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NITENDO VINCEMUS - Through Striving We Will Overcome

NIMAA Championships


On a very warm day with just a few tiny drops of rain a number of BAAC men won a clutch of medals.

In the sprints Seamus Agnew M55 was 3rd in 200m in 29.05 and third in 400m in 68.15. In the same 400m Julian Kennedy , also M55 was 4th in 70.52. In the 5000m Matt Wray put in his usual gutsy performance and was first M45 in an excellent 16m19.38s.

In the field in the hammer M35 Gareth Moffatt threw 32m50 for 2nd. In the shot Julian Kennedy was 1st M55 with 9m14 as also was Ernest Tuff in M70 with 10m89. In Discus Ernest was 1st M70 with 32m42.In Javelin M55 Frank McCrystal was 1st M55 with 33m12 and Julian runner up with 31.19.

Finally in High Jump Julian won his division with 1m38.

Thanks to all the organisers and officials.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 06 September 2011 21:04)


HammerFest 2011

BAAC’s inaugural HammerFest took place in glorious weather on Thursday 28th April at Antrim Forum.  With a plentiful supply of hammers four different clubs were represented; Abbey, Mid-Ulster, Shercock & BAAC.  With the heel-toe brigade topping fourteen athletes results were good and five of the athletes scored new pb’s.  Special mention go to Andrew Doyle (Mid-Ulster) and Robert Moffett (BAAC) as both moved closer to achieving international qualification standards.

Many thanks to the coaches for running a great event, looking forward to the same again in 2012.


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HammerFest 2011

On Thursday 28th April, Ballymena & Antrim AC will be hosting the first ever HammerFest, a celebration of all things Hammer. For young & old, experienced and novice, anyone can come along and heel-toe a steel ball around their head.

Hammering starts at 18:30 at the Antrim Forum Athletics Track, see the attached flyer for all the details.


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Last Updated (Tuesday, 19 April 2011 19:34)

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Race over the Glens 2010

On an unseasonably warm and sunny April Saturday, the Race over the Glens 2010 finally broke ground. After 2 false starts for snow, ice, wind & rain, not even an Icelandic Volcano was going to stop it this time. And despite the unusually tropical conditions, Ballymena & Antrim dominated the race and the prize-giving once again.

Jarleth Falls returned to competitive action for the first time in 2010, and duly romped to yet another King of the Glens title. Matt Wray enjoyed a lonely race in 3rd, and 1st M40, while Ian Barrett had a bit more company, but held on for 4th. Julian Kennedy returned to the event after first sampling it last year, and finished 42nd, while Joanne Key was returning after a 10 year absence from the course, and made it home in 50th.

Last Updated (Monday, 18 October 2010 00:07)

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