Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Take The Mile Challenge

  • Posted on: 5 July 2007
  • By: mel

Ever wondered what you could run for a mile? Well, here is your chance to find out. This Saturday 7th July a series of mile races will take place at the Regional Sports Centre, Dangan as part of a nationwide event - the SPAR Mile Challenge. Starting at 11:00am, people from all over the country will take part in mile races at 28 different venues nationwide. If you can crawl, walk, jog or even run 4 laps of a running track than this event is for you.

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.