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 !!

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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”

A superb Finish to the 2016 Cross country season for Millstreet AC’s Caoimhe O’Leary


A superb Finish to the 2016 Cross country season for Millstreet ACs, Caoimhe O’Leary last weekend.

Running at the National Cross Country Championships in Dundalk (gu17)

Caoimhe finished 38th position in a field of 106 runners.

Caoimhe was the third Cork athlete to cross the finish line with Cork finishing 3rd county.
Well done Caoimhe.

Millstreet Athletic Club news


Another great day for Millstreet athlete Caoimhe O’ Leary competing at the Munster even age Cross Country competition held in Carrignavar yesterday,

Caoimhe was the 2nd Cork athlete to cross the finish line and finished in 8th position overall.

Well done Caoimhe, who will now go forward as part of the Cork team to compete at National level.
Also competing & putting in strong performances for the club were Orla Buckley GU16, Eimear o Leary GU14, Donal Bourke & Ian Buckley BU14.


Caoimhe passing fellow Cork competitor to finish 2nd Cork girl home



Millstreet Athletic Club Cross Country update


Well done to Millstreet Athletic Club athletes in Macroom yesterday.

Congratulations to Caoimhe O’Leary finishing in 2nd position and winning an individual medal in the girls U17 race

also running Girls U17 were Orla Buckley and Sara Bourke putting in strong performances.

Eimear O’Leary ran girls U15 and finished in 16 position.

Boys U13 team were Ethan Walsh, Darragh Moynihan, Donnacha Murphy and Donal Bourke all finishing well.

Gu11 team Ella Hickey, Shannon Bourke, Rebecca O ‘Sullivan, Ciara O’Sullivan, Meave Buckley

 running individually Bu11 Seamus Moynihan Bu9 Brandon Bourke

Millstreet Athletic Club at the County Championship


Millstreet AC got off to a winning start today at the first of the season County A Cross Country Championships held in Aghren Conna.

The girls U16 had a great result with Caoimhe O Leary winning an individual medal finishing in 4th position, and the team including Caoimhe,Orla Buckley, Emma Moynihan, Sarah Bourke and Dara O Shea scoring a bronze medal.

The boys U14 team including Donal Bourke, Donnacha Murphy Ian Buckley & Darragh Moynihan scoring a gold team medal, well done, also representing the club, running individually and putting in a great preformance were Eimear O Leary GU14 and Seamus Moynihan BU10,

All Ireland Glory for Eileen

2016-08-21 Eileen O'Riordan at the National Masters Athletics in TullamoreCongratulations to Eileen O’Riordan who stepped up from the Munsters Masters a few weeks ago to the All Ireland Masters in Tullamore last weekend, and returned two three medals:

  • Gold in the Discus throwing 23.03m,
  • Bronze in the Hammer, throwing 31.07 (another PB, upgrading from her PB at the Munsters a few weeks ago),
  • Gold as an unused sub in the 4x100m relay team.

full results are from AthleticsIreland.ie. [read more …] “All Ireland Glory for Eileen”

3 Gold, 2 Silver for Eileen at Munster Championships

2016-07-31 Eileen O'Riordan's medals from the Munster Masters Track and Field Championships_rszCongrats Eileen O’Riordan on her huge haul of five medals at the Munster Masters Track and Field Championships:

  • Gold in the Hammer 30.83m(PB)
  • Gold in the Javelin 17.24m(PB)
  • Gold in the Discus 23.05m
  • Silver in shot putt
  • Silver in the 4x100m relay. One of the girls pulled a muscle, and Eileen filled in as a sub.

Full results from the Munster Master Championships: Track, Field.

7th for Michelle in European Final

mf_amsterdamMichelle Finn was in superb form in the 3K steeplechase final at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam today. One of the best technical hurdlers in the field, Michelle finished very strong to cross the line in 7th place in PB of 9:43.19. She was the first of the Irish girls over the line.

Michelle is coached but the famous Donie Walsh who is very proud of her achievements to date. Hurdles coach Seamus Power has insured Michelle is technically on of the best hurdlers in the steeplechase event.

Now is it on to the next adventure at the Olympics in Rio. [read more …] “7th for Michelle in European Final”

Michelle qualifies for the European 3000m Steeplechase Final

2016-07-08 Michelle Finn running in the European Athletics ChampionshipsWell done to Michelle Finn today on a fantastic run in the semi-final of the 3000m Steeplechase at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam. She finished 4th in her heat to qualify for the final in a seasonal best time of 9:45:93

You can watch the race below:

The final is on Sunday at 4:15pm.
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