Tullamore Harriers Report 5th March 2018

IAAF World Indoor Championships

While most Tullamore Harriers members were taking a break last week due to the adverse weather conditions, John Cronin was in action officiating at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham from 01st to 04th March. Well done John, great achievement.

Tullamore Harriers Quinlan Cup Half Marathon

Entries are coming in fast for the 2018 Tullamore Harriers Half Marathon….so don’t miss out. This year we anticipate closing the event much earlier so sign up now. Again this year we have the Relay Entry option so if you are not interested in the Half Marathon and would like to be part of this fantastic day….this is your opportunity. The half marathon is the Leinster Athletics Half Marathon Championship and the Offaly Half Championship race. See FAQ regarding the event at: :http://tullamoreharriers.com/about-the-race/ and entry at: https://athleticsireland.primo-events.com/ps/event/TullamoreHarriersQuinlanCupHalfMarathon2018

Sir Roger Bannister

The world athletics community mourned the death of Sir Roger Bannister on 3rd March last. Sir Roger, the first man to run sub 4 minute mile visited Tullamore Harriers Stadium in 2004. During that visit he witnessed local athlete James Nolan break the 4 minute mile. RIP Roger.


The club offers its condolences to the families of Annie Kennedy, mother of Pat Kennedy; and John Hogan, brother of Michael & Gay Hogan; who passed away recently. May they rest in peace.


Please note that club membership runs for the calendar year so 2018 membership is now overdue. Membership forms are available from the club house.


Sat 10th March Irish Life Health National Masters Indoors, Athlone IT
(re-scheduled from Sun 04th March)
Sun 11th March Leinster Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 4, Athlone IT
(re-scheduled from Sat 03rd March)
Sun 11th March Offaly Road Race 5k Series 2018 Race 1 – Naomh Ciaran RC, Castlejordan
Sun 18th March Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 2, Athlone IT
Sun 25th March Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Championships Day 3, Athlone IT
Sun 25th March Offaly Road Race 5k Series 2018 Race 2 – Ferbane AC
A list of AAI-licensed fixtures is available on www.athleticsireland.ie


Training for adults every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 8.00am except on race days. New members always welcome. Please contact Leslie Buckley 087-6130971 or Mary Daly 086-1906747 or any club member. Full details regarding Juvenile training on tullamoreharriers.com.

Access to Harriers Facilities

Please note that use of the club’s facilities, including the tarmac track, is restricted to members of the club. Walkers are not permitted on the track during training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30pm-8pm.