Africa Day celebrations through Athletics


Tullamore Harriers joined in on Africa Day celebrations through Athletics on Wednesday, May 25, supported by Athletics Ireland Regional Development Officers Bashir Hussain, Paul McKee and run in conjunction the Offaly Sports Partnership.

The event incorporated two unique events; the Diversity Games which is a multicultural team event for children of all ethnic backgrounds, and the FAST KIDZ AFRICA Sprints, individual 60m sprint events for children of African heritage.

Over 350 primary school children from 9 different counties took part on the day (Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Sligo, Westmeath, and Wicklow), with an event for everyone from infants to sixth class to enjoy. Proud parents, school friends and teachers cheered everyone to the finish.

A huge well done to all involved.

A recap video of the day is availble on Athletics Ireland's social media channels.

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