Category Archives: Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Shane Brosnan (13), son of Castleisland native Séamus Brosnan and grandson of Denis ‘Flash’ Brosnan recently ran in the USA-TF Indoor Track and Field National Championship in New York. After a hard season he qualified for the finals in both the U-14 800M and 1500M. Accidentally Spiked Despite having a bloody leg from being accidentally… Read more…

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Almost 400 runners took part in the annual Kingdom Come Run in Castleisland on Sunday last. There were many local and familiar faces present from the surrounding athletic clubs from every corner of the Kingdom, Cork and Limerick. The two events which took place on the day were road races over both 5km and 10… Read more…

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Kerry athletes competed at the European Masters Indoor Athletics Championship in Madrid in the run up to the weekend from March 19th – 24th. On day one of the championships Ireland got its first gold medal courtesy of Kerry’s very own Jim O’Shea of Farranfore Maine Valley AC. Jim was competing in the M75 long… Read more…

Couch to 5K Back on Track at An Ríocht on Tuesday at 7pm.

Couch to 5K Back on Track at An Ríocht on Tuesday at 7pm.

After a winter of the well attended programme of Track and Tone its slightly more demanding cousin, Couch to 5K is back on track at An Ríocht AC on this Tuesday, March 6th. from 7pm. The programme will take place each Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7pm. And the programme will be six weeks in… Read more…

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

It’s the morning after close on a hundred men, women and children turned out in less than ideal weather conditions at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland for the opening night of the Track and Tone season comes news of a countywide initiative. A Let’s Get Kerry Walking / Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership drive has… Read more…

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

The dawn of a new year can often trigger a new era and an urge in people to refocus on their health and well-being. The season of goodwill and high temptation is left behind and the evenings are lengthening a stride or two with every passing day. An Riocht Athletic Club has seized the moment… Read more…

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

An Ríocht AC is preparing for one of its biggest and most popular events of the year. The Run Rudolph Run 5km is now into its seventh outing and is popular with all ages and abilities. End of Year Celebration Being held this year on Sunday, December 10th at 11am it’s more of an end… Read more…

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

An Ríocht AC athlete, James Doran won the Pat the Baker Half Marathon in Longford on Sunday in a time of 01:11:44. His clubmate and fellow distance runner, Sean O’Sullivan finished third in the over 40 category on a time of 01:17:13. Larry Hickey finished third in the over 50 race in 01:31:56. Further afield,… Read more…

Athletics Golden Girl Roisín’s Special Mention in Ballymac GAA News

Athletics Golden Girl Roisín’s Special Mention in Ballymac GAA News

Athletics Gold and Silver for Roisín Congratulations to Roisín Rahilly, Maglass who performed exceptionally well at the Munster B Juvenile Athletic Championship held in Templemore on Saturday. Roisín came home with a Gold medal in the long jump with a jump of 4.32m and a Silver in the 80m both in the U-13 category. Ballymacelligott… Read more…

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Category Archives: Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Shane Brosnan (13), son of Castleisland native Séamus Brosnan and grandson of Denis ‘Flash’ Brosnan recently ran in the USA-TF Indoor Track and Field National Championship in New York. After a hard season he qualified for the finals in both the U-14 800M and 1500M. Accidentally Spiked Despite having a bloody leg from being accidentally… Read more…

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Almost 400 runners took part in the annual Kingdom Come Run in Castleisland on Sunday last. There were many local and familiar faces present from the surrounding athletic clubs from every corner of the Kingdom, Cork and Limerick. The two events which took place on the day were road races over both 5km and 10… Read more…

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Kerry athletes competed at the European Masters Indoor Athletics Championship in Madrid in the run up to the weekend from March 19th – 24th. On day one of the championships Ireland got its first gold medal courtesy of Kerry’s very own Jim O’Shea of Farranfore Maine Valley AC. Jim was competing in the M75 long… Read more…

Couch to 5K Back on Track at An Ríocht on Tuesday at 7pm.

Couch to 5K Back on Track at An Ríocht on Tuesday at 7pm.

After a winter of the well attended programme of Track and Tone its slightly more demanding cousin, Couch to 5K is back on track at An Ríocht AC on this Tuesday, March 6th. from 7pm. The programme will take place each Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7pm. And the programme will be six weeks in… Read more…

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

It’s the morning after close on a hundred men, women and children turned out in less than ideal weather conditions at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland for the opening night of the Track and Tone season comes news of a countywide initiative. A Let’s Get Kerry Walking / Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership drive has… Read more…

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

The dawn of a new year can often trigger a new era and an urge in people to refocus on their health and well-being. The season of goodwill and high temptation is left behind and the evenings are lengthening a stride or two with every passing day. An Riocht Athletic Club has seized the moment… Read more…

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

An Ríocht AC is preparing for one of its biggest and most popular events of the year. The Run Rudolph Run 5km is now into its seventh outing and is popular with all ages and abilities. End of Year Celebration Being held this year on Sunday, December 10th at 11am it’s more of an end… Read more…

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

An Ríocht AC athlete, James Doran won the Pat the Baker Half Marathon in Longford on Sunday in a time of 01:11:44. His clubmate and fellow distance runner, Sean O’Sullivan finished third in the over 40 category on a time of 01:17:13. Larry Hickey finished third in the over 50 race in 01:31:56. Further afield,… Read more…

Athletics Golden Girl Roisín’s Special Mention in Ballymac GAA News

Athletics Golden Girl Roisín’s Special Mention in Ballymac GAA News

Athletics Gold and Silver for Roisín Congratulations to Roisín Rahilly, Maglass who performed exceptionally well at the Munster B Juvenile Athletic Championship held in Templemore on Saturday. Roisín came home with a Gold medal in the long jump with a jump of 4.32m and a Silver in the 80m both in the U-13 category. Ballymacelligott… Read more…

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