Athletics News - Wednesday 25 Aug 2004
The Tinryland AC Autumn League commences on Wednesday next, September 1st with a 2 mile stage starting at 7.30 pm in the village.
This will be followed by 3 further stages over the following weeks including the Rockford Race on Sunday September 19th.
There will be prizes in all categories and for all who complete the 4 stages. The entry is fee is 5 Euro for each stage in the League excluding the Rockford Race. For further information contact Sean at 087-2509520.
Byrne on Song
Local Athlete Pat Byrne is currently on a fine run of form. Byrne was a very impressive winner of the Ballynonty 5 mile race in Tipperary recently and was also 3rd in the Irish Runner 5 mile event in the Phoenix Park in a time of 25 mins. Last Saturday he was 3rd in a time of 52 mins in the Frank Duffy 10 mile Race in Dublin where over 1,500 took part. He will now focus on regaining the Autumn League Title in the coming weeks.
(Photo of Pat Byrne (centre) enclosed)