Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K 2015

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Galway City Harriers AC in conjunction with main race sponsor Kearney Cycles are pleased to announce that entries are now open for this year's race via our online registration partners ACTIVE.com at: REGISTER HERE

This year will see the 30th anniversary of the event which promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Stay up to date with race news on Facebook or Twitter (@StreetsofGalway) or via the website of host club Galway City Harriers AC over the coming weeks as we look forward to welcoming you onto the Streets of Galway on August 8th next.

For a quick overview of the race, you can jump straight to the official race FAQ linked here.

Any queries can be directed to 085-1528050 or streetsofgalway@gmail.com.

Note - for those who haven't had the opportunity to register for the race online this year, there are a limited number of race-entries available for purchase offline at the retail premises of race-sponsor Martin Kearney Cycles (Terryland Retail Park, Headford Road, Galway). These entries can be purchased (cheque/cash only) during regular business hours on a first-come/first-served basis.

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.

SOG 2015 Race-Route

SOG 2015 Race-Route

GCH win 5 National Titles at Relay Champs

IMGP9508GCH claimed 5 National Titles at the Relay Championships yesterday, breaking three All-Ireland Records in the process.  First up our U13 Girls, in a time of 52.63 Sinead Duggan, Sarah Agboola, Emma Moore, Eimear Rowe and Chellene Trill set the tone for the day leaving the opposition in their trail.  This same team broke the Irish Indoor Record earlier in the year.  Our boys U19, Eoghan Dobey, Shane Trainor Canavan, Dylan Neary and Cillian Greene stormed home also a record time of 43.88 dominating the race from the start.  Th

Bus for National Relays in Tullamore

A GCH Bus will leave Dangan at 8 am on Saturday 18th July for the National Relay Competition in Tullamore.  Also stopping at Dunnes Headford Road at 8.10am and Dunnes Briarhill at 8.30am

Fare €10

 

Bus for National Relays in Tullamore

A GCH Bus will leave Dangan at 8 am on Saturday 18th July for the National Relay Competition in Tullamore.  Also stopping at Dunnes Headford Road at 8.10am and Dunnes Briarhill at 8.30am

Fare €10

 

Cillian Greene wins National U18 200m Title

GCH athletes were in superb form this weekend at Day 2 and 3 of the National Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. 

Cillian Greene bolted from his blocks to set a new National Record in the U18 200m. Taking the lead at the 100m  bend, he powered through the finish line to emerge the clear winner in a time of 21.87  to wild applause from the GCH fans in the stand.  The previous day he claimed 2nd in the 100m.

Seren & Emma set new Irish Records

At the National Track & Field  Championships  today in Tullamore, Seren O'Toole set the first of our two National records in the 75m hurdles. The triple connacht title winner stormed passed the race favourite Niamh Foley in the final 5 yards to claim her first national title. Zoe Moore ran impressively too in the same race finishing 4th.  Lydia Doyle was ever so close too in the U16 race finishing 4th By the narrowest of margins. Jonathan McGrath and Did well too to make the final, finishing 6th overall.  

Silver for U9 Boys at National Champs

Richard McGrath and Ronan Duggan won Silver Medals yesterday at the National Track & Field team Event in Tullamore. A sensational run by the young pair who finished just two hundreds of a second off the Winners in the 60m. Richard actually recorded the fastest 60m of the day.

 

Rachel Fahy and Aoibhe Joyce competed in the U11 600m recording impressive times of 2.03 and 2.04 over the distance. A great finish to a very successful season for these young athletes in their first ever All Ireland's.

Club Challenge - Event 5 Results

On a balmy Tuesday night in Dangan the first night of the county track and field championships doubled as round 5 of the GCH club challenge. 13 GCH athletes toed the line in the 3000 and 5000m races.  At the end of the night Majella Ní Chríocháin and Martin Kearney maintained their positions at the top of the table albeit with reduced leads.

68 GCHers have now scored in the club challenge.  Next up is the National Half Marathon in Dublin at the beginning of August.

 

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