Dates set for Club’s cross-country fixtures

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The Leitrim Inter Club Cross Country Championships will be held at St Felim’s Grounds, Ballinamore, on Saturday October 25, at 2.30 pm.

The Leitrim Inter Club Cross Country Championships will be held at St Felim’s Grounds, Ballinamore, on Saturday October 25, at 2.30 pm.

The events are for U11, 13, 15, 17 and Over 17 with team and individual competitions. Club teams will consist of six to run with four to score for U11 and U13 and three to score for the other events. There will be team ànd individual awards.

The Leitrim Championships will also enable clubs to select competitors for entry to the Connacht Championships.

These fixtures were confirmed at a meeting of the Connacht Council last week. The U12, 14, 16 and 18 Championships will be in Loughrea on Sunday November 2, at 1 pm.

The U11, 13, 15, 17, 19 Championships will be at a Mayo venue on Sunday November 9. Senior Championship races will be held as last year in conjunction with the Loughrea and Mayo events but not in conjunction with the Primary Schools Championships.

The venues for the All Ireland Championships for which the top three teams and the top twelve individuals at the two Connacht Inter Club Championships qualify will be fixed at a meeting of the AAI Competition Committee next Saturday. There is no All Ireland for the Primary Schools Championships.

BALLINAMORE AC TRAINING

Ballinamore AC training which includes preparation for the cross country events as well as indoor and sportshall athletics will resume in Ballinamore Sportshall on Tuesday October 7, at 7 pm.