and 28.37m for her penultimate throw. Any of her final three valid throws would have been sufficient to take Gold, as Silver Medalist, Renata Sliwinska, Poland, threw 24.77m - a World Record for her, as she is in the F40 category.

 

F41 Final Standings

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Women's F41 Discus Final Standings


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Women's F41 Discus Performances

 

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Final Championships Medal Table

 

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Niamh McCarthy among 6 Irish Athletes for European Para Athletics Championships - June 2021

 

Echo Feature on Paralympian Niamh McCarthy - August 2020

 

European Gold and European Record for Niamh McCarthy at Para Athletics Championships 2018

 

Silver for Niamh McCarthy at ParaAthletics World Championships

 

Silver for Orla Barry at ParaAthletics World Championships

 

Cork Athletes Compete in World ParaAthletics Championships 2017

 

Noelle Lenihan in Final Day Paralympic Action

 

 

Layman's Guide to Paralympic Classification (PDF File)

 

Cork Athletics Homepage

 

Cork Athletics Facebook Page

 

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - April 2014 - May 2016 (on Old Cork Athletics website)

 

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - May 2016 to date

 

Race Calendar / Fixtures List - Athletics Ireland Registered Events

 

Cork Athletics Race Calendar

Cork Athletics Find Your Races

Comprehensive Calendar of Registered Athletics Ireland events in Cork

 

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Leaderboard for Registered Athletics Ireland Road Races in Cork - August 2018

Cork Athletics Registrations & Insurance - June 2021

IMPORTANT!! - Registrations & Insurance - June 3rd 2021

 

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Note from County Board Registrar John Copithorne regarding Insurance and Registrations

 

All clubs shold immediately ensure that all their active 

 

a) Coaches and officials

b) Athletes

c) Committee Members

 

are all Registered for 2021

It is critical, particularly for insurance purposes, that everyone is registered.

*  *  *  *  *  *  *

 Now that athletics has started to reopen, registrations can be easy to overlook, and a few clubs appear to have resumed activity without registering some of their members, and, in a few cases, significant numbers. This should be addressed as a matter of urgency

Clubs are reminded that UNREGISTERED athletes are NOT covered by Athletics Irelands insurance, for ANY purpose, training or competition, leaving those athletes, officials, coaches and clubs in a precarious legal position.

Any club having difficulties registering their athletes should contact Cork Athletics Registrar, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0861713500

 

Athletics Ireland Registration Link

 

Webmaster's Note: I have been 'Banging on' for ages about the Bandon Rugby Club case. The Irish Times reported on the case in April 1997.  Twenty four years later, the judgement is still as relevant, and stands out as a warning to the consequences of not registering members of an organisation.  A further related Irish Times article advises clubs to ensure that members are registered.

 

 

Resilience and Recovery -The Path Ahead - Covid-19 Level 5 Update - May 31st 2021

Resilience and Recovery: The Path Ahead

Sport Ireland/Athletics Ireland Covid-19 Level 5 Update

May 31st 2021

 

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Full details of the latest Government Level 5 restrictions can be found on Gov.ie

 


Athletics Ireland Release May 31st 2021


Resilience and Recovery: The Path Ahead - June & July Announcements

Sport Ireland Release

"Dear Sport Ireland Stakeholder,

Last Friday May 28th the Government announced a further easing of Restrictions for June and July.

 

Read full details of the announcement

 

Key Highlights relating to sport and physical activity are summarised below.

Sport Ireland will continue to provide any additional or relevant updates to the sector in advance of each proposed stage. Should sporting bodies have specific queries in relation to how restrictions impact their sport please feel free to contact the NGB, High Performance or Participation Units for further details.

 

From 7 June

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    Outdoor sports matches & competition can recommence.


    The numbers permitted at organised outdoor events is a maximum of 100 for the majority of venues, with a maximum of 200 for outdoor venues with a minimum accredited capacity of 5,000.


    Indoor facilities such as gyms, swimming pools, leisure centres and sports clubs can reopen for individual training. Sport Ireland has previously provided guidance to the sector on the delivery of individual indoor sport. This Guidance is reattached for convenience.


    Swimming lessons and classes can also resume.

 

From 5 July (Subject to Public Health)

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    The numbers permitted at outdoor organised events can further increase to a maximum of 200 for the majority of venues, with a maximum of 500 for outdoor stadia/venues with a minimum accredited capacity of 5,000


    Indoor sports training, exercise and dance activities can recommence in pods of up to 6


    Additional indoor facilities such as bowling alleys, snooker halls, ice-skating/roller skating rinks and waterparks can reopen in line with appropriate sectoral guidance

 

International Travel

The current government advice is to avoid non-essential international travel. From 19 July, subject to the prevailing public health situation, Ireland will operate the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel originating within the EU/EEA. Sport Ireland continue to remain available to provide individual advice to sports bodies in relation to high performance travel and competition.

 

Live events

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In order to prepare for the easing of restrictions, it is intended that a selected number of sport and cultural pilot live events will take place in June. The purpose of these pilots is to assess logistical arrangements to implement necessary protective measures. This will inform guidance for venues due to reopen in July or with growing numbers in August.

A list of relevant sports events have been included below.

The full list of all Events can be found on gov.ie - Sport and cultural pilot live events (www.gov.ie)

 

DateVenueEventCapacity
Friday 11 June RDS Leinster v Dragons 1,200
Friday 11 June Tallaght Stadium Shamrock Rovers v Finn Harps 1,000
Friday 11 June Turners Cross Cork City v Cabinteely 600
Sunday 20 June Croke Park Camogie National League Finals 3,000
Friday 25 June Tallaght Stadium Shamrock Rovers v Drogheda 1,000
Saturday 26 June Morton Stadium Santry Athletics Ireland National Championships Up to 400

 

August

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Road Race Event Organiser Guidelines

 

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Wins for Healy Harrington and Finn at Belfast Milers Club Meet - May 2021

Cork Athletes Feature at Belfast Milers Club Meet

Saturday May 29th 2021

 

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Several Cork athletes featured at today's Irish Milers Club Meet in Belfast, with wins for Bandon AC's Phil Healy (200m) and Fionn Harrington, along with Michelle Finn, Leevale AC (3000m Steeplechase). Healy improved her lifetime best in the women's 400m A race, running 51.50 secs.

Former Bantry AC man, Darragh McElhinney, now with his University team, UCD AC, was another winner, in the men's 1500m A race. While the women's 800m A Race saw Louise Shanahan, Leevale AC, lower her PB to 2:01.44, elevating her from 12th to 9th in the All-Time Irish standings.

Many of the Cork athletes, along with a host of others, were aiming for European Under 20 and Under 23 qualification times.

Results

Full Results (Excel File)

Cork interest highlighted in Bold

  3000m Steeplechase women  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Michelle Finn Leevale 09:39.44
2 Kerry O'Flatherty Newcastle AC 10:15.84
3 Abbie Sheridan Ardee District AC 11:11.06
4 Gemma Kersey Basildon 12:14.41
         
         
  -0.4 100m women race  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Molly Scott St. Laurence O'Toole AC 11.91
2 Niamh Whelan   11.99
3 Sarah Murray Fingallians AC 11.99
4 Amy Allen Naas 12.57
5 Sinead O'Regan Riverstick/Kinsale 13.03
6 Faith Finney City of Lisburn Athletics Club 13.29
7 Sinead Quinn Armagh AC 13.78
         
  5000m Men B race  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Fionn Harrington Bandon athletic club 14:31.19
2 David Scanlon Rathfarnham WSAF AC 14:33.20
3 James Hyland Raheny Shamrock A.C 14:44.22
4 Mark Hanrahan Ennis Track A.C 14:46.86
5 Thomas Devaney Castlebar AC 15:00.03
6 Harry Colbert Waterford AC 15:06.88
7 Daniel Stone Raheny Shamrock AC 15:07.02
8 Ben Brunton St.Brigids AC 15:09.59
9 Gavin Eccles Raheny Shamrocks 15:13.19
10 John Black North Belfast Harriers 15:13.52
11 Conall McClean St. MalAChy’ A.C 15:14.14
12 Matthew McMeekin Sligo AC 15:17.26
13 Matthew Lavery North Belfast Harriers 15:19.50
14 Eoin Taggart Clonliffe Harriers 15:37.27
15 Cathal O’reilly Kilkenny City Harriers 15:45.13
16 John Durcan Togher AC 15:50.96
17 Pat Hennessy West Waterford 16:23.41
         
  0.7 200m Women A  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Phil Healy Bandon AC 23.29
2 Kate Doherty DSD 24.09
3 Aoife Lynch Donore Harriers 24.40
4 Sarah McCarthy Mid Sutton AC 24.48
5 Lauren McCourt Bandon Athletic Club 24.66
6 Niamh Whelan   25.10
         
  1500m Men B race  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Brian Kelly St.Abbans 03:49.05
2 Ruairi Casey Togher AC 03:50.83
3 Finley Daly Sligo AC 03:51.22
4 Ronan Hyland Tullamore Harriers 03:51.61
5 Keith Fallon Galway City Harriers 03:53.39
6 Colin Smith Mullingar Harriers AC 03:53.86
7 Matteo Mary Waterford AC 03:53.93
8 Jack Miskella Craughwell A.C. 03:55.01
9 Luke Dinsmore Annadale Striders 03:55.16
10 Richard Owens Clonliffe Harriers 03:56.09
11 Mark McDonald Clonliffe Harriers AC 03:59.48
12 Jack Fenlon St Abbans AC 04:03.11
         
400m Women A race
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Phil Healy Bandon AC

51.50

2 Sophie Becker Raheny Shamrock AC 52.32
3 Cliodhna Manning Kilkenny City Harriers 53.16
4 Catherine McManus DCH 53.90
5 Sinead Denny Dundrum South Dublin AC 54.51
6 Rachael McCann North Down AC 55.97
7 Jenna Breen City of Lisburn AC 56.65
         
  1500m Men D race  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Niall Carbery Clonliffe Harriers 04:05.05
2 Andrew McKenna Monaghan Phoneix AC 04:06.80
3 Tim Grummell Sli Cualann AC 04:07.55
4 Frank McGrath Cookham AC 04:08.29
5 Damien Madigan North Cork A.C 04:08.56
6 Ross Killalea Mullingar Harriers 04:10.20
7 Stephen Hunter St Abbans AC 04:10.99
8 Jamie McCarthy Waterford AC 04:22.16
9 William Kelly St Abbans AC 04:24.85
         
  800m Women A  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Alexandra Bell Pudsey and Bramley 01:58.52
2 Georgie Hartigan DSD 02:00.18
3 Louise Shanahan Leevale 02:01.44
4 Claire Mooney   02:03.33
5 Phillippa Millage Scotland 02:06.48
6 Mary Horgan Crusaders 02:08.30
7 Ciara Deely Kilkenny City Harriers 02:10.09
         
  1500m Men A race  
Pos Forename Surname Club Time
1 Darragh McElhinney UCD 03:43.87
2 Cormac Dalton Mullingar Harriers 03:46.50
3 Seán Donoghue Celtic DCH 03:46.68
4 Danny Mooney Letterkenny AC 03:47.96
5 Garry Campbell Dunleer AC 03:48.33
6 Jonny Whan Clonliffe Harriers AC 03:49.02
7 Tadhg Donnelly Drogheda & District AC 03:51.04
8 Andrew Milligan North Belfast Harriers 03:51.51
9 Ryan Miskelly Lagan Valley AC 03:55.59
10 Joe Warne Doheny AC 04:06.41

Cotter and O'Donovan Progress at NCCA Track and Field Championships 2021

Stephanie Cotter and Charlie O'Donovan Qualify from NCAA 1st Round

Allendale, Michigan, USA & Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Thursday May 27th 2021

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 Stephanie Cotter, Adams State University and West Muskerry AC  Charlie O'Donovan, Villanova University and Leevale AC, pictured at Cork City Sports Athlete of Month Awards



Stephanie Cotter, Adams State University and West Muskerry AC, and Charlie O'Donovan, Villanova University and Leevale AC both proceeded to the next round of their respective NCAA Div II and Div I outdoor 1500m Championships, in Allendale, Michigan and Jacksonville, Florida, USA, yesterday.

Stephanie finished second in her heat, in a time of 4:26.66, for seventh fastest overall.

 

ncaa div ii womens 1500m 1st round results 2021

NCAA Div II Womens 1500m 1st Round Results

 

 Div I Men's 1500m Round 1

Extract from Villanova Report

There were four first round heats in the 1500 meters, with the top five in each heat and the next four fastest times qualifying for Friday's quarter-finals. Charlie O'Donovan was an automatic qualifier from the first heat but had a lot of work to do in the final lap of the opening heat in order to advance. O'Donovan was fifth in 3:45.29 to nab the final automatic qualifying spot. Charlie was near the back of the pack at the start of the bell lap before he found his stride going into the final turn. Charlie had a split of 55.95 over the final 400 meters

The quarter- final round of the 1500 meters is set for Friday evening. This year is the first outdoor collegiate seasons for  O'Donovan

 

ncaa div 1 mens 1500m 1st round results 2021

NCAA Div I Mens 1500m 1st Round Results

 

ncaa div 1 mens 1500m 2nd round startlist 2021

NCAA Div I Mens 1500m Round 2 startlist

Limited Competition from June 7th - Covid-19 Level 5 Update - May 18th 2021

Return to Competition from June 7th

Athletics Ireland Covid-19 Level 5 Update

May 18th 2021

 

athletics ireland covid 19

 

Full details of the latest Government Level 5 restrictions can be found on Gov.ie

 

Adult Athletics is resuming from Monday next, May 10th!

Athletics Ireland Release May 18th 2021

 

 

Return to Outdoor Competition for Athletics from the 7th June 2021

Information and Guidance on the return of Competition from June 7th for outdoor, individual sports.

 

Key Points

    From June 7th the broader resumption of outdoor competition is planned


    Such activity will take place under strict protocols and without spectators. In the initial stages all Sports should focus on the minimum number of participants required to stage a meaningful event safely


    To assist NGBs in planning during the initial return the attached Guiding Principles have been developed


    The initial return starting number of approximately 100 is recommended. This number of 100 includes participants, officials, management and essential support personnel


    These numbers will be reviewed further as the broader re-opening of sport continues across the Summer months

 

Full Document

 

Sport Ireland Release


Return to Outdoor Competition for Individual /Non-Team Focused Sports

Background

Under the current Public Health Regulations certain professional, high performance and equestrian focused competition is permitted to take place

From June 7th the broader resumption of outdoor competition is planned

Such activity will take place under strict protocol and without spectators. The numbers involved in the return to competition for team sports should be reasonably consistent, with many of these sports routinely having a fixed number of competitors, officials and support staff.

The capacities in individual and non team focused sports will reflect the nature of the particular sport, the size and scale of proposed venues and the standard operating procedures of NGBs.

NGBs remain best placed to determine the final capacities and develop the required structures for safe competition.

In the initial stages Sports should focus on the minimum number of participants required to stage a meaningful event safely.

Additional thought will also be required by NGBs if organising events that take place (fully or partially) on public grounds or roads.

To assist NGBs in planning during the initial return astarting number of approximately 100 is recommended. This number would include participants, officials, management and essential support personnel.

These numbers can be reviewed further as the broader re-opening of sport continues across the summer months.

In certain cases it may be possible for NGBs to facilitate larger numbers of participants through the use of waves or pods.

When planning events NGBs should also seek to engage with other relevant stakeholders such as the Health & Rescue Services, Gardaí and the Local Authorities


If events cannot be organised within these recommended structures then they should not take place in the initial stages.

 

Guiding Principles

The following guiding principles should be considered as part of the development of any competition protocol.

Pre-booking of activity by all competitors is essential.

Health screening of all participats leading up to and on the day of the event should be completed. This includes officials & support personnel

Participants, officials and support personnel should not attend if unwell

Participants arrive ready to participate and leave immediately. (i.e. No changing room or shower use)

Additional  signage, hand  sanitization stations and deep cleaning measures  should be implemented

Broadly, participants should aim to maintain social distancing (2m) on the ‘field of play’. The ability to implement this will be dependent on the ature of each individual sport

Educational information should be made available to participants, officials and  support personnel in advance of the activity

 

Additional Points to Note

It is important to note that Sporting Organisations wishing to deliver outdoor competition should incorporate the guidance outlined in this document into their existing Competition, Covid 19 Return to Work and Return to Sport Policies and Procedures. This Guidance is not sufficient in isolation

The ongoing allowance of competition will be dictated by the Public Health Situation

This guidance applies to the outdoor sporting competitionof National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs)

The  guidance  may also be  used  in  organisingsporting  activity by the  Network  of  Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs)

The activitymust be sanctioned / supervised by the NGB/LSP or it’s affiliated / partner organisations

NGBs / LSPs will have responsibility for approving the activities to be undertaken.  Sport Ireland  is  available  to  provide  guidance  to  Sport  Ireland  recognised  NGBs/LSPs  where required.

 


Related Artiles

Limited Competition from Next Month - Covid-19 Level 5 Update - May 7th 2021



Covid-19 Level 5 Update - April 23rd 2021

 

Covid-19 Level 5 Update - April 8th 2021

 

Covid-19 Level 5 Update - March 31st 2021


Athletics Ireland FAQs - July 8th 2020

 

Return to Activity Guidelines (Previously Issued):

 

Road Race Event Organiser Guidelines

 

Road Race Volunteer, Staff and Marshalls Guidelines

 

Road Race Participant Guidelines

 

 

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