GALWAY CLINIC Streets of Galway 8KM
We would like to welcome you to the Streets of Galway 8km road race for 2019, sponsored by the Galway Clinic. This is the 34th edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8km road race, which is organised by Galway City Harriers AC, the long established athletics club in Galway. The race is 8km in distance and is approved by AAI.
Many thanks to all who made the 2018 Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8k a huge success. The biggest ever edition of the famous race was held Saturday 11th August last through the city streets and was made possible by GCH, the Streets committee, hundreds of volunteers, the Galway Clinic and our associate sponsors, as well as Galway City Council, the Gardai and all who helped organise what is one of the citys great summer events, where young and old,and fast and steady runners all take part ! Well done to everyone who was there!
It’s going to be another exciting year for the Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8k! We’ve seen Galway city come alive with festival goers over the past couple of months from artists, musicians to fashionistas, but this Saturday evening the city will be buzzing with eager runners and walkers, as the 33rd race takes over the streets of Galway.
Race day is nearly here ! Entrants for the Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8K on Saturday, August 11th can find your Race Number on the attached document.
Please ensure you have this number, along with your print-out email of registration confirmation details when collecting your race-pack (which includes a fantastic technical t shirt, number with timing chip) at Race HQ, The Claddagh Hall, South Park, Salthill, Galway.
See map link for location of Claddagh Hall http://bit.ly/2mLMYbn
The 2017 Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8k provisional prize list is attached. Congratulations to all those who won a prize, to all who competed, and especially to all who visited Galway for the race, on what was an amazing and hugely enjoyable evening of running , watched by thousands on the iconic route. GCH would ask that any queries or amendments be notified by Friday next at noon ,to race email firstname.lastname@example.org .The final list will be published Friday at 5pm .
Full results from the Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 2017 can be found here.
The sun shone brightly last Saturday evening in Galway with over 3000 athletes taking part in the 32nd Galway Clinic Streets of Galway which was sold out once again.
What is now a major event in the Summer Calendar in Galway grows each year and offers athletes and fun runners a unique chance through run through the heart of Galway City.
Some typical tasks that our race day volunteers carry out include:
- staffing the race pack collection desk over race weekend;
- preparing the race route including the start/finish areas;
- acting as race marshals along the race-route;
- handing out water to participants at the 5K mark in Salthill (Rockbarton Road) and at the finish line on Nimmo's Pier in the Claddagh;
- clean-up afterwards.
The 2016 Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k Course Map is attached- start is at GTI and finish at South Park Claddagh