The Clare 10k results from last Saturday are attached as a HTML file, via the http://www.clare10k.com web site. What is noteworthy (for me anyhow) is that a good friend of AAC and a well known character on the road race circuit here in Galway, ran sub-40 for the first time ever: Gabriel Gardiner of...

http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?p=19929 "The Cork City Sports has always been a happy hunting ground for national sprint champion and record holder, Paul Hession, and the Athenry man will again compete against world class opposition over both 100m and 200m next weekend Hession was 200m...

Last Friday night (17 June) marked the re-launch of the South Galway Athletic Club (SGAC) in the Lady Gregory Hotel in Gort. Over 60 people gathered to celebrate the re-launch of a club that had been dormant for a number of years. Under the direction of the executive of Siobhan Kelleher (chairperson...

The results of the 2nd annual Portumna 100km/50km/Marathon/5KM are attached. I am sorry not to have made it out to support a number of Athenry AC athletes, in particular 'tiny' Ed Egan who is in fantastic form at present, but I can't be everywhere at once. I am very gratified to note that a...

Congratulations to the organisers of the 2nd annual Milltown "Run for Ollie" 10KM held last Saturday. Another hugely successful event I hear. Fully results are attached and can also be found at http://www.redtagtiming.com . The Friendsof Ollie Facebook page is here: http://www.facebook.com/profile...

Find attached the provisional results and prize list from last evening's 5th annual midsummer's Annaghdown 10KM! My mini-report: It poured before; it poured afterwards; it stayed dry during; phew. Please contact Paul Fallon at pfallon1965 at live dot ie if you want to clarify the race result in any...

The All Irelands for the under 9 10 and 11s takes place this Saturday June 25 in Templemore. We wish all the athletes taking part the best of luck. The programme of events is attached I would advise that you arrive one hour before your event is due to start.

Another year and another missed Bilboa "Ger Mullane" 10k :-(. Bernie Kelly ably represented Galway with a second place W50 placing. The attached result is courtesy of the ever-reliable James Sexton.

See http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?p=19756 "Jason Smyth (City of Derry AC), who recently set a personal best of 10.22, put in a solid performance to finish fourth in 10.44, with Amy Foster (North Down AC) also finishing in fourth place in 10.60. Foster went on to run a personal best of 23...

Mick Rice's highly entertaining (and mildly censored) report on Athenry AC's attempt at domination of the Wicklow Way Relay last Saturday 11th June. More hill work, anyone? When Valerie Glavin tells you that you’re wanted on a club team, you’d need to be either brave or foolhardy to decline. And so...

Despite neglecting her running career this year to work on her cycling, including a very recent successful Malin to Mizen trip on the June bank holiday, Athenry AC member Miriam Wall took gold in the Cope Triathlon (sprint distance 750m/ 20km/ 5km) held in Salthill last Sunday, June 12th. She had a...

The inaugural Connemara chamber of commerce Sky Road 10K challenge took place Sunday the 5th of June. The sun was shining, the town was awash with people for the Bank holiday weekend and the atmosphere was electric. Almost 150 participants took and with a prize fund of over €1,500 on offer there was...

The 2011 Ras an Spideil 8km road race which took place on Sunday 29th May last was held under ideal weather conditions as 117 athletes took part in the inaugural Connemara event. A vast field consisting of experienced competitors to recreational walkers took to the staring line with the scenic...

The persistent rain failed to dampen the spirits of the 155 runners and walkers who took to the streets of Monivea for the second annual running of the 5K course. A further 30 parents and children participated in the family walk ensuring that very age group from 2 to 80 years was represented. All...

The Juvenile athletes travelled to Sligo on Saturday for the connachts. 45 children travelled in total at the above ages. The under 9 10 11 compete in pairs and all the under 12 events are individual. The under 12 girls took 1 gold medal 1 silver medal 2 bronze and relay gold. The day started with...

Ed's Note: How did Lyall get Race Number 1? Looks great though! Cork marathon – what a great race. Mile splits: 7:02 6:58 7:00 6:51 7:05 6:50 7:09 6:48 7:17 7:06 – ten mile split: 70:06. Predicted finish time was 3:03:48 at this point! 7:01 7:06 7:14 (0:46) – half: 1:32:13 7:16 7:01 7:05 7:08 7:13 7...

The last of the 5km series, and more rain didn't dampen club spirits with another great turnout of 65 athletes from the club. GCH's Matthew Bidwell and Regina Casey were unbeatable with 6 wins from 6 races in the series. Full series results at the following link: http://www.redtagtiming.com...

Just a reminder about the Connachts this Saturday 11 June in Sligo IT. All children competing in individual events need to be there for 10 o clock. Please find attached order of events. If you need any further information please contact Sinead 0876330527

Athenry AC's Brian O'Connor had a wonderful win at the Cong 8km on Saturday in a zippy 28:38. Here's a short report from Adrian McKiernan, one of the organisers: "We had a wonderful day and a great turnout when you take into account the other events that were on at the weekend also ie. Rough Diamond...

Based on feedback from members, we are moving the club speed work session from its current location in Dangan (7:30pm on Tuesday) to Athenry. The new session will take place weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm, in or near Athenry, planned and led by our running gurus, Jane Ann Meehan and Mick Rice. The speed...

Every year thousands of children from all over Ireland travel to the Community Games National Finals. Previously they have been held in Mosney Co. Meath, but 2009 saw a change of venue and Athlone Institute of Technology was selected as the new home. In total, 4 Athenry area athletes made the short...