Galway 5km Series - The Final Leg Athenry

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 finish line! Fabian Mangan was the first member of the club home. Fabian finished in 25th place overall while clocking 18:00. Deirdre Brophy was the first Athenry woman home and she crossed the line in 19:11.

Iain Shaw appointed National Technical Official for 2017-2020

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 certificate of the Technical Officials Education and Certification System (TOECS) - https://www.iaaf.org/development/education/officials.

Mayfly 10KM Result

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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.

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