In a very hot national indoor arena in Abbotstown in Dublin Kilkenny City Harriers athletes donned there black and amber singlet to take on the best of Ireland in the AAI open games. There was a fantastic atmosphere and great cheer as all athletes took on their own and showed there talent. Shay McEvoy had a magnificent performance to set a new PB and take the top spot in a 3k time of 8.42 minutes. Callan Byrne also claimed the top spot over 60m in a time of 7.1 seconds. It was also great to see Rory Lodge back from injury [...]
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KCH athletes made the trip to Athlone to take on tough competition at the national Junior and u23 championships. A small field of athletes made the trip with some fantastic performances and some unfortunate events. Annie O’Connor took on the 800m claiming the bronze medal after a well fought race. Adam Fitzpatrick was out in the 1500m and was very unfortunate leading into the last bend with 20 metres to go the gold medal in sights was accidently tripped and went down. Ciara Deely defending 400m champion led from the start seeing off her competition to defend her title and set [...]
A great night was had by all at the KCH awards in the Set Theatre Langton’s at Langton House Hotel a fantastic celebration of all the success in 2017. The awards night is a great way for athletes to meet up and bond outside of training. It is also a great social event for parents to get to know each other and development relationships with the coaches. The set provided a great venue with fantastic atmosphere and loads of nibbles for everyone present. The selection of pictures to show of the best of 2017 was a great reminder of all the [...]
Hi my name is Teresa Comerford and I am club secretary for KCH Fit4Life. I joined Fit4Life about 9 years ago. I was in my mid thirties and I was very much a novice runner. So when you read that the club is suitable for complete beginners trust me, I was that complete beginner, I did not run as a child if I am being honest I would have been hard pressed to run for the last bus home!!! Why did I join Fit4life? I joined the club with my friend who had recently had a baby and wanted to loose [...]