April '23 Round Up

April 1, 2023

Micheal Cronin travelled to the Anne Valley 5 mile race in Dunhill today coming in in a super time of 34:21. Well done Micheal. Fantastic running.

April 2, 2023

Perfect racing conditions greeted our 7 Youghal AC athletes who turned out at the Cobh 10 mile road race this morning, 2nd April 2023.

Well done to all who completed the hilly course on a lovely day in Cobh..

Luke O’ Shea 1:12:03

Brian O’ Connell 1:12:25

Rory Fitzgerald 1:15:56

Ted Kelly 1:18:51

Carol Murphy 1:27:26

Claire Kilgannon 1:28:57

Zara Kelly 2:06:17

Up next are the shorter races at Ballintotis 4m and Midleton 5m before our own 5km on May 11th...

Keith Kelly was out in force on the 6th of April at the streets of Kilkenny 5km coming in 3rd over 45 in a fantastic time of 16:12.                          

On Wednesday night 12th April the PwC BHAA 5km was held on a windy evening around the marina. 5 Youghal AC athletes took part and the results are as follows.

Keith Kelly               16:41

Eddie O Regan        21:24

Paddy Kelly.             26:09

Celia O Regan          27:01

Zara Kelly                 33:30              

Very well done to all.

April 16, 2023

Youghal AC athletes were out in force over the weekend throughout Munster and even as far as Birmingham across many disciplines and distances…

Well done to our 11 athletes who took part in the 25km Great Railway Run, Carrigaline this morning 16/04.

Tom O’ Neill 1:58:58

Dave Fox 2:08:01

Mary Flynn 2:08:36

Emer Hannigan 2:26:14

Claire Kilgannon 2:26:15

Carol Murphy 2:26:16

Jannette O’ Sullivan 2:38:13

Maxine Hickey 2:42:11

Alison Flynn 2:42:36

Joanne O’ Halloran 2:46:59

Alicia O’ Halloran 2:46:59

Well done to Brian O’ Connell who took part in the Cathedral to Castle 10mile in Birmingham, completing in a great time of 1:11:32

Well done to Amanda Crotty, who medalled in the 1mile event at the Senior Masters McDonalds Open in Ferrybank.

Well done to our members who took part at the SC Duathlon this morning and Ride Dingle 120km and 55km yesterday

A diverse bunch of athletes out and about putting in the miles training for their A races at Cork City marathon, Ironman, etc….

Keep up the good work

April 20, 2023

Well done to all our members running in The Ballintotis 4mile Road Race last night 

April 22, 2023

Massive Congrats to Avril Millerick who came in 4th place and posted a time of 16.52 at a 5000mtrs track race in Belfast on Saturday 22nd April. The objective was to achieve a qualification standard for the upcoming European championships in Jerusalem, Isreal.

She succeeded with 3 secs to spare...

April 28, 2023

Best of luck to all athletes tomorrow at the East Cork T&F Day2. We are looking forward to welcoming all local clubs to Tower Park, Youghal

Well done to all our athletes who took part at Day 1 in the Mardyke Arena last Sunday, with some memorable performances as follows:

David Shah U12 long jump bronze

Sam Kingston U9 300m bronze

Thomas McGrath U10 300m gold & bronze in sprint

Gabrielle Flavin U10 3rd sprints, Clara Dineen 2nd 300m & sprint  2nd.

Peter McGuigan, Oisin Leahy ,AJ Leahy & James Kelleher 2nd in U11 relay.

Cárthach Ó Laoire U14, bronze long jump, gold in sprint.

Dylan Cairns 3rd in under 17 long jump

April 29, 2023

Well done to the Super Six (Dave, George, Sylvie, Liam, Brian and Eddie) who represented the club on Thursday evening at the East Cork Road Championships in Ballynoe.. Well done to Celia in the female race, who managed to avoid the cameras (obviously going too fast)…

Congrats to @poppi.devereaux who had a PB at the recent U20 Pole Vault in Tipperary jumping 3.05m

Breaking news from the Spike Island 5km where Michéal and Katie Cronin took part, Michéal coming in 3rd in a fantastic 18:19 #datenight

Best of luck to everybody running the Limerick 1/2 tomorrow, especially our Vice Chair and coach @deirdreansbro