Athenry AC celebrated 10 years of the senior section of the club by heading out onto the streets for its 9am training run with a record crowd of over 70 of its members. The 9am run is an unbroken tradition, spanning back the entire 10 years. Even when Saturday 9am has fallen on Christmas Day a group of runners has departed from the church to pound the streets of Athenry.
Ruthann Sheehan picked up her well deserved AAI award "Ultra Running Athlete of the Year" at the National Athletics Awards (in association with Woodie’s DIY and Tipperary Crystal) on Saturday 17th of November.
Frank Burke did a tremendous 10:45:17 in the Barcelona Ironman Triathlon last Sunday, 30th October. This is 30 minutes better than his time in Bolton a year ago and the main improvement seems to have been in the cycling, where he focused his training this year.