Training/Fixtures etc

Bandon Athletic Club has currently the largest membership of any athletic club in Munster. Affiliated to Athletics Ireland, members compete in events at all levels in Track& Field, Cross Country and road.
Training: Mon and Wed night. 7pm-8pm for younger ages and 7.30-9pm for older ages or as per coaches. No training on Bank Holidays. There is a charge of €1 per night for training. You need to be a fully paid up member to attend training. C.I.T Track is also used for training.
Membership Update: Due to the current large membership there is a waiting list for new members in some ages. Anyone looking to join, please text the club phone 087-1135500 stating the age of the athletes. Minimum age for wait list is 7years.
For Fit4Life queries please contact the FIT4LIFE Club Mobile Phone at 087-4340860
Next Committee meeting: Oct 11th 9pm in Munster Arms

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  • West Cork Cross Country

    Well done to all the Bandon athletes in action yesterday at the Cross Country. Wet weather made for tough going at times, but there was some impressive results for club members and a tough run will be good practice for the Country Cross Country in a few weeks.

    Bandon Results

    Senior Women – 1 Ronnie Barry, Bandon AC,

    Boys U9 – 1 Killian O’Flynn, Bandon AC, 3 Harry McCourt, Bandon AC. Team – 1 Bandon AC, 2 Bandon AC,

    Girls U9 -2 Heather McCarthy, Bandon AC, 3 Evelyn McCarthy, Bandon AC. Team, 1 Bandon AC, 3 Bandon AC

    Boys U 10 – 2 Daniel Coughlan, Bandon AC, 3 Team 2 Bandon AC,

    Girls U10 Team – 1 Bandon AC,

    Girls U12 1 Amy McCarthy, Bandon AC, Team 1 Bandon AC, 2 Bandon AC,

    Boys U12 – 3 Adam Barry, Bandon AC. Team, 1 Bandon AC, 3 Bandon AC

    Girls U14 – 1 Jane Buckley, Bandon AC, Team 1 Bandon AC, 2 Bandon AC,

    Boys U14 – 2 Gavin Kelleher, Bandon AC, Team 1 Bandon AC, 3 Bandon AC

    Girls U16 -3 Olivia Tuthill, Bandon AC. Team – 1 Bandon AC

    Boys U16 – 2 Gavin Kenny, Bandon AC, Team – 2 Bandon AC

    Junior Girls -3 Kate Murphy, Bandon AC

    Junior Boys – 1 John Muckian, Bandon AC, 2 Matt Devine, Bandon AC

    Fit4Life Aug 2016 Meeting

    FIT4LIFE Members attended a lot of Events during the Months of July and August.
    The 15th July saw Members take part in the Shannonvale 10K Road Race where Caroline McSweeney competed in her first 10K. Liz Mills again placed in her Category
    Sunday the 17th July was the Make Your Mark on Cancer Walk. 17 Members took part in the Event. 16 Members ran the entire Route from the Viaduct to Bandon which clocked in at 13.9 Miles. One Member joined us at Innishannon with his two Kids and completed the 6K part of the Route. Everyone received a Certificate of completion at the end.
    5 Members took part in the Killarney Half Marathon. Ciara Prendergast competed in her first Half Marathon.
    The Fearghal Beamish 5K was on the 5th August in Ardfield. 4 Members attended this Run.
    Kilbrittain held their annual 5K Road Race on Saturday the 6th August 2016. 1 Member competed in this Run.
    Sunday the 7th August saw Catriona O’Leary from FIT4LIFE represent Bandon AC in the National League Finals in Tullamore.
    Again on Sunday the 7th August, Leonie Weir took on another Half Marathon in Dublin
    Saturday the 14th August saw Catriona O’Leary represent Bandon AC in various Events held in CIT. Catriona achieved medals in the 100m Hurdles, Long Jump and High Jump. What an asset to have in
    The 28th August saw 14 Members take part in the Clonakilty 5K and 10 Mile Road Race and our FIT4LIFE Colours were out in force
    Fiona Horgan of Bandon AC took part in the 5K Road Race Section of this Event
    A new season has started for FIT4LIFE and we are now taking registration for new Members. Denise is doing the Administration for FIT4LIFE. 14 New Beginners started on Tuesday the 6th September.
    Bandon AC invited FIT4LIFE to come out on XCountry with them to Castle Freake on Sunday the 11th September 2016.
    That concludes the Report for FIT4LIFE

    West Cork XC

    The West Cork Cross Country Championship will be held on Sunday 18th Sept at Drapers farm with first race at 11am.
    Location is on the directions page on this site

    This is the same venue as used previously. Basically, if you coming from Bandon, turn right after you pass the Pharmacy which is also on your right. There will be signs on road.

    Races for u9, u10, u12, u14, u16, u20, Senior and masters.
    Races get underway at 11am with Girls U9, then boys u9, u10’s etc.
    Senior and Master races when the underage races are finished, so that will be approx 12pm.
    Medals for first 3 individuals and for the top 3 teams in each race.

    No pre-entry required, all athletes and spectators pay at the gate, entry at the gate is €3 for juveniles and €5 for adults.

    County Junior and Senior Results

    Well done to everyone who competed in the County Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships today.
    The Chris Warren Cup for the best Junior club was won by Bandon AC so a special well done to everyone who contributed to that success.
    A number of medals won at senior level also and club in contention for best overall junior/senior/masters but those points totals not available yet.

    County Senior Results
    Patrick McSweeney (1st Shot, 1st Hammer, 1st Discus, 1st Weight for Distance), Thomas McCarthy (2nd 800m), Patrick McSweeney Snr (3rd Weight for Distance)
    Laura McSweeney (1st Shot, 1st Hammer, 1st Distance, 2nd Javelin), Catriona O’Leary (1st 100m Hurdles, 2nd High Jump, 2nd Long Jump), Fiona Duggan (2nd Discus, 3rd Shot)

    County Junior Result
    Amy Crowley (2nd Shot, 2nd Discus, 2nd Triple Jump), Alison Hathway (1st Triple Jump, 1st 100m)
    Fiacra Harrington (1st Shot, 1st Discus, 1st Weight for Distance), Dave McInerney (1st 100m, 1st 100m Hurdles, 1st 200m, 1st 400m, 1st Triple Jump), John Muckian (1st 1,500m), Matt Devine (2nd 1,500m) Daniel Landzarrd (2nd 100m)

    Photo. Chairman Patrick McSweeney receiving the Chris Warren Trophy from Mrs Warren. Also in photo, Bill Allen (Chairman Cork County Board) Deirdre Warren, Martina Warren and County board officials Mary Meagher and Esther Fitzpatrick.