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Connacht Juvenile Indoor Championships 2019

Taking place at AIT Indoor Arena on Saturday February 23rd for ages U12-13 only and Sunday February 24th for juveniles ages U14+.

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north-connacht-crosscountry-2North Connaught Secondary Schools Cross Country

The North Connacht Secondary Schools Cross Country was held in very challenging cold and wet conditions last Sunday on the grounds of Moyne Community School.

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New Irish Boys Youth 1500m Record

Congratulations to Cian McPhillips, Longford AC, who ran an exceptional race on Saturday February 2nd in the Senior Men’s 1500m at the AAI Indoor Games held at the National Indoor Arena in Abbottstown to set a new Irish Youth (U18) record at 3:46.42 minutes.

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cianmcphillips-National-Juniors-Indoor-Championship2019Irish Life Health Junior Indoor Championships

Longford Athletics Club had five of their talented U20 athletes take to the track on Sunday 27th January for the first National Indoor Championships of the New Year. The Junior category comprises athletes aged 16-19 years making it a real challenge for older juvenile athletes with three age groups competed together in one category. They impressed across the board in middle distance and field events winning All-Ireland gold and two silver to get 2019 off to a flying start for the Club.

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athlone ait indoor arenaTraining at AIT Indoor Track

Training is scheduled at the AIT Indoor Arena to give our juvenile athletes the opportunity to gain experience on the track in sprints, middle distance and hurdles. It is the time to learn and practice starting blocks, relay teams and field events to prepare for upcoming competitions.

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Connacht Track & Field Squads 2018/19

Longford AC have 16 athletes selected for the Connacht Track & Field development squad.

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2019 Athletics Ireland Juvenile Age Categories

Age categories change every year on January 1st and are calculated on the age the athlete will be on the 31st December in the year of competition.

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shamrockSt. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Club would like to organise a group entry of children for this year’s Longford St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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Upcoming Competitions

Dates for upcoming competitions plus deadlines.

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Training at AIT

Sessions to take place on Fri January 25, 2019 and Fri February 1, 2019. There is NO Friday Jan 18 session in Athlone, it will be in The Mall instead.

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