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5k Series Launch - Tonight 23rd April 2015

The launch for this years 5k Series is being held in the Athenry Physiotherapy and Performance Clinic this evening preceded by the nuber packing for the series if anyone can help out. There will be talks held this evening from both Amphibian King & Athenry Physiotherapy and Performance Clinic. These two organisations are sponsoring the series in a big way – please give them your full support.

The timetable for tonight is;

06:45 – 07:45 Number Packing

It's Time To Go Long!!

It's that time of year again when people are looking at Spring Marathons (unless you're Ruthann & Val who run one each week). Again this year we have plenty of members travelling for races & we'd like to wish good luck to all.

Manchester Marathon:

Jane Ann Meehan, Gearoid Rohan, Chris Deakin, Roseanne Trehy & Ray O' Connor

Mary Rohan & Esther Leahy - Relay Marathon

London Marathon

IAU 24 Hour World Championships

The club wish the best of luck to Ruthann Sheahan this weekend as she takes part in the 11th edition of the 24 Hour World Championships in Turin, Italy on the 11-12th April 2015. The race will also host the 20th European Championships. The race takes place on a 1700m course and starts at 10am local time.

In this event in 2012, Ruthann's distance of 229km set a new Irish Outdoor 24hr record, placed her 7th in the World & 5th in Europe. On recent form I wouldn't be surprised to see that record tumble.

2015 Mayo AC Road Race Series

2015 SERIES ROAD FIXTURES

1 KILMOVEE 10km Sat. Apr. 4th @1pm, CONTACT JOHN 086 173 7111

2 RUN FOR BOYLO, FOXFORD 10km Sun. Apr. 26th @12pm, CONTACT MARTINA 086 863 3461

3 IRISHTOWN 8km Sun. Jun. 28th @12pm, CONTACT DAVID 087 927 2242

4 BALLA 10km Sat. Jul. 25th @7pm, CONTACT BRENDAN 087 294 1227

5 CLAREMORRIS DECARE 5m Sat. Aug. 29th @6pm, CONTACT MAIREAD 094 937 2250

6 BALLYHAUNIS 8km Sun. Sept. 27th @3pm, CONTACT MARTIN 087 245 5989

7 BREAFFY 10km Sun. Oct. 11th @2:30pm, CONTACT MAGGIE 087 632 4252

Martin 'Hip-Hop' Keane at today's Craughwell 10!

Not only is our own Martin Keane a legend on the road, he has serious clothes sense too, if his sartorial elegance after the race - see above - is anything to go by!  Straight out of East LA, via Rathmorrissey.

The man was also the only Over 70 male to run in the race today, joined by Mary Cronin (LimerickAC but originally Woodford) as two only two over 70 athletes to complete the course today. 

Kudos to both.

Galway AAI 10M Road Race Championships in Craughwell this Sunday

The 2015 Galway AAI 10M Road Race Championships will take place in conjunction with the Craughwell 10M road race on Sunday, 22 March.  Enter here or limited entries on raceday.

All Galway clubs are encouraged to ensure that they have teams of women and men competing in this fabulous event, which is the main club race for Craughwell AC.

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