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.
GALWAY SENIOR/MASTERS/JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 Sponsored by Avaya @ DANGAN TRACK, NUI GALWAY, GALWAY CITY
Galway AAI County Board are pleased to announce the 2013 Galway Senior, Masters and Junior Track & Field Athletics Championships sponsored by Avaya to be held over three days at the Dangan track, Regional Sports Centre facility in NUI Galway grounds.
Dates and events schedules:
Day 1 - Thursday 4 July starting at 7.00pm - 400m, Triple Jump, Javelin, Hammer, 1500m, Distance (400, 800, 1200, 1600m) Relay.
Craughwell Senior AC club are holding a 5k on Sunday 16th June 2013 at 1pm.
Entry is €10 on the day.
Registration takes place from 12noon at Craughwell National School.
Run starts at 1pm from Craughwell National School.
Jones counter measured and AAI permit granted.
Lovely fast flat course encircling Craughwell Village.
Runners, joggers and walkers are all very welcome, however, you must be over 16 years of age.
For more information go to www.craughwellac.com
Galway City Harriers, Ireland’s largest athletics club is delighted to announce Kearney Cycles as the new official sponsor of the Annual Streets of Galway 8km road race. The 28th annual Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8k Road Race, which was officially launched this week, takes place on August 10th at 7pm. Entries are now open on www.runireland.com. Further information is on www.galwaycityharriers.com or follow us on Facebook on https://www.facebook.com/StreetsOfGalway
The 4th Annual Mayo AC 5k Series of five races starts Tuesday evening 18th June and continues onon for the following four Tuesdays, all at 8pm sharp.
June 18: Castlebar, Registration at Harlequin Hotel
June 25: Claremorris…Athletic Track
July 2: Ballinrobe…Soccer pitch
July 9: Brickens..Community Centre (between Claremorris/Ballyhaunis)
July 16: Ballyhaunis...Rugby Club, followed by Series After Party.
Online entry is now open at www.runireland.com
€30 for 5 races
Congratualtions to Laura Ann Costello who has been selected to run for Ireland in the European Youth Olympics in the 4x100m relay team.
Congratulations also to Pauline Harrington her coach who has done such a great job in preparing her so well for the event.
The Connacht U13-Senior T&F to be held in Athlone I.T. on Sunday 16th June.
A bus will leave Dangan car park at 8.00am collecting at the bus stop across from Dunnes stores Headford Road at 8.15am & The Oranmore Community Centre at 8.30am.
The first event starts at 11.00am so athletes need to be in Athlone at 10.15am.
Full details of the running order of events are attached.
NOTE: There is no Juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 16th June.
Congrats to Gearoid Hynes (Galway City Harriers) who was first home in the Men’s Half Marathon in a 1:21:36 followed by Philip Nyland (Celbridge AC) in second place in 1:23:51 and third place by Tomasz Kadzielanski in 1:27:20.
Sinead Brody (Galway City Harriers) came first place in the Ladies Half Marathon in 1:30:50, followed in second place by Sinead Foran (Athenry AC) in 1:33:56 and Roisin Farragher in third in 1:37:16.
Congrats to Matthew Bidwell (Galway City Harriers) was placed first in the 5km race 16:13.
G.C.H athletes made a big impression on the All-Ireland School's T&F in Tullamore at the weekend.
The athletes representing Dunmore CS, Presentation, Athenry, The Bish, the Jes & St Mary's won a total of 2 gold, 2 silver & 3 bronze medals in Tullamore.
Laura Ann Costello (Dunmore CS) had another inspiring day winning the Intermediate 100m in 12.31 and later on in the evening run a huge PB of 24.56 just being edged out by Roseanna McGuckian 24.54 seconds.