http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/23294 Galway Free Range Eggs grows business with new look Galway Advertiser, March 11, 2010. Galway Free Range Eggs, the biggest supplier of quality free range eggs in the west of Ireland has gone for a new look with its egg-boxes and have invested in new...

Runners are often called upon to get involved with fund raising programmes for various good causes in a way that perhaps other sports people are not. Like most other situations such expectations can be viewed either as a difficulty or as an opportunity. What often makes the difference between one...

On the famed Munich lap in the Phoenix Park, Brian Bruton lead Athenry AC home to silver medals in Grade C at the Senior Cross Country. This was a tough race with a competitive, if small, field, and toward the head of affairs was GCH's own Gary Thornton. We all know locally Gary was in great form...

The 2009 running of the Fields of Athenry 10km road race eventualy took place just a few short weeks ago - in 2010. For many of us this race is a milestone in the running calendar. We look back on previous editions to see how the race has evolved, and hopefully, improved with each passing year. One...

Photo Credit: Paddy Parrott - More pictures from this race can be viewed at www.racepix.com The Galway women's intermediate team came agonisingly close to bronze medals last weekend at the All Ireland Intermediate championships cross-country in Boyle Co. Roscommon. In the end the 'Galway girls'...

Unbelievable...!! The series sold out today in lessthan two hours. If you got in there, well done. If you didn't, sorry about that but the process was clear and everyone had the same opportunities. Remember there are tons of other goods around Galway which deserve your support and we hope that you...

Co. Galway LSP and NUI Galway have arranged a Fitness Workshop for Saturday the 27 th February 2010 at the NUI Galway Sports Pavilion, Dangan. The workshop entitled ‘Sports performance – Fitness Assessment and Conditioning for Sport’, will be of use to all team managers and coaches, regardless of...

'Excellent' Eimear Butler improved by one place on her 2009 finishing position in taking the 2010 Maree 8km Road Race and Fun Run yesterday. In 2009 she was sandwiched between two other Athenry athletes, Ann Carter and Miriam Wall, but managed to go one better this time around. She was also quicker...

Results Race 9 : WESTPORT 5k February 7th (Mayo AC unless stated) Senior Men 1 Gerry Ryan GCH 15.34 2 John Byrne 16.03 3 Garrett Coughlan Crusaders 16.34 o40 1 Martin Corcoran Craughwell AC 16.46 2 Peter Hynes 18.22 3 David Conway 18.41 o50 1 Ronnie Naylor 18.55 2 Billy Gallagher 19.03 3 Jimmy...

ING New York City Marathon at a greatly reduced price! – Don’t let the fundraising be a barrier. Croi are celebrating their 10 th year at the ING New York City Marathon & they want you to join them! Croi have dramatically reduced the price of the event for 2010. This year’s race takes place on Nov 7...

Valerie Glavin is our 2009 Club Person of the Year, winning out over Mick Rice and Maeve Noone. Val is a worthy winner, having competed in several long-distance runs over the year, including the Connemara Ultra, the Paris, Belfast, and New York marathons, and the Connemara 100. She participated in...

James Geraghty, MD of Molloys Pharmacy Group www.molloyspharmacy.com gave a presentation to a recent AAI Cross Country workshop in Galway on the nutritional need of athletes. The contribution to the workshop by James was very well recieved by those in attendance. A number of people have expressed an...

Attention club athletes: Do you have Pain on the outside of your knee when running? Have you been told you have Iliotibial Band Syndrome or “Runners knee”? Are you over eighteen and would you like to take part in a study to help develop a better understanding of Iliotibial Band syndrome? Are you...

Dungarvan Overall Finish January 31, 2010 Results by Colbert Timing. e-mail:[email protected] Place First Name Last Name Bib No Time Pace Age Group 1 Sandis Bralitis 423 50:57 5:06/M SM 2 Raivis Zakis 1136 53:07 5:19/M SM 3 Colin Merritt 573 53:09 5:19/M SM 4 Brian Murphy 745 54:04 5:24/M SM 5...

Well I guess when you have a hard training session done, its nice to have a mid afternoon nap. Pic spotted on an AAI press release. http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?p=11627

I think I got nearly everyone from Athenry AC who participated on the day. There are a lot of photos, but who am I to omit our friends from Craughwell and GCH? http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmagnier/sets/72157623164885133/show/

Photo: John O'Connor Our warmest congratulations go to Claire McNamara who came out on top in the National Senior Indoor Combined Events competition in Nenagh on Saturday last. The Senior, Junior and Masters Combined Events titles were competed for on the same day and Rachel Finnegan from Craughwell...

Please find attached a PDF (1.51MB) of the race booklet which was available to all interested parties at the race yesterday for free. James. P.S. All previous booklets are stored in the following locations: http://www.athenryac.com/2008-race-booklet http://www.athenryac.com/2007-fields-athenry-10km...

Photo Credit: Daniel Kowalczyk As usual the Athenry AC Juvenile section organised a fun run for those not yet old enough to take on the challenge of 10km on the roads around Athenry. This is always one of the most enjoyable parts of the day for organisers, spectators and, hopefully, the participants...

Darren from www.racepix.com has been in touch to let us know that there are some pictures of yasterday's 10km race on that site. They're taken by Galway based Polish photographer Daniel Kowalczyk. We hope to be able to provide many more photographs of the action, as taken by our usual loyal crew of...

GCH's Gary Thornton set a new course record in today's 8th Fields of Athenry 10km, in an exceptional time of 29:57. Donegal's and Finn Valley's Teresa McGloin took the ladies title ahead of last year's winner Catherine Conway, smashing the course record along the way too. A full report, results...

Chi Running Workshops There are still a few places left in tomorrows (Sat Jan 23 rd ) Chi Running Workshop delivered by Catherina Mc Kiernan at the Ballina Sports and Leisure centre. It’s a 3 hour workshop from 2pm-5pm. The cost is only €20.00. You don’t have to be a serious runner: this workshop is...

From The Irish Cancer Society: We are delighted to invite you all to the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Run 4 Life’ Marathon Programme with Derval O’Rourke World Hurdles Champion on Wednesday, 27th January at 5.30 pm in the Irish Cancer Society offices, 43/45 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4...

Connaught Indoors will be held this year on Sunday 14th February All events all ages except Saturday 20th March Hurdles/High Jump/Relays all ages Attached are entry forms and order of events Closing date for entries is 1st February and should be emailed to Tracy/[email protected] Any clubs with...

Circuit Training is an excellent method for incorporating strength training into a runners workout regimen. The goals of strength training are to develop muscular endurance and stability for injury prevention, as an athlete moves into faster and/or more volume in their training. Revitalise Health &...