Weekend Round Up

It was a successful weekend on the roads for the club with two members placing first in races across the country.

In Portarlington on Saturday morning, Dee Grady ran a 3.20.19 marathon for a 16minute PB, 6th place overall & first female home at the Marathon des Escargots. Dee is showing great form recently & also had a podium finish & sub 19 5k in the Shannon Airport Runway 5k last weekend.

Adult T&F Day Two results

A lovely evening (Thursday, 10 July) and some great performances by athletes from all over the county, and further afield.

Also, we were graced by the appearance of the dual World Weightlifting champion, starring in the High Jump of all things, AAAAAAAAAASSUMPTA FFFFFFFFFFFEENEY!

Final results are now attached.

I would like to thank all the athletes and officials who came on Thursday.  Without either there can be no competition.

Silver for Sinéad Tuohy in National U23 Championships

Sinéad Tuohy was in action today at the GloHealth Junior and U23 Championships held in CIT.  Sinéad tied for silver in the U23 High Jump with Emily Rogers (St Peters) with a jump of 1.60m.  Gold was taken by Craughwells Catriona Farrell who jumped 1.65.

Congratulations Sinéad, and all the best for the National Senior Championships in a few weeks time.

Headford 8KM Result & Report

The 10th Headford 8KM Road Race ran without a hitch last evening (Saturday).  

The course is now seared into the collective memory of any road runner in Galway.  

Starting on the dot of 7PM, it wound it way through the village and out on to main road to Galway, as well as the rolling countryside of Ballyrikard, Cloghanover, Clooneen (passing Campbells at 3.5KM), Liss, Deerpark, Racepark and back into town to finish near the village square.

Galway Senior / Junior / Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship, Day Two

The Galway Senior / Junior / Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship, Day Two, takes place next Thursday July 10th in NUI Sports Grounds, Dangan, Galway. These events are open to all AAI Galway registered athletes with guest athletes from other AAI  clubs outside Galway also welcome.
 
Registration - Trackside from 18.15pm. Entry is €5.00 for day / event at the track.
 
Events order on the day will be as follows;
 
Track 

Congratulations Assumpta

Members turned out in force last night to congratulate Assumpta Feeney on her recent achievements of being crowned Double World Champion at the WDFPF World Single Championships in Dusseldorf.

For a relative newcomer to the sport Assumpta has made huge strides & her biggest win to date came at the start of June with winning lifts of 155kg (24.4stone) in the Deadlift Unequipped & 117.5kg (18.5stone) in the Squat Unequipped. She also narrowly missed out on another trophy, finishing fourth in the world in the Bench Uequipped.

Results of County Track and Field Championships Day 1

Please find attached the results from Day 1 of the County Galway Track and Field Championships.  

Well done to Ronan McCarthy who took Gold in the Masters 200m and Masters Long Jump and also to Evan Quirke who took Gold in the Junior Long Jump.

If you have a query with regard to the results then please leave a comment and I will look into it.

Day 2 of the Track and Field Championships will take place at NUI Galway Dangan Sportgrounds on Thursday 10th July.

Iain

Renville 5k Result

Twenty one AAC members turned out in Renville last night for its annual event which this year was in aid of Galway Autism Partnership.

Jane Ann Healy was first member home & second female overall with Sinead Foran showing good fiorm on her return from injury, placing as third female.

Results located here.

All Ireland Bronze for Juvenile Athletes

All Ireland Team events June 21 Tullamore.  Athenry had 5 athletes travel and Calum Healy and Adam Molloy placed 3rd in 60m sprint Calum also recorded the fasted time in Ireland 9.16.  Fearghus Deeley and Adam Molloy competed in the long jump and  it wasnt Fearghus day and he broke all jumps Adam jumped 3.66.  Darragh Mc Nelis and Fearghus Deeley competed in the 600m Darragh ran a super race and  after 150m Fearghus hamstring went and he had to pull out.

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