TOM O’KEEFFE runs in u/23 Europeans

With winter blowing up from the south and whirl of snow zapping around, throwing flakes all over the place, events were cancelled, snowmen were built and some of the athletes – well they just kept on running. In far flung Slovakia – Tom O’Keeffe (KCH), seemed to have dodged the snow for a bit as […]

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County B (unevens) and Over 50s Tullaroan

With fairy lights twinkling all over the county and the smell of GIngerbread and spices whiffing through the sharp crisp winter air, our hardy athletes took to the fields for the county B uneven age groups and Over 50s in Tullaroan today. It has been a long time since we have had a county event […]

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WEEKEND FIXTURES FOR BUSY B’s

Lots going on this weekend. Sunday is the last of the County B Cross Country Championships. Boys and Girls u/9,11,13 and 15 will all line out in Tullaroan. It starts at 12 noon…. so see you all there. Friday night is the County Training session in Thomastown at 7pm. If everyone on county teams could […]

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National Juvenile (Even) All Irelands/Seniors Abbottstown

In my mind I picture Abbottstown as a leafy, autumnal coloured, well groomed cross country course, with minor undulation of hills – nothing as tough as my own Cross Country days (anyone remember Ballyhaise in Cavan!!!!). However I must have been somewhat delusional in my memories of the course from last year. The intense rain […]

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County 10 Mile – 18th November 2017

Saturday saw the County 10 mile road race hosted by Gowran AC and run in conjunction with the 6th Stook 10. Despite the inclement November weather, the numbers participating were well up on last year. Danny Shanahan from Thomastown took the men’s title while Maria Griffin from St Joseph’s took the women’s title. In the […]

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