10 Sept 2023



Countdown to race day!

The 3rd staging of the Hugo Duggan memorial 10km will take place in Milford on Sunday morning 10th September, starting at Grey Rocks at 11.30am.

The race is in memory of the late great Hugo Duggan who passed away suddenly on 8th December 2020.Hugo was a household name in local and National athletics over a long span of time and one of those people who everyone in athletics knew by his first name only…. Hugo!He was 7 times National senior long jump champion, World masters( 0/40) long jump champion in 1987 and still holds the Donegal Senior long jump record at 7.39 mtrs, set in 1968.. the longest standing Donegal athletics record.

Hugo was of course much regarded in his own community in Milford having a big interest in fishing and politics. His greatest community achievement was in helping drive and develop the Park Development Group in Milford which has seen the 3most prominent clubs, ie soccer, GAA and athletics work together to share the one facility comprising of 3 pitches, a clubhouse and a 700 mts perimeter running/ walking track with 4 outdoor gym equipment stations. 

NW Aluminium.

NW Aluminium is a family business initially set up in Kilmacrennan over 20 years ago to cater for the construction industry particularly in the area of roofing ventilation and water proofing.The company now also operates in the Uk based in Carlisle, Cumbria.NWA offer an innovative premium premium quality dry roofing, aluminium guttering, down pipes, roof ventilation and additional fabricated aluminium products including soffits, fascia’s, copings and cills.The company recently extended its factory space in Kilmacrennan which is providing much needed employment in the local area and providing a great service to the local construction sector.

Milford Ac are proud to be associated with this innovative company.

Entry fee for the 10km is €10 either online or in person on the morning of the race at the clubhouse from 10am.Refreshments and presentation in the clubhouse afterwards.Milford Ac extends congratulations to the 3 County athletes who have represented Ireland with distinction this week at The World Athletics Championships in Budapest.Brendan Boyce, FV, 24th in the mens 35km walk.Mark English, FV, running 1.45.1 in his semi final, just missing out on the final.Kelly Mc Grory, Tir Chonaill Ac, who ran a brilliant 3rd leg along with her 3 colleagues in the ladies semifinals of the 4 x 400 mts relay to advance to the final on Sunday night.

To Teresa Mc Daid, LAC, the ever diligent and experienced Irish team manager at these big global events.Athletics is a truly global sport with world class athletes emerging from small Countries previously almost unheard of as well as the super power Countries.Getting there is phenomenal, making a final even more so and winning a medal very rare.Roll on Paris 2024.

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