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Maher takes being 40 in his stride

2018-06-03T15:27:48+00:00

Lots of people complain and give out when they hit the big four-zero but not Brian. Brian has taken it in his stride and went from strength to strength. Work-life balance is never easy and it's worse when your work is a farm and you’ve done your forty hours by Wednesday night, after being up all night calving cows or looking after new-born calves. Then go and throw in a full weeks training on top of that and you’ve really pushed the max. Well, that’s what Brian has done in the last few months. He’s a dad that runs at [...]

Maher takes being 40 in his stride 2018-06-03T15:27:48+00:00

Aoibhe running NCAA West Regionals 24th May

2018-05-24T12:10:27+00:00

Aoibhe Richardson takes on the 10,000m on the track tonight in the NCAA West Regional representing Portland Pilots for the University of Portland in Oregon USA.  Aoibhe is in her third year studying Psychology, having completed one year at the University of Limerick before travelling to the University of Portland. She is staying in Portland this summer as she was awarded an internship with Nike, who have their headquarters in Portland. The famous Nike Oregon Project running team are based in Portland-you might have seen pictures of Mo Farah training on the track with the forest in the middle! The University of [...]

Aoibhe running NCAA West Regionals 24th May 2018-05-24T12:10:27+00:00

A battle for glory on the Streets of Kilkenny

2018-05-02T23:12:08+00:00

On a glorious Holy Thursday night over 600 runners took to the start line for the annual streets of Kilkenny 5K. The streets of the marble city make the perfect backdrop for a run on any evening but when surrounded by 600 eager runners the atmosphere is just fantastic. With a crowd of volunteers dotted along the 2 lap course, a race for the masses was ready to go. With a blow of the whistle from Sean Lynch, the runners were off. No excuses accepted for missing the action with Rory LCodge live on our Instagram channel with all the updates [...]

A battle for glory on the Streets of Kilkenny 2018-05-02T23:12:08+00:00

McEvoy and Byrne claimed the top spot!

2018-05-01T11:07:09+00:00

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 their 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 [...]

McEvoy and Byrne claimed the top spot! 2018-05-01T11:07:09+00:00

National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships

2018-02-01T16:31:39+00:00

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 [...]

National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships 2018-02-01T16:31:39+00:00

KCH Awards Night

2018-05-01T11:07:14+00:00

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 [...]

KCH Awards Night 2018-05-01T11:07:14+00:00

Fit4life Testimonial

2018-02-02T17:01:43+00:00

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 [...]

Fit4life Testimonial 2018-02-02T17:01:43+00:00