Welcome to Gowran Athletic Club!

Gowran AC is based in Kilkenny. We train in Kilkenny city and in Gowran. Our juvenile and senior athletes compete in track, field, road and cross country disciplines.

TRAINING – We train on Monday and Friday at 6:30pm in Gowran Racecourse Carpark. On Wednesdays from 7-8pm we train on the track in Scanlon Park beside the Watershed. At the moment the track surface is being replaced but it will be open shortly.
New members are welcome, you can try a few training sessions out before joining to see if you like it! 

Upcoming Recommended Races

St. Senan's Open Track & Field - 27th March 2016
Easter Monday 27th of March see’s the Track and Field season kick off in St Senans with events for all from u8’s up.
Great Ireland Run - 10th April 2016
National 10k road championships in Phoenix Park
Churchhill 10k - 24th April 2016
Well organised 10k and 5k road races hosted by Churchhill runners in cuffesgrange. 

Latest News

Upcoming Events 2016

  • March 24th, 2016


Sunday 10th
Great Ireland Run, Phoenix Park. Dublin
Short Course XC, and Juvenile Uneven Age Relays, […]

Recent Events



  • November 24th, 2015

Stook Success 2015!!
Our annual 10 mile and 5k challenging road race started at 12pm […]