until Fields of Athenry 10km 2014


Athenry Ladies Lead The Way

Congrats to Jane-Ann Meehan who won the hilly Abbeyknockmoy 4mile road race today which was organised by East Galway Athletics Club.  Further south Ruth Ann Sheahan was first lady home (& third person overall) with a brilliant 3.10 marathon in the Eddie Murphy Memorial marathon.

Full report to follow on both.

All Ireland Even Ages Cross Country, Santry 17th November

Best of luck to our juvenile athletes who will be travelling to Dublin to run for Galway and Connacht in the All Ireland Even Ages Cross Country Championship in Santry next weekend. The Athenry athletes who have done really well at the Connacht championship and have qualified for next weekends All Ireland finals are; U12 girls Ciara Griffin, Aoibhe Deeley and Laura Kenny, U12 Boys Ruairí Collins and Shea Hennessy, U14 Girls Aishling Kenny and Sarah Gilhooly and U16 girls Shannen Lee. 

Newcastle F4L 5KM Result

See attached a full provisional result from today's very successful F4L 5KM out in Newcastle, Athenry.

Congrats to Maria Hehir and her band of helpers on a very efficient race.  The weather stayed dry too, which alays helps.

A small gallery of images from the day can be seen here.

Race Director's Report:

Corofin AC Winning Ways 8km


Normal service resumed yesterday in Corofin with Matt Bidwell continuing his dominance of the Galway road racing scene, taking 1st position in a time of 26.11, a full three & a half minutes ahead of 2nd placed Ian Egan of Tuam AC. Tuam also took the 3rd place with Tommy Joe White a further 44 seconds back.

On The Road Again


On The Road Again (OTRA) is a Galway charity that aims to restore and instil positive self-esteem and empower clients to take control of their own lives for the better.