Irish Rugby Triple Crown Heroines Guests of Honour at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington , Annual 5K Run .

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington will once again host their annual 5K run on Friday May 15 . 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 .
Around 650 students have registered for this event and they are busy during their P.E. classes and after school training .
This year guests of honour will be Alison Miller from Laois and her Irish Rugby Triple Crown winning teammate Jenny Murphy .
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 via patrick Street .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.
Chip timing for all runners will once again be provided Precision Timing .

Some of our neighbours from Oakwood Retirement Home before the start last year

Some classic shots of Jonathon Parminter , a then First Year who moved away to Dublin taken by Frank Smith a few years ago .Jonathon is clearly delighted at finishing his first 5k on a particularly hot day !

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