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Month: October 2013

Craughwell AC Marathon Dec 2013

Craughwell AC Marathon Dec 2013

Hi CAC members, Note : We will be running a Half Marathon Time trial for club members simultaneously. AAI permit has been granted and all is confirmed for the 14th DEC. Medals will be ordered next week 21/10/2013, so just to let you know any late entries will not be guaranteed a medal if they have not reserved their place prior to that order. To enter you must mail this contact: craughwellathletics@gmail.com to reserve your place. Full Marathon Details for 14/12/13:…

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Fantastic Victories at Connacht NS XC

Fantastic Victories at Connacht NS XC

The club’s top primary school athletes made the long journey to Moyne Community School in Longford yesterday for the Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country Championships. It was a perfect day for running and just as well, for this was a tough course with lots of uphill and downhill and some tight turns.  But it turned out to be a marvellous day for the club with 2 team titles and 2 team silvers coming our way as well as a team…

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Multi-Eventers Do the Business in Athlone (Updated)

Multi-Eventers Do the Business in Athlone (Updated)

A busy busy day in Athlone IT last Thursday saw the largest number ever of athletes from the club take part in the Connacht Schools Combined Events Championships. With the competition held for the first time in indoor arena in Athlone, it was a great introduction to the pentathlon for many of our athletes in First Year and a great change from the harsher outdoor conditions for more experienced multi-eventers. The club had athletes representing the Pres Athenry, Athenry VS,…

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Craughwell AC On Top at Day 1 of Galway XC

Craughwell AC On Top at Day 1 of Galway XC

Photo: M Greene Galway U16 Girls XC Champtions 2013Laura King, Dearbhaile Walshe, Aoife Greene(missing from photo Grainne McDaid) Craughwell AC had another outstanding day yesterday at the Galway Even Age Groups and Adult Cross Country Championships which were held on Loughrea AC’s challenging course at Bushfield. The day got off to a great start for Craughwell with Rebekah Flynn comfortably taking the Galway U10 title and Emily Miskella getting up to take the silver with a fine performance over the…

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Excellent Performances in U10 Cross Country

Excellent Performances in U10 Cross Country

Our Under 10s have been experiencing the joys of fair-weather cross-country via the schools competitions to date – and with much success.  However, today in Loughrea, it was more like the wet weather and damp under-foot conditions one comes to expect.  There has been much more focus this year on endurance and middle-distances in training this term and the end-result was a series of great performaces from all our under 10 competitors. First up, the girls race saw a top-class…

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Jason Broderick Galway XC Champion 2013

Jason Broderick Galway XC Champion 2013

Chasin’ Broderick 🙂 Craughwell had a great day at the Galway Senior Cross Country.  In one of the most competitive Galway Cross Countries in years, popular Craughwell AC athlete Jason Broderick was a hugely deserving winner.  We knew Jason was in great form after an awesome performance on Wednesday in the Army 10k where he finished in a superb 2nd place in a pb 33:12.  However he wasn’t too confident of his own chances this morning after struggling with back niggles for…

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Provisional Program for Day 1 of Galway XC

Provisional Program for Day 1 of Galway XC

Provisional program for tomorrow’s cross country is here. Note U18s and older all run in same team event but U18s have their own individual category, as do junior, novice, etc.. You can only medal individually in a single category – the one in which you were entered. Note also that there are two individual masters categories – O40 and O50. There is no O35 category.

Galway DIT Course (last minute call)

Galway DIT Course (last minute call)

The Following is on behalf of CARA: Book TODAY for the last places available for the Galway DIT course on Saturday October 5th   When: Saturday 5th October 2013 Where: Brothers of Charity, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm   *Places need to be booked by the 3rd of October to secure place, Limited number available     Facilitated By:   Galway Sports Partnership with the CARA National APA Centre and Coaching Ireland.    Who should attend?    Sports…

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