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Youghal Athletic Club - (Sponsored by Youghal Credit Union) 16th Feb 2012

posted 19 Feb 2012, 11:34 by youghal ac   [ updated 19 Feb 2012, 11:34 ]

Welcome to another update from Youghal AC as we head into another busy year. Firstly, I have to thank Robert Hamill who resigned as club PRO at our recent AGM. Robert’s notes were always enjoyable and we all eagerly looked forward to them each time.

Youghal AC members results from the recent Dungarvan 10 mile race:

Marty O Keeffe 59:34

Martin O’Brien 59:57

Mossie Cahill 61:56

Steve Devereaux 69:44

George Bulman 69:59

Ken Harney 72:57

Brendan Williams 74:16

Mick O’Mahony 76:39

Darren Chambers 76:48

Sylvie O’Mahony 78:59

Laura Keane 79:43

Robert Hamill 83:01

Sean Leahy 84:52

Mary Kingston 91:04

Ann Moloney 91:15

We done to all and especially Laura and Mary completing in their first 10-mile race and well done to Laura on breaking the 80 min barrier.


Training nights as follows:

Monday 6.30 women beginners and 7.15 women advanced

Tuesday 7.15 men – hill work night

Wednesday 7.15 men beginners and women advanced

Thursday 7.45 winter leagues at Tides for all categories men and women

Friday 7.15 men 10k run

There are a number of men running in Youghal on their own we would encourage you to join our beginners group (Wednesdays) as it will make your running more enjoyable and you will see an improvement each week. Don’t forget your high-viz jackets when running.


Upcoming races:

Sunday 19th February 5 mile race in Carrigaline hosted by Eagle AC

Sunday 4th March Ballycotton 10 at 1.30 it is the 35th running of the event and good luck to all club members taking part.

Sunday 11th March BHAA 5k race starting at Mahon Community Centre Cork

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.


It is great to see the uptake of running in Youghal and we hope this will encourage more people to partake and join our club. It was very encouraging to see the large attendance at the recent AGM.  

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