Excitement is mounting amongst the club’s athletes as the Galway Indoors approaches on Sunday 24th January. Always a brilliant day of action with the fabulous Athlone indoor arena electrified by the energy of hundreds of athletes young and old. Its always a big day for Craugwell AC who will have 200 or more athletes in action.
So get your entries in now to your age group coordinators who are at the moment getting the information together for their age groups. The following events are available in each age group:-
- U10 60m, 400m, Long Jump, 4x100m
- U11 60m, 600m, Long Jump, 4x100m
- U12 60m, 600m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, 4x100m
- U13 60m, 600m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, 4x100m
- U14 60m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, Walk, 4x200m
- U15 60m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, Walk, 4x200m
- U16-17 60m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, Walk, 200m, 4x200m
- U18-Senior 60m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, Hurdles, Walk, 200m, 3000m, 4x200m
Each year its nice also to see a large number of our athletes a year older and making such great progress at the sport. Here’s a shot of some of this year’s U17s when competing in the indoors as U12s in 2011.
Aoife Walsh, Caoilin Milton, Laura Cunningham, Derbhla, Ciana Reidy
National U12 Indoor Relays in Nenagh 2011
And below as U10s in 2009 🙂
Back: Aoife Walsh, Shauna Tobin, Molly Lynam
Front: Caoimhe O’Donoghue, Laura Cunningham
(missing from photo Caoilin Milton)
National U10 Outdoor 4x100m Silver Medallists, Templemore 2009
And from last year’s outdoors and a few weeks ago kitted out in the club’s top from clarin4sportwear.
Craughwell U16 Girls 4x100m Relay Team – Galway Outdoor Champions 2015
Aoife Walsh, Laura Cunningham, Caoilin Milton, Lorraine Delaney
Craughwell AC U17s training in Athlone, Jan 2016
Ciana Reidy, Shauna Tobin, Laura Cunningham, Lorraine Delaney
And some of the boys in this age group back in 2011:
Daniel Callanan-Forde, Oisin Doyle, Sean Delaney, Peter Martin, Jerry Keary
And last year at the outdoor relays in Tullamore – amazing at the difference that 5 years makes!
Oisin Lyons, Jerry Keary, Daniel Callanan-Forde, Louis Molloy