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Record breaking night at Letterkenny International Athletics meeting

By | July 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

There were records galore at the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting which took place on Friday night at the Danny McDaid track. The crowd were treated to five meeting records across a host of world class events, as well as World championship and Commonwealth Games qualification standards. The two feature events on the programme delivered [...]

AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL RECORD HOLDER DREW HUNTER TO LEAD THE WAY IN MENS 3000M

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

American Indoor record holder for the High School mile and teenage sensation Drew Hunter looks set to lead the way in the mens 3000m at the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting this Friday night at 7pm. Hunter comes to Letterkenny with a host of American athletes along with Flynn Sports Management, which is run by [...]

BRITISH CHAMPION SEEKING COMMONWEALTH STANDARD AT LETTERKENNY INTERNATIONAL

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Newly crowned British javelin champion Joe Dunderdale will be coming to Letterkenny to make his mark on the infield at the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting on Friday night. Dunderdale won the British title with a throw of 73.58m in Birmingham last weekend. The Sheffield athlete has a personal best of 76.13m, and will be [...]

MEGHAN BEESLEY ADDED TO WOMENS 400M HURDLES

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Meghan Beesley is the latest international addition to the Womens 400m Hurdles race at the Letterkenny International Track & Field Meeting which is due to take place this Friday night 7th July. Beesley won the silver medal as part of the English team in the 4 x 400m at the 2010 Commonwealth [...]

DOUBLE OLYMPIC FINALIST DE BARROS SET TO LIGHT UP THE TRACK AT LETTERKENNY INTERNATIONAL

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Three time Olympian, and double Olympic finalist Bruno de Barros from Brazil is the latest sprinting star to be confirmed for the Mens 100m & 200m at the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting on Friday night. De Barros competed in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games in both the 200m and 4 x 100m [...]

FIRST INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES ARRIVE AT BALLYRAINE CAMPUS

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Welcome to the first of our International athletes who have arrived at Ballyraine Campus for the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting which takes place this Friday 7th July. They are pictured with Dermot Farrell from Donegal Estates and Danny McDaid from Letterkenny AC. Happy 4th of July to American sub 4 minute milers Sam Prakel, [...]

THE MAGIC MILERS ARE COMING TO LETTERKENNY

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The feature event of the Letterkenny International Track & Field meeting, the Sub 4 Minute Mile Challenge Event, looks like it is shaping up to a magical race on Friday 7th July. The race is set to feature ten sub 4 minute milers from all over the World in a stacked field. American college standout Robert [...]

WOMENS STEEPLECHASE SET TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS AT LETTERKENNY INTERNATIONAL

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

WOMENS STEEPLECHASE SET TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS AT LETTERKENNY INTERNATIONAL A World class line-up is in store for the Womens 3000m steeplechase at the Letterkenny AC International Track & Field meeting on Friday 7th July. The 2017 event will feature athletes from all over the World coming in search of the qualifying standard of 9:42 for [...]