Operation Motivation is a series of county wide physical activity programmes designed to get you up and active for the New Year. Opportunities to kick start your active year include:
Learn 2 Run to 5k
Struggling with your New Year’s “get fit” resolution? Why not train in a group?
Learn 2 Run to 5k is ideal for those who are walkers and wish to become joggers or joggers who wish to become runners – open to men & women. An experienced running coach will be in attendance each night to provide advice and support. Venues for training include:
||Meet n Train every Tuesday & Thursday @ 7pm meeting at White Lodge B&B, Ring Road, Trim.
||Ciaran Tobin 086 3445903
||Commencing Tuesday 8th March at 7pm Claremont Stadium
||Meath LSP 046 9067337
||Registration Wednesday January 13th Dunshaughlin Community Centre
||Paddy Mangan 087 2597731
||Starts 13th @ 8.15pm January at Greenogue Track
||Jim Kavanagh 087 6691559
||Commencing early March
||David Ivers 086-0842109
||Meet `n Train every Monday & Thursday @ 8pm Tara Sports Grounds
||David McCarthy 087 2657770
||Couch to 5k commencing Tuesday 5th Jan @ 9pm Dunboyne AC track, Rooske Rd
||Geraldine Fagan 087 2218540
||Fit 4 Life commences late January/Feb
||Lorraine Hyland 087 2033803
||Learn 2 Run commencing mid May every Monday @8pm in Gilson Park, Oldcastle
||Robert Caffrey 087 9916946 www.stbrigidsathleticclub.com
||Couch to 5k commencing in mid January
||Alison Boland 087 7566071www.facebook.com/moynaltyac
||Fit 4 Life every Monday & Wednesday at 6.45pm meeting at bypass, Enfield
||Geraldine Cusack 087 2376267
||Fit 4 Life every Monday @7pm Wednesday @7.30pm – Bohermeen Community Centre
||Stephen Ball 086 0792580
Target: Royal County 5km & 10km on Bank Holiday Monday May 2nd 2016 in Kells
Navan Community meet`n walk – commences Wed 13th Jan. Meet at the Old Barracks (Town council) @ 7pm
Please bring a hi-vis vest. Free event, open to all walking abilities.
Men on the Move
Calling all men over 30 years of age!
Would you like to be fitter than you are now?
Would you like to improve your energy levels?
Yes???Why not come along to our Men on the Move physical activity Programme – you don’t need to be fit or even healthy to join, just willing to give it a go!
Men on the Move will start in the following areas in January 2016:
||St. Colmcilles GAA
||Monday 11th January at 7.30pm
||St. Patricks Hall
||Tuesday 19th January at 7.30pm
||Thursday 14th January at 8pm
||Wednesday 20th January at 8pm
Coming Soon – Men on the Move is coming to Oldcastle at the end of January.
To register your interest or for more information please contact Ruairi on 046-9067337 or email email@example.com
If you would like to start a “Men on the Move” programme in your area – please give Ruairi a call at the number above.
Meath Running Group……. every step a victory!
Ever thought of completing a 10km, half marathon or a full marathon, but don’t know where to start, how to train for it or simply keep to a regime on your own? Meath Running Group can help you do just that!
Training sessions are tailored to individual abilities & levels – from beginner to seasoned running pro. We provide a 30 week programme/3 blocks – depending on your target (each block can be stand alone).
|Block 1Wed 9th March @7pm
||Claremont Stadium, Navan
||Indoor Core & Conditioning (9 weeks)
||To work core strength, improve flexibility, posture & balance
||Injury prevention & improves general strength
|Block 2Wed 18th May @ 7pm
||Claremont Stadium, Navan
||Speed & Middle Distance training (11 weeks)
||Preparation for 5 mile, 10km & 10 mile distances
||Improves running form & speed
|Block 3Wed 17th Aug @ 7pm
||Claremont Stadium, Navan
||Middle to Long Distance Training (10 weeks)
||Preparation for the half, ¾ & full marathon distances
||Improves running endurance
In 2015, Meath Running Group helped over 80 recreational joggers & runners to reach their target – either completing a 10km, 10 miles, half or full marathon. This year that person could be you! Find Meath Running Group – http://www.facebook.com/meathrunninggroup
All of the above events are organised by Meath Local Sports Partnership. For details of other events, activities and programmes please contact 046 9067337 or visit www.meathsports.ie or follow us: http://www.facebook.com/meathsportspartnership http://www.twitter.com/MeathLocalSport
Walk to Fitness
Free walking programme organised by Gormleys Pharmacy, Kells & Titan Strength & Fitness, Kells. Starts Thursday 14th Jan at Titan Stength & Fitness, Kells Business park. Suitable for all walking abilities!
Free health check in Gormleys (expires end Feb) – weight, height, BMI etc;
Contact: Gormleys: 046 9240950; Titan Fitness: 046 9247527
Kells People`s Resource Centre
Walking Group – open to everyone in the community
Morning walks commencing Mon 11th; Wed 13th & Fri 15th Jan @ 9.30am
Includes Healthy Eating workshops with tips on: good nutrition on a budget, portions sizes, recipes, meal planning & shopping tips. Once off registration fee of €5 applies.
Parkrun – Weekly Free 5km Timed Runs www.parkrun.ie
Parkrun Navan – every Saturday at 9:30am in Blackwater Park, Windtown Road, Navan
Parkrun Oldbridge – every Saturday at 9:30am meet at Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre, Oldbridge, Drogheda, Co. Meath