Craughwell 10 Road Race 2017.

The 2017 Galway AAI 10 Mile Road Race championships will take place in conjunction with the Craughwell AC 10 mile road race on Sunday March 19th at 1pm. With an exciting new route!

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All Galway clubs are encouraged to ensure that they have teams of women and men competing in this fabulous event, which is the main club race for Craughwell AC.

The results of these championships will be based on the race's official result and it's incumbent on all local athletes to be correctly registered, both club and category. Galway AAI will produce the County Championship result and get the winners their medals as soon as possible thereafter.

Looking forward to welcoming you all on the 19th. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates on this great race.

Exciting new course for 2017.

Race HQ at St. Michaels Hall, Craughwell.

County Galway 10 Mile Championships.

The Craughwell 10 Mile

Sunday March 19th 2017. 

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The Craughwell 10 Mile will take place on Sunday March 19th 2017.  This will be the 8th year of this fantastic event which never fails to deliver an exciting field of local and national athletes.   Incorporation of the Galway 10 mile championship makes for a very competitive day out for all.   Fast flat AAI permitted race and chip timed.

Registration will open soon. Check back for details or

Check out our facebook page for regular updates.


The Craughwell 10 Mile is over for another year.  We were once again blessed with perfect cool calm running conditions which seemed to favour the majority with whispers of many PB’s achieved throughout the field.

Men 2016

First home for the Men GCH’s Matt Bidwell, long standing friend of the Club in a time of 0:52:56. Second was Liam Feely in 0:53.51 and in third Rathfarnhams Brian Furey in 0:56:.09. Damien Larkin was first Craughwell AC man home in 0:56:56, followed closely by Tom Prendergast in 0:59:35.

Women 2016

Sarah Collins of GCH took the honours for the ladies in 1:04:54, with club mate Siobhan Egan taking second in 1:05:31, and Athenry AC’s Yvonne Fehily taking third in 1:05:53.

Full results are available from Red Tag Timing here.

Online registration is now closed. We will be taking limited entries tomorrow morning from 10.00am until 11.30am.

Please ensure that you register early and leave yourself plenty of time to get to the start line which is 1km from Race HQ!

Full Race Day Information can be found here



Race Day Information for the Craughwell 10 - Sunday 20th March 2016

Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 12.00pm to 1.00pm on Saturday the 19th of March at St. Michael's Hall Craughwell
From 10.30am to 12.00 noon on race day 20th 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 12:00 noon 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.

Toilets : there will be 10 portable toilets at race HQ.

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 12:30pm 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 1 water station with 250ml bottles, at the 5 mile marker 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. There will be distance markers every mile.

The roads will reopen at 2:30pm 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.

Prize giving will take place for each category as they become available.

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

Thank you for entering the Craughwell 10 2016. We wish you the very best of luck and we hope you have a great experience.

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