Wicklow native Tara takes gold in America

Wicklow town native and Inbhear Dee/Sli Cualann Athlete, Tara Jameson, won the individual Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship in Pennington, New Jersey, U.S.A. on Saturday 31st October, 2015.  

Representing Iona College, New York in the Women’s Cross Country 6,000 metre race Tara earned the individual award in a time of 21:09:09 while leading her team to a second place performance at Rosedale Park, Pennington.   Tara was nearly 8 seconds faster than the second runner to cross the line.

Tara started her athletic career at the age of 7 under the expert guidance and coaching of Noreen O’Reilly with Inbhear Dee Athletic Club, Wicklow Town.

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