Dublin Juvenile Indoor Championships 2022 – Sunday 13th and Saturday 19th February – Abbotstown – U9 to U14

Location: National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown, Dublin https://goo.gl/maps/d5XLPp4A6pejxEbA7

All ages below are in the “Under” format. It depends on the age the athlete turns in the membership year, they will then run in the age group up – so for example a child turning 9 in 2022 will be running under 10, a child turning 10 in 2022 is U/11, turning 12 is U/13 etc.

Timetable for Day 4 – Saturday 19th February:

The National Indoor Arena will not be operating a check-in system on the day. However, athletes MUST be present in assembly at their designated time to be included in heats.
Please remind your athletes who participated last week to bring their bib numbers.

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Closing Date for entries is Tuesday 1st February at 1pm

Club Singlet’s must be worn.

ONLY 5mm SPIKES MAY BE USED

Athletes U14 upwards must use starting blocks. Only starting blocks provided by the organising committee may be used. Starting blocks are optional for U12 and U13

Athletes should not arrive any earlier than 1 hr in advance of his/her event and MUST exit the venue no later than 15mins after the event.

There will be an admission fee to the facility of €5 per day for non competing athletes/adults.

Full Rules:

Dublin Juvenile Indoor Championships 2022 – Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th February – Abbotstown

Location: National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown, Dublin https://goo.gl/maps/d5XLPp4A6pejxEbA7

All ages below are in the “Under” format. It depends on the age the athlete turns in the membership year, they will then run in the age group up – so for example a child turning 9 in 2022 will be running under 10, a child turning 10 in 2022 is U/11, turning 12 is U/13 etc.

Day 1 Saturday             5th February      U15 – U19 Individual events     

Check in 

200m (ONLY) – Opens at 9am and close at 9.30am

800m – Opens at 10am and close at 10.45am (athletes will not be allowed to check in earlier)

60m Hurdles – Opens at 12.15  and closes at 1pm

800m Finals – Opens at 2.30pm and closes at 3pm 

Day 2 Sunday               6th February      U15 – U19 Individual events     

Check in 

400m – Opens at 9am and close at 9.30am

1500m – NO check-in as all are FINALS

60m – Opens at 11:30 and closes at 12:30

Athletes competing on both days and/or returning for a final on the same day MUST retain their Bib number.

An appointed club official should collect and sign for an envelope (Nuala Gordon for Skerries AC on Saturday morning and Liam Harpur for Sunday morning) that will contain the list of their athletes, bid numbers and pins. Athletes should be made aware of the name of their club official who has responsibility for issuing the numbers. Please ensure the correct number is worn by the athlete.   

Wrist bands will be allocated for coaches 1 for every 15 athletes entered. This will give free access to the stadium and the warm up area. 

All other adults and spectators will be charged an admission fee of 5 euro and will be issued with a wrist band which MUST be worn at all times.

There will be a one way system in operation.

Face masks MUST be worn at ALL times, except when warming up and competing.

Athletes and parents/guardians should leave the stadium as soon as possible after their event is finished.

ALL officials should check in by 8.45am on the morning, unless assigned to a later event. A list of officials and duties will be circulated tomorrow.

Please be advised, the timetable is subject to change, events could be earlier or later than the scheduled time.

Closing date for entries for Saturday 5th and Sunday 6″ February is Tuesday 25th January at 1pm. 

Club Singlet’s must be worn.

ONLY 5mm SPIKES MAY BE USED

Full Rules:

Cross Country Championships – Dublin Uneven age – Sunday 31st October 2021

Cut-off time for entering your child (via e-mail) is Tuesday 19th October 13:00hrs.

  • Car parking is limited and most likely you will need to find alternative car park spaces in the locality. Please do not to park in residential car park spaces or on Santry Avenue. Alternative car parking may be found in Gulliver’s Retail Park -> https://goo.gl/maps/FCo6gPnMnME5n14J9
  • This is for (U9/11/13/15/17/19). But … Athletes may move up a year for Cross Country Championships. U10 (9 yr old this yr) can be entered in the U11, etc, etc.
  • Your child will be running in the age group up -> so for example a child turning 10 is U/11, turning 14 is U/15 etc….
  • Skerries AC t-shirt or hoodie must be worn for racing/field events.
  • On the day of the race, collect your Bib numbers from Máire, Gavan or Liam (contact details will be in a mail from Skerries Race Secretary)
  • Arrive at least an hour before your scheduled race time
  • It is a condition of competition that ALL clubs provide officials and that the officials remain for the duration of the juvenile competition.

Before attending the event on the day, EVERYONE MUST complete the form online no earlier than the evening before and no later than the morning of each and every competition day through the link below:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7Ll_cmbg2_pnGoTn8yenyGkZhJLfFwwpztJimbt8xdl2gag/viewform?usp=sf_link

If anyone answers yes to any of the questions, they SHOULD NOT ATTEND the event. Please maintain best practice as advised by the HSE at all times at all competition days.

Cross Country Championships – Dublin Even age – Sunday 17th October 2021

  • Location: Abbotstown https://goo.gl/maps/GFLW13Dk8hk57NAU9
  • This is for U10/12/14/16/18. But … Athletes may move up a year for Cross Country Championships. U9 (8 yr old this yr) can be entered in the U10, U10 (9yr old this yr), etc, etc.
  • Your child will be running in the age group up -> so for example a child turning 13 is U/14, turning 15 is U/16 etc…. Note: Athletes may also move up a year for Cross Country Championships. U9 (8 yr old this yr) can be entered in the U10, U10 (9yr old this yr), etc, etc.
  • Skerries AC t-shirt or hoodie must be worn for racing/field events.
  • Cut-off time for entering your child (via e-mail) is Thursday 7th October 13:00hrs.
  • On the day of the race, collect your Bib numbers from Máire, Gavan or Liam (contact details will be in a mail from Skerries Race Secretary)
  • Arrive at least an hour before your scheduled race time

Before attending the event on the day, EVERYONE MUST complete the form online no earlier than the evening before and no later than the morning of each and every competition day through the link below https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7Ll_cmbg2_pnGoTn8yenyGkZhJLfFwwpztJimbt8xdl2gag/viewform?usp=sf_link

If anyone answers yes to any of the questions, they SHOULD NOT ATTEND the event. Please maintain best practice as advised by the HSE at all times at all competition days.

Details to be added….

Juvenile Cross Country League 3 Sunday 28th Nov 2021


  • Location: Tymon Park, Tallaght
  • Tymon Car Park: https://goo.gl/maps/Dbzd5jbsHZ36FCUs9 (a few minutes walk – see screenshot below)
  • National Basketball Arena car park -> https://goo.gl/maps/jQzML2d2Tw7LVGddA
  • Skerries AC t-shirt or hoodie must be worn for racing/field events.
  • Your child will be running in the age group up -> so for example a child turning 12 in 2021 will be running under 13, a child turning 13 is U/14, turning 14 is U/15 etc….
  • If not already registered, check your e-mail from Skerries Race Secretary and respond e.g. “Please enter Joe Bloggs into League 3“
  • Cut-off time for entering your child (via e-mail) is Sunday 21st November 13:00hrs.
  • On the day of the race, collect your race sticker at the Skerries AC meeting point in the field – there will be a Skerries AC Club Flag.
  • Arrive at least 90 minutes before your scheduled race time
  • Standard runners are fine if dry -> spikes if you have them
  • Awards will be made to the top six in each age group after the points are accumulated on completion of the 3 league competitions
  • Athletes MUST compete in a minimum of 2 league races to be eligible for an award
  • Arrive at least 90 minutes before your scheduled race time. Please allow enough time for parking and getting to the meeting point – its approx a 700m walk from parking to the course. Look out for Skerries AC teardrop flag

Juvenile Cross Country League 1 Sunday 26th September 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 2 Sunday 3rd Oct 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 3 Sunday 28th Nov 2021

Juvenile Cross Country League 2 Sunday 10th Oct 2021

  • Location: Tymon Park, Tallaght
  • Car Park: https://goo.gl/maps/Dbzd5jbsHZ36FCUs9
  • Skerries AC t-shirt or hoodie must be worn for racing/field events.
  • Your child will be running in the age group up -> so for example a child turning 12 in 2021 will be running under 13, a child turning 13 is U/14, turning 14 is U/15 etc….
  • If not already registered, check your e-mail from Skerries Race Secretary and respond e.g. “Please enter Joe Bloggs into League 2 and League 3“
  • Cut-off time for entering your child (via e-mail) is Sunday 3rd October 13:00hrs.
  • On the day of the race, collect your race sticker at the Skerries AC meeting point in the field – there will be a Skerries AC Club Flag.
  • Standard runners are fine if dry -> spikes if you have them
  • All athletes participating in a league will be awarded 10 points, the winner will receive 21 points, 2nd 19, 3rd 18 down to 1 point for 20th.
  • Awards will be made to the top six in each age group after the points are accumulated on completion of the 3 league competitions
  • Athletes MUST compete in a minimum of 2 league races to be eligible for an award
  • Arrive at least 90 minutes before your scheduled race time. Please allow enough time for parking and getting to the meeting point – its approx a 700m walk from parking to the course. Look out for Skerries AC teardrop flag:
Juvenile Cross Country League 1 Sunday 26th September 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 2 Sunday 10th Oct 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 3 Sunday 28th Nov 2021

Juvenile Cross Country League 1 Ballough, Lusk Co Dublin Sunday 26th September 2021

  • Skerries AC t-shirt or hoodie must be worn for racing/field events.
  • Your child will be running in the age group up -> so for example a child turning 12 in 2021 will be running under 13, a child turning 13 is U/14, turning 14 is U/15 etc….
  • Check your e-mail from Skerries Race Secretary and respond e.g. “Please enter Joe Bloggs into the League 1 and League 2 and League 3 races. “
  • Cut-off time for entering your child (via e-mail) is Sunday 19th September 13:00hrs.
  • Location: Ballough, Lusk. (Directly across from Murtagh’s Pub on the R132. https://maps.app.goo.gl/bMGQMZwRXmBE2UHJA
  • On the day of the race, collect your race sticker at the Skerries AC meeting point in the field – there will be a Skerries AC Club Flag.
  • Arrive at least 90 minutes before your scheduled race time
  • Standard runners are fine -> spikes if you have them
  • Please note there will be a €2 charge for car parking and parking on the roadside will not be possible. The field is stubble from a recent grain harvest, so wear appropriate footwear (it is not Grass).

Details to be added….

Juvenile Cross Country League 1 Sunday 26th September 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 2 Sunday 10th Oct 2021
Juvenile Cross Country League 3 Sunday 28th Nov 2021

Virtual 5K 2021

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Well Done to Lucy and Evan for completing their 5KM walks:

Well Done Liam:

The coaches are Proud to see All the Work Done! Well Done to the new entrants below… Aisling, Caoimhe, Caolan, Clara, Harry, Haydn, Iggi, Kate, Lily, Nathan, Oscar, Tommaso and Tymek.

Well Done all – This is great to see! The new entrants… Conor, Daire, Jack, Joely and Sofia. Best of luck in the draw on Monday

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Club Cake Aale

Reminder to all parents and athletes that the club cake sale takes place this Sunday 27th September as part of the Skerries Soundwaves festival. Setting up stall and table between 12.30pm and 1pm outside Berts Barbers. Road closed to traffic between 2pm and 5pm. So all we need is for everyone to show off their culinary talents and be part of the Great Skerries Bake off!!!! Please support this club fundraiser in whatever way you can, baking cakes, buns, breads etc and don’t forget to let your friends and family know and pay us a visit. Look forward to seeing you all there. If anyone has any queries please contact Liz Thompson (Club Treasurer).