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Month: May 2022

Huge performances at Connacht Schools Finals

Huge performances at Connacht Schools Finals

The day was certainly not conducive to personal bests as the wind whipped around the exposed track in Athlone, but there were fine performances from Craughwell AC Athletes representing their schools and many have sailed through to the prestigious All-Ireland finals in Tullamore in two weeks. Seniors: Double-gold for Evan At Senior level, Presentation student Evan Hallinan crushed it in the High Jump with a great leap of 1.90, over 30cm clear of second place. He came very close to…

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Kyle and Sinéad Smash Records in Belfast

Kyle and Sinéad Smash Records in Belfast

After a windy and blustery week, it was fantastic to see the wind blow itself out this morning as a contingent of Craughwell’s finest middle distance athletes made their way to the mecca of Mary Peters Track in search of new personal bests. Kyle Moorhead, running the “B” heat had one of the races of his life to set a new Club Senior 1500m record of 3:53.95, a huge step up for him and really puts him in the big…

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Elvis Strikes Again!

Elvis Strikes Again!

The 3rd race of the Galway 5km Series 2022 took place on Tuesday May 10th in Craughwell. It didn’t disappoint, with large crowds and the weather kept up, despite threatening clouds. Adrian Grogan of Castlegar AC was the first over the line with an impressive time of 17:09 followed closely, three seconds later, by Ed Maher. Jane Ann Meehan was the first female home with an impressive time of 18:04. John Kennedy was the first home for Craughwell AC with…

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Records Tumble at IMC Dublin 2022

Records Tumble at IMC Dublin 2022

On a soft day in Santry there were some fine performances from the Craughwell Crew in the IMC Dublin on Saturday. Highlight performance was probably Seán Cotter smashing Jamie Fallon’s 8 year-old Club Junior 1500m record with a cracking 3:58.54, closely tailed by Kyle Moorhead who ran a PB 3:58.88. Seán ran a smart race and worked from the back and made all the right moves – crossing 1100m in 2:57 and finishing with a strong 61s final lap, with…

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