Galway City Harriers AC, one of Ireland’s largest athletics club, will host the 31st running of the famous Streets of Galway 8K road-race on Saturday 6th August 2016 (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.
This year we are delighted to announce that the Radisson Blu Hotel Galway has come on board as race sponsor.
The Dublin City Marathon team organisers have secured permission to increase their capacity by an extra 2000 . So if you have not already so, please put your name on waiting list. The link is below. You will still not be guranteed a place. I have done all I can re with AAI and Dublin Marathon team.
Waiting list is available viasseairtricitydublinmarathon.ie/contact-us
Last weekend was a very busy and successfull weekend for the club.
Congrats to the GCH mens team who took bronze in the final of the National Track & Field League in Tullamore. Great team effort over all three rounds. Well done to manager Brendan Glynn and all the coaches who have built up this team over the years. Well done also to the Galway County womens team who reached the final, with some GCH women competing on the team.
This from the Dublin Marathon page, so if you planning on running and not yet signed up, do so now !
Over 15,000 walkers, joggers & runners have signed up for the 37th SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon so far. (incorporating the National Marathon Championships)
Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8K 2016 - Race Information
The Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k start list is attached for all entrants to date. Please check your race number ! Use this or your confirmation email to collect race pack .
The 2016 Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k Course Map is attached- start is at GTI and finish at South Park Claddagh
Please show your support for our Galway teams.
The GCH mens National Track & Field League manager, (an excellent determined manager ) Brendan Glynn, has shared with us the following statement :
With Olympics in Rio kicking off in August, why not give your attention to Elite athletics domestically?
Galway City Harriers juvenile produced some tremendous performances at the National Outdoor Championships in Tullamore this year. In the Individual events our athletes won a total of six gold and 5 bronze medals. Our relay teams broke two national records, won 5 Gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.