Athenry Club News

Gale Force Tidings

From our on-the-ground correspondent:

Some brilliant performances put in again on a tough day.  Windy conditions led to some fun (for want of a better description) off-road sections on the bike.

Frank Burke 4:39:12 – 84th / 1407 - 28th MV40
Jim Leahy 4:47:06 – 114th / 1407 - 1st MV50
Ronan McCarthy 4:52:56 – 136th / 1407

Sub 5 in this race is a very good result so they are cracking times.

Kenneth O’ Hara 5:46:20 – 539th / 1407
Ollie Kyne 5:53:53 – 606th / 1407
Orla Stevens 6:08:17 – 750 / 1407 - 10th FV40

Masters Medals to Athenry

Good news from the Masters last weekend with three different club members bringing home medals: Peadar Bolt...sorry...Nugent, Martin Farah...sorry...Keane and Dave...Shefflin...sorry.

Peadar takes pride of place medalling in the M8 in 100M (bronze), 200M (silver) and 400M (silver).

Martin was third V7 in the 5000M.

Dave was third V2 in the 400M.

Congrats and well done to all who competed!

Provisional result are here.

Congrats to our W50 winning team

It took from last October bank holiday Monday to Burger Run Friday evening to get all three women together who won team medals in the W50 category in the National Marathon to receive their medals, but got them together we did, eventually.

Congrats to Maire Treasa, Bridget Ann and Frances!  Forget about the fella in the picture beside them.  He only spent nearly as long, getting their medals and then putting them all together in the same place at the one time.

All Ireland's for U9,10,11

A big well done to the 12 juvenile athletes that travelled to Stranorlar Co Donegal last Saturday to compete in the all Ireland's team competition. There were no medals brought home this year but all the athletes gave it all. They did extremely well to get this far having come through county and connacht competition. U11 girls long jump Ellie Cronin and Saoirse Healey finished 6th. U11 girls relay made it to the final Aoife Wall Kaci Moran Ellie Cronin Saoirse Healey. U10 boys 60m Adam Molloy and FinnMcIntyre finished 10th.

Connaughts for u9,10,11 and U12 Rusults

Please find attached results of the Connaughts for the U9,10,11,12 that was held last Saturday in Athlone.  A big well done to all the Athletes that competed competition was very tough and although the weather was fabulous it made things difficult especially in the long distance races.  There were many fourth positions .The following go on to compete in the All Irelands on June 29 in Finn Valley Donegal.  Silver Medalists U10 Boys relay team Calum Healey Finn Mc Intyre Fearghud Deeley Adam Molloy Conor Knight, U11 Girls 600m Ellie Cronin and Kaci Moran.  Bronze Medalists U11 girls relay tea

Tuam Endings

Tuam 5KM Series start...

A very hot evening in Tuam on many different levels.  A near record number of runners got under 20 minutes again, with a goodly number of runners recording PBs, including our secretary Ruthann Sheahan and newly rejoined AAC member, Caroline McLoughlin.

Thanks to Brendan & Trisha Monaghan and all the crew in Tuam AC for putting together a lovely course as well as the Ard Rí Hotel for the facilities provided both before and after the 6th leg last Tuesday evening last.

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