Cillian Greene wins National U18 200m Title

  • Posted on: 12 July 2015
  • By: Ger

GCH athletes were in superb form this weekend at Day 2 and 3 of the National Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. 

Cillian Greene bolted from his blocks to set a new National Record in the U18 200m. Taking the lead at the 100m  bend, he powered through the finish line to emerge the clear winner in a time of 21.87  to wild applause from the GCH fans in the stand.  The previous day he claimed 2nd in the 100m.

Bryan Ndegro leaped to 1.96m to take silver in the U17 High Jump on Saturday, where the winner Ryan Carty Walsh set a new national record of 2.08m. 

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Seren & Emma set new Irish Records

  • Posted on: 4 July 2015
  • By: Ger

At the National Track & Field  Championships  today in Tullamore, Seren O'Toole set the first of our two National records in the 75m hurdles. The triple connacht title winner stormed passed the race favourite Niamh Foley in the final 5 yards to claim her first national title. Zoe Moore ran impressively too in the same race finishing 4th.  Lydia Doyle was ever so close too in the U16 race finishing 4th By the narrowest of margins. Jonathan McGrath and Did well too to make the final, finishing 6th overall.  

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Silver for U9 Boys at National Champs

  • Posted on: 28 June 2015
  • By: Ger

Richard McGrath and Ronan Duggan won Silver Medals yesterday at the National Track & Field team Event in Tullamore. A sensational run by the young pair who finished just two hundreds of a second off the Winners in the 60m. Richard actually recorded the fastest 60m of the day.

 

Rachel Fahy and Aoibhe Joyce competed in the U11 600m recording impressive times of 2.03 and 2.04 over the distance. A great finish to a very successful season for these young athletes in their first ever All Ireland's.

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Club Challenge - Event 5 Results

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Gerry

On a balmy Tuesday night in Dangan the first night of the county track and field championships doubled as round 5 of the GCH club challenge. 13 GCH athletes toed the line in the 3000 and 5000m races.  At the end of the night Majella Ní Chríocháin and Martin Kearney maintained their positions at the top of the table albeit with reduced leads.

68 GCHers have now scored in the club challenge.  Next up is the National Half Marathon in Dublin at the beginning of August.

 

Muscle Maintenance by Michael O'Connor

  • Posted on: 23 June 2015
  • By: GCH Web

Michael O'Connor, a GCH club member, has opened Muscle Maintenance, a sport therapy clinic in the city offering coaching, sports massage and cryotherapy. We wish Michael well with this venture.Michael is offering GCH members an introductory discount on for treatments, and a complementary cryospa treatment for GCH club members. Contact Michael on: 0863818130 

GCH Club Challenge - Event 5

  • Posted on: 22 June 2015
  • By: Gerry

The county senior outdoors track and field championship sees leg 5 of the club challenge.  The events that make up this leg are as follows: 

  • 7:45pm - 3000m Women
  • 8:15pm - 5000m Men

There will be no GCH track training this Tuesday evening to facilitate the county championships so why not use the 3000m/5000m as your track session and gain some valuable points in the club challenge at the same time.

Entry can be done on the night or to speed things up can be done online at the following link.

GCH athletes win over 25 Individual Connacht Titles

  • Posted on: 14 June 2015
  • By: Ger

Well done to all who competed yesterday in Claremorris at the Connacht Track & Field Championships. The results were outstanding.  From hurdles to sprints to field events and middle distance GCH athletes excelled. 

See results attached.

 

There are two albums with Photo's from the weekend on the links below.

http://www.galwaycityharriers.com/albums/connacht-tf-u-13-u19-1

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