Back again on the 2 hour journey to Sligo for the first day of the National Cross-Country Championships – with the uneven age groups taking part along with seniors and juniors. Thankfully the predictions of snow for the weekend had melted away by the time Sunday arrived and the normal scattered Sligo showers didn’t dampen the occasion.
Sligo Racecourse was the venue for the 2nd day of the Connacht Cross-Country Championships recently where 46 Craughwell AC athletes took part on a tough, hilly course. Weather conditions were the poorest yet for a cross-country event this year, with several showers dampening the high spirits and making for difficult running conditions. Craughwell athletes had a hard act to follow having taken 5 team medals and 3 individual medals at the first day of the Connacht cross-country 2 weeks ago….