• Posted on: 4 July 2019
  • By: Mags

National Track and Field League. Well done to the GCH men’s team who secured a final spot following Round two of the National Track and Field League, which was held in Athlone IT last Sunday. Also securing their places in the League final were the Galway County Ladies and Men’s teams. The National League final, will be held on Saturday, July 20th in Tullamore.

National Juvenile. Well done to all our young athletes who competed last weekend at the National U9-11 Juvenile paired events and the U12 and U13 National individual championships.

International selection. Congratulations to Cillin Greene who has been selected to run on the Irish 4x400m team for the upcoming European U23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden, which will be held from the 11th – 14th July 2019. A busy month for our athletes with Robert McDonnell selected on the Irish team to compete at the European Youth Olympics to be held in Baku in July, from the 20th to 28th. 

World University Games. Congratulations to former GCH athlete Alanna Lally of UCD who travels to compete on the Irish squad at the World University Games which take place from July 3rd to 14th in Napoli in Italy. Alanna will compete in the 800m with her first race off on July 8th.

Summer Camp. Galway City Harriers will hold their inaugural juvenile summer camp from July 15th to 19th, (6s-12s) in the Regional Sports Centre in Dangan. Limited spaces remain. Link here:

Grant Thornton Corporate 5K. The Grant Thornton Corporate 5K Team Challenge Galway was held recently in Ballybrit. Michelle Egan of GCH representing DHKN was first lady over the line in a time of 21.31

Fixtures. This weekend sees more National championships action taking place, with the Irish Life Health Junior and U23 Outdoors being held in Tullamore on Saturday July 6th, with Sunday seeing the Juvenile Track and Field championship programme continuing, again in Tullamore.