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Youghal Athletic Club - (Sponsored by Youghal Credit Union) 12th Mar 2012

posted 12 Mar 2012, 04:53 by youghal ac   [ updated 13 Mar 2012, 08:48 ]

Hello to all from Youghal AC. Well ‘Ballycotton 10’ is behind us for another year and what a great turn out from the Youghal Athletic club. It was a tough day out there, as we were into the wind for the first five mile and still had to face the hill and the never-ending village at the end. We had over twenty runners competing so the green and white hoops were visible through the race.


Well done to John and Mossy who were both in the top 100 and to the many runners completing their first Ballycotton 10. We had a very enjoyable night in Ballycotton after the race, but no tales, except to say that some guys left everything on the roads during the race and others left it on the road between Ballycotton and Youghal on the way home.


Good luck to our Men and Women’s team running in the Munster Road Race championship on Sunday 11th March in Inniscarra.


We also have athletes competing in the BHAA 5k in Mahon on Sunday 11th March. We will have results of these races in our next roundup.


We had a great group up in Tower Park last Thursday night for the adult evening and we would encourage as many people as possible to attend these training sessions, they begin at 8.15.


Youghal AC member’s Ballycotton 10 results;   
59:07  John Malone
60:14  Mossy Cahill
60:26  Marty O'Keeffe
61:03  Martin O'Brien
61:26  Noel Curtin
67:17  Darren Chambers
68:08  Steve Deveraux
68:54  Tom Barry
70:04  George Bulman
70:10  Ken Harney
73:24  Brendan Williams
74:21  Kevin O Reilly
77:59  Robert Hamell
80:36  Laura Keane
88:52  Willie O'Mahony
89:32  Maria O'Connor
90:17  Mary Kingston
91:28  Ann Moloney
100:34  Patricia Lane
106:46  Ann Marie Russell   
More photos available on our photos page.


Training nights as follows:
Monday - 6:30pm women beginners and 7:15pm women advanced.
            7:15pm men  (please park on prom not tides)

Tuesday - 7:15pm men – hill work night

                 7:30pm Track & Field training in Tower Park for Men and Women
Friday - 7.15pm men 10k run
Track training in CIT Track from Friday 6th April

Don’t forget your high-viz jackets when running.


Upcoming races:

Saturday 17th March 4 mile race in Ballinhassig at 11am

Sunday 18th March BHAA 4 mile race in Little Island sponsored by Janssen

Monday 19th March mallow 10-mile race – entries still open on line at €15, it will be €20 on the day.

Sunday 25th March Munster Masters Road Championship in Waterford. (register with Darren on 086 2407927)


Keep on Running but remember the pain never goes away.

Keep checking the Club Website  for more information and updates.