Latest Laois News: Laois Athletics Cross Country Championships
Laois Athletics Downeys Suzuki Cross Country Championships
All athletics roads lead to Cappakeel Emo on Sunday next, October 10th, for the second day of the Laois Athletics Cross Country Championships, kindly sponsored by Downeys Suzuki.
The Day 2 Programme is the un-even ages and the Intermediate Womens and Mens Races.
The event takes place on the lands of Gerry Delaney, and it’s probably the first time the Laois cross country championships have come to Cappakeel.
Laois Athletics wish to sincerely thank Gerry and his family for the access to their farmland for this event.
The field is located at the roundabout on the Vicarstown side of the M7 Junction 15
The championships are being hosted jointly by Emo Rath AC and Oughaval AC, the two neighbouring athletic clubs.
The juvenile programme commences at 11am with the U9 Girls 600m, followed by the U9 Boys race.
The races will be run off in succession, with separate girls and boys races in all age categories.
U11 Girls and Boys run 1,000m, U13 Girls and Boys run 2k, and U15 Girls and Boys run 3k.
At U17 the girls run 3,500m and the Boys run 4,500m.
The final two races are the U19 and Intermediate races combined.
The U19 & Intermediate Ladies race for 4k, and the U19 & Intermediate Men race for 6k.
Athlete Registration is on-line and details have already been circulated by each athletic club in the county.
Admission is €5 for spectators, and car parking will be in the field.