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2017 Galway 5KM Series announced

The ever popular Galway 5KM series is back again this year.
 
One notable change is that this year Tuam will not be hosting a leg this year due to roadworks on their route. Caltra will be taking their place.
 
The Athenry race will once again be the final leg of the series and we are currently working to finalise the actual route.
 
Entries will open at 8pm on Friday March 24th on Active. As usual it will more than likely sell out very quickly. 
 

Golden Day for Galway Masters Men especially Martin Keane

Congrats to the Galway M65 mens who won Team Gold in Waterford IT yesterday, Sunday 12 February.

Pictured, Georgina Drumm presenting the winning medals to our own Martin Keane, Andrew Talbot (CRH), Martin Hynes (Tuam AC) and Martin McEvilly (GCH).

It as Martin's first time to don the Galway vest, and a winning one too.

Fair play, TJ!

Fair play to a good friend of AAC, TJ Beatty (Loughrea AC), on his big award at last weekend's Galway Sports Stars Awards!
 
He won the "Special Dedication" award in recognition of his lifetime’s involvement in athletics: competing, coaching and administratiion!

Memories of the late Noel Henry

I first met Noel Henry in the early 1980s. Once you met him you'd love to meet him again and again. When I told him where I was from, he was anxious to know not alone the old Derrydonnell AC lads, but also all the Galway runners from early 1900s as he was writing on the subject at that time. Then in early-1984 he contacted me to know would I care to join a group of them who were going to run the Cork City marathon, as they were also trying to gather a few quid for the National council for the blind.

Fit4Life welcomes new members!

Welcome to the new members of Fit4Life! Membership is still available for one more week. The next intake of new members after that will be April 1st. The Fit4Life programme caters for walkers/joggers and its aim is to get you running 5km! If you are interesting in joining us please follow the link below. Membership for 2017 is €35.

https://athenryac.wufoo.com/forms/join-athenry-ac-fit-4-life-2017/

Fit4Life starts tomorrow!

Fit4Life Just a reminder the first training session for 2017 is tomorrow! Meeting at the church car park in Athenry at 9:00am. You must become a member of Athenry AC Fit4Life before joining any run (insurances purposes).

Please follow the link below. https://athenryac.wufoo.com/forms/join-athenry-ac-fit-4-life-2017/ Fit4Life is scheduled for Monday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm meeting at the church car park in Athenry.

No Fit4Life on Saturdays for 2017.

Hope to see you tomorrow!

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