Club Profile

Galway City Harriers is an athletics club based in Galway city, Ireland, catering for senior and juvenile athletes. Founded in 1899, GCH has been to the forefront of athletics in Ireland throughout the 20th century and many famous athletes have represented both club and country in track and field, cross-country and road competitions.

Time to Upskill? Assistant Coaching Course

The Members Survey showed members are looking to upskill in various ways. One great way to do that is to learn a bit about coaching. Athletics Ireland are conducting an Assistant Coach and GCH will pay the course costs for members and parents of Juveniles.

Course Starts: 10am 17th May in Dangan.

2015 Manchester Marathon PB for Brendan Kennelly

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GCH Club Challenge - After Event 3

The National 10k in the Phoenix Park on April 11th was the 3rd event in the GCH Club Challenge 2015. It proved to be a high scoring day in the challenge with 9 participants collecting the 30point medal bonus and two collecting the 10k PB bonus.

In both the mens and women's tables three of the top four slots are taken by our masters runners reflecting very strong national performances by this element of our club.

Inside my head during a 3.32 Marathon......in Connemara!!!

Below are some of my thoughts and experiences from the Connemarathon 12/04/15- it is longer than I expected but then the marathon is not short! written by Sarah Makem

 

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Weekend Round Up, National Half and Connemarathon 2015

Another great weekend of racing with the National 10k taking place at the Phoenix Park on Saturday 11th April and the renowned Connemarathon Ultra, Marathon and Half taking place on Sunday 12th April.

On Saturday in Dublin on what is a notoriously hard course especially in the last 5k of the race. This did not deter our GCH athletes who determinedly took to the course to mark their place in this National event!!

Easter Weekend Round up 2015

Easter weekend brought the sunshine to the West and it was time to put the hard slog of battling wind and rain which was plentiful over the winter season to the test. It was also time to see if our Lenten season sacrifices had paid off!!!

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Announcement of the 2014 Galway AAI Athletics Award winners

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Galway Athletics County Board are delighted to announce that the following people have been selected as category winners in the 2014 Galway AAI Athletics Awards.

 

The winners will be presented with their awards at a reception in the Ard Rí Hotel in Tuam, on Saturday next 4th April 2015, from 7pm. Contact Brendan Monaghan of Tuam AC for further details of the reception or to book a place- brendan@tuamac.com or 0868371136

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Juveniles at Athlone Track

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GCH had another good day in Athlone on Saturday.[»

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