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Friday 17 August 2018

Meet and Train for the Flora Women's Marathon

THE Meet and Train Groups are women-only groups set up specifically to help women train for the Flora Women's Mini Marathon. They hold regular group runs and give advice on preparation for the big event.

They also organise a series of smaller, shorter races throughout the year which include road and cross country races. Please find below the nearest meet and train group in your area:

ARKLOW: Coral Leisure Centre, Sun, 10am; other times by arrangement. C: Mary 086 304 5418.

ATHENRY: Church car park, Thu, 7pm/Sat, 10am. C: Maeve 087 764 8343/Maria 085 108 5872.

BALLINA: Belleek Track, Thu, 7pm. C: Elizabeth 087 241 9309/Michelle 086 418 0159.

BALLSBRIDGE: Xtravision, Baggot Street, Wed, 7pm/Sat, 11am. C: Sheila 087 122 0241.

BANTRY: GAA Grounds, Mon/Thu, 6pm. C: Maria 027 52371.

BLACKROCK: Carysfort Park, Tue, 6.30pm. C: Patricia 01 284 0446/Paddy 01 283 5226.

BOHERMEEN: Local track, Thu, 7pm with Brigid. C: Stephen 046 902 7041.

BUNCRANA: Leisure Centre, Tue, 6.30pm. C: Claire 087 225 9042.

CARRICK-ON-SHANNON: Aura Leisure Centre (car park) Mon/Wed, 7.30pm. C: Chris 089 457 1166.

CLAREGALWAY: Community Centre/GAA pitch car park, Mon/Wed, 7.30pm. C: Maria 085 724 3224/Pauline 087 782 4193.

CHAPELIZOD: Donore Sports Centre, Wed, 7.45pm. C: Barry Potts 086 399 3270.

CORK: CIT Track, Tue, 6pm/Thu, 7pm. C: citathletics@gmail.com

COROFIN: St Colman's National School, Mon/Wed, 9.30am. C: Maria 085 108 5872, www.athenryac.com.

CRAUGHWELL: National School, Thu, 9.30pm/Sat, 9.30am. C: Tony 086 302 6798.

DONEGAL TOWN: Abbey VS, Mon/Wed/Fri, 6.30pm. C: David 086 801 1540/ Jackie 086 405 2823.

DONNYBROOK: Belfield area, Mon/Thu, 6.30pm. C: Lindie 086 102 3306. Walkers, Mon, 6.30pm. C: Manuelle 087 791 4935.

DUNBOYNE: Running track, Tue/Thu, 8pm. C: Sinead 087 276 2457.

DUNDALK: Dublin Road Shopping Centre, Mon/Wed, 7pm, walkers & joggers. C: Joan 042 933 2421/087 266 5736.

DUNDRUM: Marlay Park, Tues/Thu, 6pm; Sat, 11am; Sun, 10.30am, commencing for WMM training 03/04/2012. C: Caitriona 086 235 8510/Declan 086 254 0660. www.dsdac.com/adult-meet-train.html

DUNGARVAN: Wed, times/venues vary. C: Tony 087 765 7805/James 086 818 4762.

DUNSHAUGHLIN: Community Centre, Mon/Wed, 7pm. C: Maggie 087 961 4954.

FINGLAS: Johnstown Park, Glasanaon Road (playground entrance), Wed, 7pm. C: Antonia 087 125 4709.

GALWAY: Westside Library car park, Tue/Thu, 7pm. C: Bernie 086 825 3661.

GREYSTONES/KILCOOLE: Charlesland Track, Mon/Wed, 8.30pm C: Theresa 086 863 5797. Also Mon, 7.15pm. C: Eamonn 086 809 7167.

KILKENNY: Scanlon Park, Tue, 8.30pm; Thu, 6.30pm; Sat, 9am. C: Sean 087 206 7157.

KILTALE: GAA Grounds, Mon/Thu, 7pm. C: Pat 087 681 6366/Fiona 086 107 0498.

KINGSWOOD HEIGHTS: St Kilian's Church car park, Tue/Thu, 7.15pm. C: Mary 087 225 7960.

LUCAN: Newcastle Road running track (opposite Superquinn), Tue/Thu, 7pm. C: Bernie 087 278 2115.

MONAVEA, CRETTYARD: St Abban's track, Monavea, Crettyard, Mon/Wed, 7.30pm. C: Noeleen 087 961 4099/ Ben 086 961 3360.

NAVAN: Navan Ramparts, Sun, 11pm. C: 086 726 0777.

NEWBRIDGE: Vocational School, Station Road, Wed, 6.30pm. C: Seamus 087 232 5423.

RAHENY: Raheny Shamrocks Club House (behind Scout Den), Wed, 7.30pm. C: Sinead 087 289 0656 (evenings only), sinlyons@gmail.com

RATHDRUM: Sports Complex, Tue/Fri, 5.45pm; Avondale House, Sun, 9.45am. C: Billy 087 292 8660.

SANTRY STADIUM: Tue/Thu, 7pm; Sat, 10am. C: Pamela 086 150 3015.

SHANKILL (Bray Runners): Shanganagh Park, Thur, 6.30pm; Sun, 9.30am. C: Dermot 086 822 7454.

SLIGO: Sligo IT, Tue, 6.15pm and Cleveragh, Thu, 6.15pm. C: Terry 087 227 4622.

STRANORLAR: Finn Valley Centre, Tue/Thu, 7.30pm; Sat, 10.30am. C: Neil 086 603 0616.

SWORDS: Balheary playing fields. Sun, 9.30am; Mon/Wed, 6pm. C: Dolores 01 840 4237/Bernie 01 840 1377/Brian 01 840 5170.

TALLAGHT: Bancroft Park running track, Tue/Thu, 7pm. C: Niamh 087 687 8113.

TERENURE: Bushy Park, Sportsworld Club House (beside the tennis courts), Tue/Thu, 7pm.

TRALEE: St. Brendan's Church, Wed, 6.30pm; Aquadome, Fri, 6.30pm. C: Caroline 087 681 7810. Also: outside O'Donnells, Mounthalk, Fri, 6.30pm. C: Michael 087 679 0948.

TRIM: Boyne Community College, Tue, 8pm. C: Moira 086 890 4439.

WICKLOW TOWN: St. Patrick's GAA, Wed, 6.30pm. C: Noreen 087 233 0403.

WALKING GROUPS:

SHANKILL: Mother of Valeview, Shankill Schoolboys, the Clubhouse, Shanganagh Park, Mon/Wed, 6pm, C: Brendan 087 227 9586

Send details of your Meet & Train or Fit4Life group to info@womensminimarathon.ie or call 01 293 0984.

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