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Craughwell AC Star At National League!

Craughwell AC Star At National League!

The Craughwell Senior Women’s team had another outstanding day yesterday in round 2 of the National League held in Athlone Indoor Arena. Managed by Sarah Finnegan, the team put in some top-drawer performances across the range of events to qualify for the final in second place on the leaderboard, only 1 point being the leaders – top Dublin club Dundrum South Dublin. The team are pictured above. Back row L-R: Sarah Finnegan, Siofra Davis, Caoimhe Kilkenny, Jade Moorhead, Leonore Church,…

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Craughwell AC Womens Team Shine at National League

Craughwell AC Womens Team Shine at National League

Team pictured above promoting the club’s fundraising mini-marathon which takes place on 6th February.L-R Sarah Finnegan (team manager), Etaine Moran, Siofra Davis, Caoimhe Kilkenny, Sinead Treacy, Caron Ryan, Laura Cunningham, Arlene Earls. Round 1 of the National Indoor League took place at the National Indoor Arena on Sunday in Abbotstown in Dublin where Craughwell AC dug deep to record some fine performances across the events which should place them amongst the leading clubs on the day. With 16 clubs entered,…

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42 at 42 – The Dublin City Marathon 30/10/22

42 at 42 – The Dublin City Marathon 30/10/22

By Aoife Mullane Three years in the making this marathon has been a tough one. As it was for many, this marathon had been postponed for 2 years- that, compiled with an injury prone knee the year before meant that it has been a very long build up to this day – Sunday the 30th of October 2022. At 42 years old 42km would be my longest run to date, and possibly the most memorable one too. The sun was…

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Fit 4 Life 2022

Fit 4 Life 2022

Our autumn Fit 4 Life sessions start on Monday, the 19th of September @ 7:30pm. The programme is led by our Fit 4 Life coordinator Brian Mathews and will run for 8-10 weeks. No experience in running is required and complete beginners are welcome. To join our senior club simply follow the registration link on our website. Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8km 2022

Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8km 2022

by Noel Gorman “The 36th edition ” of the Streets of Galway 8k road was held on Saturday, the 6th of August and it was a huge success. GCH again hosted the famous Streets of Galway race in the City of The Tribes. The crowds spectating added hugely to the atmosphere this year as cheers and well wishes echoed all round the course and some music also. Craughwell Ac had a big participation yet again with over 45 members in…

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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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The Berlin Booster

The Berlin Booster

by Noel Gorman After the last few years of postponed and cancelled races the chance to take part in a foreign half marathon was the boost a lot of us runners needed , Berlin did not disappoint and Craughwell AC travelled along with DSD and Marlay Parkrun clubs to run the fast flat route around the city.Most club members utilised the bus service from Craughwell or Galway to the airport arriving around 5am on Friday morning for a 7.20am flight,…

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Craughwell AC Blitz Varsity T&F

Craughwell AC Blitz Varsity T&F

On Saturday, the finals of the Intervarsity Track and field took place and we saw some absolutely incredible results from Craughwell AC Athletes.  Sinéad Treacy on her “one year down” finished her fantastic IUAA career for NUIG on a massive high with a superb victory in the 400m in a brilliant new Club Record time of 56.15, knocking a huge chunk off her 2021 mark!!  We are all so thrilled for and proud of Sinéad! Caron Ryan has had a…

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Jamie Wins National 10k Silver!

Jamie Wins National 10k Silver!

He’s gone an done it again! Jamie Fallon was second home out of over 1300 runners in the  National 10k Championships in Phoenix Park on Saturday morning.  Jamie ran a fantastic new personal best of 30:57 on the hilly course, just 8s behind the winner, Olympian Mick Clohissey.  Mick went out hard – covering the first 3km in 8:50 before settling down and grinding out the miles. Just like in the fields of Athenry 10k in 2021, Jamie went with…

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