Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Race Walking Masterclass...Cork...Sat 17th Nov 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Race Walking Masterclass...Cork...Sat 17th Nov 2012

A Race Walking Masterclass will take place at the Cork IT Track on Saturday 17th November. event as in attendance will be Olympic athlete Robert Heffernan.

This is a chance for athletes and coaches alike to learn more about Race Walking from Olympian Robert Heffernan, Liam O Reilly and renowned Spanish coach Jacinto Garzon.

This masterclass is open to all athletes and coaches aged 10+. Athletes from clubs/schools all over Ireland are welcome to attend.

10am: Registration at CIT Track in the main athletics stand and the cost is €5 per person.
10.30 -11.30am: Theory session on how to coach kids and how they built a successful Racewalking school in Guadix Spain.
11.30am-12.30pm: Practical session on the track with Jacinto Garzon (Spanish Coach), Robert Heffernan (Irish Olympic Athlete) and Liam O Reilly (Irish Olympic team coach).
12.30-1pm: Q&A session with Robert Heffernan for athletes while coaches talk with Jacinto Garzon and Liam O Reilly.

For more information please contact RDO Steven Macklin at 087 6335565 or

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