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Welcome to the Home Page of the Clare Athletic Association of Ireland.

Visit our News page for up to date News of recent events....

Visit our Gallery page to see photos of recent events!



Clare AAI will hold their Annual General Meeting in the Auburn Lodge Hotel Ennis on Thursday April 30'th at 8.30pm.

Motions and Nominations should be sent to Mr Vincent McCarthy, Kilnaboy, Ennis, Co Clare, closing date for receipt of same is Tuesday April 28'th.

Nominations are required for President, Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Competition Secretary,Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, P.R.O, Childrens Officers Male and Female, Starter

AGM Notice here...



Order of events for County Track & Field available here...


Congratulations to all Clare athletes who competed in the National Indoor Championships in Athlone over the past two weekends.

Clare brought home a total of 16 medals, 5 Gold, 6 Silver and 35 Bronze, as well as two New National Records in the U16 1500m walk, and the U15 Shot.

Clare Results available  Here...

Clare Results Day 3 available Here...

Photos Days 1,2 & 3 available Here...

If anyone has photos they wish to feature please email to
richard@shannonac.ie


Congratulations to all our Clare athletes who competed in the Munster Indoor Championships in Nenagh on Saturday and Sunday.

Results available Here...


Congratulations to all Clare athletes who competed in the Munster Indoor Championships in Nenagh on Sunday.

Results available Here...


Days 1 & 2 of the Juvenile Track & Field Championships (including shot) will be held on Saturday and Sunday May 9'th and 10'th.

Day 3 will incorporate the Juvenile Throws AND the Senior Championships and will be held on Wednesday evening May 20'th at 6.00pm. 


Please be advised that the closing date for receipt of fully completed transfer forms is Wednesday March 25'th.

Completed Forms to be sent to Mr Vincent McCarthy, Kilnaboy, Ennis, Co Clare.


The Clare AAI 4 Mile Road Championships were held in Kilnaboy on Sunday February 15'th.

Full results available Here...


Photos available  Here...


Clare athletes were in outstanding form at the National Championships in Tuam on Sunday last taking home two individual titles, five County Gold team medals, two County team silver medals, three Club gold team medals and three club bronze medals medals along with a host of other athletes in the top twelve places. Read more here...

Full Results Here...

Photos Here...


Congratulations to the Clare Athletes who were honored at the Munster Sports Star Awards dinner in the Blarney Golf Hotel on January 31st.

Clare Award winners were, Laura Power, Eoin O'Looney, Cormac Lynch, Eugene
Moynihan, Aisling Power/Ennis Track & Tony Odubute

Photos available  Here...


Huge crowds turn out for the Clare AAI Indoor Championships 2015 held in Nenagh on Sunday January 25'th.

Another great day in Nenagh with fantastic competition in all events. The high jumps were again well supported and with up to 5 heats in some races, entries were again up on previous years. 47 Juvenile Records were set this year, a testament to the fantastic work being done in Athletics in Clare across all Clubs. The County Board would like to acknowledge and Thank all officials who helped make the day another great success.

Full Results available Here...

Some photos are available Here...


Current Clare Juvenile Indoor  Records...


Well done to all Clare Athletes who competed in the Munster Cross Country Championships in Waterford on Sunday.

Juvenile Relay results available Here...

Juvenile Photos Here...

Senior and Junior results Here...


The Annual Clare AAI Sports Star Awards for 2014 were held in the Auburn Lodge Hotel Ennis on Friday night. There was a very large turn out for the event to honour both our Juvenile and Senior athletes, with 49 awards presented on the night by Munster Chairman Mossie Wolfe.
A fantastic night was had by all and the County Board would like to thank all who attended for making this yet another memorable night!


Photos of the presentations from the night can be viewed Here...



The Clare A.A.I. Relay trials to select teams for the Munster inter county relays which are being held in Waterford IT on January 11th were held at Lees Road on Saturday last in ideal conditions, All clubs were well represented with some very closely contested races. the top five athletes in each race were selected to represent Clare. The following are the Teams


The Clare AAI Sports Star Awards for 2014 will be held in the Auburn Lodge Hotel Ennis on Friday January 9'th 2015. The meal will be starting at 7.30pm sharp and music will be provided by John Carey.

Tickets are available from Vincent McCarthy and are priced:-

Adult €28.00               Juvenile under 18 €15.00

Full list of Award Winners is available   Here...


The Juvenile Cross Country Relays and Novice B were held in Clonlohan Newmarket-on-Fergus on Sunday. There was a great turnout for the relays again this year and a  very testing course gave some brilliant finishes..

Full Results available Here...

Photos available Here...


The National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Ages were held in Santry in very testing conditions on Sunday. Underfoot conditions were slippy and a tight course added to the difficulty. However, Clare athletes again acquitted themselves very well, results are available Here... 


Photos available Here...


Photos available Here...

Juvenile Results available Here...


Results available Here...


The Munster Uneven Ages and Intermediate Cross Country Championships were hosted by Clare AAI in Dromoland on Sunday. There was a huge turnout for the Championships with Clare athletes featuring very prominently winning numerous individual, club and county medals.

Full Results available Here...

Photos available Here...


The Clare Teams for the Juvenile Inter County Cross Country being held in Dundalk IT on Sunday November 23'rd are announced.

Details Here...


The Clare AAI Juvenile B and Senior Championships were held today in Ralahine Newmarhet-on-Fergus on a very testing course. A few heavy showers failed to dampen the spirits and there was a huge turnout in the Juvenile Championships. You can see some Photos from today Here...


Full Results Here...


Photos from Sundays Championships available Here...

Results Here...


This year we have a new course in Ralahine Newmarket on Fergus,
on the road From Newmarket On Fergus to Sixmilebridge about 4 miles
From Sixmilebridge, on the lands of Pat Gilligan, Hosted by B.M.O.H. The event will take place on November 2'nd.


The Uneven ages and Intermediate Cross Country Championships were held today in Cooraclare in tremendous weather conditions. Photos from today are available in the Gallery Section.

Results available Here...


Today was the start of our Cross Country season with the Even Ages, Novice and Masters which was held in Kilnaboy. Photos from today are available Here...
Full Results available Here...


Cross Country Ages and Distances for 2014 are available here...


The fixtures for 2014/2015 season are now available on the fixtures tab. Some fixtures are provisional and will be updated as they are confirmed...


Four Clare athletes take National Titles in Tullamore.

The National Juvenile U/14’s to U/19 Track and Field Championships held over two days in Tullamore and Clare athlete came away with four gold, three silver, and six bronze medals. Read more Here...


Gearoid McMahon sets Munster Record at Track and Field in Cork I. T.

The Munster Juvenile U/14’s to U/19 Track and Field Championships were held over two days at Cork I. T. where Clare athlete came away with Twenty Five Gold, Twenty Two Silver and Twenty bronze medals.  

This has to be the best ever performances by Clare athletes at any Munster championships... Read more here...


Photos Here...


The Clare AAI Juvenile Track & Field Championships 2014 Day 3

Hugh turnout at Juvenile Track and Field Championships in Lees Road.

The Clare Athletics Association Juvenile Track and Field Championships Day 3 was held on Saturday last in cold and damp conditions at the Lees Road Sports Complex and some fine victories recorded Alex Mc Conway St Cronans taking the boys U/14’s Javelin, Discus, and Hammer, Boys U/16’s Stephen Maher Ennis Track winning the Javelin and Hammer, Girls U/17’s a great double to Lauren Mc Conway St Cronans in the Javelin and Discus and Barry Loughnane St Cronans recording a treble in the boys U/17’s Javelin, Discus, and Hammer. The U/18’s Chloe Mc Aleer Shannon taking the Javelin and Hammer, boys U/18’s Kevin Conlon Tulla taking Javelin, Discus and Hammer. Alice Akers Marian winning the girls U/19’s Discua and Hammer with Seamus Mc Mahon Shannon taking the U/19’s Discus and Hammer.    

Results available Here...

Photos available Here...


Clare Sports Partnership and Clare AAI Summer Series kicks off this weekend.


Race 1    5K Road Race       April 3'rd      Lees Road Complex    Starting at 7.00pm

Race 2    5K Road Race       April 24'th     Lissycasey              Starting at 7.00pm

Race 3    5K Road Race       May 15'th     Lees Road Complex   Starting at 7.00pm

Race 4    4 Mile Road Race  June 12'th     Kilnaboy                 Starting at 7.00pm

Race 5    5K Road Race      July 3'rd        Lees Road Complex   Starting at 7.00pm



Please enter in advance if possible. Entry Form available Here...


Results:-
Race 1     Race 2    Race 3    Race 4    Race 5
 
Photos Here...


Hugh turnout at Juvenile Track and Field Championships in Lees Road.

The Clare Athletics Association Juvenile Track and Field Championships were held over two days at the Lees Road Sports Complex. These Championships were held on Saturday in very wet conditions with Sunday again another damp day. Over 300 athletes took part over both days and there were many star performances. The Munster Juvenile Track and Field Championships for U/9’s to U/13’s will take place on the 7th and 8th June at the Lees Road Sports Complex and the U/14’s to U/19’s on Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th June.

See Fell Results from Days 1 & 2 in the results section...

See Photos from days 1 & 2 available in the Gallery section...


Please note that for Health & Safety reasons, Throws for ages 14 and up, will be held on a seperate evening, details of which will be circulated later...





Two Clare athletes smash National Records at the awsome AIT Indoor arena at the weekend...

On Saturday, Gearoid McMahon broke the U15 1000m walk record by 3 seconds, finishing in a time of 4:20; while on Sunday, Alex O'Neill broke the U15 800m record, also by 3 seconds, in a time of 2:16.

Athlete of the weekend, Tony Odubote, brought home a haul of 3 medals; Gold in the U15 60m, Silver in the U15 Long Jump and Bronze in the U15 60m Hurdles. Also taking Gold in a fantastic U16 1500m race, Aisling Kelly who led from the gun, destroyed the field finishing in a time of 4:55. Also, in the boys U16 1500m, Eoin O'Looney took Silver finishing in a time of 4:20. Finishing a trio of brilliant 1500m races, Laura Power also took Silver finishing in a time of 4:51 in the Girls U19. Also taking Silver in the U19 Triple Jump, Rachel Clancy jumped 9:61.

In the U12 600m a fantastic race from Ellie Pike brought home the Silver medal in a time of 1:51 while Gabriel Kehinde took Bronze in the U14 60m's in a time of 7:97.

Well Done to all Clare Athletes who competed so well over the two days showing that Clare Athletics is in a very strong position..

Full Results are available on the links below:

Day 1

Day 2


The Munster Indoor U14-U19 championships took place in Nenagh on Saturday & Sunday.

Well Done to all Clare athletes who took part... Photos available here...


Clare AAI held the 4 Mile Road Championships in Kilnaboy on Sunday February 16'th

Full Results Here...


Photos Here...


The Clare AAI Indoor Championships were held on Sunday January 26'th in Nenagh. A huge turn out of over 400 juvenile athletes helped make this one of the most successful County Championships yet with great excitement evident in all athletic disciplines.

Full Results are avaiulable Here...

Photos available Here...

Clare AAI Indoor Records...


The Munster Sports Star Awards were held on Saturday January 25'th in the Tower Hotel Waterford.... A great night had by all..

See photos Here...


The Munster Juvenile Cross Country Relays were held in Cashel on Sunday in very testing conditions... Check out some Photos in the Gallery!!



Congratulations to all the Award winners who were honoured at an Awards night on January 10'th in the Auburn Lodge Hotel Ennis.

Awards were presented by Mr Mossie Wolf, Chairman of Munster AAI, and special guest and award winner Mr Sean Hehir winner of the Dublin City Marathon 2013.

A fantastic night was had by all, photos are available Here...

Full list of Award winners available Here...



Reminder that the County Indoor Championships are being held in Nenagh on Sunday January 26'th. This is a pre-entry event so all Club Secretaries are advised to complete the form below and return to County Secretary

 Vincent McCarthy at vmccarthykilnaboy@eircom.net

Entry Form Here...


The Clare AAI Juvenile Indoor Championships are set for Nenagh on Sunday January 26'th. A full list of events is avilable here...





The Clare AAI Website is proving to be a popular site for athletes clocking up over 50,000 hits since its launch in November 2011...


Figures revealed by Clare AAI Chairman Michael Lillis on Athlete Participation in Clare shows huge increase in participation rate over the last Ten Years. See the numbers here...>>>



Pictured with newly elected AAI President Ciaran O' Cathain were Josephine McMahon, Richard McMahon, Ciaran O'Cathain President AAI, Sean Whelan, Michael Lillis & Vincent McCarthy



We hope this site will be a one stop shop for all athletics news in Clare....

Our results page will hold results from county, provincial and National events

We also hope to feature as many official road race results as we can!!