With the Woodie’s DIY National Half Marathon in Athenry this Sunday, 2nd September. MARATHON MISSION is availing of the opportunity to talk to Connacht based Marathon orientated distance runners. Munster athletes and coaches responded well in Cork last weekend with an excellent turnout at the CIT venue in Cork. The stated aim of Marathon Mission is “To nurture an environment for Irish Marathoners that will lead them to compete with distinction in major championships and being competitive on an annual basis in the Dublin Marathon in the years ahead”
In an effort to improve the competitive depth in quality of times being run by Irish Marathoners and raise the standard amongst top ranked Irish Marathoners, Marathon Mission have extended their reach and opened up the door to continue the progress already made in a series of workshop training days around the country.
Next stop is Athenry after the National Half Marathon on Sunday, 2nd of September.
All Connacht based Coaches wth an interest in Developing marathon standards and Athletes with any of the following time Indicators are invited and welcome :-
10K 4.00 39.00
10M 6.00 63.00
½ Mar 75.00 85.00
Mar 2.35.00 2.55.00
Who To contact ?
Anyone seeking more information should contact :-
Paul McNamara 087-2693675
Dick Hooper 087-2271940
Jim Aughney 087-7600485
Jim Davis 087-9537637
Teresa McDaid 087-1203284
Eugene Coppinger 087-2327412
Programme for Day
- 1pm National Half Marathon
- 3.00 pm Refreshments – VenueRaheen Woods Hotel, Athenry.
- 3.30pm Marathon Mission Presentation & Discussion – Venue Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry
- 5.00pm Dispersal