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Mayo AC Move 2 Improve 2014 Series

Move 2 Improve MAYO AC 2014 Series

2014 SERIES ROAD FIXTURES

1 KILMOVEE 10k, 19 April @ 1pm CONTACT JOHN 086 173 7111

2 IRISHTOWN 8k, 29 June @ 12pm CONTACT MICHAEL 086 853 4729 AFTER 7PM

3 BALLA 10k, 26 July @ 7pm CONTACT BRENDAN 087 294 1227

4 CHARLESTOWN 10k, 6 Sept. @ 12pm CONTACT CHRISTINA 086 330 9653

5 BALLYHAUNIS 8k, 28 Sept. @ 3pm CONTACT MARTIN 087 245 5989

6 BREAFFY 10k, 12 Oct. @ 1.30 CONTACT MAGGIE 087 632 4252

Athenry Go Global

It's turning into a busy few weeks for Athenry members on the international stage with many of our members hitting the skies to take part in some of the biggest races worldwide.

This Sunday, 06th April, Philp Magnier & George Livanos will be lining up alongside nearly 50,000 other participants in France for the Marathon de Paris.

Galway County 10M Championships this Sunday in Craughwell

The Galway 10M Road Race Championships will take place in conjunction with the Craughwell 10M road race this Sunday, 23 March.

All local clubs are encouraged to ensure that they have teams of women and men competing.

The results of these championships will based on the official result produced by the organisers of the road race and it's incumbent on all athletes to be correctly registered, both club and category.

County Medals will be assigned to the following categories:

Athletics Clubs Launch 2014 5km Race Series

Three Generations of Galway Athletics Launch Race Series

http://www.5km.ie/

Galway’s Athletics Clubs came together at the Athenry Physiotherapy & Performance Clinic on Thursday night to launch the ‘Galway 5km Race Series’ for 2014.

This hugely successful series of races, aimed mainly at new runners, has been going since 2006 and attracts around 800 entrants every year. The race series was formally launched by three outstanding athletes representing the past, present and future of athletics in Galway.

Galway 5km Series Launch Night

A short launch event for this year’s Galway 5km Series will take place on Thursday the 6th of March 2014 in the New Health Centre in Athenry at 07:00pm, why not come along and get the inside scoop!! On the evening we’ll be joined by three very special guests representing three generations of Galway Athletics - past, present and future.

The Galway Series occupies a special place in the hearts of many club runners and it will be nice to look forward to the races we’ll have this year in good company.

Packed House in Athlone for Night of International Athletics

A full house turned out in Athlone this evening to witness a fantastic night’s athletics which saw three new stadium records and the star attractions Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Tabarie Henry live up to their reputations. 

The Olympic decathlon gold medalist and world champion, Eaton, won the 60m in a new stadium record at the AIT International Arena, with a time of 6:69. The American could only manage third however in the long jump. Eaton’s wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton won the shot put with 13.46 and the high jump with 1.80. 

Maree 8k with Amphibian King

This weekend brings us the Maree 8k race sponsored by Amphibian King & hosted by Maree AC.

A lovely out & back route around Maree & Tawin which skirts Galway Bay and has a few small hills which will test you. But don't let that phase you as it's still a fast course. And the spread after is not to be missed!

Registration available here.

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