Over 250 HILLSAC Members to Participate in 2015 Marathon

first_imgThis year’s marathon might be the most crowded as compared to the 2011 and 2013 Liberia Marathons owing to lot of interests from individual athletes- active and amateur, the disabled, groups as well as foreign nationals.The Liberia Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, November 8.The Hill Social and Athletics Club (HILLSAC), has announced that over 250 of its members are poised to contest in the 2015 Liberia Marathon.HILLSAC’s president Odusanya Muhamed Abdulhakeed disclosed that 250 members would participate in the 10k race (from John F. Kennedy to SKD Complex). Two of their athletes are training for the 21km (13miles) race.Mr. Abdulhakeed said as November 8 comes closer, they would increase their coaches. The current coaches are Constance Williams, Peter Kollie, Zumba Emmanuel and Ansumana Varney.“We were founded in 2000 and participated in 2011 and 2013 marathons as well as the recently held Olympic Day Run,” the HILLSAC boss said.The 2015 Liberia Marathon was postponed twice owing to the Ebola virus.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

CHAIRMAN OF DONEGAL JOINT-POLICING COMMITTEE PAYS TRIBUTE TO SUPT VINCENT O’BRIEN

first_imgThe chairman of the Donegal Joint Policing Committee has paid tribute to Garda Superintendent Vincent O’Brien who has announced his retirement.Garda Supt Vincent O’BrienCllr Patrick Mc Gowan paid tribute to Supt O’Brien who leaves the force in June after more than 30 years service.He worked in the Donegal for a long time and began his career in Lifford during the Troubles and climbed up the ranks during a very successful career . “I would have worked very closely with Supt O’Brien as Donegal JPC Chair and found him to be very knowledgeable in all issues affecting Donegal and in the unique situation we find ourselves in being surrounded by a border, his experience and hard work would have helped to tackle crime.“I would like to wish him all the best on his well deserved retirement and spoke to him recently about his future plans which will see him doing quite a bit of traveling,” said Cllr McGowan.Born in Sligo, Supt O’Brien has served in Lifford, Buncrana and Letterkenny during a long and varied career.  CHAIRMAN OF DONEGAL JOINT-POLICING COMMITTEE PAYS TRIBUTE TO SUPT VINCENT O’BRIEN was last modified: May 9th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cllr patrick McGowanGardaretirementSupt Vincent O’Brienlast_img read more