Operation Transformation National Walks 2020
Meath Local Sports Partnership and Sport Ireland have linked up with the OT team to promote National Walk Day on Saturday 18th January.
Organisers welcome all ages and abilities on the day and would love to see families getting involved. The event is ideal for beginners to come out and give it a go. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In the interest of safety and out of respect to other walkers, dogs are not allowed.
There are a number of walks happening across the County on the day – check out walks below for one that suits you:
- Ashbourne: meeting at Ashbourne Garda Station at 10am.
- Ballinacree, Oldcastle: meeting at walking track in St. Brigid’s GAA at 11am.
- Carnaross: meeting at Carnaross Community Centre at 10am.
- Castletown: meeting at Castletown Pitch & Putt club at 10am.
- Cormeen: meeting at Cormeen Sports Complex at 10am.
- Kilmainhamwood: meeting at Kilmainhamwood GAA at 9.30am.
- Gibbstown: meeting at Wolfe Tones GAA at 9.30am.
- Trim: meeting on Castle Street (across from Garda Station) at 10am.
Participants are also welcome to join Parkrun on the day. Parkrun is suitable for walkers, joggers and runners of all ages! Parkrun is a free 5km timed course which takes place every Saturday at 9.30am in the following locations in Meath:
- Oldbridge (meet at Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Drogheda)
- Blackwater Park, Navan
- Deerpark, Carlanstown
Following on from the National Walk Day, a number of areas are planning weekly walks in their locality to coincide with the 8 Week Operation Transformation programme.
See below for details:
|Area||Walk leader||Contact||Start date||Start time||Meeting point|
|Ashbourne||Theresa Byrne||087-2376175||January 13th
|7pm||Ashbourne Garda Station|
|Athlumney, Navan||Paul McGee||087-7874424||January 11th
|Ballinacree, Oldcastle||Norman Coyle||087-9197378||January 23rd
|8pm||St. Brigid’s GFC Walking Track|
|Blackcastle, Navan||Pamela Farrell||086-3521481||January 14th
|9.30am||St. Oliver’s NS, Navan|
|Castletown||Nicola Smith||086-8617289||January 11th
|10am||Castletown Pitch and Putt|
|Noeleen Farrelly||086-3260857||January 13th
|Cormeen||Elizabeth Bennett||087-6416339||January 11th
|10am||Cormeen Sports Complex|
|Duleek||Carol Saurin||085-7538995||January 15th
|7pm||Duleek Village Green|
|Malena McLoone||087-6890892||January 13th
|7pm||Parish Car Park|
|Fordstown||Aisling Clarke||087-9006119||January 5th
|Gibbstown||Alison Ward||087-2892304||January 11th
|9.30am||Wolfe Tones GAA Gibbstown Pitch|
|Johnstown, Navan||Joe Adams||086-8600961||January 6th
|7pm||Taylors of Johnstown|
|Navan||Mary Clifford||087-9760824||January 15th
|Stamullen||Linda Dungan||087-6503124||January 13th
|7pm||St. Patrick’s GAA|
0-3k Walk to Jog Programmes
0 to 3k Walk to Jog is a 6 week programme designed to equip complete beginners to increase walking fitness and progress to jogging with relative ease. It is a simple progressive programme that begins with more walking than jogging and gradually evolves into more jogging than walking.
A number of Athletics Clubs are rolling out a 6 week 0-3k Walk to Jog programme in association with Meath LSP. Please register by downloading a registration form at http://www.meathsports.ie/women-in-sport/0-3km-walk-to-jog-programme/ and bring along on the first night or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locations and start dates are as follows:
|Club||Venue||Start Date & Time|
|Claremont Stadium||Monday 13th January @7pm|
|Mullagh Sports Centre||Monday 13th January @7pm|
|Tara AC||Tara Track – Ross Cross
|Tuesday 14th January @7pm|
For more information please contact Lisa on 046-9067337 or email email@example.com
Training & Education Courses
Details of dates for training and education courses for 2020 including Safeguarding 1 Basic Awareness in Child Protection Training, Safeguarding 2 Club Children’s Officer (CCO) Training, Safeguarding 3 Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Training, Sports Injuries First Aid and other NGB training courses are now available on http://www.meathsports.ie/events/
If you wish to book a course, please call Meath LSP office on 046-9067337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men on the Move
Are you Male aged 30 plus? Worried about that extra weight? Thinking about getting more active? Want to improve your overall health and wellbeing?
Men on the Move is a beginners physical activity programme aimed at adult men to get active, have fun and improve their fitness levels.
- Kells: Monday 13th January at 8pm in Kells Handball Alley.
- Navan: Tuesday 14th January at 7.30pm in St. Oliver’s School, Blackcastle, Navan.
- Ashbourne: Wednesday 15th January at 7.15pm in Impulse Fitness Ashbourne.
- For more information please call Ruairi on 046-9067337 or email email@example.com
Royal Rockets IWA Junior Sports Club Meath
The final session of Royal Rockets IWA Junior Sports Club before Christmas will take place on Wednesday 18th December at 6.30pm-7.30pm in Scoil Naomh Eoin, Navan.
The club will recommence on Wednesday 8th January 2020 in Scoil Naomh Eoin, Navan at 6.30pm. New members and volunteers are welcome! For more information, please contact Terry on 046-9067337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Above is a snap shot of the events/training/activities that Meath LSP organise at present. For a more detailed look at what we deliver in Meath please see www.meathsports.ie
Meath LSP would like you wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!