JFK Park hosted the Juvenile Wexford cross country championships, for uneven age groups, in sun drenched October sunshine. It proved to be a wonderful day with over forty USAC under age athletes in action, in one of the most picturesque cross country settings imaginable. The organisers started the day with… Continue reading
The cross country season started in earnest with Adamstown AC hosting a very well attended Wexford Even Age Cross Country Championships. The course featured one particular long incline, however the strong wind posed a real challenge for the younger athletes. The Striders had Sarah Lillis run an excellent race in… Continue reading
The Striders had a small but select squad competing at St Senans open cross country event. Over 300m, TJ Murphy won emphatically, to get us off to a great start. TJ’s training partners continued the successful run of events, with Sarah Lillis, Maitiu Wall and Cormac Delaney all performing really… Continue reading
Well done to all the Juvenile and Senior Striders who participated in Taghmon’s excellent cross country event. Despite the overnight rain, the surface was sound and the course was quite testing, featuring lots of uphill sections. Juvenile training has only resumed recently, but the young Striders were in great form,… Continue reading
The Striders under age middle distance stars stole the show at day three of the National Juvenile Track & Field Championships at Tullamore, with Myles Hewlett becoming the clubs latest national juvenile champion. Myles was first Strider in action, over 1,500m and following his second place in the 800m last week,… Continue reading
A great day at the National Track & Field Championships in Tullamore today. A couple of medals won for USAC. Myles Hewlett won Silver in the 800m BU14, with a thrilling performance. For the third year in succession, there was Gold for Joshua Hewlett in the BU18 Javelin – a… Continue reading
Congratulations to Adam O’Connor on a brilliant victory, at Tullamore last weekend, in the National B Championships. Competing in the Boys U16 800m event, Adam raced to an impressive win, in a great time of 2.09, continuing the strong tradition of middle distance running in New Ross.
United Striders Athletic Club held the very first Declan Shannon 1500m Perpetual Race at Town Park track in New Ross on Saturday 30 June. Declan Shannon was a talented 1500m runner and a former member of the club, back in the 80’s, winning numerous County and Leinster medals, along with an All Ireland medal for… Continue reading
A big well done to Aoife Moran, Luca O’Connor, Isabella O’Connor, Roan Kavanagh and Sam Dowling who all competed at the Wexford B Championships and brought home a number of medals.
On Thursday evening, thanks to great help from the parents of the juvenile athletes, USAC hosted the annual four club track & field event, at the New Ross town park track. Open to juvenile athletes from Waterford AC, St Joseph’s AC, St Senan’s AC and USAC, the clubs compete in… Continue reading