Juvenile training for all ages recommences on Sunday 8th September in Dangan at 10.30am. Looking forward to seeing everyone back for the Autumn/winter season and also to welcoming new members.
Please see upcoming X Country details below.
Cross Country Championships 2019
Below are dates to hand for current local AAI permitted Road races.
Saturday 24th August. Claregalway 10k, 6pm. Late Entries (taken up to 5.30pm) at the Claregalway Community Centre.
Saturday 31st August. Caltra AC 5k, 11am. (incorporating County 5k Championships). Registration from 9.30am in Caltra Community Centre on the day.
A big thank you to Seamus Lynch for the Juvenile End of Season reports in the attachments below. The reports highlight the numerous achievements of our athletes over Cross Country and Track & Field competitions during the 2018/2019 season as well as updates on new Club records accomplished.
A wonderful tribute to our talented athletes!
A terrific day for our Master Athletes at the National Masters Track & Field Championships in Tullamore on Sunday last. The weather didn't deter the GCH athletes who returned home with eighteen individual medals and three team relay medals in the various Master category event races.
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
National Senior Track and Field Championships
Well done to all our athletes who competed at the National Senior Track and Field Championships last weekend in the Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. There were some fine performances from all our athletes.
Nicole Walsh won a fabulous bronze medal in a in a top-class Ladies 400m final on Sunday, with a tremendous finish in a personal best time of 54.74.
Well done to our GCH men’s team and Manager Cliff Jennings who secured a well-deserved bronze in the National league final on Saturday last in Tullamore. Thank you to Cliff for the report below.
After scraping through the qualifying rounds in 8th place, we finally had an almost full strength team for the League final. Big Sean was back even though not 100% fit. Seamus was back in for the walk and Andrew came out of steeplechase retirement to give it a go and between them they scored some big points.
Many thanks to Seamus Lynch for this report.
Galway City Harriers finished their year emphatically with a sensational five relay titles, two Championship Best performances and numerous other podium places at the National Relay and B Championships in Tullamore. Aoibhe Deely, Chloe Casey and Seren O’Toole were Triple Gold medallists with double gold for Christian Ogbemudia, Conor Hoade & Emma Jane Moran.
In the Relays there were medals as follows: