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.

Next start date for Fit4Life beginners

Next start date for Beginners to Fit4Life is Monday 13th April 2015.

Meet at 7pm at Westside Library.

Any queries to Bernie 087-7504066

Juvenille Training cancelled 1st March

No Juvenile training Sunday 1st March due to Connacht Indoors Championships.

There will be a Bus to Connacht Indoors on Sunday leaving Dangan at 7.30am.
Price for the bus is 10 euro.

Senior Training Plan for March & April

track in the Snow

Senior training plan attached thanks to Matt Lockett.

Track Training from 7.30 (warm up done) at Dangan Track every Tuesday.
Unoffical Training session every Thursday (see attachement.
Training from Dangan Pavillion every Saturday from 10.00am.
Sunday Morning Long run from the Cathedral at 9.00am.

Check out Facebook for updates.

Heatmap - where people run in Galway City

Many runners log their miles using a GPS-enabled watch. The map below shows the areas in Galway that have been most logged for running. Dark blue means it's a route used a lot, and red used even more. Cappagh Rd (Parkrun), The Prom, Dangan and the racecourse are all heavily logged. A similar view is available for biking routes, or biking and running combined:
http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#13/-9.09386/53.28223/gray/both

Social and Awards for Members Saturday 21st Feb

All members are invited to join us at a social gathering in Munroes, Dominic St. on Saturday 21st February from 8pm. As well as a chance to catch up with friends and glam-up there will be some Club Awards to recognise the achievements over the past year.

Awards will start around 8:45pm, including awards various county, provincial and national team medal winners, as well as for the Club Challenge and our club leaders. See you there!

GCH Club Challenge 2014 Final Results

So here it is the Club Results, congrats to all participants!!

Men Senior
1 Gerry Carty 196
2 Martin Kearney 194
3 Martin McEvilly 182

Women Senior
1 Niamh Hennelly 201
2 Jane Walsh 195
3 Margaret Sheridan 192

Men Over 40
1 Vincent Jordan 171

Women Over 40
1 Carmel Brannigan 185

Men Over 50
1 No Qualifier
Women Over 50
1 Bernie Kelly 167

So after all the sweat, tears, sunshine, rain, sleet, wind, (more rain, sleet and wind it seemed than sun) the final results of the 2014 GCH Club challenge are in.

National Masters and Intermediates All Ireland Cross Country

National Masters and Intermediates All Ireland Cross Country is on in Tuam, Co Galway, Feb 8th next, in the Palace Grounds, along with Juvenile Development events

This is the first National Cross Country Championship held in Galway since 1999.

Theres already huge interest and some strong teams are likely to be fielded for these events.

Timetable HERE.

The event list below shows how many can be entered and how many score on all teams and race distances

Fixtures for 2015

Here's a list of Fixtures for your 2015 racing calendar.

Results of Galway Indoor T&F 2015

Provisional results of the Galway Indoor T&F 2015 is attached here.

Congrats to all the GCH Juvenilles and Senior who took part with some great podium finishes on the day

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