Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Results 2017

The crowds gathered in tremendous numbers for the third annual Carraig na bhFear GAA 5k Race on Wednesday evening 9th August. Conditions were ideal and after some heavy rain in the week leading up to the race it was great to see the sun out once again for the race. In the end over 275 participants took part in the event, a fantastic turnout and up on the numbers from last year once again. For this, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our runners,joggers and walkers, without you the race could not be a success and we sincerely hope you had an enjoyable evening. Thanks to Nicky Pike for his organisational skills, it was a fantastic effort from Nicky and his crew ensured everything went off successfully. Míle buíochas to Pauline and her crew for the teas, coffees, sandwiches and delicious cakes, we may need to run another 5K after all of the goodies! Finally, many thanks to Noreen Murphy and all in Carraig na bhFear Athletic Club for their great support, which is vital to the running of the race. In the race itself, the winner in a thrilling finish was John Meade who stormed home in a time of 16:07. He was followed by Michael Corbett, last years winner, in a very impressive time of 16:09, while Tim Twomey was home in 16:32 to clinch third place. In the ladies category, Michelle Kenny won with a fantastic run in a time of 18:06. Second place went to Margaret Murphy who completed the course in 19:06, while third place went to last years...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Road Race – Wed 9th August

Carraig na bhFear GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k run in Carraig na bhFear on Wed 9th August at 7:30pm. Admission is €10 and a Family of 4 for €30. Registration begins at 6:30pm at the Primary School on the night. You can run, walk or crawl around the course as you please and it promises to be a great night of fun and chat. Tea, Coffee and refreshments will be available for all afterwards in the school. There will be a clock on the course but the event will not be chip timed. Looking forward to seeing you all there! You can view the course map by clicking on the following link: Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Race Results

11th August 2016 The sun shone and the crowds gathered in tremendous numbers for the second annual Carraig na bhFear GAA 5k Race on Wednesday evening. In the end over 250 participants took part in the event, a fantastic turnout and well up on the numbers from last year. For this, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our runners,joggers and walkers, without you the race could not be a success and we sincerely hope you had an enjoyable evening. Thanks to Nicky Pike for his organisational skills, it was a fantastic effort from Nicky and his crew ensured everything went off successfully. Míle buíochas to Pauline and her crew for the teas, coffees, sandwiches and delicious cakes, we may need to run another 5K after all of the goodies! Finally, many thanks to Noreen Murphy and all in Carraig na bhFear Athletic Club for their great support, which is vital to the running of the race. In the race itself, the winner was Michael Corbett who stormed home in a time of 16:25. He was followed by Nick O’Donoghue in a very impressive 16:56 while Alfie Davis was home in 17:10 to clinch third place. In the ladies category, Joan Ennis returned to clinch the win for the second year in a row, in a time of 19:50. Second place went to Denise Twohig at 21:01 while third place went to Mary Dennehy who finished in 21:39. Well done to all our prize winners and indeed to all our runners, with some very impressive times being recorded! The full list of results are available...

Save the date! Carraig na bhFear 5K Road Race – Wed 10th August

Carraig na bhFear GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k run in Carraig na bhFear on Wed 10th August at 7:30pm. Admission is €10 and a Family of 4 for €30. Registration begins at 6:30pm at the Primary School on the night. You can run, walk or crawl around the course as you please and it promises to be a great night of fun and chat. Tea, Coffee and refreshments will be available for all afterwards in the school. There will be a clock on the course but the event will not be chip timed. Looking forward to seeing you all there! For more information, keep an eye on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CarraigGAA...

5K Road Race Results

Thanks to all who attended our 1st 5K Road Race on Wednesday 26th August in Carraig na bhFear. It turned out to be a lovely evening for running and we were hugely encouraged by the numbers in attendance. The overall winner was local man John Meade, the Whites Cross legend coming home in a scorching time of 16:22. He was followed home by Matthew Collins, from Gneevguilla and Sean O’Sullivan, the first Carraig man over the line, to round off the top three. In the ladies, Joan Ennis took top honours, in a time of 19:23, with local teacher Claire O’Donnell showing she knows her way around the village to come in second spot, with Gwen Conroy placing third. Well done to all who participated. We hope to see you all back again in 2016 when we hope to host the race again. If you have any feedback, good or bad, please do contact us, either via the website, our facebook page, or in person. We want to build on this and make it as good an event as it can possibly be, so we are all ears! Many thanks to the large number of stewards who manned the course on the night, especially to Jimmy Dorgan for the bollards and signs. Special thanks to Noreen Murphy for her expertise in helping to organise the event, Carraig na bhFear Athletics Club for their support and participation, great to see ye there in such numbers! Thanks also to Liam Spillane for his time and effort and last but by no means least, Nicky Pike. This whole event was Nickys brain...