Bandon AC’s youngest athletes were in action again on Saturday 21st June when they headed to Tullamore for their final competition of the season, the U9-U11 All Ireland team competition. We had 9 pairs and 4 relay teams competing at this very high level.
Great day for Shannon and Katelyn Two athletes from West Muskerry A.C. competed in the Munster Track and Field Championships on Sunday last the 8th of June in Ennis in County Clare. Shannon Cotter and Katelyn Kelleher competed in the Girls U 12 600m. The thunder and lightning and rain did not put the girls off running their race. Both girls were placed in the same heat in the
EIGHT athletes from Bandon AC attended Athlone recently for the U12-U19 National Juvenile Indoor Championships having qualified from the Munster Championships in Nenagh three weeks earlier.
SAVE a date in your diary this May Bank Holiday for the Bandon half marathon, 10K and six mile walk. Now in its fourth year, the event continues to attract large numbers for the three individual events. It is again organised by two of Bandon’s premier sporting clubs, Bandon Rugby and Bandon Athletic Club for which it is a joint fundraiser.
The Mealagh Valley 10-Mile Race was held on 9th February near Bantry in West Cork and organised by Bantry AC. There were 77 finishers. This is a challenging 10-mile race and Tom Laffan, Bandon AC, ran well to finish 3rd in 1:03:05. Eddie Wilmot was 24th in 1:14:39 and Steve Young 51st in 1:27:19. The Cork Bhaa Jansen 4-Mile Road Race was also held on 9th February on the Little
CONGRATULATIONS to Rachael O`Shea of West Muskerry AC who won the Esther Enright Memorial Perpetual cup at a function in the Riverside Hotel, Macroom recently. She won the cup for her commitment to West Muskerry AC, to athletics and to training. She is a great role model for the athletes in the club.
1,600 athletes took to the start line for the very popular John Treacy Dungarvan 10 mile race on 26.1.14. Heavy rain, high winds, sleet, snow and a 15-minute delay did not make the first half enjoyable. However, the sun came out for the second half. Attracting all the big names, including the current Dublin City marathon winner, it was always going to be a fast race, with the first two
On 18.01.14 a number of members from Bandon Athletic Club boarded a bus and travelled to Nenagh for the Munster Juvenile Indoor Combined Events Championships and Relays.
AT the Cork County Annual Awards night in the River Lee Hotel recently a number of Bandon Athletic Club members received awards. Receiving awards to commemorate an International appearance in 2013 were Roisin Howard who represented Ireland in Combined Events in Portugal in June. Carmel Crowley who represented Ireland in Cross Country at the British & Irish Masters Cross Country in November. Patrick McSweeney who represented Irish Universities in the