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Spring summer round up
A truly momentus evening for St. Peter’s Athletics Club on winning the ABC Council Club of the Year Award 22. The club was honoured not just for it’s outstanding achievements in Athletics but also how we have become a beacon of light in our Borough in so many areas that have made us a very special club. We were commended on our inclusivity, welcoming all calibre of runners, our work in setting up and ensuring the success of Lurgan Junior Parkrun, our successful Lough n Lakes race bringing runners from all over Ireland and supporting the Southern Area Hospice, our free training provision for 8 to 88 year olds the whole year round and of course supporting the positive wellbeing of members and friends alike. We have had an outstanding season for both teams and individuals but this honour was for you St. Peter’s and each and every person connected with the Club. We have had a lot of support over the years and we thank those who have supported us on our journey, St. Peter’s be proud be very proud! A Club like no other!
An amazing week for St. Peter’s AC Lurgan from Rotterdam to Boston, from Dublin to London and local track events in Belfast. Club records in London came tumbling with an amazing 2.36 for Brian Creaney, awesome. Our Supergirls made some smashing times in London for Eileen and Linda and the rising youth star Cadence Hamilton 2nd N Ireland girl in the London Mini Marathon! Ultra runner Johnny Breen had a terrific 3rd place in the Belfast to Dublin 107 mile run in 21 hours! Our track King James Monaghan put the country’s big guns to the sword with a 15.12 5k at the North Belfast Harriers meet, class James! The club also had another Abbott 6th Star World Major Medal in Paul Casey’s iconic Boston Marathon a very proud achievement for Paul, getting faster race by race! The club is beaming with pride at everyone’s performances this week and the season only started! Awesome guys, just Awesome!
Smashing few days for club runners who were out in force for the start of the big events at the 33rd Omagh Half marathon. The fast course produced over 20 Pbs for club runners and it was the supers girls again who topped the table of the clubs with supeb runs from Kate, Orlagh and Gillian in the prizes again with a brilliant 5th place! Congrats to Patrick master of the short distances with a podium again at the Altamuskin in County Tyrone 5 mile race! The long winters training paying dividends for the squad and a exciting season beckons! Awesome stuff! Don’t forget we are back to Lurgan park this week, usual time 6.30pm all welcome!
The Members of St Peter’s Athletic Club Lurgan were welcomed to a Civic Reception in Craigavon Civic Centre on Friday past by Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Sorcha McGeown where the Club were congratulated on their fantastic successes this season.Deputy Lord Mayor, Sorchá McGeown hosted a reception in Craigavon Civic Centre for St Peter’s Athletic Club, pictured are club officials Patricia O’Hagan (Secretary), Paul Moore (Chairman), Brian O’Hagan (Registration Officer) and Dwyer O’Connor (President).Deputy Lord Mayor, S
Super morning for club juniors in the first ever junior triathlon Ireland event to be held here as part of the national championchips. Our mini ironmen completed 400m open water swims, 5k cycle and finished with 2k runs.Oliver, Dom and Wyatt Superstars of the future!
Awesome few weeks for club runners and the supergirls Gillian and Eimear taking podium firsts in the Termonfeckin Half, the Sea to Sky 10k and the Galbally 5 miler! A distance run of 20 miles in 158 for Stephen and a podium first in the Atlas Canal 20! The running season hotting up for club runners and the Rock the Lough 5k,10k and Half just around the corner, a super few weeks ahead!
A great weekend for St. Peter’s with podium places a plenty at Mallusk, Carlingford, Sperrin and Loughmacrory! Gillian and Patricia on fire with super runs and mighty congratulations to Alan on his super 2nd place on the We Run Wild multi terrain event in the Mournes. James Monaghan had a super 5th place in the iconic Carlingford 5k with a sub 15min run! Outstanding! Getting fed up with his better half stealing all the limelight, Deaglan had to go and get himself on the Podium at the Tri limits triathlon! A special mention to our juniors Rosie and Sean collecting silverware at Carlingford! Be proud guys be very proud!
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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