The Irish Life Health National Master Indoor Championships scheduled to take place this Sunday 4th March has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The championship has been rescheduled for SATURDAY 10TH MARCH in Athlone IT.
Entry to the event has now reopened until this Sunday evening. Link to timetable here (ignore the old date of the 3rd on this)
Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Champs Day 1 Rescheduled
Due to forecasted weather events over the next few days, the final day of the Athletics Leinster Juvenile Championships scheduled for the AIT Arena this Saturday has been postponed.
GCH athletes enjoyed a very successful weekend at the Connacht Indoor Championships in Athlone IT. There were some exciting performances in the relay competition where ten of our relay teams successfully qualified for the upcoming National Championships on 11th March. The top four athletes in each event qualify for the National Championships next month except for the middle distance races and relays where only the top three places go through.
GCH current and former athletes struck gold at the National Track and Field Indoor Championships, held in the new National Indoor Arena in Dublin, with national titles for both Sean Breathnach and Alanna Lally.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 25th February due to the Connacht Indoor Championships which are being held in Athlone IT.
Best of luck to all our athletes and coaches.
Training will continue as normal on Friday night at 7pm.
The scenic Brothers of Charity grounds at Kilcornan, Clarenbridge hosted the National Juvenile Relays, B Championships and the Intermediate and Masters cross country championships on Sunday last. The event saw over 1,200 athletes competing across a sixteen-race programme, with challenging underfoot conditions and cold weather making it a real cross country test.
Please see below the amended Timetable of Events for the Connacht Indoor Championships which take place in Athlohe IT on Saturday 24th for U12s and U13s and Sunday 25th February for U14s to Senior. All athletes must have signed up at training to participate at these events. There will be no entries taken on the day.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 25th Feb.
Please Note: There are 2 GAA matches in Pearse Stadium this Sunday 11th February- one at 12pm and one at 2pm, so anyone heading to Clarinbridge to the Cross Country from that direction, please leave Galway City early to get out to Clarinbridge ! Galway Athletics are looking for more marshals / helpers for the Cross Country this Sunday, 11th February in Clarinbridge. Quite a lot of volunteer work has gone in up to this point to ensure the event happens here in Galway and is successful.
Galway City Harriers Junior Men’s Cross Country team competed in Mira in Portugal at the European Clubs Cross Country Championships on Sunday last and the five-man squad did the club and the city proud, with a great ninth place finish in their first outing at European level.