Upcoming events and fixture list

  • Posted on: 19 July 2018
  • By: Mags

Some upcoming dates to note: The National Senior Track & Field Championships take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July in Morton Stadium. The closing date for entry is this Friday, 20th July.  Contact club secretary for entry/information asap.

The National Masters Track & Field Championships take place on Saturday 18th August in Tullamore. Closing date for entry is Friday 10th August. Contact club secretary for entry/information.

National Junior/u23 and Juvenile Games Timetables

  • Posted on: 27 June 2018
  • By: Mags

The very best of luck to all the GCH athletes who will be competing at National level this weekend. This Saturday 30th June will see our athletes compete at the National Junior and u23 Championships in Tullamore, while on Sunday 1st July, our juveniles will be in action at the Juvenile Games (u9-11 plus relays, and u12/13 Field events) , also in Tullamore.

Below are timetables for Saturday and Sunday events. 

Day 4 Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship, Doughiska

  • Posted on: 27 June 2018
  • By: Mags

The final race of this year's Galway County Adult Championship will be a mixed distance relay race on grass. (600m, 200m, 800m, 400m). The race will take place this Saturday evening, 30th June in Merlin Woods City Park, Doughiska as part of the Castlegar AC Tribal Games big event. 

The relay for women is due to begin at 7pm followed by the mens relay. Registration on the day.

The Tribal Games event itself begins at 5pm with a wide range of events for all ages- from sprints to mile races.  Entry to the event is €5 , great family event day in store. Event timetable below.

Closing Dates for Summer 2018

  • Posted on: 19 June 2018
  • By: Ger

The Juvenile Club will soon be taking a break for the months of July and August . The final training session is next Sunday 24th June. However for any athletes who have qualified for the All Irelands in July they can continue to train for the following two weeks up to the date of competition.

Training will resume again for all athletes on Sunday 9th September.

The Club would like to thank all the coaches and parents who have generously volunteered their time throughout the year.

 

 

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Results of 2018 Connacht Championships U14 - U19

  • Posted on: 17 June 2018
  • By: Ger

The Connacht Championships took place in windy conditions in Claremorris on Saturday.  GCH athletes had a very successful day achieving numerous Connacht titles and personal best performances.

Three of our athletes secured triple Connacht titles.

Aoife Sheehy won the 100m hurdles in 16.76 seconds, the 400m hurdles in 1.07 and the 400m in 1.00 in the U19 Girls category. 

Luke Dahler was equally successful in the U15 Boys category winning the Long jump in 5.29m, the 100m in 12.3 seconds and the 200m in 25.7. 

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Galway Track and Field championships Day 3

  • Posted on: 15 June 2018
  • By: Brian

Results from Day three of the Galway Track and Field championships , which were held in Dangan Thursday June 14th and League standings attached

A win for Brendan McDonnell of GCH in the 10,000m race was the highlight, in wet and stromy conditions, in a race which included a European standard run by Shona Heaslip of An Riocht

The final day will be held June 30th next, in Doughiska, by Castlegar AC

 

County Adult Track & Field Day 3

  • Posted on: 13 June 2018
  • By: Mags

 

Day 3 of the Galway County Adult Track & Field Meet will take place this coming Thursday, June 14th in Dangan commencing at 7:45pm.

Program as follows:

7:45pm: 10,000m

8:30pm: Mile (s). May be a number of graded races depending on entries.

Entries will be taken on the night. (€5) Both are County events with points going towards the County League.

The 10,000m will incorporate an attempt to achieve the European Championship women’s qualifying time of 33:20.

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