Congrats and well done to the 617 athletes who completed the 4th annual Craughwell AC 10mile road race today.  It was dry but there was bitterly cold wind out there today to contend with on the route, but you all battled through it and finshed in style and it was fantastic to see so many smiling faces pass the finish line this afternoon.

Provisional results available on

Today’s winner was Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC in a time of 51:16 followed by Michael Shannon in a time of 52:19 with our very own Gerry Ryan in 3rd place in a time of 52:38 with Galway City Harriers Matt Bidwell in 4th position.

 The first lady over the line this afternoon was Eilish Kelly of Raheny Shamrock AC in a time of 57:44, followed closely by her club team mate Barbara Sanchez in 57:51 and Pauline Curley of Tullamore Harriers finishing in 3rd position in a time of 1:00:10

Gerry Ryan 3rd,Mick Clohisey 1st, Michael Shannon 2nd. 

Barbara Sanchez 2nd, Eilish Kelly 1st, Pauline Curley 3rd.



Race Day Information for the Craughwell 10 – Sunday 24th March 2013

Thank you to all who have entered Craughwell 10 2013. We wish you the very best of luck and we hope you have a great experience in the Craughwell 10.

There will be 2 water stations with 250ml bottles, at approx. 3.3 Miles and 6.6 Miles and water will also be provided at the finish line.
When you are finished with each bottle please drop it at the mile markers only. Please do not throw away bottles anywhere else along the route.

Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 11.00am to 12.30pm on race day 24th of March at our race HQ at Craughwell National School. Please arrive early to collect your race number, timing chip and technical t-shirt from the marquee at the rear of the school.

Road Closure commences at 12:30 therefore it is vital that you arrive at the event prior to this time. Ample parking is available in the GAA training grounds behind Craughwell National School which is the first left after Craughwell National School.

Note: The start line is approx. 1k away from the HQ!

Please attach your race number to the front of the t-shirt you will be wearing during the race using the safety pins provided. Your race number should be visible at all times. Your race chip is incorporated into your race number.

There will be 8 portable toilets at race HQ and 2 close to the start area.

Any items left at HQ or at the start area are left there entirely at your own risk.

We will collect all bottles and jackets etc. from the start and leave them for you to retrieve in a box near the finish line. The organisers will not be held responsible for any items lost or stolen.

The race will start at 1:00pm sharp. Clear instructions will be given to move to the start area from HQ and you must follow the instructions of the race officials at this time to ensure you are not late for the start.

If you are a walker please start at the back of the field to allow runners to get away safely.

There will be distance markers every mile.

The roads will reopen at 3:30pm so please exercise caution after this time as normal rules of the road will apply.

Use of iPods and other devices is not permitted during the race.

Please be aware of other runners at all times, particularly at water stations.

Please obey the marshals instructions at all times.

Refreshments will be available for participants in the marquee at the finish area.

Complimentary sports massage will be available after the race.

Prize giving will take place for each category as they become available there will be no long drawn out prize giving ceremony.

Results will be posted as soon as possible after the event on our website, on our Facebook page and on

Happy Running, 
Craughwell AC.



If your thinking of running the Craughwell Ac 10 mile road race and you haven't signed up yet, then hurry on over to
There's only 4 days left for online registration Remember online entry guarantees your tech t-shirt and finishers medal.

Ok ladies..It's been level pegging for a while now with the number of men and women entered in the Craughwell Ac 10 mile, but in the last week the men have up'd their entries big time. Come on ladies, don't let the men outnumber ye at the starting line. 
Gentlemen, keep ye'r entries flowing in to keep yer lead in the gender battle!!

Enter online now at

Saturday the 6th. .