Registration for The Fields of Athenry 10km now Open!

Registration for The Fields of Athenry 10km (on St. Stephen's Day) Is now open with an early bird special of only €15!! This will be available until the 1st October increasing then to €20 until the 1st December. Thereafter the fee will be €25 until registration closes a couple of days before the race. You can register by using this link!

Galway Primary Schools Cross Country Semi-Final Results

Congrats to all athletes - especially local to Athenry - who qualified from yesterday's (Tuesday, 19 September) semi-finals. 

The provisional results for all East and West, Junior and Senior, Girls and Boys races are attached as a PDF.

Thanks to all who helped out to make this year's races the biggest ever, with over 1500 kids competing across the 8 races.

Finals are next Tuesday (26 Setpember at noon) in Renmore, Nolan Park.  A great early-afternoon's entertainment is guaranteed.

Upcoming road races

Along with the Cross Country, there are a large number of local permitted road races in the offing, starting with Loughrea 10KM this weekend.  

Then the re-scheduled Colemanstown 10KM.  

Then the Galway Bay (10KM, Half and Full) races (mostly sold out now).

Then the Carna and Moylough 10KMs on the same weekend in mid-October.

No excuses.

Charleville Half Marathon


Ten club members had a phenomenal outing in Charleville for the seventh instalment of their excellent half marathon on Sunday 17th September. In what was a high quality field the results speak for themselves – fourth place and a PB for Jane Ann Meehan, PB’s for Gearoid Rohan, Kieran Staunton, Ray Treacy, Donal Leahy, Maggie Vahey, Esther Leahy and France's Leahy as well as great performances from Jim Leahy and a very strong race from Chris Deakin as he comes back after injury.

Race reports from three of the participants follow:


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