Mt. Hillary Athletic Club

Mt. Hillary Athletic Club, the new local running club based in  Banteer

“We are an amateur running club, with members from all over the North West Cork area, who enjoy running as part of a group in the surrounding areas of Mt. Hillary. Mt. Hillary AC athletes are extremely proactive on the local race circuit and compete at all distances from 5k’s to Marathons both on and off the road…”

Find out more about them on their Facebook Page [read more …] “Mt. Hillary Athletic Club”

Millstreet Athletic Club

Picture by TMC Photography, Cork

Millstreet AGM will take place on Thursday 14 December at 8pm in Parish Centre.

The Irish cancer Society wish to thank everyone who supported and help organise their recent Christmas Jumper Run which raised €638.

Thank you to the Duggan family for allowing access to Drishane Estate.

Merry Christmas to everyone

Andrzej’s 42 Steps to Freedom

Hi Everyone, as you all will probably agree, Andrzej (Andrew) is a great ambassador for the club. He has a big heart and gives up his own time to help others who are less fortunate. He is currently trying to raise money for a friend of his back in his homeland who is paralysed and confined to his house as he lives in a 2nd floor apartment and unable to get up and down the stairs without assistance.
The fund raiser is called the “42 Steps to Freedom“. You can find more information on his FB page but basically he is looking for sponsorship for each KM of the Clonakilty Marathon.
I think it would be great if we could pull together as [read more …] “Andrzej’s 42 Steps to Freedom”

Couch to 5K Training Programmes 

Eight sessions with a qualified instructor, nutrition workshop and entry into the Rebel Run

The closest one starts in Banteer Community Centre Thursday 7th of September 8PM. 

To book your place, to see all locations, or too see further details, go to: CorkSports.ie

— in association with IRD Duhallow CLG | Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG |West Cork Development Partnership |Duhallow Athletic Club

Inducted into the Nebraska High School Hall of Fame

In 2006, Fr. Paddy O Byrne was inducted into the Nebraska High School Hall of Fame Inductees.

Coach: Father Pat’s track and field expertise and enthusiasm brought outstanding success in the sport to Hastings St. Cecilia (1968-77), where his girls teams won five state and district championships, and Wahoo Neumann (1978-98) where his teams won three state championships in girls cross country, two state titles in boys cross country and two state championships in girls track. A native of Ireland, he once was the Irish national champion in the 440 and since coming to Nebraska, has served as a Catholic priest in Hastings, Colon/Cedar Bluffs and Plattsmouth. His track interests brought national acclaim, as he was USA team manager for several international meets, including the World Championships, Friendship Games in Moscow and the Russia/United States duals. He’s spent a lifetime serving youth track and field in the state and nationally. Ordained in Dublin, Ireland. Degree: Kearney State.

from Nebraska High School Hall of Fame

See also:

Nebraska High School Hall of Fame on Facebook