Senior Racing

Galway County Cross Country Championships

  • Posted on: 29 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Senior & Masters Galway Cross Country Championships takes place on Sunday 6th October at Bushfield, Loughrea, the home of Loughrea AC.

The Even Ages and Adult events will be held *THIS* Sunday, 6 October in Bushfield, Loughrea and are hosted by Loughrea AC.

The first race will start at 1:00PM, Under 10 up to adult in sequence, with the adult races starting at 2:30PM.

NOTE: Clubs must have entries to David Reilly no later than this Thursday, 3 October.

Day One – Loughrea (6th October):
Even Ages
Under 10 girls - 800m & under 10 boys 800m

Connacht Cross Country

  • Posted on: 24 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Connacht Cross Country Adults

This year the Connacht Novice, Senior, Inter and Masters are to be  run as a league over three events to coincide with the Connaught Juvenile races.

Points will be awarded to individuals based on their finishing position (1st  =25pts) for each of the categories.

Points will also be awarded to top 4 club finishing positions.

At the end of 3 races there will be 1st, 2nd 3rd winner of each category and 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall club regardless of category.

You have to declare your category when registering and stick with it.

Marconi Half Marathon 21st. September

  • Posted on: 6 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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Saturday 21st September, 10 am

The course takes in some of the most spectacular scenery starting at Gurteen beach and finishing in Clifden

Route  The course starts at sea-level and remains relatively flat for the most part. There are no major climbs, and the few small inclines you will encounter are short in length.

Complimentary bus from Clifden to Roundstone for the start of the race

Pacemakers for 1hr30, 1hr45 & 2hrs

Goody bag along with high quality finishers medal & technical tee for all runners

Grey Lakes 10k

  • Posted on: 1 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

This year the "Grey Lake 10k will be incorporating the Galway AAI 10k Road Race Championship

Loughrea Athletic Club aslo celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the formation of the club.

The Grey Lake 10k Road Race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a lap of the famous "Grey Lake" - Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.
Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack St. Loughrea
Collect you race pack on the day from 10:30am at HQ
Senior race starts at 2:00pm
Race AAI approved - Chip Timing- Technical Top for all Finishers

Charlestown 10k, 7th Sept @ 5pm

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Charlestown 10k will be the fourth race in Mayo AC C&C Cellular 2013 Road League. It takes place at 5pm on Saturday 7th September and will be the first big race of the month in the West.

Charlestown is an excellent location on N5/N17 and easily accessible from all points in the province.

Entry is €20 and can be made on, closing date 6th Sept.
Registration on the day at the race HQ CBD Complex at GAA Park.

Parking & changing facilities available.

Refreshments in the complex after race and prize giving will follow.

Clonbur Half Marathon

  • Posted on: 20 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

With some great prizes for the winners of the Corrib Mask Half Marathon Challenge this weekend on Sunday 25th August at 12.00pm.

1st Male and Female €100 each 2nd Male and Female €75 each 3rd Male and Female €50 each Whoever SETS a new course record (male and female)will get €150!

Last years times were 1.17.59 MALE and 1.41.46 FEMALE.

This year there will be a dinner voucher for two for both 1st M and 1st F over 60's!


Boston Scientific 5k Road Race

  • Posted on: 14 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Annual Boston Scientific 5k takes place on Tuesday 27th August at Maree Community Centre, Oranmore at 7pm.

Entries are €15 and registration is at

Entries will also be taken at the Race HQ on the night (provided race limit has not been reached).

Entry Prizes in all categories. AAI Permitted.

All proceeds go to East Galway Cancer Care so please support.

Martin Egan Memorial 10k Race

  • Posted on: 14 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The 4th Annual Martin Egan Memorial Race 10k takes place on Saturday 31st August in Gort at 6.30pm.

Entries are €15 and registration is at
Entries will also be taken on the night from 5.00pm

Prizes in categories including 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female. 1st O/40, O/50 & O/60.
The Martin Egan Memorial Cup will be presented to the overall winner, with a second cup been presented to the first local person home.

Manual timing, race clock. Refreshments served in Community Centre after the race. AAI Permitted.