Result of the 7th annual Turkey Trot, Sunday, 6 December 2015 is attached. From the organisers: Disappointing turnout, but great day for a race, beautiful sunny weather with not a cloud in the sky, nor a closh to wet your feet in. Matt Bidwell GCH set a new course record when winning the mens race...

Registration is live for our 14th annual Fields of Athenry 10km which is being held, as always, on St Stephens Day 2015. Enter Here! Our dedicated race website is located here. Enter now to avoid disappointment.

Corrib AC organised a lovely 4KM & 8KM road race out in Killannin last Saturday afternoon (21 November 2015). Both races starrted and finished from the same place, the church/GAA club car park. A full result is attached and a set of photos from Edenhill77 is here .

There is a children's race on 26th December before the 10km. The race is at 10.15am and is 1km in distance. Same route as last year. The race is open to anyone between 7 - 17 years and entry fee is just €5. You can register on the day from 9.30am in the Presentation School Gym.

Sixmilebridge Ultra took place on the 15th November with 23 athletes taking part in this 30 mile challenge. Mike Curley won the race in 3.34.25 with Athenry ACs Dee Grady finishing 2nd overall while also winning the women's race in 3.42.02. Second man home and 3rd overall was Vinny O'Leary crossing...

There are mornings you wake up and look out the window and say to yourself “Today is not a day for running” and crawl back in to bed. When the tail end of storm Abigail is still battering the landscape there was more than ample reason to crawl back in to bed on Sunday morning (Nov 15th), but this...

Hollymount ran their 50th road race last Sunday (15 November 2015) , in incredibly trying weather conditions (certainly not what was seen on Hawaii Five-0, either the ancient or more recent incarnation). A goodly crew from Athenry AC travelled up and scored a team prize in the men's race. Congrats...

The presentation of surplus funds, that was generated by 2015 Galway 5k Road Races series which was held at 6 different venues throughout Galway last April and May, was handed over to the Galway County Board at their recent monthly meeting. As happened for the past number of years, the funds will be...

The front page of the Dublin City Marathon web site this evening (9 November) has a picture of our club co-president, Martin Keane, except he's not looking in the direction of the camera! So where exactly is our Martin (below and attached as the image doesn't render very well in an article)?

** RESULT ATTACHED ** The 6th annual Fit4Life race took place yesterday in Athenry, it as a huge success! The race was co ordinated again this year by Race Director Frances Leahy who did an excellent job. And behind every great woman is a great team, as members of Athenry AC turned out in force to...

Fit4Life 5km takes place this Saturday 7th November at 12pm. Registration in Athenry Primary Care Medical Centre from 10.30am. Pacers for 26, 28, 30, 32, 34 and 36 mins to help you achieve your target time! Medals for all finishers. All profits from this race will be donated to a local charity...

The 50th Anniverary Hollymount Road races will be celebrated on November 14 and 15. The 50th Anniversary Organising Committee extend a hearty welcome to all, and especially to athletics clubs from near and far, to come and compete in the events and/or attend the celebrations of the unique occasion...

** Corrected Result now attached ** Congrats to Deirdre Brophy on another winning performance in Corofin on Sunday, 1 November. Another PB too! Mick Rice and Miriam Wall won their '40' category prizes. Congrats to all in Corofin AC on a great event.

One of the highlights of the 50th Hollymount Road Races celebrations on November 15th will be the unveiling of a plaque containing the names of all winners (men and women) since 1966. The plaque will go on permanent display in the village. The list of names contains an awesome array of athletes who...

Congratulations to Sarah Gilhooley and Shannen Lee who were representing Athenry AC at the Autumn Open Cross Country 4K in Phoenix Park today. The girls finished a fantastic 28th and 30th place in times of 18.17 and 18.41 respectively. Both girls are in great running form at the moment and both...

** Race result attached ** The 5th North East Galway 10km race took place yesterday in Moylough. There was also a 1.5km run for children and a 5km walk/run. The temperature was a very pleasant 14 degrees (for this time of the year!). There was little or no wind, blue skies and the sun was shining...

From Ronan Mac Con Iomaire: Robert Malseed, Westport AC, from Túr Mhic Éadaigh in Mayo, was the winner of the fifth Conamara 10k on Saturday [10 October 2015]. Robert finished in a time of 35:19, beating last year’s winner, Richard Farnan, who finished second. Peadar Ó Cathasaigh from Rathfarnham...

The Athlone ¾ Marathon was on Sunday 4th October. The race in its 5th year started in the lovely village of Glasson just outside Athlone. The route a fantastic running experience with its beautiful scenic views but also challenging and many run this race in preperation for DCM at the end of the...