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Athletics News - Thursday 19 Dec 2013

Turkey Trot
Calling all fun runners, walkers and the more serious contenders! How about giving yourself a post christmas challenge on St Stephen's Day? Tinryland A/C will hold it's annual 'Turkey Trot' at 11am on St Stephen's day. Registration takes place in Parish hall from 10.15, and first participants take off at 11am. As usual, results will be based on each individual's predicted time. There will be lots of prizes of a festive nature. Proceeds of this year's race will go towards the upkeep of Tinryland Park. All welcome - please come and join the fun!

Athletes Success at UK and Ireland Championships

There were a number of fine performances by local athletes Tommy Payne and Denis Shannon of Tinryland AC at the British and Irish Masters Cross Country Championships in Bute, Park, Cardiff on Saturday last. Running in the M55 Category, Tommy ran a fine run to finish 2nd overall behind Robert Atkinson of England and was the first Irishman home in his section, leading the team of Martin McDonald, Laois 4th and John Collins 11th to silver medals. In the M60 event, Denis Shannon was 15th overall and 3rd Irishman home and won silver medal in the team event.

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