Sprint Relay Workshop – University of Limerick

October 18, 2018 in Coaching by Mark Guerin

A Athletics Ireland Workshop coming up in UL in November delivered by Karen Kirk who coached the Irish women’s 4x100m relay team to a sliver medal at the World U20 championships


Munster X Country Championships 2018

October 15, 2018 in Important Notices by Mark Guerin

Here are the dates & venues for this year’s Munster X Country Championships.

Oct 21st: Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 Cross Country Championships.
Venue: Beaufort, Co. Kerry.

Nov 11th: Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships.
Venue: Turnpike, 2 Mile Borris, Co. Tipperary.

Nov 18th: Munster Masters & Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Championships.
Venue: Clarecastle, Co. Clare.

Dec 2nd: Munster Juvenile “B” & Intermediate & U/20 Cross Country Championships.
Venue: Cork Athletics Grounds, Slieveroe, Riverstick.

Athletics Limerick County X Country Championship Day 2 – Senior Results

in Cross Country Results by Mark Guerin

This year has been a great success for the Seniors in Limerick AC, with their amazing achievements we hope that you will continue on & strive during the Munster X Country.

Women’s Novice Results:

Well done to Laura Keane who came 3rd in the Women’s Novice X Country.

Men’s Novice Results:

Well done to Derek Kiely, our newest member Aaron Gallagher & Thomas Shanahan for coming 1st 2nd & 3rd in the Novice individual Race but not only that, they also won the Novice Team Club Event thanks to Owen Ryan.

Club Team Points:
1st: Limerick AC – 12 points
2nd: Dooneen AC – 38 points
3rd West Limerick AC – 43 points

Masters Men’s Results:

Well done to Paul Fitzgerald & Derek Kiely who came 2nd & 3rd in the individual Masters & they also came 2nd & 3rd in the O35 category.

Keith Daly came 2nd in the O40 Category.

Mark Whelan came 2nd in the O45 Category.

Limerick AC won the O35 Team Club Event thanks to Paul Fitzgerald, Derek Kiely, Aaron Gallagher & Owen Ryan.

O35 Team Club Points:
1st: Limerick AC – 17 points
2nd: Dooneen AC – 37 points
3rd: West Limerick AC – 62 points.

Thanks to all LAC members who competed in the Novice/Masters X Country.
Laura Keane,
Paul Fitzgerald,
Derek Kiely,
Aaron Gallagher,
Thomas Shanahan,
Owen Ryan,
Paul Noonan,
Keith Daly,
Mark Whelan,
Nev Shine.

Athletics Limerick County X Country Championship Day 1 – Senior Results

October 7, 2018 in Cross Country Results by Mark Guerin

Well done to our X Country Men’s Captain Mark Guerin who came 3rd overall in The Senior X Country yesterday in Bilboa, Cappamore but not only that but LAC also won the Senior X Country Team Event thanks to Capt. Mark Guerin, Paul Fitzgerald, Derek Kiely & David Hanlon.

The Senior trophy is not the only accomplishment that LAC Men brought back but also the Intermediate trophy as well.
Derek Kiely came 2nd overall in the Intermediate plus Derek Kiely, David Hanlon, Thomas Shanahan & Keith Daly won the Team Event as well.

Well done lads a great start for the X Country Season.

Senior Men Results:

1st: Declan Moore – Bilboa AC
2nd: Nial O’Riordan – An Bru AC
3rd: Mark Guerin – Limerick AC

Club Team Results:
1st: Limerick AC – 28 points
2nd: West Limerick AC – 49 points
3rd: Dooneen Ac – 51 points

Intermediate Men Results:
1st: Declan Guina – West Limerick AC
2nd: Derek Kiely – Limerick AC
3rd: Sean Cunningham – West Limerick AC

Club Team Results:
1st: Limerick AC – 20 points
2nd: West Limerick AC – 22 points.

LAC Men:
Mark Guerin
Paul Fitzgerald
Derek Kiely
David Hanlon
Thomas Shanahan
Keith Daly
Martin Doody.

SMRC Urban Run

in Road Results by Mark Guerin

Well done to LAC members who ran the SMRC Urban Run today in North Circular Road.

10km results:

Well done to Colm Turner who came 2nd in the 10km race in 33:07.

Owen Ryan came 6th with a new PB in 35:22.

Hilkka Kontro came 2nd in the Women’s Category in 38:53.

5km results:

Well done to Thomas Shanahan who won the 5km race in 17:37.

Well done to our newest members in the club Laura Keane who came 5th in the Women’s category in 21:54 & Sinead O’Regan who came soon after in 6th place in 22:19.