Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Flora Women's Mini Marathon

  • Posted on: 3 June 2007
  • By: Maire

Due to a few late cancellations, we now have 4 spare seats on the bus tomorrow, leaving Knocknacarra Church at 8am and Menlo Park Hotel at 8.30. Anyone is welcome to travel with us. Will be departing Dublin at 5.30. Cost is 20 euro. Ring me on 086-8036044 or email at
Best of luck to all the ladies taking part tomorrow!

Dangan 5k Snapshots

  • Posted on: 2 June 2007
  • By: mel

[acidfree:205 align=right]Some pictures from the Dangan 5k follow, courtesy of club photographer Jane. Many thanks to everyone who helped to organise the Dangan 5k and make it an enjoyable evening and finale to a very successful Galway 5k Series. Thanks to all G.C.H. club members and their families who helped out before, after and on the night. Special thanks to friends and colleagues from many other Athletic Clubs who provided great assistance - especially in finish timing, video and results, stewarding and medical presence.

Gary Thornton Wins BUSA Outdoor Championships 10k

  • Posted on: 9 May 2007
  • By: mel

Gary ThorntonGary Thornton won the British Universities 10k on the track last weekend in a superb time of 29:30.47s. This represents a personal best performance for Gary, who is now based in London and was competing for St. Mary’s.

BUSA Outdoor Athletics Championships 2007 – Bedford - 10000m MEN
1 Gary Thornton St. Mary’s 29:30.47
2 Jonathon Thewlis Nottingham 29:59.48
3 Matthew Janes Westminster 30.23.09

Galway Senior T&F Series

  • Posted on: 2 May 2007
  • By: Paul Mc

If you’re based in the west and you’re looking for opportunities to compete in Track & Field on a regular basis than we have great news for you.

The Galway Co. Board has restructured it’s Senior Track & Field Championships and has made it into a 3 day open series commencing on Thursday May 10th. This is an excellent opportunity for some low-key early season competition.

Entries are invited from all athletes aged 16 and over. Athletes from outside Galway are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Masters category also.

David Gillick for European Athlete of the Month

  • Posted on: 5 April 2007
  • By: Vincent

For the second month in succession David Gillick has been nominated for European Athlete of Month.

This month sees David been honoured for his sensational 400m victory in the European Indoor Championships last March. That performance was the highest scoring male event of the competition according to the IAAF scoring tables.