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Athenry AC (Senior) 10th Anniversary - some thoughts and numbers

I let the 10th anniversary of the formation of the senior section of Athenry AC go, much to my chagrin due to work and other commitments, without making mention of it specifically here.

This little article may redress that balance a little bit!

Mick Rice, Peter Delmer and myself had been knocking around Athenry for at least 18/24 months, each doing a bit of running; the other two moreso than me, of course.

Congratulations to Athenry Community Games on their recent awards

Congratulations to Peter Lyons and all the various others involved in Athenry Commnunity Games on the number of awards they've picked up recently. 

I've scabbed the following from their excellent Facebook page here:

Athenry Community Games win Mayor’s Award

Athenry Community Games has won a coveted Mayor's Award in the “Sports Category" at a gala Awards Ceremony held at the Loughrea Hotel & Spa tonight.

Record crowd at 10-year club run: Photos UPDATED

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.

Paul Hession talk as part of Croi's Open Week - 19 September

Paul Hession will be speaking at Croí House in Moyola Lane out in Newcastle on Wednesday, 19 September at 8PM.  The topic will be:

From Mosney to the Olympics. A Perspective on Fitness, Health & Wellbeing

See attached PDFs etc.  See also http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0905/1224323611754.html.


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