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.
Due to the Galway Cross Country Championships on Sunday 2nd & 9th October there will be no training in Dangan for 7 to 12 Year olds.
Best of luck to all competing.
The following races will take place on Sunday 2nd October at Palace Grounds in Tuam. Please arrive at 12 O'clock to get the athletes race number and to join in the pre race warm up. U10s - 1000m;U12s - 2000m ;U14s - 3000m;U16s - 4000m ;U18s - 4000m (girls) 6,000 (boys) Athletes should bring the following;
Any Seniors/Masters....Novice, Intermediate....who are interested in running the the Galway County x-c and Connaught x-c, contact the club secretary no later than Wednesday 28th (for the County Galway x-c)
Sunday 2nd October: Galway County x-c. Senior/Master/Junior and even age Juveniles, Palace Grounds, Tuam @ 1pm
Sunday 9th October: Juvenile uneven ages. Bushfield, Loughrea.
Saturday 15th October: Coannaught x-c Senior/Masters day 1, & Connaught Primary Schools final. Sligo Racecourse.
Upcoming Events for young juveniles
The Galway Cross Country Competitions will take place over the first two Sundays in October and it’s an ideal event for athletes of all abilities. Club members can sign up at Training.
Athletes will need to have a Club Singlet to compete and they can be purchased at the Track for €15.
The Race Distances are as follows for each age group and the Competitions commence at 1PM.
September 10th to the 18th is designated as the European Week of Sport, to encourage people of all ages to become active.
Training for athletes aged 7 to 12 years will recommence on Sunday 18th Sepember at 10.30am. Looking forward to seeing you all back after the Summer holidays.
As our membership numbers are large for this age group Parents of athletes aged 7 to 10years need to remain trackside during the training sessions. If you can help out on Sundays during this session please speak to one of the coaches and you can add your name to the Rota.
The Older Sprint Group will recommence in October. Details to follow.
Our Sunday morning training sessions will soon restart for 7 to 12 year olds.
Cross Country Training will resume on Sunday 4th September in Dangan for athletes who are interested in competing in the upcoming Cross Country races. This training is suitable for athletes born 2005 and older only. This group will also train on Friday nights at 7pm. Details of training for younger groups and the sprint group to follow soon.