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.
We have record registrations for this years race and will sell out in days don't be disappointed!
This year sees the 29th year of the Streets of Galway 8k and for most athletes this is a note in their race calendar.
The race takes place this year on Saturday 9th August at 7pm.
We're delighted to announce that for a second year running Kearney Cycles will be our main sponsor.
This race is selling out and we are proud to say that this years race is 30% up on last year already so book by Monday 21st and save yourself €5.
If you are not running in the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway race this year and would like to be part of this great event we could do with your help. Marshals are needed from 5.30pm until 9pm on the night. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help – no experience necessary!
In Cork on Sunday Emma O'Hara won the Junior women's hammer title with a throw of 56.38 meetres. Joanne who hails from England & is a 1st year University student in the US already had an A standard for the World Junior T&F championships in Eugene, Oregon later this month. She was selected last night for the W.J. Emma is from England with Mayo & Galway grandparents.
The Galway Senior/Junior/Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship Day Two takes place next Thursday July 10th in Dangan , NUI Sports grounds, Galway, with check in open from 6.15pm onwards at the track.
These events are open to all AAI Galway registered athletes , with guest athletes from other AAI clubs outside Galway welcome.
Registration - is open at the track from 6.15 pm / Entry is 5 euro
Events order on the day will be as follows
7.15pm - 100m
7.40pm - 400m
8.00pm - 1500m
8.30pm - 4 x 400m Relay
7.00pm - High Jump
7.45pm - Triple Jump
Galway City Harriers really did kick ass at the Simon Kick Assphault.
In the 10 mile race GCH's Gary Thornton was first home in 57.28, Mick Rice was 2nd with a 1.02.35 & Jane Anne Healy was 3rd overall with a 1.05.36
And in the 10k we had lots of GCH top finishers including Sean Hanely in second in the mens race in 36:33 and Seamus Leddy in thrid in 37:47.
In the Womens 10k Sinead Brody was first home in 40:44 and GCH's Siobhan Egan was second in 42:03 (a new PB, congrats.