News/Results 11/12th August

  • Posted on: 19 August 2019
  • By: Mags

European Team Championships

Nicole Walsh of Galway City Harriers competed for Ireland at the European Team Track and Field Championships held in Norway on the weekend of the 11/12th August. The talented sprinter ran on the Irish 4x400m relay squad and helped them to fourth place overall in the race on her senior debut for her country.

Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8k

Close to 2,600 finished the 2019 Streets of Galway race despite some heavy rain. Well done to everyone! First across the finish line was Damien Landers of Ennis Track in 24.07 with Sean Hehir of Rathfarnham AC second in 24.13 and Kenny Rodgers of St. John’s AC finishing third in 24.17. First female to finish was Ann Marie McGlynn of Letterkenny AC in 26.41 with Siobhan O’ Doherty of Borrisokane second in 28.10 and Regina Casey of GCH third in 28.49. Many thanks to our wonderful Streets committee, race director, Galway Clinic, and the local authorities. Big thank you to all our members and to everyone who helped out in any way – marshals, volunteers and all helpers.

National Half Marathon

Ciaran Faherty of GCH impressed at the recent National Half Marathon held in Dublin, placing 10th overall in a time of 70 minutes 8 seconds. Ciaran will look to improve his marathon best time at the upcoming Berlin Marathon.