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Coldwood 4 mile 2020 By Noel Gorman

Coldwood 4 mile 2020 By Noel Gorman

It is a race always marked in my race calendar although with two runners in house I do not always get to run with one of us minding the kids. This year both myself and Helena managed to run and with the great setup and well marshalled parking, it is very safe for kids playing when the event is on. It’s a great race regarding the distance and being the end of January to knock the remaining cobwebs off after…

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Craughwell 10mile /10K

Craughwell 10mile /10K

The craughwell 10 mile / 10k is set for Sunday March 22nd 2020. Note: It has an earlier start time of 10.30 compared to other years. Register online at: https://www.runireland.com/events/craughwell-10-mile-and-10k-2/ More details to follow closer to the race.

Race day information

Race day information

Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 12.00pm to 1.00pm on Saturday the 23rd of March at St. Michael’s Hall Craughwell OR From 08:30am to 10.30am on race day 24th of March at our race HQ 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 road….

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Race day information

Race day information

Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 12.00pm to 1.00pm on Saturday the 23rd of March at St. Michael’s Hall Craughwell OR From 08:30am to 10.30am on race day 24th of March at our race HQ 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 road….

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C10 Safety briefing 2019

C10 Safety briefing 2019

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, please obey marshals when crossing road at Rathgorgin(m4)…

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Running round up Winter 2018/2019

Running round up Winter 2018/2019

Running roundup Winter 2018/2019 The Ballindereen 10k was held mid-November incorporating the Galway county 10k Championship. Congratulations to Kevin Mooney who was first overall in the race and to Rena Deely and Mags Treacy winning first and 2nd in their age category all receiving county medals for the 10k distance. Noel Gorman, Stephen Carty and Ian Clancy also represented the club on the day. In November a group of 18 club members travelled to Laois to take part in the…

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New York Marathon 2018 – Zero to 25 Marathons By Brian Gorman

New York Marathon 2018 – Zero to 25 Marathons By Brian Gorman

November 2nd 2018 – I am sitting on the plane from Shannon to JFK on route to run the New York City marathon and I am wondering how and why? Let’s turn the clock back to the winter of 2012, I sat on our couch watching “Operation Transformation” while my wife was out running with the local fit for life group and I thought to myself I need to get fit, loose a few pounds and become active as I…

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Running roundup September

Running roundup September

Well done to Declan o Leary who completed the Berlin marathon in September- a unique experience competing in the same race that Kipchoge set the world record! Brian Matthews completed the SSE airtricity half marathon in Dublin recently earning another PB for himself this year. Congrats to John Fitzpatrick, Kevin Mooney, Stephen Carty and Noel Gorman who completed the Charleville half marathon. John achieved a Pb in the distance with 1:26 and Stephen Carty’s Pb streak continues this year in…

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