Just over 300 athletes turned up in Monivea on Saturday morning for the Athenry AC Half Marathon and 5km. Numbers were almost double the 2016 figure for the 5km and down by around 30 for the half. The weather was on our side but didn't favour those running the longer distance. It was hot and...

The 11th Annaghdown 10KM took place last Sunday, 18 June. The 10KM result is attached. Congrats to Deirdre Brophy who was second female home is an excellent sub-41, on a very warm afternoon for racing. James Lundon also completed his 10th Annaghdown, some minutes behind...

See attached the result from last Saturday, 17 June 8KM race. Well done to all the Athenry AC competitors who made the short trip out to Bullaun to take part.

Congrats to everyone who ran in Portumna today, Saturday 10 June...Jim Leahy, Caroline Freeney, Sean Flaherty, Frances Leahy, Jane Mangan, Mary Kealy, George Livanos, Ruthann Sheahan, Bernie Rogers. It was a tough race for the athletes as temperatures were hovering around 20 degrees and it was very...

The height of summer and the height of the local road racing action with lots of distances and races to choose from... Tomorrow, Sunday, 11 June: Clifden 10KM Next Thursday, 15 June: Killeeneen 5KM Next Saturday, 17 June: Bullaun 8KM Next Sunday, 18 June: Annaghdown 10KM Next Saturday week, 24 June...

104 athletes took part in today's 8km in Maree. Brian Somers and Chris Deakin finished 11th and 12th respectively. Kieran Walsh was 18th overall. Men's Results Keith Fallon 25:40 Matt Bidwell GCH 27:40 Kevin Mooney 28:27 Women's Results Edel Kelly 33:57 Ester Wright 36:28 Maura Fallon 36:45 Results...

See attached the Limeirck Leader obituary of Michael 'Curley' Cunningham who was recently laid to rest in his home area of East Limerick.

Tonight 690 athletes gathered at the start line in Athenry for the final leg of the 2017 Galway 5km series. Approx 22 clubs were represented. Close to 80 donned the Athenry AC colours of maroon and white. Athletes reported conditions were very warm and many welcomed the downhill approach to the...

At the recent Athletics Ireland AGM, the names of the new panel of National Technical Officials were announced for the period 2017 - 2020. Amongst those new NTOs were two from County Galway, GCH's Eamonn O'Donnell and Athenry AC's own Iain Shaw. Both Eamonn and Iain now hold the IAAF level 1...

From Galway AAI: The 2017 Galway AAI Half Marathon Road Race Championships will take place in conjunction with the Athenry AC Half Marathon road race on Saturday 24th June 2017 @ 11am Enter - here All Galway clubs are encouraged to ensure that they have teams of women and men competing in this...

Great day in Oughterard last Sunday, 21 May, for the latest iteration of the Mayfly 10KM, sponsored by Corrib AC. Over 110 finished the challenging course in windy but very sunny conditions. Full provisional result is attached. Images from the day are courtesy of Edenhill77 .

Results from the 5th leg of the 2017 series are here . Images are here . A great evening for running: overcast with a tiny bit of drizzle though a bit windy, which seemed to be against the runners the who way around. 613 finishers. Men's Results Kevin Bartholomew, Craughwell AC 16:59 Neil O'Leary...

See here for a news release on the death of Limerick native, Michael Cunninggam, who competed for many years with Bilboa AC and then Moreabbey Milers in latter years. Michael made regular forays into Galway, winning prizes almost everywhere he went. When the reporter says 106 races, he means it . I...

Men's Results Conor Dolan 16:42 Timmy Glavey (Mayo AC) 17:09 Kevin Bartholomew (Craughwell AC) 17:14 Women's Results Caron Ryan 18:29 Jane Ann Meehan (Athenry AC) 18:51 Sinead Brody (GCH) 19:14 Wheelchair Category Shauna Bocquet (Craughwell AC) 18:39 Result here . Images here and here and here .

Congrats to all club athletes who competed in the recent Galway Juvenile Outdoor T&F championships in Dangan. Both days' competitions were huge successes, ably organised by Tuam AC. Results are here for Day 1 and here for Day 2.

Another wonderful evening in Craughwell last Tuesday evening, the third leg of the 2017 series. Some very fast times and a few sub-20s for the first time for athletes who have been training and racing well. You know who you are. Result is here (PDF) or here (XLS). Photos are all over Facebook and...

All start times: Tuesdays 8pm May 23 - Foxford Leisure Centre, Ambrose 086 2558383 May 30 - Ballyhaunis Rugby Club, Martin 087 2455989 June 6 - Castlebar, St Gerald's School Hall, Ann 086 8635534 June 13 - Claremorris Athletics Track, John 087 9099910 June 20 - Ballinrobe Soccer Club, Joan 087...

Four weeks, three marathons! Sunday 2 nd April. Rome marathon, 2:51:37, report already filed. A solid return after a year in the wilderness. Three weeks later I was feeling good and whole and ready for the Connemarathon. Sunday 23 rd April. My friend Joe sat beside me on the bus in Oughterard as we...

Galway Sports Partnership 10km Results! Full result as PDF attached. Set of photos from this very warm day are here . Senior Men. 1. Colm Turner 34.57 2. Daire Comer 36.31 3. Dariusz Monkiewicz 37.21 Senior Women. 1. Mary Kealy 43.45 2. Deridre Devane 44.27 3. Bernie Mulryan 46.41 Master Mens Over...

Caltra hosted the 5km Series this year for the first time and all credit due to them! It was very well organised. There was a warm and friendly atmosphere as the locals turned out in force to support the event. The weather was perfect! Blue skies and sunshine and the temperature was just right...