Aidan Hartnett

[Published 8th November, 2016]

Aidan Hartnett is Togher AC’s Secretary and is in the Senior and Master’s section of the club. Aidan is a member of the club for the last 10 years.

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Personal Best: 1-38-12 Half Marathon

Proudest Moment in Athletics: My son Ian winning schools U16 mile and breaking the schools record, and starting our Little Athletics Programme 3yrs ago with Dave O Keeffe.

Coach: Frank Doherty

How long have you been running? 8 yrs

What are the events you do? Anything from 5k to half marathon

What’s your main goal for this year? Stay injury free and try to get personal bests from my races.

Aidan & Togher AC club members on their way to Cardiff for the World HM Championships
Aidan & Togher AC club members on their way to Cardiff for the World HM Championship

What’s your most memorable running moments? Running in the World Half Marathon last April in Cardiff and completing my 1st ful marathon in 2009.

Aidan, with club mate & friend Tony Kelleher
Aidan, with club mate & friend Tony Kelleher

What do you like most about Togher AC? The atmosphere is always friendly around the club and that makes it easy for people to be welcomed into the club.

In 5 years time, athletics wise, where would you like to see the club? Would love to see our juvenile section back winning trophies again.

Who is your favourite sports hero? Roy Keane

What’s your favourite drink, film, food? Guinness/ Shawshank Redemption / Spaghetti Bolognese!! 🙂