This years Streets of Galway Race will take place on Saturday August 10th at 7.00pm.
More details to follow.
Galway City Harriers had 67 participants in the Craughwell leg of the 5k Series on Tuesday 21st May.
First home for the Men’s Race was Owen Byrne (Galway City Harriers) with a PB of 16:09, followed by Timmie Glavey (Mayo AC) in 16:26 with GCH’s Billy King coming 3rd in 16:32.
First place in the Ladies Race was Regina Casey of GCH in 18:29, Sinead Foran (Athenry AC) came in second place in 19:28, followed by Jane-Ann Healy (Athenry AC)in 3rd place in 19:35.
There will be ample parking on the night –please use the Avenue Entrance to the Racecourse (Parkmore end) and follow the road all the way up and around to the large car park behind the Mayor’s Garden, following the instructions of any parking stewards on duty. The course itself is relatively straight forward.
The Great Limerick Run took place last Sunday May 5th 2013.
Congrats to Sinead Brody in the Half Marathon, wearing her GCH singlet for the first time came 6th in the ladies Half Marathon race in 1:32:32. And well done Donal Gill who also represented Friends of A on the day in 1.45.08 and new PB for Donal! Also running was Aoife Flanagan (2:04:37), Aisling McQuade (2:04:37), Audrey Flynn (2:12:29) and Ger Naughton (2:15:12).
Following on from the National 10k last month, the GCH Club Challenge results have been updated and attached below.
Sean Breachnach (GCH) was placed 1st in the 2kg discus, throwing well clear of the field with 46.06m.
Michael Conerney also of GCH was placed second with 39.53 and Crusaders’ Sam Graine was third with 38.34.
For full details go to http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/?p=31760
Well done to everyone from the club who took part in this year's National 10k Championships in Phoenix Park on April 14th held in conjunction with the Great Ireland Run. The club was well represented with almost 30 members taking part in the event this year.
Congrats to Matt Bidwell who once again took 1st place victory in the M40 category in 33:36.
In the M35+ category GCH also took home first place with Matt Bidwell, Gerry Carty and Brian Bruton finishing in a total time of 1:46:54. Second was Tullamore Harriers Athletic Club in 1:52:02 and 3rd was Mayo Ac in 1:54:16.
Diarmuid Coughlan reports on this years Boston Marathon and his experience surrounding this years event.
by Diarmuid “Dee” Coughlan
The 2nd Annual Galway Sports Partnership 10k took place in Labane / Ardrahan on Saturday 20th April 2013 with over 200 people taking part this year. Galway City Harriers were well represented with lots of take home prizes on the day for club members.
The Men’s race was won by Matt Bidwell of GCH in 33:21, followed closely by Peter O’Sullivan in 2nd place in a time of 33:35 with Gearoid Hynes of GCH achieving 3rd place in 35:32.
Well done to everyone from Fit 4 Life who took part in the race.
Offical Results attached.