COMING SOON! 2013 Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Annual 5K Run.

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington will host their annual 5K run on Friday May 10 . The run will start and finish in the school grounds and will commence at 1130am . The students and teachers will run around the streets of Portarlington and all support on the day would be greatly appreciated .
390 students have registered for this event and they are busy during their P.E. classes and after school training .
The route is down the Bog Road as far as Marian Hill, turn right into Spa Street , around by the leisure centre , up Main Street and back to the school .Excitement and anticipation are already rising in the school ahead of this eagerly awaited event .There will be prizes for first home but more important for most students will be the sense of achievement of completing their first 5K run .”

HERE’S A PICTORIAL REMINDER OF LAST YEAR’S EVENT (Pics courtesy of Frank Smith)


Ambasador and Thanchanook , elbow to elbow , pictured above , in one of the closest finishing sprints Results of the 2012 race were as follows:

1st Senior Boy Evan Clancy 1st Junior Boy Seán McLoughlin

1st Senior Girl Libby Waldron 1st Junior Girl Claire Faherty

Valerie Moore , presented the cup to the winners , on behalf of Oakdale Nursing Home.

First Year , Jonathon Parminter , cools down while celebrating a fine performance at the recent Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington , 5K Fun Run .Jonathon won an award for one of the most regular attenders at after school training .

Fastest girl , Elizabeth Waldron with a young fan

Katie Whelehan , Siobhan O’Hora and Amy Lawlor , all first years put in a burst of speed to finish

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