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  • IR Sports Club Iceland

    Posted on December 11, 2015 by in Uncategorized No Comments. Continue Reading...
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    Orla Drumm

    Posted on September 23, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Orla Drumm came to Gran Canaria to train with PWWT on 2 different occasions. A full time athlete at the time, Orla spent first 31 days and then almost 3 weeks, in preparation for both National and European track & field championships. We learned a lot about hard work and single minded determination, not only […]

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    British Paralympic Wheelchair Team

    Posted on September 19, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    April 2013 saw the British Paralympic Wheechair Squad come to Gran Canaria to train for the first time. Jenni Banks, head coach for wheelchair racing with British Athletics, brought 4 of Britain’s top athletes for a 12 day training stint to the tracks and roads of our island. Between these 4 athletes alone there were 3 […]

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    Easter 2012

    Posted on September 19, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Easter 2012 brought athletes from various  clubs. Sarah McCormack travelled from Scotland to join Fiona Roche, Aoife Talty, Finbar Horgan, Paddy Timoney and Orla Drumm for a fantastic two week training camp. We based ourselves in the surroundings of the Maspalomas Golf Course and again used a huge variety of training venues on the island. […]

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    Cork Athletes

    Posted on September 10, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    This was a great small camp run with George Boyle, Sally McCarthy, Carol Finn and Jonathan Phillips. Based in Maspalomas over two weeks we travelled to various tracks and trails to do a variety f sessions. Jonathan was attending PWWT for the first time and was doing his 10 week work placement with us during the […]

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    January 2012

    Posted on September 2, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    January 2012 saw athletes coming from Raheny Shamrocks, Rathfarnham AC, Galway City harriers, Sligo AC and Gran Canarian athletes joining us for some training sessions. Some of our athletes also competed in the Arucas 5km on the 7th of January with Killian O’Connor winning the Junior race with Dáire Birmingham, Kevin Moriarty and Bernard Roe […]

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    Paralympics Ireland

    Posted on September 1, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Paralympics Athletics Ireland(PAI) have been coming to Gran Canaria to train and prepare for major championships, twice a year every year, since 2012. In January 2014 several of the Irish Olympic athletes, including London Paralympic silver medalist Catherine O’Neill, competed in PWWT Gran Canaria’s II International Track & Field Meet, the first paralympic track & […]

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    Worthing & District Harriers

    Posted on September 1, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Worthing & District Harriers came to Gran Canaria for a 9 day training camp with PWWT Gran Canaria during Easter 2014. Gavin Stephens is the head coach and recently represented GB at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Budapest. His young squad of throwers, jumpers and sprinters, were a joy to work with and watch as a […]

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    University of Limerick & Friends

    Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    January 2013 saw the coming together of athletes from the University of Limerick, University College Dublin, Tullamore Harriers AC, Galway City Harriers, Paul McKee’s stable of athletes, the United Kingdom and guest coach and mentor Bro. John Dooley. This camp coincided with PWWT Gran Canaria’s first organising and promotion of the International Track & Field […]

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    Sligo AC and Friends – July 2011

    Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    A gathering of 44 totaled this group of athletes, coaches, parents and friends mostly coming Sligo AC and various clubs from Sligo, Galway and Dublin. Dermot McDermott of Sligo was instrumental in organising this group coming from Ireland. The camp was organised to coincide with the 1st round of Irish National underage track & field […]

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    PWWT Gran Canaria’s 1st Training Camp – Dec 2010/Jan 2011

    Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    This was our first ever warm weather training camp after just moving here 8 months previous. 12 athletes from Ireland ranging from 800 meters to marathon, living and training for 3 weeks based in the south of the island. We travelled all over the island to different training venues and for some of these first […]

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  • Web in updating process

    Posted on June 15, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    Welcome to Professional Warm Weather Training. We’re updating our website!

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