The Connacht Indoor Track & Field Championship was held in AIT at the weekend. This was for U12 & older and the top 3 in each even event qualified for the National Indoor Track & Field Championship which will be held in AIT over the last two weekends in March.
The boys U12 boys relay team made up of Conor Harley, Adam McGreal, Shane Fitzpatrick & Charlie Naughton all put in a magnificent performance coming in 1st to take the Connacht Gold. They had a fantastic time of 56.93 seconds which makes them serious contenders in the Nationals.
The girls U12 relay team made up of Shauna & Emma Mitchell, Mya Kelly, Ava McKeon all ran well and came in 6th place.
Conor Harley & Shane Fitzpatrick both performed strongly in the 600m amongst very stiff competition and they finished in 6th & 7th position respectively. Adam McGreal also ran well in this event.
Charlie Naughton had a superb sprint where he finished in 2nd place to get the Connacht Silver medal, he finished just .003 of a second behind the Gold medal winner. Shane Fitzpatrick also had a brilliant sprint finishing in 4th position just missing out in 3rd position and the chance to compete in the Nationals by 0.01 of a second. Conor Harley & Adam McGreal also had strong runs.
Rowan Harley performed well in the U15 60m, setting a new personal best.
Well done to everyone who competed and best of luck to the following who will now go on to represent Ballinasloe & District Athletic Club in the National Indoor Track & Field Championship at the end of March. The boys U12 boys relay team – Conor Harley, Adam McGreal, Shane Fitzpatrick & Charlie Naughton. Charlie Naughton will also compete in the 60m at the Nationals.
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