Tullamore Harriers Club Report 8th June 2021

The Irish Life Health Family Mile Challenge

With the welcome return to sport, Irish Life Health has launched the Family Mile Challenge with Athletics Ireland, to encourage families to continue to be active together. Research has shown that parents play a really important role in their child’s participation and enjoyment of sport. They can support their children’s interest in sport by being role models themselves encouraging healthy movement with them. By running together as a family on the 26th & 27th of June, parents can celebrate the joy and simplicity of being active together as a family. The weekend challenge coincides with the Irish Life Health Track and Field national championships which will be the last opportunity for Ireland’s elite athletes to secure Olympic qualification.

Entry to the Irish life Health Family Mile Challenge is open today and is free of charge at www.irishlifehealth.ie/family-mile-challenge. Families who take part who are members of Athletics Ireland could also be in with a chance of winning a training session with Thomas Barr for their local athletics club.
Senior Training
Senior training continues Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6.40pm to 8.30pm and cross country on Sunday mornings at 8:30am. All members have received the Covid Return to Training directive via email and are asked to adhere to the club policies on same.
5k Time Trial
Reminder the 5K time trial takes place on Thursday evening starting at 7PM following a warm up. 5K is 8 laps of the 625 track and the big clock will be out to time each lap so it’s a great opportunity to see where we’re at in terms of pace. As is usual Covid forms are required.