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Month: February 2017

Fit4life 2017.

Fit4life 2017.

We are now into our 4th week of Fit4life training is on every Wednesday evening at 7.30 and Saturday mornings at 9.00 at the track, well done everyone so far. The lights are on at the track every evening all members are welcome to use these facilities.  Don’t forget Performance Coach training every Monday evening at 7.30 at the track, for all levels of running and distances.

Craughwell AC place 8th at new National Indoor Arena

Craughwell AC place 8th at new National Indoor Arena

Craughwell AC’s National League Team who placed 8th in the National Finals on SaturdaySineád Treacy, Ciana Reidy, Lorraine Delaney, Laura Cunningham, Sarah Finnegan, Caoilin Milton Craughwell AC put in a super series of performances in the final of the National Indoor Club League which took place in the brand new National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown in Dublin on Saturday. With the Arena just opened, it was the very first competition to be held there – a nice piece of history…

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Shauna Burns Up the Road!

Shauna Burns Up the Road!

The road-racing scene has been hotting up for Shauna Bocquet these last few weeks. Competing in the Tuam 8k on Jan 15th, Shauna clocked a new PB in 28:36 and followed this up last weekend with victory in the Female Wheelchair category in the Axa Raheny 5 Mile in a time of 29:18 – a super performance in an event with over 3400 runners held in very wet conditions as evident from the picture below. Shauna Bocquet at the finish…

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Scottish Indoors Weekend 1 Done and Dusted

Scottish Indoors Weekend 1 Done and Dusted

Siona Lawless and Shauna Tobin at the Scottish Indoor Championships in the Emirates Arena Glasgow With the Scottish Indoors split over 2 weekends this year, the U17s were in action on the weekend just gone and U13/15/20 are in action in 2 weekends time. The club had a small group of 3 athletes travel to Emirates Arena in Glasgow for the U17s Champioships. As usual, it was a very enjoyable weekend – Glasgow is vibrant buzzing city centre and the…

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Triple National Bronze for Sineád and Jerry!

Triple National Bronze for Sineád and Jerry!

Saturday and Sunday saw some fine performances from a number of athletes in Athlone in Round 2 of the National Club League on Saturday and in the U20 and U23 National Indoors on Sunday. A heroic performance from the club’s athletes saw the club qualify yet again for the final of the National Club League to be held in the fantastic new indoor facility in Adamstown in Dublin next weekend. Laura Cunningham put in a strong performance to place 8th…

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Strong Performances at South Connacht Schools XC

Strong Performances at South Connacht Schools XC

Some of Pres Athenry Intermediate Boys team who put in an exceptionalperformance at the schools cross country The South Connacht Schools Cross Country Championships took place last week in The Claddagh where athletes from the club put in some fine performances while representing their schools. It was a particularly good day for the Pres Athenry in the team events where they took a clean sweep of the team titles in the 4 girls races and indeed took a second medal…

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