Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. News 29th August

The Club held a very successful 3rd Annual Road Race on Friday night last, 26th August with over 90 competitors taking part in our 3km Fit4Life & our 7km Ladies & Men’s Races. Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. took the 7km Men’s title in a time of 23.43 with Shane Mullaney, Thurles Crokes A.C. close on his heels in 2nd place in a time of 23.49 & Padraig Cohen, Dundrum A.C. in 3rd place in a time of 25.46. In the Ladies 7km race, Martina Ryan, Thurles Crokes A.C. was an easy winner in 30.05 with Rosie Casey, Clonmel A.C. home in 32.20 & Aisling Hoey, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. taking 3rd place in 33.23. L. Ryan won the Men’s 0/40 category, Michael Moore, Dundrum A.C. won the Men’s 0/45 category & Ben English, Dundrum A.C. took the Men’s O/50 category. Aine Hennessy, Templemore A.C. won the Ladies 0/40 category with Liz Power, Moyne A.C. taking the 0/45 category & Carmel Lynagh, Templemore A.C. winning the 0/50 category. First Juvenile home in the Fit4Life 3km race was Kieren Hennessy, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in 13.05 with Mora O’ Doherty taking the Senior Fit4Life title in 13.10. Congratulations & well done to all the competitors. Full results & photographs can be found on our website at

Our thanks to all the Clubs who supported the race & to all the competitors who took part on the night & to all who cheered them on. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thanks also to all the people who helped out on the night both inside & outside, to Jerry Lyons who took the photos, to Martina Hayden, Josephine Martin & their helpers who organised a wonderful spread of food after the race & to all the ladies who baked & made sandwiches & confectionary. Without your help, we could not run such a successful race.

Our thanks to everyone who contributed so generously to our Annual Church Gate Collection last weekend & to all who helped with the collections at the 3 churches. Your continued support of our Club is greatly appreciated.

Training for the forthcoming Cross Country Season will commence this Thursday evening, 1st September at 7.30pm in the Middlepiece.

Another Tipperary Little Athletics Jamboree will take place in Templemore Track on Friday 30th August commencing at 6.30pm. The jamboree is open to all our Club’s girls & boys aged 5 to 10 years. It will be a fun team event with each participant taking part in modified running, jumping & throwing events. More details can be found on

For all latest Club news, upcoming events & photos log onto our website at & where results & newspaper reports for the following week are usually posted on Sunday night/Monday morning.

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