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Hannah Riley to Carry the IOM Flag in Gotland

Isle of Man Athletics is pleased to announce that Hannah Riley has been selected to be the Isle of Man Team Flag Carrier at the Island Games in Gotland 2017. Hannah will carry the flag at the Opening Ceremony however she will share the duties with Mountain Biker Elliot Baxter who will carry the flag at the Closing Ceremony.

Hannah’s has won a total of 18 Island Games medals including 6 Golds. Her first Island Games was in Gotland in 1999.

Gotland 1999 – Gold 400mh and Bronze 100mh
IOM 2001 – Silver 100mh and Silver 4x400m
Guernsey 2003 – Gold – 4x100m, Silver – 100mh, Silver 4x400m
Shetland 2005 – Gold 400mh, Silver – 100mh, Silver 4x100m
IOW 2011 – Gold 100mh, Silver 4x400m, Silver 4x100m
Bermuda 2013 – Silver 100mh, Silver 4x100m, Bronze 400mh
Jersey 2015 – Gold 100mh, Gold 4x400m

Well done Hannah!

 

Strength and Conditioning Session Coordinator Required.

Isle of Man Athletics urgently require the help of someone to coordinate the strength and conditioning sessions offered through the Isle of Man Sports Institute.

A block of eight strength and conditioning sessions have been booked starting next week (practice week) but we require someone to take on the responsibilities of organising these sessions going forward.

Please note that this is an organisational role which does NOT require specific S&C knowledge.

The role includes:

  • Liaising with IOM Sport and booking the sessions at the institute
  • Promoting the sessions to the athletes (through social media, email etc.)
  • Organising the athletes to attend

Delia Fairclough who is stepping down from the role will provide a full handover.

Please email mail@IOMAA.info if you can help out with this important role.

 

IOMAA Open T&F Meeting Timetable

Here is the timetable for the first of this years Isle of Man Athletics Association Open Track & Field Meetings which takes place on Wednesday 17 May at the NSC, hosted by Manx Harriers.

Whilst this meeting is open (age groups U13 and above) we will also be using it as a Junior Inter Club match with the first two athletes from each Club in each event (U13, U15 and U17) counting towards the match.  Please ensure that you wear your Club Vests.

Registration will take place in Manx Harriers Clubhouse from 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start.  Cost will be £2 for the first event and £1 for each event thereafter (max 3 events per competitor – all age groups).

Here is the entry form.

 

David Mullarkey selected for Commonwealth Youth Games

The IOMAA is delighted to announce that David Mullarkey has been selected to represent the Isle of Man at the Commonwealth Youth Games later this year. He will be competing in the 1,500m race. The event is being hosted by The Bahamas and takes place from 17 to 23 July.

The squad is as follows:

Athletics – David Mullarkey
Cycling – Thomas Bostock, Will Draper, Tara Ferguson
Swimming – Joel Watterson, Kazia Whittaker, Emma Hodgson, Euan MacMurchie

Congratulations and good luck to all those selected!

#bahamascyg2017 #teamiom @bahamas2017cyg @iomcga

IOMAA Open Track & Field Meeting – 17th May

The first of this years Isle of Man Athletics Association Open Track & Field Meetings will take place on Wednesday 17 May at the NSC, hosted by Manx Harriers.

Whilst this meeting is open (age groups U13 and above) we will also be using it as a Junior Inter Club match with the first two athletes from each Club in each event (U13, U15 and U17) counting towards the match.  Please ensure that you wear your Club Vests.

Registration will take place in Manx Harriers Clubhouse from 5pm for a 6.15pm start.  Cost will be £2 for the first event and £1 for each event thereafter (max 3 events per competitor – all age groups)

Timetable to follow.

Officials are required urgently for this event so any help would be appreciated please message or call Tracey Bell on 432133.