30 August 2012

Road Races in Kerry, September 2012

Dingle Marathon 2012
1 September, start time:
7:00am ULTRA - 50miles - Camp
9:00am HALF (13.1m) and FULL(26.2m) - Sea front in Dingle

5km Fun Run - 7 September 2012 Tralee
Irish Red Cross youths Kerry
Entry fee: €10 per person or family entry €20
Registration: 6.00pm onwards in the premises.
Start Point: O'Donnells ( located at the roundabout for Fenit beside
Mounthawk school). Route: Bracker O'Regan Road loop @7pm

Refreshments after and trophies for winners along with certificates
for all who take part.

8 September 2012 @12pm
Mini Marathon (10Km) Killarney Town and National Park
entry €25

14 September - An Riocht 5K Walk-Jog-Run no.3 @7pm (entry €5) 
Registration at An Riocht clubhouse on the day
Results from Run no.1

15 September 2012 @12pm, Knightstown, 
Valentia Island Half Marathon
Entry: Individual €20
Relay of 2: €30
Relay of 4: €40

30 September 2012 @3pm
Barraduff 4mile Fun Run
Registration from 1.30-2.45 in Barraduff National School. Barbeque to follow and prize giving ceremony. All money raised goes to our Community field.
Entry fee: €12

Coaching Courses in September

The following are on in September and any clubs with applications should register/pay online ASAP. Remember all courses close on the online system 7 days before the course start date.

Saturday 8th September Athletics Leader Course Cork IT 9am-4pm
- Saturday 15th September Assistant Coach Course Castleisland Co Kerry 9am-4pm
For details of what is involved in each of the courses and to register/pay go herehttp://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?page_id=25369. Attached above is the most up to date calendar of events. Please pass this on to all coaches within your clubs.
Kind Regards,
 Steven Macklin

22 August 2012

Cross Country Dates 2012/2013

Upcoming Munster & National Cross Country Dates 2012

 Sunday October 21st
– Munster Juvenile Even Age, U/23 & Novice Cross Country 
Championships in Beaufort, Co. Kerry.

 Sunday 11th November – Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country 
Championships in Waterford (venue tbc).

Sunday 25th November – National Juvenile Even Age & Inter-Counties Cross Country 
Championships in Co Meath (venue tbc).

Sunday 2nd December – Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships in 
Co. Clare (venue tbc).

Sunday 9th December – National Juvenile Uneven Age & Novice Cross Country 
Championships in Thurles Racecourse, Co. Tipperary.

Sunday January 13th– Munster Juvenile Relays, Junior & Senior Cross Country 
Championships in Limerick Racecourse. 

20 August 2012

Ray D'Arcy Show and BANNA 10K

Ray D'Arcy show (on podcast) talking about his experience at Banna 10K Run http://media.todayfm.com/podcasts/popup  at 21:15 in Monday show (Part 1).
Click on link to Today FM podcast above.
Select "Listen Back", Ray D'Arcy Show, Monday, Part 1. Skip to 21min.

19 August 2012

St.Brendan's AC Fundraiser

A big THANK YOU to all who helped with our bucket collection in Ardfert Village on Saturday 18th. It was a very successful fun-raise. Special thanks to all the collectors,to Liam, Chris and Orla who organised the event, and most importantly the public who supported us so generously.
Cheers Mary

18 August 2012

AAI Masters Championships 2012

National AAI Masters Track & Field 2012

On Saturday 18th August 2012 two of St. Brendan’s AC Master Athletes travelled to Tullamore in Co. Offaly.  Artur Nowak & Patrick O’ Riordan had a very successful day with beautiful weather. 

Artur Nowak            3rd - High Jump           

Patrick O’ Riordan   2nd – High Jump
                                    3rd – Long Jump

These two athletes have had a very successful 2012 & well done to them both!! Looking forward to their successes of 2013!!
More on Athletics Ireland website. Results.

15 August 2012

Woodie’s DIY League Track and Final League Final 2012

Ireland’s top athletics clubs will battle it out for honours at the Woodie’s DIY League Track and Final League Final in Tullamore on Sunday 19th of August. In PREMIER Division we have KERRY ATHLETICS team. Good luck on Sunday!

Teams Competing This Weekend
Premier MenPremier WomenDivision 1 MenDivision 1 Women
Raheny ShamrocksKerry AthleticsClare CountySligo County
Galway City HarriersFerrybank ACSli Cualainn ACAthletics Louth
Leevale ACBandon ACAn RiochtWexford County
St. Abbans ACRaheny ShamrocksBandon ACYoughal AC
Dundrum South DublinDundrum South DublinDonore HarriersCity of Derry AC
North Down ACClonliffe HarriersSligo CountyWest Waterford AC
Clonliffe HarriersLeevale ACSLOT ACSli Cualainn AC
Crusaders ACCity of Lisburn ACKilkenny City HarriersAt Abbans AC

07 August 2012

More videos from BANNA 10K 2012

We have selection of short videos from finish line of BANNA 10K on our Facebook page, but not all have FB account so we will have some clips here and on Flickr .

05 August 2012

2012 BANNA 10K Run provisional results

Provisional results for Banna 10K Road Race 2012 in link below.


Judging from this picture, Ray D'Arcy seems to have enjoyed being able to take part and experience the great atmosphere and run the course.

Overall winner was Julio Cesar Castro in 32:43, followed by Donal O'Callaghane in 32:50 and John Barrett in 35:09.

First lady was Ann Marie Holland in 38:07, second Maria McCarthy in 38:17 and Aoife O'Connor in 38:56.

We would welcome any feedback on the event and suggestions on possible future improvements.
More photos and videos to follow.

02 August 2012

BANNA 10K - Briefing notes

BANNA 10K Road Race & Fun Run 2012

Start time: 9:30am,
Registration from 8:30am at Car Park 1,
Starting line is approx. 400m from Registration place so it can be used for warm up walk/jog.

For safety reasons we advise not to wear headphones/mp3 players as main roads will be open for traffic. Marshall's will be posted at every junction. 

Toilets will be available and are located at Finish line 50m from Registration.
There will be 2 Water stations, located at approx. 4Km and 7Km marks. 
Weather forecast looks good, with (only) 30% chance of rain.
Race will be electronically timed (not chip timed) and results and photos will be available on http://stbrendansac.blogspot.ie/.
We hope everyone will have a good experience on "probably the flattest 10K in Ireland". 

01 August 2012

SQUEEZY Sports Nutrition at BANNA 10K

Squeezy Sports Nutrition will be attending the Banna 10K this weekend so make sure and pay our event tent a visit for some amazing offers across the Squeezy Sports Nutrition and wowow sports wear brands. 
There will be a Squeezy Energy Gel in each goodie bag. http://stbrendansac.blogspot.com/p/entries_30.html

Squeezy Sports Nutrition is also official sponsor and partner of Tralee International Marathon 2013.