Massive well done to Kevin Mooney who recently ran the Boston marathon in an impressive 2:45.
Niamh Flavin took first place in her age category with superb running in the Athlone 10k last weekend.
Emer Molloy, Fiona Kelly, Carol Brady, Lorraine Morrissey, Kieran O Leary, Marie Rooney and Colm McAllen recently completed a very tough 10 mile course in Tuamgraney as part of the run Clare series which took place over the last few months- well done to all for completing the series.
New inn recently hosted a 5k, despite a strong wind in the first mile, Damien Larkin and Luke Evans had podium places. Gerry Treacy, Noel Gorman and Aideen Gillespie also completed the race in good times.
In Claregalway, Clare river Harriers hosted their annual 5k where Valerie Slattery completed the Race representing Craughwell.
Well done to Brian and Katie Gorman who completed the marathon in the Longford canal run with great times achieved in mini heatwave conditions. On the same weekend in damper conditions Piotr Prokop completed the Connemarathon in an excellent time of 3:11. Well done everyone, keep up the great running!

2018 Galway AAI 10M Road Race County Championship - Official Result


Congrats to the Craughwell ladies team who came third, Kevin Mooney, Celia Miskella and Kieran O leary who won medals in their individual Categories!



1st Bidwell Matt MALE 00:56:22 00:56:22 GCH

2nd Mooney Kevin MALE 00:56:32 00:56:32 Craughwell

3rd Whirskey John MALE 00:58:24 00:58:24 South Galway AC


1st Meehan Jane Ann FEMALE 01:01:56 01:01:55 Athenry

2nd Ni Uallachain Grainne FEMALE 01:04:09 01:04:07 GCH

3rd Brody Sinead FEMALE 01:04:26 01:04:24 GCH

Male O35

1st Lundon Greg MALE 00:58:30 00:58:30 South Galway AC

2nd Keane Paul MALE 00:59:33 00:59:33 GCH

3rd Hartnett Gerard MALE 00:59:47 00:59:47 Tuam AC

Female O35

1st Foran Sinead FEMALE 01:10:01 01:09:58 Athenry

2nd Fehily Yvonne FEMALE 01:14:22 01:14:20 Athenry

3rd Bruton Emily FEMALE 01:17:52 01:17:45 GCH

Male O50

1st Kearney Martin MALE 01:05:37 01:05:36 GCH

2nd O'sullivan Michael MALE 01:14:32 01:14:28 GCH

3rd Mannion Thomas MALE 01:20:07 01:20:05 Tuam AC

Female O50

1st Kealy Mary FEMALE 01:14:26 01:14:22 Athenry

2nd Sheridan Margaret FEMALE 01:21:11 01:21:03 GCH

3rd Miskella Celia FEMALE 01:27:48 01:27:43 Craughwell

Male O65

1st Hopkins Tom MALE 01:28:19 01:28:07 Tuam AC

2nd O'Leary Kieran MALE 01:37:08 01:36:55 Craughwell

Female O65

1st Roche Judith FEMALE 01:32:37 01:32:31 Loughrea AC

2nd Browne Una FEMALE 01:50:14 01:50:03 Tuam AC
















Lots of action from the club with races over the last few weeks. Congratulations to Elisha Daniëls who completed the Rotterdam marathon on Sunday and to Brian Gorman who recently completed the longwood marathon in Meath.

Over the Easter there was a great choice of races to choose from. On Easter Saturday Niamh Ni Flavin, Damian Larkin, Gerry Treacy and Rena Deely ran the 10k in Colemanstown in great times. In Ennis, the Eamon Moloney memorial 10k was completed by Noel Gorman, Stephen Carty, Fiona Kelly, Colm McAllen, Kieran O Leary, Marie Rooney, Lorraine Finn, Emer Molloy, Laura Davoren and Carol Brady. Well done to all especially Stephen and Colm for achieving a PB on the day!

On Easter Monday, Loughrea A.C hosted their annual 5k which was a lovely flat route around the town. Linda Porter, Noel Gorman, Brendan Treacy and Aideen Gillespie completed the race in good times despite a strong wind in the last km. Well done to Linda Porter who was first female home! Shauna Bocquet was also out in force and had excellent times in both the Colemanstown and Loughrea races.


Another successful Craughwell 10 Event took place Sunday March 25th with 400 participants taking to the roads of Craughwell on a beautiful spring day. We have received great feedback and this is down to all who gave up their time to bake, marshall, helped in the hall, working behind the scenes with administration, registration, purchasing, logistics and cleaning up and a huge thank you must to our very generous sponsors.

Congratulations to Matt Bidwell (GCH) who was the winner of the Craughwell 10 mile reclaiming his 2016 title and to Jane Ann Meehan (Athenry AC) was the first female home replicating her performance in 2015. Kevin Mooney (Craughwell AC) was 2nd overall in the 10 mile race.

Congratulations to John Courell who was first home for the 10k race and Regina Casey (GCH) who was first female home. Craughwell AC were well represented in the 10k race with siblings Ben and Caron Ryan placing 2nd in their categories, Damien Larkin placing 5th overall and Trish Dolan winning her category.

Craughwell AC members also achieved great PBs on the day notably Stephen Carty, Celia Miskella, Declan O Leary and Mike McCartin-well done to all!

Thank you all who took part and we hope to see you in 2019!

I0 Mile Winners




Matt Bidwell (GCH)


Jane Ann Meehan (Athenry AC)


Kevin Mooney (Craughwell AC)


Grainne Ni Uallachain (GCH)


Dermot Gorman(Raheny Shamrocks)


Sinead Brody (GCH)


Philip Niland (Cellbridge AC)


Sinead Foran (Athenry AC)


Christy Cahill


Mary Kealy (Athenry AC)


Martin Kearney (GCH)


Margaret Glavey


10k Winners




John Courell


Regina Casey (GCH)


Ben Ryan (Craughwell AC)


Caron Ryan (Craughwell AC)


James Maher


Aisling Ahern


Francis King (Castlegar AC)


Niamh Broderick


Trevor Hunter (Sligo AC)


Geraldine Fegan


Patrick Kenny


Trish Dolan (Craughwell AC)


Noel Gorman Snr

Win a free entry for you and a friend into the Craughwell 10k or 10mile which is being held on March 25th 2018.

All you have to do is go to our facebook page and like the facebook post about the competition and tag a friend in the comments section.

Winner will be drawn at randomn - draw will take place Sunday march 4th-Good luck!


Wednesday the 1st. .