Brenda Rice recognised for volunteer work with Community Games

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Brenda Rice, Treasurer of Dooneen AC was recognised at the weekend for her role in volunteering with Community Games in Limerick. Along with family members and representatives from Dooneen, a gala lunch was held in Athlone for all the nominees. The overall volunteering award went to a 93 year old women from Wexford but all recipients were presented with a medallion and voucher from ALDI. Well done Brenda!Brenda No 2 Brenda Rice

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Dooneen women win Senior title

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

DOONEEN WOMEN WIN SENIOR TITLE

The 4 mile County Championship took place in Bruff today and was hosted by An Bru.
First home in the women’s race was Hilkka Kontro of Limerick AC in an excellent time of 25:03 followed closely by Ann McPhail and Shóna O’ Flynn of Dooneen AC. Dooneen woman ran very well winning the Senior team event – the team consisted of Ann MacPhail, Shóna O’Flynn, Verena Tarpey and Louise Matthews. The women were also 3rd in the Novice – team scorers were Louise Matthews,Karen Raine,Lesley O’Shaughnessy and Marie Dalton. Marie Keane and Michelle English also ran well.
First home in the men’s race was Michael Carmody of An Brù in an excellent time of 20:35, Dermot Kearns had a great race winning the o/45 men’s and Robbie Bannon 2nd . Well done to Paul Rice and to Robert Coll who ran his first race for Dooneen finishing 4th in the over 60’s section.

Dooneen women

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Round up of results from February

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

ROUND UP OF FEBRUARY ACHIEVEMENTS FROM DOONEEN AC ATHLETES

Brian campell

Munster Indoor Championships – U9 to U12 – Girls & Boys
The girls and boys had a great day in Nenagh at the start of February and all are worthy of mention whether or not they came home with a medal.

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Policy on Photography

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Dooneen have adopted the recent published policy of Athletics Association of Ireland in relation to filming and photography. Please see the link attached.

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County Indoor Championships

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

This Saturday in Nenagh we will have the county indoor championships. For all those attending, please dress warm as it will be cold. Extra layers, hats and gloves recommended. Please aim to be there for 9:30AM. First events will be the relays, starting at 10:30. See schedule attached, and bring with you on Saturday as there will not be any available at the venue. Best of luck to all those taking part.

 

Athletics Indoor Championships 2017 Programme juvihttp://www.dooneenathleticclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Athletics-Indoor-Championships-2017-Programme-juvi.pdf

 

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40th ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in Latest News

Dooneen AC are delighted to announce our 40th anniversary dinner dance, taking place on Saturday, 18th February at 7.30pm in the South Court Hotel. We welcome past and present members, parents of juveniles, friends, partners and members of all other clubs to join us to celebrate athletics in Limerick. Dinner on the night will be followed by Jackie Chan All Stars and a DJ until late. Tickets are available to purchase at any senior/junior session, from Siobhan in Limerick Sports Store and online on our website by clicking on the following link here.  We hope you can join us. If you require further information, please contact Verena/Mary on (086) 6614481/(086) 0533501

 

Poster with contact details

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Track Training information January to April 2017

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in latest news, Senior Events Blog, Uncategorized

Track training on Tuesdays from Jan to April 2017

jan 3rd    8 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

jan 10th    10 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

jan 17th    10 x 35 secs @3 km pace with 35 sec recovery

jan 24th    6 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery

jan 31st    7 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery.

feb 7th    8 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery.

feb 14th    10 x 35 secs @3km pace with 1 min recovery

feb 21st    3 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

feb 28th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

mar 7th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

mar 14th    30-20-10 x 3

mar 21st    2 x 10mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 2 mins rec

mar 28th    2 x 10mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 2 mins rec

apr 4th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

apr 11th    30-20-10 session x 4

apr 18th    10 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

apr 25th    6×80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

note:if race previous Sunday  leave track session until Thursday.
Warm up and warm down for minimum of 15 mins jogging then stretching ect.
interval  pace is approx 5km race pace,threshold pace is 10 mile race pace

great limerick run sunday  April 30th

Ballycotton 10 mile march 12th

Adare 10 km february 26th

Michal Rejmer run series march 31st,April 7th,April 14th and April 21st.

 

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