Sunday 9 December 2012

Midleton News 9-12-2012

Christmas Party

The energetic principal from Saleen Peter Gunning got proceedings off to a flyer at this year’s Christmas party by entertaining the crowd with his humour. After the meal he entertained us all with a performance that could probably get him a part in any Broadway play some day, as he recited a well written poem about being a member of the famous Midleton AC.

Club Captain Edmond continued the festivities with a unique game to earn a few spot prizes for one of the lucky table’s. It was mighty craic with a few unusual performances to win a few prizes.

Midleton Park Hotel put on a great spread again this year as over 80 people sat down to enjoy the lovely food on offer. It was a well organised night, many thanks to Colette Barry who was the driving force behind making the night a success.

This year’s awards were selected on a nomination process and final decision rested with the committee and both captains.

Male Athlete of the year went to AJ Murphy.

Female Athlete of the year went to Anna Doris.

Most Improved male athlete went to Mark Walsh.

Most Improved female athlete went to Margaret Jones.

Best Male Newcomer went to Mike Dolphin.

Best Female Newcomer went to Michelle Kenny.

Best Beginner went to Marian Cronin

All above athlete’s had very successful season’s both on road and cross country, all their hard work and commitment has been rewarded with these awards.

All the awards were presented by Club Captains Edmond O Sullivan and Sally Drennan along with Club President Jim McMurty.

It has been a very succesful year for the club with plenty of Athlete’s in contention for these awards, unfortuantely we can only have a few winners. It’s when people see other’s do well it drive’s them on to be up there next year.The DJ took over to get all the great dancers out to show how to rock the dance floor for the remainder of the evening.

Already looking forward to next year.

Clonakilty Marathon / Half / 10k

I’ll do up a report on the Clonakilty marathon during the week as the results just in. Too many people to filter through to find all Midleton AC Athlete’s


Sat 15th (11am)...Santa Hat Dash 5k...€5...Doneraile Park...

Sun 16th (11am)...Cork BHAA Simon Christmas 4 mile run...€

Sun 16th (3pm)...Bantry Charity 5k Fun Run

Sat 22nd (12pm) Shanagarry Christmas Run 5k

Sun 23rd (1pm)...Duhallow AC Classic 5k

Mon 24th (12pm) Christmas Eve Captains Run Killegh Woods

Sun 25th Goal Mile

Mon24th Belgooly 4 Mile