There’s just three weeks until the first of three championship events, and it could be a fruitful summer for our members with individual and team medals to be won.
National Half Marathon, Dublin August 7, a Club League race (AAI entry deadline July 31).
Co Mayo 10k Killasser, August 17 also a Club League event (entry on the day) ,
and National Masters Track & Field August 21 (AAI entry deadline August 12).
Details as known on events calendar.
The 2016 Summer Olympics – Games of the XXXI Olympiad, and commonly known as Rio 2016, is due to take place in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. A record number of countries are participating in a record number of sports. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 countries, will feature 28 Olympic sport.
Athletics events are scheduled from August 12-21: track and field, marathon and race walking.
Or daily athletics timetable Aug 12-21:
Meanwhile, best of luck to Michaela Walsh (Swinford AC) who competes in the shot put at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland from July 19-24.