Results from BDN 10km - representing Athenry AC were David Meehan 36.17 (PB), Sean Flaherty 43.55, John Killian 43.54, Bernie Mulryan 47.46, Wojciech Musial 48.05, Eoin O'Sullivan 48.39, Philip Magnier 50.09 https://www.facebook.com/galwayroadrunners/posts/816375531798461:0

20th Nov 2016, Portarlington, Laois. Leaving Athenry Sunday morning it was minus 3°C and by the time we hit Portarlington the temperature hadn't risen, in fact it was now extremely foggy and felt colder. I had initially planned to run the half marathon but decided at registration to switch to the...

Fit4Life 5km took place on Saturday 12th November. Race Director Anne Lyng and a strong committee of over 20 people plus an additional 30 volunteers organised this year's race. Now in its 6th year this event is specifically for members of Fit4Life although non members were welcome to run. For some...

Congratulations to Corrib AC on another successful running of their 'Run like the Wind' 4KM & 8KM Road Races out in Killannin on Saturday, 20 November 2016. See attached for full provisional result.

Congrats to Rory on his recent Connacht Primary Schools XC victory, which was covered in this weekend's local paper of record, The Connacht Tribune. One of the advantages of hiring a paper writer is the fact that they provide customer support around the clock. Customer service representatives are...

Prizes from today's, Saturday 12 November 2016, Athenry AC Fit4Life 5km are: Men: 1st Sean Fallon, 2nd Peter Rabbitte, 3rd Neil Johnson. Women: 1st Marietta O'Shea, 2nd Ann Cormican, 3rd Karen Hurley. Congrats to all, full result attached below. Watch the start of the race: https://www.facebook.com...

The Athenry AC woman did the club proud in Corofin last Sunday, 6 November, with a 1/2/3 result. Deirdre Brophy followed up her sub-40 in Carna with a pretty much identical run over the new 8KM course. Yvonne Fehilly kept her teammate honest with a superb near-32 (PB?) run. Bernie Mulryan made a...

Athenry AC Fit4Life 5km takes place next Saturday 12th November at 11:00am. You can register online until Thursday night for €15 or on the day for €20. Registration and number collection at The Surgery Athenry, (same venue as last year) from 9:30am. Marshals will direct you to the nearest available...

Winter Running Safety Tops Falling temperatures and fewer daylight hours don't mean that your outdoor running routine has to go into hibernation for the winter. Running in cold weather can help shake those winter blues, boost your energy level, and guarantee that you'll be in better shape for the...

Frankfurt October 30th 2016. Surviving 26.2miles on coke and a cushion. Jane-Ann; Back in June I designed a 14 week training plan for myself and whoever else was gullible enough to join. Training was tough and training through races was even tougher. Standing on the start line of races with heavy...

Athenry native and Athenry AC club member until recently, Dee Grady, ran the race of her life in the Dublin City Marathon last Sunday. Dee, who now runs with Ennis Track after her relocation to County Clare, popped up on the Marathon radar as we were tracking the progress of the leading women last...

See here for the few seconds (10:18 to 10:27) of MTB telling the world of Peadar's 37th successive DCM. Both finished safely, in the company of another local old-timer, Michael Glynn. Fair play all three, and to Martin Keane who was a bit ahead of them on the road!

Established in 1981 Frankfurt is classed as the third fastest marathon route in the world and Germany's second largest marathon. The course record for the 26.2 mile route is 2:03:42 set in 2011 by Kenyan athlete Wilson Kipsang. The course has a total elevation gain of 27.8 meters spread across the...

Dublin City Marathon traditionally on Bank Holiday Monday was changed this year to a Sunday resulting in a 25% increase in entries compared to last year. In its 37th year, approx 19,500 athletes including 5,700 international participants gathered at Fitzwilliam Square to take on the 26.2 mile loop...

Breaking 40 - Deirdre Brophy's Sub-40 10KM For me, the details of what happens between the start and finish of a race can be a blur. But I do remember how I got to the start line of the Conamara 10K, on a perfect day for running, reasonably confident that I could get around the course in under 40...

Athenry AC Fit4Life 5km takes place on Saturday 12th November at 11:00am. All proceeds from this event will be donated to GAP (Galway Autism Partnership). This event is specifically for Fit4Life members from all clubs (prizes only for Fit4Life members 1st, 2nd & 3rd). If you are not a member of...

A CELEBRATION FOR WORLD GOLD MEDALIST OLIVE LOUGHNANE You are invited to a celebration of our very own LAC member Olive Loughnane. October 28th at 7:30pm in the Slieve Aughty room in the Loughrea Hotel and Spa A meet and greet will take place and you will have an opportunity to see her fantastic...