Acorns AC Press Report 11/09/2017

A very busy week for the club as we had members attending events near and far. Saturday saw some of our ladies travel on a miserable morning to Carrickmore to take a lady only 4mile race hosted by Carmen Runners called the Diva Dash. This was a new experience for all our runners as none […]

Acorns AC Press Report 05/09/2017

A much quieter week for the club this week with only a few races on the calendar. The first event attended by our members this week was the local parkruns. There was some great racing at MUSA between some of our lads this week which generated a few PBs. MUSA PARKRUN Roger McLean 18.57 Andrew […]

Acorns AC Press Report 30/08/2017

Another busy week in the racing calendar. First event some of our members attended was the Dessies 10K in the grounds of Gransha hospital. A race with some very strong runners in attendance but our three men had strong runs with Marty McGirr being first Acorn to finish in a time of 37.17, followed closely […]

Acorns AC Press Report 14/08/2017

This week saw Acorns attending events all over the country but action kicked off on Wednesday night at the Edwin May Nissan Classic 5 Mile in Coleraine hosted by Springwell running club. A race which is fairly flat led to record breaking performances from our members as not only was there numerous personal bests gained […]

Acorns AC Press Report 31/07/2017

Another busy week for our Acorns members. Some of our members took part in local race, the Brackaghreilly 5 miler on Wednesday night. It dried up just in time for the race start as athletes took on the 5 mile route. Aaron Meharg was first to the finish line in a time of 27.52. Leanne […]

Acorns AC Press Report 27/06/2017

This week Acorns AC were honoured to have representatives from the Cookstown Carnival come to our training in Cookstown on Tuesday evening to get a photo taken with members to promote the event and to invite us to take part in the parade. The Carnival takes place on Friday 30th June at 6pm, a free […]

Acorns AC Press Report 03/07/2017

With a slightly quieter racing calendar this week the first event for our members was Thursday nights Jude Gallagher Memorial ‘Round the Bridges’ 10 mile Road Race held on Limavady and hosted by local club Springwell AC. It was a miserable night as athletes took to the start line but the wind and rain didn’t […]

Acorns AC Press Report 18/06/2017

ACORNS DOMINATE AT THE LOUP This week Acorns were in high attendance at events all over the country. Colm Mullan started of action this week by travelling to Convoy, Co. Donegal to take part in the Convoy 5K. Colm had a good run and finished the race in a time of 18.06.     Wednesday night […]

Acorns AC Press Report 13/06/2017

Yet another busy week for the Acorns crew. Action kicked of this week on Tuesday night when Roger McLean headed of the Bangor track meet to take part in a 3000m race. Roger ran through tough conditions of wind finishing in a fine time of 10.57. On Wednesday night some of our members attended the […]

Acorns AC Press Report 04/06/17

Thursday night saw some of our take part in the St. Benedicts 10K and 5K. A very wet and miserable night made conditions a little more tricky around the multi trail course. Eoin Hughes led from the start to take the win is a time of 34.39. Next Acorn to finish was Leanne Sands in […]

Acorns AC Press Report 30/05/17

This weeks jam packed racing calendar meant that there was Acorns taking part in event near and far. Action kicked off this week at the Maghera 10K and 5K races with Acorns represented in both events. Eoin Hughes was first Acorn home bagging himself 3rd place overall in a time of 34.58, next Acorn over […]

Acorns AC Press Report 16/05/17

Yet another busy weekend for Acorns AC which started on Friday night with Acorns Natalie Hall running a new PB to finish 2nd female in the Les Jones 10K behind Judith Lonnen in 1st place and in front of Denise Logue in 3rd place. In wet conditions Natalie ran a strong race which had a […]

Acorns AC Press Report 07/05/17

ACORNS LEAVE IT ALL ON TRACK!   NIRUNNING MILE On Friday evening a group of Acorns travelled to the Mary Peters Track to take part in the NIRUNNING MILE EVENT. The Acorn men who travelled,left after leaving every ounce on the track.Of the five Acorn men who took part on the night,three returned with new […]

Acorns AC Press Report W/C 01/05/17

ACORNS ENJOY NORTH COAST TRAINING DAY On Saturday morning Acorn members set of on their way to the North Coast to take part in their first beach training day of the year.Lots of fun was had by all, as members took part in team speed sessions which brought out some competitiveness and tactical shortcuts! between […]

Acorns AC Press Report W/C 17/04/17

ACORNS SHINE AT BALLYMENA BELLES 5MILE Action kicked off for the Acorn ladies on Tuesday night as Ballymena Runners hosted their ladies only race ‘Ballymena Belles’ . Acorns put on a very impressive performance and didn’t come home empty handed. Natalie Hall won the race in a time of 32.20, showing everyone she is definitely […]

Acorns AC Press Report W/C 10/04/17

Acorns AC Press Report W/C 10/04/17 On Thursday night Acorns were honoured to be invited along with other local running club, Sperrin Harriers, to the Pieta House ‘Darkness into Light’ launch night at Diamond Dental Clinic, Cookstown. The event is growing in strength every year and we wish them every success with this year’s event […]

Acorns pick up prizes at Omagh Half Marathon

Acorns pick up prizes at Omagh Half Marathon Another very busy week for the club with Queens 3K and 5K, Sperrin Harriers Winter League prize giving, Omagh Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run and local Parkruns. As per usual there was great attendance and support from Acorns AC at these events.   Queens 5K and […]

Acorns Finish First at Bellaghy

ACORNS FINISH FIRST AT BELLAGHY CHURCH ISLAND 10K & 5K On Saturday Acorns traveled to Bellaghy to take part in the Church Island 10K and 5K event. It was a beautiful morning and spring had definitely arrived making conditions warm for running and bringing great support to the event with over 200 runners taking part. […]

Acorns Finish First at Carmen

Carmen 10K/5K On Saturday a group of Acorns travelled to Carrickmore to take part in the Carmen 10k/5k hosted by Carmen Runners.Conditions were perfect on the day for racing and after a long but steady climb at the start the rest of the course was flat and made for fast times and pb`s.Most of the […]

Acorns AC Press Report W/C 13/03/17

PB’S GALORE FOR ACORNS AT LARNE HALF It was a busy week for the Acorns AC crew.  Our AGM taking place on Monday 13th March which had us looking back on the previous year and looking forward to the next year ahead.  The election of our new committee took place with 10 roles being filled […]