Next Fit4Life Beginners Group

  • Posted on: 28 December 2018
  • By: Una

Start to Run in 2019 with Galway City Harriers

Our next Beginners group will start on Monday 4th February at 7pm. 

New and returning members are welcome.  

So whether you are new to running or getting back into it after a break you will find like minded people who will support you.

Membership is €45 for 2019 (January to December).  For more information click READ MORE

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Senior/Master County Indoors & Updated Fixture List

  • Posted on: 21 December 2018
  • By: Mags

The Galway County Indoors takes place on 12th and 13th January 2019 in Athlone. The Senior and Master competition will take takes place on the Sunday (13th January). Please note the closing date is Thursday 3rd January for Senior and Master entries. (v35&v50). Contact the club Secretary for entry. Any master athlete who wishes to compete as a senior - let me know when putting your name forward. All athletes must be registered for 2019 in order to compete.

Merry Christmas everyone and hope you all have a Happy New Year !!

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GCH Endurance Training Camp Portugal

  • Posted on: 17 December 2018
  • By: Una

Friday 12th April - Monday 22nd April 2019 Friday 12th April - Depart Shannon-Faro 10:20am Ryanair FR2303Transfers to accommodation in Aldeia da Falésia from this flight Monday 22nd AprilTransfers from Aldeia da Falésia at 10am for Faro.Depart Faro -Shannon 13:30 Ryanair FR2304 Cost: €175 including transfers, accommodation (2 people sharing in Aldeia de Falesia) and coaching camp fee. This will be discounted to €160 if paid in full by 19th January.  Other accommodation options are available in the area.

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GCH Juvenile Indoor Championship Best Performances over the years

  • Posted on: 13 December 2018
  • By: Ger

After a number of months analysing Juvenile Indoor results Seamus Lynch has recorded the GCH Juvenile Indoor Best Performances for County, Province and National/International Championships. It has taken many hours delving through the archives to produce such a comprehensive document.  The club is very appreciative of the work that has gone into this.  We would also like to acknowledge the help received from Iain Shaw with the sourcing of historical records.

Please note that there are three tabs on the excel Document.

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Annual Awards Night 2018

  • Posted on: 6 December 2018
  • By: Una

We celebrated our 2018 Awards Night on Sunday, 2nd December in a new venue, the Menlo Park Hotel.  The event was hosted once again by Club President, Pat O’Dwyer, and over one hundred awards were presented to our  club athletes, coaches and volunteers.  It was a fabulous event and many thanks to all who attended.

Special mention to Niamh Hennelly, Brian Bruton, Mags Sheridan, Ger Nally and Una Murphy and who worked hard behind the scenes to make the event happen.

Guidelines for Juvenile Relays

  • Posted on: 28 November 2018
  • By: Ger

U12 – U19 GCH Juvenile Relay Policy

Athlete Step Up’s

As per AAI rules, athlete Step ups (i.e. a child is allowed run up one age) are allowed when putting together GCH relay teams.  A maximum of one Step up will be permitted in the U12 and U13 age categories, and a maximum two Step ups will be permitted from U14 and upwards.

Indoor Season – 4 x 200m

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Silver for GCH U20 team at the National Cross Country Championships

  • Posted on: 26 November 2018
  • By: Ger

The 2018 National Cross Country Championships ( Even Ages)  took place at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown yesterday in cool but sunny conditions.  A highly competitive day’s racing saw GCH’s U20 Men’s team take silver medals behind Clonliffe Harriers over the 6,000m course.

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Information for National Cross Country in Abbottstown

  • Posted on: 23 November 2018
  • By: Mags

The National Cross Country Championships for Senior, Junior and Juvenile even ages takes place this Sunday 25th November, in Abbottstown. First race commencing at 11.30am.

Galway City Harriers will have a number of teams and individuals competing across most of the races. Juvenile teams/individuals qualified from the Connaught Champioships while a number of athletes will also compete on the Galway County Teams.

Upcoming Races & Fixture List

  • Posted on: 13 November 2018
  • By: Mags

Attached is a fixture list with a mix of Cross Country/Indoor Track & Field and some local Road Races. Please Note the following upcoming fixtures:

The Ballinderreen 10k this Sunday 18th November at 12.30pm, organised by South Galway Athletic Club, will incorporate the Galway County 10k Road Race Championships.

Two upcoming National Cross Country events - entry information:

1) Sunday 25th November: National Senior and Junior Cross Country Championships (Abbottstown). Entry to club secretary by Wednesday night 14th November.

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