Weekly News Roundup - Week 6/2018


National Intermediate and Masters Cross Country Success 11.02.18

Mary Mulhare is improving with every race. Mary won the women’s intermediate cross title in Clarinbridge, in convincing style. Mary led the Portlaoise team to first place. Paula and Sharon Grant and Grace O’Reilly had superb runs and in turn helping the county team to comfortably secure bronze.

Well done to Aengus Burke who also had a great run in his age category.


Park Runs

In Vicarstown we had a few club members running Noel Marum, Niall CollinsCollins, Nuala Arrigan. At the junior park run we have some good running from Grace Meade, Leah Smullen and Tara Ring.


Irish University Indoor Championships

Well done to Seodhna finished 2nd in the women's weight for distance in the IUAA Indoors in Athlone. Representing her university DCU and Portlaoise AC.


Streets of Portlaoise 5k St. Patrick’s Day 2018

A new route and new title sponsor will ensure that athletes of all abilities will be catered for at the Streets of Portlaoise 5k.

We would like to extend a big thank you to all our sponsors; People First Credit Union Midlands Park Hotel Downeys AutoStop Mulhall's Supervalu, Portlaoise Shaws Department Stores. Don’t forget to enter online at:


John Treacy Dungarvan 10 Mile 04.02.18

A group of 10 Portlaoise Athletes women (and Tom Lupton) went to Dungarvan to run the John Treacy 10 mile.

First in was Olwyn Larkin followed by Lucy Dunne, Catherine Ryan, Niamh Kavanagh, Noreen Daly....running her 1st 10miler...Julieka Cahill, Ursula O Malley, Nuala Arrigan, Margaret Mary Grant and Martina Gardiner.  All ran great and it was fantastic to see so much red and white throughout the race.


Trim 10 Mile 04.02.18

Well done to Niall Collins and Sinead Curtis who recently ran in the Trim 10 mile road race.



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Tuesday: Seniors St. Fintans: Meet at 6.15pm - run at 6.30pm

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