Well done to all our super Juvenile athletes who did Athenry AC proud in Dangan today. Photos and results to follow.
The only thing missing from Loughrea on Tuesday night last (14
May 2013) was an ark but there were strong rumours that one was
being warmed up down on the grey lake, less than half a mile away
from the start/finish line.
This is the first session in a two part performance nutrition package called 'Running'
The talk will be by club member, Ruth Kilcawley, who was recently appointed Lead Nutritionist with the Athletics Ireland High Performance Squad. She also worked with the Irish women's Grand Slam rugby team this year.
Read her description inside
Athenry AC had a different kind of social outing last weekend in making a trip to the Great Western Greenway (Bealach Mór an Iarthair ) in County Mayo. We had the Castlecourt hotel in Westport as our base and - accompanied by children, spouses, and Buster the dog - performed various feats of endeavour along the 42k of trail stretching from Westport to Achill.
Photo: Val and Benjamin Napoleon Glavin Broderick the First
Please find attached schedule for Sunday for u12s and older for Avaya Track and Field. Start time is 11am, please be there at least one hour before your event is due to start. Note they are starting with the relays. Good luck to all. If you have not comfirmed your entry please do so by this evening.
Please find attached provisional results of todays Avaya U9,10,11 Track and Field. Well done to all the athletes there was some great results from our juvenile athletes. The top three in each event go on to the Connachts in Athlone on June 8, so see you all at training next week.
Jim Leahy did a great 3:08 in Limerick last weekend, here is his account of the race.
Avaya Galway Track and Field Championships for U9,10,11 take place this Sunday May 12 in Dangan starting at 12.30. I have attached proviosioinal timetable I would recommend that you arrive an hour before your event is due to start. Best of luck to all that are competing.
The Claregalway leg of the Galway 5k Series again brought out big numbers as just over 600 runners completed the run. The winning time was considerably better than last week's Athenry leg as Peter O'Sullivan recorded a great 16:02 to win by a good margin from Billy King with Enda Mannion in third. Our Sinead Foran was second among the women, well done again.
East Galway Athletic Club sponsored the first & successful running of the Killererin 10K (St. Mary's Ladies GFC) road race on Bank Holiday Monday 6th of May in Barnaderg.
The race took place on a new course this year. Congratulations to Ian Egan and Siobhan Healy on winning the men's and women's races.
Results attached. As the 5k race was unofficial only the placings are given.