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Mary Kealy wins Loughrea 10KM

Mon, 2016-09-26 09:16

Congrats to Mary Kealy on her most recent win, the Loughrea AC 'Grey Lakes' 10KM today, Sunday, 25 September.

It was a very difficult day for running: wind, rain and cold.  Congrats to all who even ventured out today, let along those who lapped the grey lake.

Result is here.

Category: Race Result Attachments: loughrea10km_2016.pdf

Barnaderg 5KM & 10KM Results & Report

Sun, 2016-09-25 23:02
St Mary’s 10K/5K Run Report   On Saturday, 10th September 2016, in beautiful autumn sunshine the annual 10K/5K Run organised by St Mary’s LFC took place in Barnaderg.     Once again it was a massive success with more than 100 athletes participating.    Winners of the main event the 10k were Men's 1st Deckie Madden Ferbane AC, 2nd Dan O’Rourke Tuam AC, 3rd Derek Naughton Tuam AC.    Ladies 1st Claire Rowe GCH, 2nd Yvonne Fehilly Athenry AC, 3rd Josephine Heffernan.    Male 40 Brian Gallagher Corofin AC.    Male 50 Rory O’Connor Tuam AC.    Male 60 John J Higgins Corofin AC.    Male Junior Lorcan Cameron.    Ladies 40 Carol McWalter.    The Parish Perpetual Trophy was won by Alan Fahy.    Well done to all our runners and walkers on the day and to all the children who enjoyed the fun run.    A huge 'thank you' to James Lundon, who was so helpful with his advice and encouragement on the lead up to the race and in particular for his accurate timing and recording.    It was a great social occasion with everyone returning to the community centre afterwards for refreshments and a chat.    Well done to all who helped in any way.  Category: Race Result Attachments: 16barnaderg510km.pdf

Castlegar AC Open XC Results

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:54

Results from open XC on SAturday, 24 Setpember 2016 taken from here.  Highly recommended video here too! 

"A big THANK YOU to parents,athletes, coaches,spectators and volunteers for coming out today and supporting this event ...

Today's Results

3k short course race

Ladies....1st Niamh Hennelly..GCH

2nd Gerardine Nally..Castlegar AC

3rd Trish Garret

Men....1st Brian O'Connor GCH

2nd Gary Marytn GCH 

3rd Brian Bruton GCH

1st Castlegar Athlete- Austin Salmon

Junior women 3k 

1st Aisling Joyce..claremorris AC

2nd Aoife King GCH

3rd Sarah Gilhooley Athenry AC

Senior women 4k

1st Margaret Sheridan GCH

2nd Emily Bruton GCH

3rd Marie Conneely

Junior men 5k

1st Eanna O Culain GCH

2nd Aaron Brennan

3rd Jack Miskella Craughwell AC

Senior men 6k

1st Jamie Fallon Craughwell AC

2nd Andrew O Donnghaile GCH 

3rd Peter O'Sullivan Craughwell AC

1st Castlegar Athlete -Frank King

040 Robert Malseed Westport AC

050 Danny Carr GCH

060 Martin Kearney GCH

1st Senior Men Team-GCH

Andrew O'Donnghaile 

Lloyd Malcolm

Gearoid Hynes

Timmy Jones

Well done and congratulations to all."

Category: Race Result

Clarinbrige Oyster Races Results

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:50

Congrats to the organisers of the Clarinbridge Oyster series of races on Saturday, 10 September 2016 on a very success inaugural event.

The results from the 10KM, Half and Full are linked and attached.

Category: Race Result Attachments: clarinbridgeoyster10km2016.pdf clarinbridgeoyster21km2016.pdf clarinbridgeoyster42km2016.pdf

Craughwell AC 5KM Result

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:43

Congrats to all in Craughwell AC who were involved in Celebrity Operation Transformation which took place in the club's new facility on Saturday, 17 September 2016.  See here.  Should be on the RTE PLayer too, if you missed the last installation in the current serious

The permitted 5KM result is also attached.

Category: Race Result

Clifden 10KM result

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:39

See here and attached!

Category: Race Result

Lust for Life - Ballybrit Racecourse

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:36

Congrats to all who took part in the Lust for Life 5KM around Balltbrit race course on Saturday morning, 3 Setpember.

See here.

Category: Race Result

Craughwell AC Marathon Result

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:33

Result from the Craughwell AC Marathon on Saturday, 27 August 2016 attached.  

Congrats to AAC athletes who took part!

Category: Race Result Attachments: craughwell_marathon_2016_results.pdf

Results of the Galway AAI Primary Schools XC Semi-Finals

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:27

See here and attached.   Congrats to all local athletes who have qualified for the finals this Tueday morning in Renmore...

Thanks to all who helped set up the course, steward, marshall and take the results, but especially Mike Tobin (Craughwell AC) who almost single-handedly efficiently dealt with the record number of entries this year, 1463, and finishers, 1378!

Category: Race Result Attachments: 2016galwayprimaryschoolsxc_semifinals_provisionalresults.pdf

Galway AAI 10KM Road Race Championships ANNOUNCEMENT

Sun, 2016-09-25 22:19

From: James A. Lundon

Subject: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016 Galway AAI 10KM Road Race Championships


The 2016 Galway AAI 10KM Road Race Championships will take place in conjunction with Cumann Lúthchleas Chonamara's Rás 10k Chonamara/Carna 10K road race on Saturday, 8 October @ 4PM.

All Galway clubs are encouraged to ensure that they have teams of women and men competing in this county championship at a standard road distance.

The results of these championships will based on the official result produced by the organisers of the road race and it's incumbent on all athletes to be correctly registered, both club and category.

County medals will be won in the following categories:

* 1st/2nd/3rd Senior Male/Female

* First Three Male O40, O50, O60 and O70

* First Three Female O35, O45, O55

* First three teams of four Male/Female from the same club.

For details on the race itself, see here or here.

Contact Colm Conway or Majella Ní Chríocháin for more details.

Make an afternoon and travel to Carna; you will not be disappointed with either the race or the hospitality the club and local community will give you.  More importantly, it is also a fast course!

Thank you,


Category: Running News

The Fields of Athenry 10km Early Bird

Fri, 2016-09-23 19:03

Avail of the Early Bird registration fee of just €15. You can register online at until 30th September!

Category: Athenry Club News

Loughrea AC 'Members Draw' starts this October

Wed, 2016-09-07 10:26
Fancy the chance to win a €1,000 euro a month?   Loughrea AC are holding a fundraising draw which will be limited to 300 entrants.     You can enter this draw by contacting a committee member and signing up to a monthly direct debit of €10 per month for a year or by paying €120 upfront.  The proceeds will go toward the completion of our new multipurpose pitch at our grounds in Bushfield.    The  first draw will be held on 28 October 2016 and will continue each month for a year.   The club secretary can be contacted at Category: Running News