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August '12

Letterkenny AC do well in Dessie's Run

Letterkenny Athletic Club had a strong showing in Dessie's 10K road race last night, with five of the club's runners finishing in the top ten...
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August '12

Reid wins Ballyare 10K

City of Derry's Declan Reid won the Ballyare 10K road race on Friday night...
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August '12

McGettigan the winner in Milford

Sean McGettigan was the winner of the John Kilmartin 5K road race on Friday...
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August '12

Record entry for Danny McDaid 15K

The most successful Danny McDaid 15K road race was staged by Letterkenny AC on Sunday, with 232 taking part in what is the longest race in the Donegal grand prix road series...
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August '12

All systems go for Danny McDaid 15K

The 8th annual Danny McDaid-Station House Hotel 15k road race-fun takes place on Sunday (August 15)...
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August '12

Toner brothers in top form in Ramelton

Letterkenny AC brothers, Ivan and Paul Toner, made it another one-two for the club on Friday night...
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August '12

Doherty wins Dungloe 5K

Letterkenny AC's Ciaran Doherty clocked a time of 15:05 to win the Dungloe 5K road race on Tuesday...
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July '12

Four National Medals

Letterkenny juvenile athletes ended their very busy track and field season, over the past two weekends at Tullamores very impressive stadium...
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July '12

All systems go for Danny McDaid 15K

PREPERATIONS are at an advanced stage for the staging of the 8th annual Danny McDaid 15 road race-fun run...
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July '12

Johnson leads them home in Drumhalla 5K

Letterkenny AC runners were to the fore in the Drumhalla 5K on Friday, July 27th...
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July '12

Toner takes victory in Cranford

Ivan Toner of Letterkenny AC was the winner of the annual JG Memorial road race on Friday...
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July '12

Johnson wins Termon 5K

Letterkenny AC's Christopher Johnson won the Termon GAA Club's 5K road race...
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July '12

Michael Black wins Manor 5K

Michael Black of Letterkenny AC chalked up another win in the Donegal gand prix road series when winning the Manorcunningham 5K...
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June '12

James Speight wins Aghyaran 5K

Finn Valley AC's James Speight took victory in Friday night's hugely successful Aghyaran 5K road race...
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June '12

Gallagher wins Raphoe 5K

Gerard Gallagher was the winner of Tuesday night's Raphoe 5K road race in 16:11...
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June '12

Michael Black and Noreen McGettigan take victory in Rathmullan 5K

Letterkenny AC’s Michael Black led the 115 brave souls home in the Rathmuallan 5K road race on Friday night...
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June '12

Johnny Patton first home in Glenswilly 5k

Letterkenny AC's Johnny Patton led the field of over 600 home on Tuesday night to win the inaugural Glenswilly 5K...
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June '12

LAC JUVENILES QUALIFY FOR NATIONAL FINALS

Letterkenny juvenile athletes have paid dividends for a good season so fair by having a solid squad qualify for the Athletics Ireland National finals in Tullamore...
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June '12

New national over-65 record for Kevin Toner as Pauric McKinney wins Lifford 5K

Letterkenny AC's Pauric McKinney won Friday night's highly competitive Lifford 5K...
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June '12

Toner third in Buncrana 10K

Letterkenny AC's Ivan Toner was third overall finisher in the Buncrana 10K held on Saturday, June 9th...
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June '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

CONGRATULATIONS to Ruairi Finnegan who has qualified for the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Barcelona after securing the A standard at a British Milers Club meet in Watford on Saturday night...
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June '12

All systems go for Glenswilly 5K

A large crowd of runners and walkers is expected for the inaugural Glenswilly 5K which takes place on Tuesday, June 19th next...
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June '12

Lifford 5K on Friday night

The Lifford 5K Road Race takes place next Friday, 15th June with a start time of 7.15pm...
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June '12

PBs galore in Buncrana as McKinney leads the way

A number of Lettrkenny AC athletes posted personal bests on Wednesday last in the Buncrana 5K in which Pauric McKinney placed fourth overall...
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June '12

Fionnuala Diver wins Annagry 5K

Letterkenny AC's Fionnuala Diver stormed to victory in the Annagry 5K on Friday, May 25th...
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June '12

LYIT take inter-firms title

The LYIT team, headed up by individual race winner, Paddy Brennan, retained the prestigious inter-firms road race title on Tuesday, May 22nd...
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June '12

Top five finish for Murphy in Culdaff

Lettekenny AC masters athlete, Humphrey Murphy, was the highest placed club runner in the Culdaff 5K road race held on Friday, May 18th...
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June '12

Ivan Toner leads charge in Ballyshannon 5K

Letterkenny AC's Ivan Toner led the charge of black and amber vests in the Ballyshannon 5k road race on Friday, May 12th...
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June '12

McAllister cruises to victory in North West 10k

Joe McAllister was the landslide winner of the North West 10K on Sunday afternoon...
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June '12

Fintown 5k

Last Saturday was a glorious day for a run as Fintown hosted their inaugural Grand Prix 5k...
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June '12

Bonner takes victory in Donegal Town 5K

Eighteen years old Mark Bonner from the Finn Valley club was an impressive winner of the All Sports Donegal Town 5k on Friday evening...
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May '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

THE annual Inter Frims 5k road race will take place on Tuesday (May 22) at 7.30 pm. The event is one of the highlights of the local racing calendar and organisers are hoping there will be a large turnout...
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May '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

WELL done to all our club athletes who took part in the North West 10k last Sunday in Letterkenny...
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May '12

Sportshall Athletics

The UK Aviva Sportshall athletics finals are over for another year, and following four hours of exciting action last Saturday...
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May '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

THIS Sunday the action centres around the North West 10k in the town. Many club athletes have been training hard for the event which is expected to attract a bumper crowd of over 3,000 participants...
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April '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

PREPERATIONS are ongoing for the North West 10k which takes place on Sunday next, May 6...
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April '12

31 DONEGAL ATHLETES IN BIRMINGHAM FINALS

Saturday 21st April is a big occasion for 31 young Donegal athletes who travel at the weekend to Birmingham’s NEC arena...
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April '12

National 10K Championships

WELL done to all our athletes who competed in the Spar National 10k Championship’s held in the Phoenix Park in Dublin on Sunday...
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April '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

LETTERKENNY A.C can now boast a World Champion after Ciaran Doherty struck gold in the Masters 3,000 metres hurdles in Finland last weekend...
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April '12

Ciaran Doherty is crowned world champion

Letterkenny AC’s Ciaran Doherty was crowned world masters indoor 3000 metre champion in Jyväskylä, Finland on Friday night...
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April '12

Relay medals for Letterkenny AC boys

The AAI juvenile indoor championships at Nenagh completed this weekend...
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April '12

Sportshall Athletics

With 31 young Donegal athletes travelling to Birmingham 20th-21st 22nd April for the Aviva Finals at the N.E.C Birmingham...
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April '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

PRIDE of place this week goes to both Peter Gibbons and Irene McFadden after outstanding performances over the weekend...
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March '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

AFTER Maria McCambridge’s fantastic feat in reaching the qualifying time for the London Olympics Marathon our interest swelled further at the weekend when Brendan Boyce achieved the qualifying time for the 50k walk...
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March '12

Crossan takes Bronze

As the first weekend of the national indoor championships took place last weekend, Letterkenny ac juveniles made the long trip to Nenagh to compete in a variety of different events...
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March '12

Letterkenny 5 Mile Run/Walk

Letterkenny AC 5 Mile Run on 18th of April 2012, perfect preparation for NW 10k...
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March '12

Easter Sunday 3k Fun Run

Letterkenny AC Presents the Easter Sunday 3k fun run. Taking place at 11:15am on Sunday the 8th April 2012...
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March '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

WITHOUT doubt the star of the week is Maria McCambridge who has made the qualifying time for the London OIympics...
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March '12

Donegal Grand Prix Series

The Donegal Grand Prix series of races for 2012 has just been announced...
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Click here to download Grand Prix fixture list (excel sheet)


March '12

Patton wins St Patrick's Day 5K

Letterkenny AC's Jonathon Patton took victory in the St Patrick's Day 5k hosted by Letterkenny AC...
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March '12

Birmingham Bekons For Donegal Athletes

Thirty one young Donegal athletes are Birmingham bound (on April 1st) following the success of county teams at U13 girls, U/13 boys and U/15 girls in the Ulster finals at Magherafelt on Thursday last...
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March '12

St. Patrick’s Day - 5k Fun Run

St. Patrick’s Day - 5k Fun Run - Letterkenny, Co.Donegal...
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March '12

Sportshall Athletics - Ulster Finals

Twenty five young athletes in the U12-13 and U18-19 age groups completed the Ulster indoor activity in Magherafelt Meadow bank arena on Saturday last...
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February '12

Sportshall Athletics - Ulster Finals

Following a very exciting three hours of intense county championships (trials), the following teams have been selected to represent Donegal at the ulster sportshall final in Magherafelt...
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February '12

Sportshall Athletics Announcement

There will only be one trial in Sportshall athletics this season to pick Donegal teams for the Ulster final...
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February '12

Ulster Indoor championships odyssey Belfast

The magnificent back drop of the Odyssey Arena Belfast provided a perfect setting for the dreams and ambitions of Donegal's (U14-U17) age group athletes at the weekend...
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February '12

Mooney new National Indoor 1500 metres champion

PRIDE of place at the weekend goes to our new National indoor 1500 metres champion, Danny Mooney...
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February '12

Weekend Success for LAC

WHAT a superb weekend it was for the club winning the National Masters Cross Country Championship’s along with further success for Mark English and Darren McBrearty...
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February '12

Brennan Smashes Lifford 5k Record

LETTERKENNY A.C’s Patrick Brennan smashed the Lifford 5k record to win the annual road race in the border town on Friday night...
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February '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

Pride of place this week undoubtedly goes to young Ruairi Finnegan and Mark English...
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January '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

WHAT a weekend of action and success it was for Letterkenny A.C. On Sunday Olympic Games hopeful, Maria McCambridge smashed the course record by 30 seconds in the John Treacy Dungarvan Run...
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January '12

Shiels wins Raphoe 5K

Race two of Lifford AC’s 5K series saw yet another large contingent of athletes take to the roads around Raphoe...
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January '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

A NUMBER of our athletes will be making their way to Raheny in Dublin on Sunday for a 5k road race...
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January '12

Ulster Senior Cross Country Championships

WHILE Donegal teams didn’t feature in the placings at the Northern Ireland Senior Cross Country Championship’s in Antrim on Saturday there were some strong individual displays...
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January '12

Sportshall News

County Co-ordinator Neil Cullen will now wait until February to hold trials at various venues throughout the county prior to selection of teams for the Ulster final...
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January '12

Message to Letterkenny AC Juveniles

Following a very good representation at Cross Country events prior to Christmas, the focus now turns to Indoor championships...
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January '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

THERE will be a club meeting on Monday night at 8pm in Aura. All committee members are asked to attend...
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January '12

Black Storms to Victory in New Year Run

MICHAEL Black stormed to victory in the inaugural 5miles New Year run in Letterkenny on Sunday...
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January '12

Keen interest in "Flat 5 mile" road race

Local runners will have the first opportunity to race in 2012 this Sunday when Letterkenny AC stages it's New Year "Flat Five Mile" Road Race...
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January '12

Letterkenny AC Club Notes

AFTER the festive break it is back into action this weekend with the 5 mile race-fun run in Letterkenny and the Northern Ireland Cross Country Championship's...
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