A super day for Eagle AC at the National Masters Track and Field Championships in Santry yesterday. We had 4 athletes competing – Ken Higgs, Vivian Foley, Hugh McSweeney and Fergus Nugent. The guys managed to secure 6 medals between them , 5 of them gold!
See below for a report on the day from Ken Higgs. Thanks very much to Ken for taking the time to write this up.
NATIONAL MASTERS TRACK /FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
This year’s championship was held on Sunday September 5th at Morton Stadium, Santry, Dublin. It attracted over 800 athletes, with each athlete permitted to enter a maximum of 2 events. Despite the forecast of rain, the weather remained very sunny and warm throughout the day but with a persistent cross wind blowing across the track.
Eagle AC was represented by 4 athletes – Vivian Foley, Fergus Nugent, Ken Higgs and Hugh McSweeney – Once again it was a golden day for the club!
RESULTSVivian Foley – M50, 1500m, Gold (4.31.91); M50, 5000m Gold (15.39.42).
Fergus Nugent – M40, 5000m, 5th (17.06.59)
Ken Higgs – M70, 400m Gold (1.12.52): M70 800, Gold (2.53.92)
Hugh McSweeney – M75, 100m, Gold (15.38); M75 , 200m SilverContinue reading