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County Indoor Championships 2017

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in Latest News, latest news, News

The county indoor championships for juvenile and senior athletes takes place this coming Saturday, December 2nd, in Nenagh starting at 10:30AM.  A bus will leave Raheen Church at 9:15AM for those that require it.  The schedule of events can be found here.

 

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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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Michal Rejmer Run Series

Posted on Dec 10, 2016 in latest news

The Michal Rejmer Run Series will take place next year, and will be a series of four 5-mile runs held on Friday nights, kindly hosted by The Country Club on the Old Cratloe Road.  The series starts on Friday the 31st of March, with the next runs on Friday the 7th of April, Friday the 14th of April, and the final race on Friday the 21st of April.  All races are now available to sign up individually for €10 each, or for the special bundle price of €30 for all four.  The first 200 that sign up for the four race bundle will receive a special Tech T-shirt.

Sign up to the Races on Eventmaster.

For more information, check out the Facebook Page, or see the new Website.

 

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From Running Shannon to Running Spree

Posted on Apr 8, 2016 in latest news, Results

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The first weekend in April saw a multitude of munster runners from a variety of clubs come together to celebrate their joy of running and no better city could have been nominated then the city of Berlin…. Half marathon was the chosen distance on what is considered The fastest “Sightseeing Tour” in sneakers, with lovely wide roads and a bounty of beautiful sights to ease the burn on the body running 13.1 miles (21.1km) in 18 degree heat and still smile at the end is no mean feat but was achieved by the group of thirtysomething that all travelled under the one flag, Irish athletes in a field of over 35,000….and how did it become a “running spree” I hear you ask …. ah well now that’s the clever bit …All the way from the River Shannon in Limerick to the River Spree in Berlin. Took me all week to think of that ! So to sum up definitely a bucket list race, and for all you juveniles out there, remember in a few years all these trips will be within your grasp. so don’t let up on your training, if your looking to the future have nothing but goals, and when reflecting on the past remember your achievements. Run long and Taper !!

 For all the inquisitive types, just copy and paste the results link below :

 http://results.berliner-halbmarathon.de/2016/?lang=EN        

 One small note, my garmin read 21.5 km at the end, thats a whole lap of the track extra !!

Just saying !! 

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National Masters Finals Athlone

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 in latest news

Athlone was the venue for the National Masters on Sunday. Many athletes from Limerick travelled to take part in the event.  Dooneen women were well represented and many competed in various events. The Dooneen Relay team won silver and the team were represented by Diane Curran, Martha O’Sullivan, Nicola Buckley and Verena Tarpey.  Louise Collins had a great day in winning the W35 High Jump and 3rd in Long Jump with a personal best of 4.28. She was also 5th in 200m and 7th in 60m. . Nicola Buckley also ran well coming in 6th in 400m and 4th in 200m (W35). Diane Curran also competed in this category and was 6th in the 200m. In the W40 category, Martha O’Sullivan was strong in many events coming 6th in 200m and 60m. Verena Tarpey was 7th in 800m and 4th in 1,500m. Fiona Treacy was in the very competitive W45 group and she was 4th in 1,500m

For the men, we had two Dooneen athletes competing in the M40 category. Stephen Lappin was 4th in Long Jump and 3rd in High Jump. Tony Fitzgerald was 3rd in 800m and 4th in 400m. A great day for these two men.  

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Cathal & Lauren Compete in SIAB’s

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 in Dooneen AC, latest news

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On Friday two of our young stars headed off to compete in yet another competition, this time was different for them both however, as it was the first time they went out wearing green and representing their country.

Having performed so well throughout the year and winning their way through the schools competitons, followed on by the Tailteann games, Cathal Locke and Lauren Ryan earned their spot as part of the Irish team to compete at the SIAB’s (Schools International)
A great honour and achievement for them both and waht an experience they had.
Qualifying alone is an achievement, but they also went on and held their own and this extremely high International event.

Cathal competed in the 400m hurdles and in a very close race finished in 4th place in a time of 57.05 in to some very strong headwind , Cathals 4×400 relay team took home the bronze

Lauren finished in 5th place in a time of 11.91, with only 100ths between 2nd-5th places, Laurens relay team had a very exciting race and claimed gold over England, Scotland and Wales

A great achievement for both and I’m sure I stand for everyone in the club when I saw how proud we are of you both!

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