Do you want to get fit?
Do you want to go out and jog a few miles? Do you want someone to give advice and guidance? Maybe you just want a bit of company and a bit of craic as you run? Whatever your reasons Fit4Life is here to help you.
The National Intermediate and Masters Cross Country Championships takes place on Sunday 3rd February. Dundalk IT is the venue for this year's Championships ( link to race schedule below). The club are looking to put teams together in the various races. The Master individual categories begin at over 35 through to over 75s.
Any interested club athletes contact the secretary ( details below ) by Friday 27th January.
Master Team categories are : o35, o50 and o65. Club athletes will also be considered for the Galway County Teams.
Start to Run in 2019 with Galway City Harriers
Our next Beginners group will start on Monday 4th February at 7pm.
New and returning members are welcome.
So whether you are new to running or getting back into it after a break you will find like minded people who will support you.
Membership is €45 for 2019 (January to December). For more information click READ MORE
Attached is a fixture list with a mix of Cross Country/Indoor Track & Field and some local Road Races. Please Note the following upcoming fixtures:
The Ballinderreen 10k this Sunday 18th November at 12.30pm, organised by South Galway Athletic Club, will incorporate the Galway County 10k Road Race Championships.
Two upcoming National Cross Country events - entry information:
1) Sunday 25th November: National Senior and Junior Cross Country Championships (Abbottstown). Entry to club secretary by Wednesday night 14th November.
The next Fit4Life Beginners Group will start on Thursday 20th September.
This suitable for absolute beginners and will be walking/running initially.
Plently of regular walks between now and then will help get you fit enough to start.
The group meets at 7pm at the Westside Library.
Please do not park in the Church Grounds, there is plenty of parking in the Shopping Centre Car Park.
Day 2 of the Galway County adult Track & Field Championships takes place later this evening (Thur.31st May). Do arrive in plenty of time. Order of events as follows:
7:15pm - 400m H
7:30pm - 3000m
7:45pm - 5000m
8:15pm - 200m
8:30pm - 800m
8:45pm - Relays
7:15pm - Discus
7:45pm - HJ
8:15pm - Triple Jump
8:30pm - WFD
Day 2 of the Galway County adult ( Senior, Junior & Master ) Track & Field takes place this Thursday 31st May, in Dangan at 7pm. There is still time enter - please contact the club secretary. Points towards the County League available in all events so why not try something different !
List of events below.
3000m (women) / 5000m (men), 200m, 800m, 400m hurdles, high jump, triple jump, discus, weight for distance (wfd), 4 x 100m relay and 4 x 400m relay.
Following is the order of events for the Galway County Adult (Sen.Master, Jun) Track & Field Day 1,which will be held this Thursday evening, 24th May. Numbers can be collected at the shed. Arrive in plenty of time. Events may run ahead of schedule. Entry still available until this Tuesday evening. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship -slight change to schedule.The 3,000m for women and 5,000m for men will now take place on Day 2. Information and entry details below. Dates to be confirmed for days 3 and 4.
Events are for Senior, Master and Junior only. Athletes must be currently registered with their club in order to compete.
Day 1. Thursday 24th May. 7pm Dangan.
1500m, 100m, 400m, 100/110 Hurdles, Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Walk.
Entries to secretary by 22nd May.
Attached are the official results for the Galway County 10mile Champioship held in conjunction with the recent Craughwell 10 miler. County medals for GCH athletes in the following categories: Senior Men: 1st Matt Bidwell. Senior Women: 2nd Grainne Ni Uallachain, 3rd Sinead Brody. V35 Women: 3rd Emily Bruton. V35 Men: 2nd Paul Keane. V50 Men: 1st Martin Kearney, 2nd Michael O'Sullivan.
Teams: GCH Mens Team 1st ( Matt Bidwell, Paul Keane, Louis Coyne, Conor Dolan). GCH Womens Team 2nd ( Grainne Ni Uallachain, Sinead Brody, Emily Bruton, Abigail Colleran)