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Month: December 2013

Let’s Get Talking

Let’s Get Talking

Doing anything on New Year’s Day? Fancy a swim? One of our leading athletes, Cathriona Farrell is taking the plunge in Loughrea lake as part of a fundraising event for suicide awareness. So why not spare an hour and join her at 1pm on Wednesday. Or show up and give some support and a donation. Read on for a message from Cathriona. Hi everyone, This New Year’s Day Let’s Get Talking Galway, a non profit organisation are hosting a fundraising…

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Good Early Season Performances in AIT Meet

Good Early Season Performances in AIT Meet

The inaugural AIT Baseline Track & Field took place last Wednesday in the AIT International Arena. An open event to allow athletes to gauge their early season form, hopefully it will become a permanent fixture on the calendar at this time of year. Four athletes from the club took part. Cathriona Farrell showed she is back to her brilliant best with an effortless 1.75m clearance in the high jump and 3 extremely close attempts at a new PB of 1.80m…

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Tough battles in Waterford

Tough battles in Waterford

U15 Boys team who placed 4th in the National FinalsBrian Loughnane, James Cahalane, Oisin Lyons, Liam Moran(Conor Lee missing from photo) Many athletes from the club made the long journey down to Waterford for the National Uneven Ages Cross Country Championships. The Championships took place on a hilly course on the grounds of Waterford IT, with unanimous agreement that it was an incredibly tough course. The day got underway with a superb run from Emily Miskella in the U11 girls 1500m….

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Gold for SineƔd and Ireland!

Gold for SineƔd and Ireland!

SineĆ”d Treacy competed powerfully in her first Irish international at the Schools Pentathlon in Glasgow at the weekend. SineĆ”d recorded personal bests of 9.69 in the hurdles and 1.42 in the high jump along with 5.13 long jump, 5.08 shot putt and 2.29.89 in the 800m for a total of 2807 points. SineĆ”d combined with the other members of the Irish team to seal the gold team medal ahead of Scotland, England and Wales. SineĆ”d is the club’s current senior…

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Best of luck SineƔd!!

Best of luck SineƔd!!

  Best of luck to one of the club’s finest athletes SineĆ”d Treacy who competes tomorrow in the Schools International Pentathlon in Glasgow. SineĆ”d is pictured above receiving a training grant of ā‚¬100 from club chairperson Mark Gillen in recognition of her making the Irish team. This is SineĆ”d’s first international vest and comes at a perfect time in her athletics career as she enters the U18 age group next year. She is the club’s current senior record holder for…

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Craughwell AC Marathon 14th December 2013.

Craughwell AC Marathon 14th December 2013.

Craughwell Marathon Details:  This is a low key, self-sufficient marathon aimed at experienced marathon runners run in adherence to Marathon Club Ireland rules.  Date Saturday 14th December 2013. Start time: 9:30am. To enter you MUST mail this contact: craughwellathletics@gmail.com Number Pickup: Craughwell Community Hall from 8:30am to 9:15am. Entry ā‚¬20, pay on the day, surplus after costs will go to Craughwell Ac. AAI approved & Permitted Limited Entry. Medal for all entries before Monday 4th November 12:00pm. Post race refreshments…

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Fixtures 2014

Fixtures 2014

I have added a fixture list for 2014 to the website … select Calendar from above menu and then 2014 Fixtures. It includes the outdoor track & field fixtures. Note for the U12-19 age groups, if trying to figure out what days what events are on, the best approach is to check last year’s National program to see what was on each of the 3 days then … it rarely changes. The National program for last year is on pages…

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