Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Pat is Back!

  • Posted on: 27 June 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:4706 align=right size=200 title=""]Word has reached GCH towers that Pat Sherry dusted off and donned his GCH singlet for the first time in a few years, at the Claremorris 5 mile road race this evening. He picked up one of the prizes in his comeback race, coming in 3rd behind clubmate Ian Egan who was 1st home in the V40 race. The overall race winner was John Byrne Mayo A.C.


All-Ireland Dates and Timetables

  • Posted on: 21 June 2010
  • By: mel

All-Ireland Timetables are attached.

Note U9-U11 team competition is Saturday 26th June (not Sunday 27th June), in Templemore.

Under 9 - Under 11

Boys & Girls Saturday 26th June 2010. (Originally on calendar for 27th.)

Under 13 - Under 19
Days 1 & 2 are 3rd & 4th July
Days 3 & 4 are 24th & 25th July.
The Under 12-19 relays will be held on Sunday 25th July.

Summer Solstice Reminder

  • Posted on: 20 June 2010
  • By: mel

A reminder of the Annaghdown Summer Solstice 10k, which takes place tomorrow, Monday Jun 21st at 7:30pm, and of which Paul Fallon is one of the local organisers.

Entries will be taken before the race in Annaghdown National school near the start line. Entries are €15. The race finishes at the Pier. There is also a kids 1k fun run at 7:00pm.

The traditional post race dip in the Corrib is optional!


John's Galway Track & Field & Monivea Photos

  • Posted on: 18 June 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:4691 size=250 align=right title=""]John O'Connor was in Dangan last night with his camera and has captured the action with plenty photos available to view here: He also has a set from the Moivea 5k last Sunday morning, these start at page 14


G.C.H. Men at National League

  • Posted on: 15 June 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:4679 align=right size=300 title=""]Updated below with full report, from coach Matt, on the GCH team performance.
GCH men's team travelled to Tullamore on Saturday to compete in the National League Track and Field competition. The league takes place over two preliminary rounds followed by a final for the top clubs. G.C.H. had a solid team performance, finishing the first round on top of their Division 1 Pool A table. They were just ahead of Tallaght A.C. with Kilkenny City Harriers in 3rd at the moment.

The Bogtrotter's Marathon

  • Posted on: 12 June 2010
  • By: seamusc

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Full, Half & Relay
Strokestown, Co. Roscommon on 24th July

The Bogtrotter's Marathon is a new marathon event taking place in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon on 24th July for runners /walkers of all abilities. It includes a full, half and relay marathon and goes from Strokestown to Rooskey and back on the minor roads and bog tracks.

Killaloe Pink Ribbon 10K Run/Walk

  • Posted on: 12 June 2010
  • By: seamusc

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Killaloe Pink Ribbon 10K Run/Walk
Killaloe/Ballina, Co. Clare on 19th June

The Inaugural Killaoe pink ribbon walk will be held on June 19th 2010 in the beautiful villages of Killaloe/Ballina, Co. Clare.

John O'Connor's Dangan Photos Are Here!

  • Posted on: 10 June 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:4554 align=right size=225 title=""]John O'Connor's wonderful collection of photos from Dangan last Tuesday are now uploaded here: There are over 250 photos to enjoy! John also now has two photo sharing sites on flickr and picasaweb, where you can keep an eye out for his latest photography. They are: