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In this section of the website, runners get to share advice and learnings with other runners in the form of race reports, injury prevention articles, etc.  It also has details on the training programs and events for Craughwell AC.

Senior Training Schedule

Senior Training Schedule

It's good to talk!  Running is addictive and fun, but is a lot easier to keep it up and improve if you have company!  More fun with friends! This is especially true on when faced with wet dark winter nights and long marathon runs. Chatting with running mates can be the best source of information on how to cure that long-lasting injury or how to shave that minute of your 10K time.  Day Session   Details When   Monday Circuit Training Senior…

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Overall Leaderboard after Race 3

Overall Leaderboard after Race 3

The overall leaderboard after three races is as follows, taking the 2 best scores for each athlete and assuming their 3rd score will come from the last race:- Score R1 R2 R3 Bib Name Club R1 Time R2 Time R3 Time 7 3 4 29 Henry Lupton Craughwell 00:23:25 00:22:30 8 4 4 11 14 Diarmuid Quill Craughwell 00:23:32 00:22:11 00:21:55 9 1 8 55 Garo O'Shaughnessy Craughwell 00:24:52 00:24:04 10 34 5 5 5 Patrick Moran Border Ramblers 00:23:43…

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Results of Handicap Chase Race 3

Results of Handicap Chase Race 3

Congratulations to everyone who took part last Friday in race 3 of the handicap series. Results are as follows. As noted in the flyer handed out at the race, the final race of the series is been pushed back to Friday Sept 7th to avoid a clash with the Claregalway 10k.

Third race in Craughwell Handicap Chase

Third race in Craughwell Handicap Chase

The third race in the Craughwell Handicap Chase takes place this Friday in Craughwell. To view the starter list and handicaps for this race check here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p_Zw7SZZBW1N6DsHW82CZfg As usual, registration on the night ends at 7.20pm and first runners will be off around 7.30pm. If you already have a race number from earlier races, please bring it with you. There is no need to register on the night if you've already got your number. The series will be hotting up after…

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Results of Handicap Chase Race2

Results of Handicap Chase Race2

It worked this time!! In perfect summery conditions, 45 hardy folk lined up for the second of this year's Handicap race series.  First and second place were again achieved by some overachieving first-timers as Garo O'Shaughnessy and Kathleen Waters blew away their estimates and lead the race from start to finish.   third place was also taken by a newcomer – Peter O'Sullivan coming home two minutes ahead of his expectations.     Diarmuid Quill ran another excellent race finishing a full…

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Handicap Chace Race2 Tomorrow Night!

Handicap Chace Race2 Tomorrow Night!

  Am I registered and what is my handicap:  Click Here to view the Starter Sheet.   If your name isn't on this sheet, then I've missed you – sorry!  Please send me an email (mark.davis2@gmail.com) or reply to this post and I'll get you in. Where and whan time does registration happen? Registration ends at 07:20PM on friday night in St Michaels Hall, Craughwell (on the main road).  The first runners will leave at about 07:30. Do I need to bring…

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Handicap Chase 2007 Race 1 Results

Handicap Chase 2007 Race 1 Results

Athenry’s normally trustworthy timer On a slightly damp friday afternoon, Caroline McLoughlin ran a fantastic race to come home first in this years first race.  Caroline ran so well that she didn't see anyone else for the evening. Caroline was closely followed by Sue Joyce who shattered her previous PB's over this distance.  Craughwell AC new rising member Henry Lupton came home third. Fastest runner on the night was Paul McNamara in a time of 15:52.  Once again we had…

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5k Handicap Series – be there by 7!

5k Handicap Series – be there by 7!

As it is a handicap race, you will all be actually starting at different times.  If you take a look at the handicap starter sheet, you can see what time you are due to start at. Click Here to view the Starter Sheet.   The poor weather unfortunately looks set to contiunue – though it is not meant to be quite as bad as it was for the past few days.  We have a 40% chance of rain which if…

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Handicap Chase – Please register for Race 1

Handicap Chase – Please register for Race 1

Reminder: the first race is on this Friday June 15th – take a look at the below to see your start time, and come early if you haven't registered.  On the day registration will stop at 7:20. There have been a steady trickle of registrations in the series so far.   Remember that since this is a handicap series, it will be VERY DIFFICULT for us to handle more than a few registrations on race day, so it would be great if…

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Craughwell Handicap Chase 2007 – UPDATED with Dates!

Craughwell Handicap Chase 2007 – UPDATED with Dates!

In 2006, we ran a thoroughly enjoyable handicap series on Sunday mornings.  This year, we plan to run a second term of it.  We are a little later than ideal in getting organised, mainly due to work getting in the way of things! For those that aren't familiar with the handicap format, the goal will be that all runners finish at the same time, so you will be equally competitive regardless of your fitness or ability.  Changes in Format over Last…

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