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:

— 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


Duhallow Road Race Series – Knocknagree next week

The second race of the Duhallow Road Race Series takes place next week in Knocknagree.

All are invited to Run, Walk, or Jog to support your local communities.

€600 was raised for Banteer Creche at the first race !!

[Event Page]
[Duhallow AC]

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Millstreet Athletic Club

Do you want to get fit and in shape for the Summer?

Millstreet Athletic Club

are holding training sessions
(over 18’s)
every Thursday night in Millstreet Town Park at 8pm
for beginners and anybody wishing to take up running as a hobby and get fit.
  Its the cheapest sport around.  All you need is  €25 to join the club and a pair of runners.
Juvenile training takes place on Saturdays at 10:30 in Millstreet Town Park
Lets get moving!!

Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí (Muskerry Gaeltacht Way) Ultra Trail Race

On Saturday 11th February 2017, mountain runners from around Ireland will arrive in Kealkil for the very first running of the Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí Ultra Trail Race. The race will follow the route Beara-Breifne Way for 70km, and that evening finish at West End in Millstreet.

The race is a fully way-marked trail that covers just over 70km of this route (with approx. 2000m climb), running along the Beara-Breifne Way between Kealkill and Millstreet. Runners will cross the Sheehy and Derrynasaggart mountain ranges over a variety of tough open mountain terrain, forest trails and quiet country roads.

Full information on the race is on the Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí Page

The last section (from Ballyvourney to Millstreet) after they have already run 47km is described here:

“Stage 4: Ballyvourney to Millstreet 23.4km, 780m climb
The final stretch of the Slí climbs steadily out of Ballyvourney and up into the Derrynasaggart mountains, skirting Mullaghanish with its 220m high transmitter (the 4th tallest structure in Ireland). Here the Slí is [read more …] “Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí (Muskerry Gaeltacht Way) Ultra Trail Race”