- County Kilkenny: Woodstock was the venue again for the TY students from High School Clonmel. 50 Ty students took part in a series of races to improve their overall standard.County Waterford: Kilbarry amenity park in Waterford city was the venue for schools from the SE for another round of competitive training. Schools opt for one of the 4 regional events before Christmas. This time it was the turn of Secondary schools from as far afield as Enniscorthy, County Wexford and Dungarvan. 550 took part on a thankfully dry day. The 5th class boys section was won by the Templeorum (County Kilkenny) pairing of Conor Power and Eoin Butler ahead of the Ballygunner pairing of Daniel Kiely and Conor Goff. The 5th class girls was won by Ballygunnar with Clarissa and Sophie squeezing out Gwen and Clodagh in very fast times. Sheenagh and Sofia from St John of Gods were a close 3rd place. Butlerstown lead home in the 6th class boys with David Cheasty, Oliver McAllister, Scott Power and Daniel Kelly ahead of the Ballygunnar pairing of Sean and Dylan. Chloe McHugh and Mercy Onabajo were clear winners in the 6th class girls. They were followed home by Grace Power and Lillie Elliott from Faithlegg. The Gaelcholaiste Portlairge were the only 1st year students so were clear winners! Tomás Breathnach beat Ben Ó Ceallaigh and Callum Condon in the boys whilst Alan Ó Ciardhubháin (Boy?) won the girls section ahead of Katherine Ní Shuilleabháin and Phoebe Ó Ceallaigh. They were also the only school on 2nd/3rd year boys which was won by Lúc Ó Dúbhghaill, 4 seconds ahead of Elijah Nyangasi and Jack Ó Críodán. Emma Dewberry, Ursuline Waterford was a clear winner of the 2nd/3rd year girls from the Gaelcholaiste pair of Feena Ní Laoghaire and Cliodhna Fullam. The TY pairs course was dominated by CBS Enniscorthy. Padraig and Pierce were the clear winners from David and Joseph, and Jack and Damien. The best from Ard Scoil na NDeise, Dungarvan was Niamh and Kate in 4th place. Newtown were the only boys in the TY (A) section where Liam Sutherland got the better of Jimmy Ko and Daniel Owens. There was 11 seconds to spare for Lorna Aylward from Ursuline ahead of the Newtown pair of Anna Kent and Isabel Auld with Emma Galloway and Leona Quigley close behind.
Busy end to November
4 school events took place in 4 counties.