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Streets of Galway 2010 Results

  • Posted on: 8 August 2010
  • By: mel

Provisional Results for the 2010 Streets of Galway 8k Road Race are attached.

Position Race NumberName Gender Category Club Finish Time Chip Time
1 2019 David Rooney M SM Raheny Shamrocks AC 00:23:57 00:23:56
2 6 Sergiu Ciobanu M SM Clonliffe Harriers 00:24:17 00:24:16
3 1283 John Cleary M SM Ferrybank AC 00:25:00 00:24:59
4 2079 Cillian O'Leary M SM Raheny Shamrocks AC 00:25:16 00:25:16
5 2297 Kenneth Rodgers M SM St Cronans AC 00:25:35 00:25:34
6 1453 Matthew Bidwell M SM Galway City Harriers AC 00:25:39 00:25:38
7 2322 James McIntyre M SM Finn Valley 00:25:53 00:25:51

Surprise For Bernie

  • Posted on: 1 August 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:4768 size=250 align=right title=""]A surprise presentation was made to Bernie at the fit4life session on Thursday 27th in appreciation of her motivation & guidance by many of the fit4life participants. "Week after week in rain or sunshine - Bernie is there to keep us all going, for this we say a big thank you."

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Saturday 31st July Training Session (Controlled Discomfort!)

  • Posted on: 29 July 2010
  • By: mel

Matt's instructions for Saturday:

Saturday 31st July - Meet outside changing rooms at Dangan 10am after 10 min warm-up jog.

Session - Threshold running

Key principles - You are aiming to run at the pace where running switches from aerobic exercise to anaerobic exercise. By not running so fast that the activity become significantly anaerobic it means that you can sustain a pace that will really work the cardiovascular system for a long period of time. After the first couple of minutes your heart rate should be at 80-85% of your max.

Ronan Kelly & Alanna Lally for Celtic Games

  • Posted on: 29 July 2010
  • By: mel

Congratulations to both Ronan Kelly and Alanna Lally who have been selected to represent Ireland at the Celtic games on August 7th. Alanna has been selected for the U16 800m and Ronan for the U18 400m Relay team. This year, the competition is hosted in Ireland, taking place in Athlone on August 7th, and they will compete against teams from Scotland, Wales and Ulster.

National T&F League Results

  • Posted on: 29 July 2010
  • By: mel

The full results of the National League Round 2 T&F competitions in Athlone and Santry are now up on the AAI website at: http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?page_id=160. Galway City Harriers will compete in the Division 1 final on Saturday 14th of August. GCH finished second on points in the qualifiers to Ferrybank with Tallaght, Sligo and Kilkenny City Harriers in hot pursuit.

Saturday 24th July Training Session

  • Posted on: 22 July 2010
  • By: mel

Matt's away for the next few sessions, but it's training as usual and Matt has left full details of the plan for each session. I'll be posting each a couple of days in advance.

Saturday 24th July - Meet outside changing rooms at Dangan 10am after 10min warm-up jog
Session - Continuous hills

Key principles-

Matt's Track Session Is Back On Tonight!

  • Posted on: 21 July 2010
  • By: mel

Matt will take the Wednesday track session as per usual tonight. Originally we had cancelled this week on account of the Boston 5k, but with that posponed, the Wednesday Session is back on. Matt has a nice 'fartlek' (i.e. speedplay!) session around the trails in mind. We'll start a bit later at 6:15 tonight - be warmed up beforehand. Spread the word!

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