The GCH Committee is pleased to advise that our new Membership platform on is now live and ready to accept members for 2017.
The new system allows us to collect and manage member information and payments in a more efficient manner, and will significantly cut down on the time being put in by Club Officials in the administration of membership forms and cash payments.
There will be no Juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 26th Feb due to the Connacht Indoor Championships in Athlone. Best of luck to all our athletes at the event.
The 2016-2017 Cross Country Season has finally ended. Some may well have said good riddance, never again, while others are already looking forward to the beginning of the new xc season in October. The long hauls to some of the events and hard slogs around some of the courses, not to mention the training sessions - well... they say variety is the spice of life !
Well done to all who competed over the season, and hope to see many of you back for the new season !
Attached below is a round up of the season.
The Indoor season will soon come to a close. If you havn't already declared your interest in either event the details are as follows:
Sunday 26th Feb. : Connaught Senior Indoors, Athlone IT. Closing date for entry , Sun.19th Feb.
Sunday 5th March: National Masters Indoors, Athlone IT. Closing date for entry , Friday 24th Feb
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Please see below the links to the Provisional Timetable for the Connacht Indoor Championships on 25th & 26th February. Please check for any updates nearer the event.
Please see the links below for 2017 fixtures.
Please note event dates and venues may be subject to change and always check for updates on our Facebook Page.
Also please see the link to the AAI 2017 Competition Booklet below;
A great talk last night from Dr Karen Weekes - lots of practical advice on how to deal with the boredom, fatigue and pain of training and tips on motivation. Plenty of food for thought for us - I'm sure everyone came away with something they can apply to their training and racing.
A follow-on session around goal-setting is being planned for GCH members in late March/early April. Watch this space.
Galway City Harriers AC, one of Ireland’s largest athletics club, will host the 32nd Streets of Galway 8K road-race on Saturday 12th August 2017 (7pm). This event is the jewel in the crown of Galway city racing events, as a stunning summer evening run through the town centre, culminates in a beautiful 2K section along the promenade at Salthill and finishes with a flourish at the Claddagh basin.
Registrations will open soon, and watch out for some major news on the race shortly!
The Connacht Indoor Championships is open to athletes from U12 ( Born 2006) to Senior and takes place in Athlone IT on 25th and 26th February. U12s & U13s compete on 25th Feb and U14 to Senior compete on 26th Feb. Please sign up at training if you wish to particiapte. The closing date is Friday 17th February. Late entries are not accepted by the Connacht board.
GCH athletes had a very successful day at the Schools Connacht Schools Cross Country in Sligo yesterday.
In the Senior Boys race, Gary Martyn led the field to win his first Connacht Cross Country title just ahead of Eanna Folan in 2nd place. Michael Healy and Ronan Dirrane did well also to finish in 9th and 11th positions.