Summer round up

St. Peter’s AC Ironman! What an amazing Achievement by clubman Brian Creaney who only started serious training three years ago, within a year he was cycling with Apollo A grade. Two years ago he started running and did his first marathon this year in under three hours. He only learned to swim a couple of years ago. He put them all together on Sunday in Cork for the iconic Ironman with competitors from all over Ireland and Europe,with a, 2.4 mile swim 112 mile cycle and full marathon. Finish time 12:43 in sweltering heat take a bow(if you can!) everyone very proud of you!

What a fantastic day today at the club Rock the Lakes n Lough 22! Approx 475 runners from all over Ireland ran our 3 events in very warm conditions. Congratulations to the event winners. Yet again, following a 2 year hiatus the race was a resounding success. The club would like to thank all those members who worked hard organising and planning over the past few months as well as those who volunteered today to make the race such a success. We have had loads of positive feedback and it has really showcased our club to the whole running community. We really are a club like no other! We done all and take a bow St. Peter’s AC! Official photos https://www.facebook.com/1639164942/posts/10225924409690404/ https://www.myrunresults.com/events/rock_the_lakes_and_lough_5k,10k__1_2_marathon/4491/results

A new female course record for Gillian in the Great Rossa run today in and amazing 1.23! Gillian was joined on the podium by the in form Geoff Eakins who came in joint 2nd in 1.21 and Mark Willis 1st in his age category! Class guys! A missed turn and an extra few hundred metres didn’t stop Geoff Eakins coming a brilliant 2nd  at the @GreatRossaRun HM Fantastic also from Mark Willis, finishing 6th overall and 1st in his age category  Well done to all the St. Peter’s runners, top stuff from everyone

A superb 3rd place in probably the toughest marathon in Ireland for club runner Stephen Cochrane, even after a wrong turn in one of the 4 seasons of weather outside of Killybegs, managed to come in at 2.56! Amazing! Great runs also for Michael 59th overall and Claire 33 lady!

Club junior Cadence had an amazing 5.37 for the 1500 in the Ulster Championchips at Antrim Forum, what a time fir a 12year old. Club very proud of everyone’s achievements.Mountain men! well done to Dwyer O’Connor 2:11:37 and Paul Casey 1:54:08 at the Breffni 3 Province Challenge Half Marathon hilly one by the sounds of it ,a unique 3 provence 3 county run!

Great running from all the saintpetersac runners at the Hillsborough Half Marathon & 10k HM Kieran Robinson 1:55:04 1st M60  Fionnuala Toman 2:11:55 Michael Wheavil 1:54:02 Paul Moore 2:08:20 10k Chris Johnstone 51:54 Also a mention for winner and former @saintpetersac man Adam Smyth!Well done to the Farquhars and Paddy McEvoy this morning at a warm Termonfeckin Half Marathon. Fantastic running by all including 1st M50 for PaddyWell done to all the @saintpetersac crew at the @KeepErLit5 Newell 10k on Friday. Great results, top event  Jenna Burton 43:58 Paddy Conwell 45:41 Gillian McCrory 37:18 1st F40 Paul Moore 53:20 Fiona Toman 45:35 Mark Willis 45:40

St Peter’s AC is based in the Lurgan County Armagh, N Ireland and is an officially
affiliated club with Athletics Northern Ireland. The Club prides itself on a long tradition of athletic training in all aspects of the sport. The club welcomes athletes of all abilities from complete beginner to proficient competitors, male and female in junior and senior sections. With a current membership of over 80, the club competes strongly in local, national and international events. The Club today continues to develop in line with the standards of the Irish Athletic Association/NI Athletics.

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