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Primary Schools Relay

Following the Easter break, Longford AC will hold the county Primary Schools Relays on Friday, 29th April at Clonguish GAA, Allen Park, Newtownforbes.

The relay event on 29 April will take place on the GAA pitch in Newtownforbes. Races are for all Primary Schools in County Longford for 2nd – 6th classes only. Four races will be solely for schools with smaller teacher numbers (i.e., schools with 3 teachers or less) in which two classes can combine to comprise a team.

schools relay

  • Each team must consist of 4 runners and can have up to 3 subs
  • A school can enter a maximum of two teams for each relay race
  • A child may move up one class to complete a team
  • Entrants are only permitted on one team and can only run one leg of a relay
  • Subs races allow all entrants the opportunity to take part on the evening
  • Participants do not need to be members of Longford AC

– Registration opens: 5.45pm
– First race: 6.30pm
– Race entry: €2 per child

** One representative (teacher or parent) from each school is requested to bring the completed registration sheet(s) and have money collected in advance to hand in at the registration desk.


Medals will be presented to the first three teams in each relay and the three finishers in each subs race. The Ray Flynn Trophy will be presented to the best performing school.

It promises to be a fun evening of races on 29 April. Please send any queries to