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Month: March 2014

Fantastic Silver Medals in National Indoor League!

Fantastic Silver Medals in National Indoor League!

Some brilliant performances saw Craughwell AC take the silver team medals in the inaugural National Indoor League today in Athlone in a very tight battle with Leevale AC and St Abban’s AC. The Cork club came out on top by a solitary point with a score of 65 points against Craughwell’s 64 points and St Abban’s 60 points. The National Indoor League is a new event introduced in 2014 for athletes aged 16 and older and has proven to be…

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Calling club members

Calling club members

If your not running in this years C10, then maybe you could volunteer to help out at the Craughwell 10 mile on Sunday 23rd March. If your interested in helping out on Sunday March 23rd, can you please contact Linda on 087 6290808. We would love to have you on board with us. Thanks to those who have already volunteered your services. We are also calling out for some of the delicious home made baking ye have provided in the past….

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Craughwell 10 – Entries filling up fast.

Craughwell 10 – Entries filling up fast.

A note to those who are thinking about entering Craughwell AC 10 mile… Entries have been flowing in the last week and we have less than 100 entries left.  Remember online registration only and it has sold out every year. To guarantee your entry and ensure you get your hands on one of the C10 medals and Tech T’s sign up today. Just log onto https://www.activeglobal.com/running/craughwell-ireland/craughwell-10-mile-galway-2014/205052. So don’t delay, sign up today.   

Galway 5km Series.

Galway 5km Series.

Galway 5km Series.  It’s that time of year again.  The evenings are getting longer and the sun is starting to make a welcomed appearance in the sky, which means the Galway 5km series is just around the corner.  This year the series will open for entry on www.activeglobal.com on Thursday 13th March at 8pm.  Series entry costs €30 and sells out within minutes.  So be sure to have logged into your active account and be ready to enter for 8pm. The County…

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Oisin Lyons Takes National XC Bronze

Oisin Lyons Takes National XC Bronze

A powerful run saw Oisin Lyons take individual bronze in the Irish Schools Cross Country Championships at Cork IT on Saturday. Oisin representing his school Calasanctius Oranmore was part of a 3-man breakaway group. His opponents managed to pull clear on a couple of hills throughout the course but Oisin continued to run strongly throughout to secure the bronze medal, the highest individual placing ever from a member of the club in a National cross country. Jamie Fallon also representing…

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Club EGM (Updated with text of amendments)

Club EGM (Updated with text of amendments)

Updated on 12 March: proposed amendments to the Constitution (updated 19 Mar after solicitor review) The Executive Committee have called for EGM on Wednesday 19th March at 8pm in St Michael’s Hall in Craughwell in order to: a) Give a full presentation of the new 8-acre facility being purchased/constructed adjoining the school grounds and answer any questions. b) Approve changes to the Constitution to enable the Committee to appoint trustees and to register the club a tax-exempt body, all of which…

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Galway AAI County Board Awards.

Galway AAI County Board Awards.

Huge Congratulations to Gerry Ryan and to our Craughwell AC Womens W50 Team. What great news to receive from the Galway AAI County Board this morning. Our W50 Team of Eileen Finn Graham, Maria McArdle and Marie Rooney have been selected as 2013 Galway Athletic Team of the year for 2013. These ladies achieved silver in the Dublin City Marathon Master Women’s Team event.   They will be joined on the podium in the Ard Rí Hotel in Tuam on Saturday…

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Craughwell’s Young Adults Dominant at Connachts

Craughwell’s Young Adults Dominant at Connachts

Craughwell U19 Boys 4x200m – Connacht Indoor Champions 2014Aidan Conneely, Nicholas Sheehan, John Cormican, Conor Duggan Craughwell AC’s older juveniles and young seniors had some fantastic performances in the Connacht Indoor Track & Field at the weekend in Athlone IT. There were many highlights particularly amongst the older boys where the relay team of Aidan Conneely, Nicholas Sheehan, John Cormican and Conor Duggan blitzed the club record by over 4 seconds to set a new record of 1.35.36 and take…

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Juveniles Shine at the Connacht Indoor T&F

Juveniles Shine at the Connacht Indoor T&F

Lorraine Delaney (2nd), Aoife Walshe (Connacht Champion), Ciana Reidy (2nd)Connacht Indoor U15 High Jump 2014 The club had a huge number of athletes taking part in the Connacht championships at the weekend with over 120 athletes taking part over the 2 days. Day 1 saw the U12 to U15 age groups in action where the club excelled, particularly in the long jump where the club featured multiple times in the top 4 in a number of age groups, particularly in…

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Craughwell 10 – filling up fast

Craughwell 10 – filling up fast

  Entries for the Craughwell 10 mile being held on Sunday 23rd March 2014 are filling up fast.  Make sure to get your entry in today as we have just over 200 places left and they are filling up fast.  Dont delay, log on today to https://www.activeglobal.com/running/craughwell-ireland/craughwell-10-mile-galway-2014/205052.