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Cross Country and Athletics

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Cross Country and Athletics- Track and Field has always played an important role in the St. Gerald’s sporting calendar.

The Cross country season kicks off every year in January. Athletes are invited to compete in the regional round which leads on to Connacht and National finals. St. Gerald’s have always been successful in cross country running with many athletes going on to national level. Some of our established cross country runners include Sean Brophy, David Bell, Michael Conway and David Joyce.

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St Geralds Athletics Team 2009/10

The ultimate in Irish Juvenile Track and Field competitions commences in April and May with the Nationals taking part the first weekend in June.

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Mark Regan

St. Gerald’s College has had many successes in track and field events down through the years at Connacht, National and International levels ranging from the hammer and shot putt to the hurdles, distance running and race walking. Some of our famous athletes include Gerard Kelly ( Hammer), Mark Regan ( Hurdles), David Joyce (800m), Noel Rice ( steeplechase and distance running), Patrick Bell ( race walking) and David Conway ( long jump and sprints).

We hope to continue our success in Cross Country and Track and Field events in the coming years.

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Last Updated on Aug022014