Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme

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.

Run in the Woods, 2013

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 12:00pm
Monivea Woods, Galway, Ireland

Due to the success of last year’s inaugural event 'Run in the Woods' is returning to Monivea again this year on Sunday 1st September at 12 noon with registration on the morning of race in Kelly's Bar from 10:30am or online at

This year sees a few changes being made to the course which is a 5km.
Officially measured by the AAI(permit pending). The race will be officially timed with the help of James Lundon (Athenry AC) who is looking after the finish line and results.

Prizes for the following:


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!


Fit4Life Leader Course

  • Posted on: 20 August 2013
  • By: BernieK

A Fit4Life Leader Training Course will take place on Monday night 2nd Sept at Westside Library for all current and new Fit4Life Leaders. 7pm to 10pm. Please spread the word and let me know that you are attending.


Thank you to all our Streets of Galway Marshals & Volunteers

  • Posted on: 16 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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The Kearney’s Cycles Streets of Galway Organizing Committee wants to thank you all those people who volunteered their time to ensure that this year’s race was a great success. We estimate that up to 200 people helped us on August 9 and August 10 including 80 people who volunteered as race marshalls, over 40 people who helped to distribute at the 5K mark and at the finish, and 30 people who helped us to distribute the race packs in a timely and efficient manner.

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.

Fit 4 Life takes a well earned rest!

  • Posted on: 29 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Fit4Life Training takes a well deserved break after this week and resumes again on Monday 16th Sept.

Many thanks to all the Leaders who have led groups so capably night after night.
Bernie and all the Fit4Life participants thank you so much, without you there would be no Fit4Life.

Bernie will be recruiting some more Leaders for the upcoming term so if you think you have what it takes contact her on and she will organise some training for you before resuming in September.

Bernie Kelly - European Athletics Women’s Leadership Award

  • Posted on: 2 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce that Bernie Kelly (Galway City Harriers) has been selected as the Athletics Ireland National Recipient of the Women’s Leadership Award. This award recognises and celebrates the important contributions made by women throughout Europe to the sport of athletics.

The biennial awards, which were given for the first time in 2009, are the centrepiece of European Athletics’ strategy to promote the development of women leaders and gender equity in the sport.


Craughwell 5k Fun Run 16th June

  • Posted on: 15 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Craughwell Senior AC club are holding a 5k on Sunday 16th June 2013 at 1pm.
Entry is €10 on the day.
Registration takes place from 12noon at Craughwell National School.
Run starts at 1pm from Craughwell National School.
Jones counter measured and AAI permit granted.
Lovely fast flat course encircling Craughwell Village.
Runners, joggers and walkers are all very welcome, however, you must be over 16 years of age.
For more information go to