First year 5 km Trail Runners
During the last 16 months PE teachers from Clare and Limerick have been cooperating on projects with the help of the LCETB , Kilfinane OCE and the Burren OCE. As part of the community of practice of PE teachers a 5km run /jog trail event was organised for first years by the LCETB schools as an initiative to promote an active lifestyle.
On March 16th four buses, full of first years bursting with energy and their PE teachers left Castletroy College for Lees Road park , Ennis to take part in the 5 km event ,the emphasis on the day was participation and successful completion of the course. We were so so proud of every one of our students who all finished the 5k event .
Top results on the day out of almost 500 students were –
Overall boys results – joint second from Castletroy – Kai Joyce , Alex Carragher
– third place from Castletroy – Darragh Murrary
Overall girls results – second from Castletroy – Ele Madigan
Medals were also awarded by each school to students who were deserving of them by effort .Again huge congrats to all the first years who took part and to all who helped make the event a great success .