Athletics Development Update South-West

Munster Performance Squads (A reminder that any athlete selected on the squads must register their place at this link Please note some athletes may have changed clubs so check your old club also. Full details are posted on the Athletics Ireland and Munster Athletics websites also. Athletes need to confirm their place on the online registration form by Friday 22nd November. Any athlete not registered by then will lose their place on the squad to the next person in line as there is a big waiting list. Please make sure the athletes in your club do this ASAP. Thanks for your help on this).


– Road Running/Endurance Workshop Thursday 28th November at LIT Tipperary, Thurles. This workshop is open to all athletes and coaches aged 16+ and cost is €5 payable on the night at registration 6.45-7pm. The following topics will be covered:

– Various types of Endurance Training

– Training for 5km/10km/Half Marathon/Marathon

– Heart Rate Training

– Tempo/Threshold Training

– Q&A Session


Munster Performance Squad Day 1 Saturday 30th November Cork IT 10am-1pm (Further details to follow next week)


Hurdles Workshop Sunday 1st December Athlone IT


Cork Secondary Schools Invitational XC Event Friday 6th December Cork IT (Details to be e mailed to schools on Monday)


Open Indoor T&F Competition for u9-u12 athletes Saturday 7th December Nenagh


National Jumps Squad Training Saturday 14th December Nenagh


National Throws Squad Training Saturday 14th December Tullamore