County Senior Road Championships 2015

The club competed in the Kildare Senior Road Race in Leixlip on a very blustery Sunday.

The Ladies ream won gold with a team of Michelle Cox (3rd overall), Maria Snell, Lisa Donlon, Ester Bayton-Leonardo, Olivia Archibald and Laura Vaughan. Well done ladies.

The Men’s team was 2nd with a team of Paul Campbell (3rd overall), Brian Byrne, David Keenan and Paul Archibald. Justin Delmer, John Morrisey, Martin Tynan, Steven Loughlin, Dave Brown, Barry Kehoe, Paul Diver, Seamus Cardiff and Ray Swan also ran for the club.

Well done everyone.

Juvenile Events For April, May, June .

  • 12-04-15 –Crookstown Open sports
  • 19- 04-15—The League Part 2
  • 3—05-15—Day 1  Kildare Track + Field Championship Celbridge
  • 10-05-15—Day 2 Kildare Track + Field Championship  Le Cheile A C
  • 17-05-15- Day  3 Kildare Track + Field Championship  Le  Cheile Ac
  • 23-05-15 – Day  1 leinster Outdoor Championships – Relays & Juniors.
  • 31-05-15 – Day 2 Leinster Outdoor Championships – U/23, Senior & Masters.
  • 01-06-15 – Day 3 Leinster Outdoor Championships – Team Event.
  • 06-06-15 – Day 4 Leinster Outdoor Championships – U/9 – U/11 Pairs & U/12 – U/13 Championships.
  • 13-06-15 – Day 5 Leinster Outdoor Championships – Combines.
  • 20-06-15 – Day 6 Leinster Outdoor Championships – U/14 – U/19.21-06-15 – Day 7 Leinster Outdoor Championships – U/14 – U/19

The Senior side of the Club have amassed 200 old phones for our Fones4 Life appeal, but we still need 150 more to secure a life saving Defibrillator for the Club, so if the boys-girls,   or parents have any old Phones Please deposit them in the collection box in Club House.

Please keep checking w/site reference Training over Easter as some age Groups may be forced to take a break (coaches on holidays) 



The County Kildare inter and masters road championships took place in naas on Sunday the 22nd of March. The womens race was 3k and the mens 6k.  The intermediate team of Lisa Donlon, Esther Baynon-Leonardo, Aisling Browne & Olivia Archbold were 2nd club winning silver. The Masters team of Lisa Donlon, Emma Boland & Esther Baynon-Leonardo were also 2nd club.

The Intermediate team of Alan Sammon, Martin Tynan, Steven Loughlin & John Morrissey were 1st Club winning gold. The masters team of Brian Byrne, Paul Archbold &  Justin Delmer were 1st club and the Masters team of Alan Sammon, Steven Loughlin and John Morrissey were 3rd club.

Congratulations to the teams and well done to everyone who ran for the club on the day.

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Report on Leinster Indoor Championships W/End 7th+ 8th March. and Events for March, April, + May

The Leinster Indoor Championships were held over the w/end 7th + 8th of March in Athlone where Medals were at a premium, it would be fair to say that this fantast Stadium is enticing lots of hidden talented children and teenagers who up to now have not showing any interest in Athletics to join Clubs and saviour the delights of competing at this arena.  Championships and All Ireland records were set by new kids on the block over the two days on this fast track.

Competing for the Club were Caoimhe Murphy, Ellie O’ Toole, Aimee McGrath, Leah O’ Shea, Nikki O’ Neill, Grace O’Toole, Omasan Ayavoro, Keely Ryan, Ellen Hillard, Luke Morris, Kevin Kyne , Mark Glynn, Runo Ayavoro, Alex O’ Shea, Luke Walker Browning, James Devitt.

All our Athletes gave a 100% setting new P: B and overcoming various nick ling injuries, but if there was a medal for bravery and commitment it would have been awarded to Omasan Ayavoro who qualified for the final of the Girls U/14 60M after a heat and semi-final and finished 5th in the final with her arm encased in plaster weighting about 3kg what a girl. Runo her brother coasted into the final of the Boys U/13 60m and was crowned Leinster Champion crossing the line in a Usane Bolt stance.

Luke Walker Browning was fastest in the heats of the 600m but carrying an injury had to be satifyised with Silver in the Final hopefully he will be back to full fitness for the All Ireland, Grace O’ Toole decided to forego the track events and was rewarded with a Silver Medal in the Long/Jump.

Events For March, April, May, Sunday 15th March Round one of League Naas 2oc, Round two April 19th, Crookstown Open Sports April 12th,( March 22nd  + March 28th All Ireland Indoors,) ( Athletes from the Club competing on both Days ) County Kildare Track + Field Championships May 3th +10th+ 17th , May 23th Leinster Outdoors Relays.

As you may have noticed the Club are running a 5k on the Curragh on Saturday 14th this would be a good opportunity for some of our teenager’s members to sign up and treat it as a training run.


Kildare County novice road championships took place today in Kilcock. Our men’s team of Alan Sammon, John Morrissey, Dave Browne & Martin Tynan came first winning gold. Alan finished first overall. Well done to Eric & Niall who also ran a great race today. Congrats and well done to all.

Although we did not have a ladies teams Lisa Donlon and Laura Vaughan both ran a fantastic race with Lisa finishing 5th overall. 20150222_11544820150222_112915-1