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Month: March 2018

Galway Outdoor Track & Field Championships 2018

Galway Outdoor Track & Field Championships 2018

From Iain Shaw, Competition Secretary: Announcing the County Galway Outdoor Track and Field Championships. These will be held over 5 days this year, see below for details: Sunday 29th April – 10am – Dangan – U13 – U19s Sunday 6th May – 10am – Dangan – U9-U11 team events, U12 Thursday 24th May – 7pm – Dangan – Junior / Senior / Masters Day 1 Thursday 31st May – 7pm – Dangan – Junior / Senior / Masters Day2 A…

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Craughwell 10mile/10k Winners

Craughwell 10mile/10k Winners

Another successful Craughwell 10 Event took place Sunday March 25th with 400 participants taking to the roads of Craughwell on a beautiful spring day. We have received great feedback and this is down to all who gave up their time to bake, marshall, helped in the hall, working behind the scenes with administration, registration, purchasing, logistics and cleaning up and a huge thank you must to our very generous sponsors. Congratulations to Matt Bidwell (GCH) who was the winner of…

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Craughwell 10mile/10k Winners

Craughwell 10mile/10k Winners

Another successful Craughwell 10 Event took place Sunday March 25th with 400 participants taking to the roads of Craughwell on a beautiful spring day! We have been receiving great feedback and this is down to all who gave up their time to bake, marshall, helped in the hall, working behind the scenes with administration, registration, purchasing, logistics and cleaning up and of course our very generous sponsors. Congratulations to Matt Bidwell (GCH) who was the winner of the Craughwell 10 mile…

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Indoor Season Stats and Records

Indoor Season Stats and Records

As PBs and club records abound this indoor season, its shaping up to be the club’s best indoor season ever at National level with 14 medals so far since the season began as well as huge participation across Galway, Connacht and National competition. The table below shows the stats of National individual medals won in club competition since 2004. It shows a roughly even split between track and field events with high jump our most successful event followed by middle…

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MILESTONE CLUB RECORD IN TEXAS!

MILESTONE CLUB RECORD IN TEXAS!

        Damian was back at it again this weekend. Rice University in Houston, the venue on this occasion for the clubs newest record and first ever sub 4minute clocking in the 1500m! The official Mark of 3:59.45 was a 2 second PB for Damian, Breaking the old record of 4:00.40 Set by Jamie Fallon back in 2014, as he finished a battling 4th in his Heat 2, as part of a 3 man top 5 for McNeese,…

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More Amazing Performances at Day 2 of National Indoors

More Amazing Performances at Day 2 of National Indoors

Lorraine Delaney who placed 4th and Laura Cunningham who placed 2nd in the U19 Triple Jumpat the National finals in Athlone Another big day of athletics saw 4 more medals make their way home to Craughwell AC and several top-drawer performances which came very close to the medals podium. Leading the way, Laura Cunningham took the silver medal in the U19 Girls triple jump with a fine series of jumps and a best of 10.38m, with Lorraine Delaney terribly unlucky…

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Craughwell 10 Road Race 25/3/18 – Safety Briefing

Craughwell 10 Road Race 25/3/18 – Safety Briefing

Craughwell 10 Road Race 25/3/18 – Safety Briefing NB: Participants warming up must do so in a safe and controlled manner. Under no circumstances should participants restrict the free flow of traffic in any way prior to the event. Please note that there are no road closures for this event. All participants must use the LEFT SIDE of the road at all times. All participants must pay particular care to remain on the LEFT SIDE of the main road R349,…

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Race Day Information for the Craughwell 10 Mile & 10 KM – Sunday 25th March 2018

Race Day Information for the Craughwell 10 Mile & 10 KM – Sunday 25th March 2018

Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 12.30pm to 1.30pm on Saturday the 24th of March at St. Michael’s Hall Craughwell OR From 09.00am to 10.30am on race day 25th of March at our race HQ at at St. Michael’s Hall Craughwell. Please arrive early to collect your race number. 10 Mile Race starts at 11.00am. 10km Race starts at 11.20am Ample parking in Craughwell village. Please park sensibly. Please obey general rules of the…

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Marvellous Performance at National Indoors Day 1

Marvellous Performance at National Indoors Day 1

Sean Cotter and Patrick Noonan after their 1500m races at the National Indoor Championships in Athlone where Sean placed 4th in the U16 Boys final  and Patrick just missed out on making the final in the U18 Boys heats Another marvellous day of athletics in Athlone IT saw athletes from the club take home 5 medals from day 1 of the National Indoor Track & Field. First into action Laura Cunningham, Lorraine Delaney and Shauna Tobin in their last year of…

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