Upcoming dates to note & fixture list 23rd April - 27th August 2017

  • Posted on: 15 April 2017
  • By: Mags

Upcoming dates to note:

Sunday 23rd April. National Road Relay Championships. Raheny.Closing date 18th April.

Saturday 29th April. Galway County Outdoor Track (up to 1500m) & Field events.

Events for u13 to u19s, Senior & Master (o35, o50, o65). Closing date Thur. 20th April

Venue: Dangan @10am.

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No Juvenile Athletic Training on Good Friday or Easter Sunday

  • Posted on: 10 April 2017
  • By: Ger

There will be no athletic training in Dangan for Juveniles on either Good Friday or Easter Sunday.

Anyone wishing to compete in the Galway County Championships  ( U13 - U19) will need to sign up on either Wednedsay 12th April or Wednesday 19th April.

Sign up sheets for U8 to U12 will be available at the track from Friday 21st April to Friday 28th April.

 

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Training for 9 Year Olds and Older to move Outdoors from Friday 31st March

  • Posted on: 27 March 2017
  • By: Ger

Now that the long evenings are here at last training for children aged 9 years  and older will move oudoors onto the Running Track in Dangan. It commences at 7p.m. and finishes at 8.15p.m.

Children aged 7 & 8 train on Sunday mornings at 10.30 a.m. until 12 O'Clock.

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Planning for athletes and coaches

  • Posted on: 24 March 2017
  • By: Vincent

We had a great workshop with Liz Egan yesterday evening. Liz led us through some practical exercises with key life skills of goal setting, prioritising and planning. It was superb to have a mix of our youth, senior and masters members learning together.

These were a great complement to the workshop by Karen Weekes in February on applying the mind to maximum effect. The planning templates and advice sheets are available here for all.

Chris McGrath - RIP

  • Posted on: 13 March 2017
  • By: Vincent

All at Galway City Harriers were saddened to hear of the tragic death last weekend of Chris McGrath, a recent member of city club GCH.Chris had competed with the club since juvenile days in the 1990s, and was a very talented and committed athlete who won numerous titles at Juvenile level. In recent years he competed at cross country and road races at regional and National level for GCH and Galway county.

International Call up for Cillian Jordan

  • Posted on: 12 March 2017
  • By: Ger

Congrats to Cillian Jordan  who had an outstanding run in Mallusk Co. Antrim yesterday to finish 8th in the Junior Boys competition at the All Ireland Schools Cross Country Championships securing his place on the Irish team for an upcoming Schools International Competition.  Cillian was representing St Enda's Secondary School.

Barry Murphy and Eoghan Jennings ran fine races also in the Junior Boys race with Barry finishing in 17th and Eoghan in 29th position.  

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Connacht Indoor Results

  • Posted on: 1 March 2017
  • By: Brian

The Connacht Indoor Track and Field Championships were held at the Athlone IT Arena last weekend, over two days of exciting competition. A huge entry of almost 900 athletes competed in a packed programme of over 100 events.

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