Thank you to Brian B. Much of information below taken from his Galway Athletics Weekly Report.
Please Note that the CLOSING DATES for any National Track & Field and National xc competition will now be the WEDNESDAY WEEK prior to the competition.
The CLOSING DATE for The AAI Games and National Combined Events is Wednesday, June 12th.
The CLOSING DATE for the National Junior & Under 23 Championships is Wednesday, June 26th
National Juvenile Day 1 Closing date is Wednesday, June 26th.
National Juvenile Days 2 & 3 Closing date is Wednesday,3rd July.
Attached is the provisional Track timetable and provisional Field timetable for the Connaught Track & Field Championships, which take place this Saturday, June 15th, Sligo IT. ( competition for u14s-u19s, Senior & Master).
Please note that that track events may run ahead or behind schedule. Listen out for announcements/updates at the track. Field events order may be subject to change.
The Connacht Championships for U9s to U13s took place in Dangan on Saturday in wet and windy conditions. Well done to all our athletes who took part on the day. A big thank you to Amanda Hynes and to all who officiated on the day.
There were a number of medal winners and qualifiers for the Nationals after a long day of competition.
At U9 level Aisling Tauchen and Matilda Carroll won bronze in the 60m sprint teamed pair.
There will be no training on Friday 7th June for 9 to 12 year olds due to the Connacht Championships the following day.
Best of luck to all our athletes competing.
The Connaught Senior and Master Track & Field Championships (along with the u14-u19s) will take place on Saturday 15th June, at Sligo IT.
Under ages sign up at Juvenile training asap.
Closing date for GCH Senior and Master entries is this Saturday 8th June. Entries to Secretary please. No late entries will be accepted once system has closed.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Mags: 087-9234224
Day 3 of the Galway Senior/Master/Junior Championships takes place tomorrow evening, Thursday 6th June. Hammer event starts at 6.15pm with track events from 7pm in Dangan. Track events include 10,000m County Championship races, plus open mile and sprint races. Timetable below.
Enter is via club secretaries or on the night from 6.15pm.
Timetable of events
Field (6.15pm): Hammer 6.15 pm. NB : No access to track when this event is on!
7.05 pm 120 m
Galway 5k Series. The final leg of the 5k series, hosted by GCH was held in Clarinbridge yesterday evening in damp conditions. Big thank you to all our volunteers/marshalls/caterers and thank you to the photographer and red tag timing over the series. Thank you to the GCH Director on the night and to the overall 5k Committee and directors and all the clubs involved in the series, Thank you to Patricia Monaghan for the lovely cakes and buns. Well done to all of the GCH athletes who competed in the overall series.
Ireland’s best schools’ athletes competed in the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore on Saturday (June 1st). Just making the start line here is a major achievement for the athletes so congrats to all our athletes who competed on the day, the club is immensely proud of you all.