It was a hard day at the office for David Noone in Belfast on Saturday as he competed in the annual Energia 24Hr Race. After struggling with his mind & body Dave stepped off the track after 11 hours with a total of 90k (56 miles) completed. He was in good company on the sidelines as last years...

A dreary wet morning greeted the 4 Athenry AC members (Myself, David Noone, Ian Pomphrett and Drew Davison) along with the other 180 or so competitors in Kiltimagh on Saturday morning for Race2Glory. The task ahead: 17kms of running terrain comprised of road, trail, bog, river and a bloody big hill...

Galway Adult Track & FieldCountyChampionships - 10 th July 2014. We arrived at registration in Dangan Sports track and signed up for 3 events. Both of us in the same category - Masters F35. 1 st event - The High Jump. Officials: Have you ever done this before? Assumpta & Flora: Nope. Officials: Now...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Galway Senior/Junior/Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship Day One takes place this Sunday 29 June in Dangan, NUI Sports grounds,Galway, with check in open from 1pm onwards at the track. These events are open to all AAI Galway registered athletes, with guest athletes from other AAI clubs...

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...

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...

There was a great showing by Athenry in todays Simon races in Galway this afternoon in both the 10k & 10 mile events. In the 10mile we had four of the first eight home including two podium spots. In a race won by GCH's Gary Thornton in 57.28, Mick Rice was 2nd with a 1.02.35 & Jane Anne Healy was...

See here ! Sprinter gets amongst the medals at graduation OLYMPIC sprinter Paul Hession may have missed out on a medal at the last games, but he took home gold in Galway yesterday. The Athenry athlete was awarded a bachelor of medicine, surgery and obstetrics degree at NUI, Galway. To top off his...

From the Race Director: The third Mayfly 10k, was held on Saturday May 24 th in cloudy weather with a fairly stiff breeze to boot. With the usual mix of competitive runners and local people hoping to complete their first 10k race, there was a super atmosphere in the town. With the previous years’...

Congrats to those who turned up and ran, especially those who won a medal etc. Thanks to the organisers for facilitating the event! Full result is attached below. A set of photos from the event are to be found on edenhill77 !

Congrats to all who took part yesterday especially David Noone who ran a 2:59 Marathon, while our esteemed secretary, Kieran, ran a 4:05 50k! Results have been posted to the race web site and are attached below too!

From the race director: The Running of the 5th Annual Milltown 10k "Run for Ollie" took place last Saturday the 14th June. We had 675 register for the run with 569 enthusiastic participants took to the roads of Milltown on a hot humid day. Dan O’Rourke from Tuam AC won the men’s event in a time of...

A big well done to our juvenile athletes that travelled to Sligo on Saturday June 7 for Connachts. All the athletes did very well in all their chosen events. In the pairs events the following go on to represent Athenry in the All Irelands on June 21 in Tullamore, sprint Calum Healy and Adam Molloy...

The 5th Annual Mayo AC Summer 5k Series sponsored by C&C Cellular commences on 17th June. All races start at 8pm. Race Schedule, registration location and contact as follows: 17 June Ballyhaunis Rugby Club, Martin 0872455989 24 June Castlebar, Harlequin Hotel, Ann 0868635534 1 July Ballinrobe...