Galway City Harriers juvenile produced some tremendous performances at the National Outdoor Championships in Tullamore this year. In the Individual events our athletes won a total of six gold and 5 bronze medals. Our relay teams broke two national records, won 5 Gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.
Brian Bruton, who is far too youthful to call a GCH stalwart yet, represented Ireland in May this year at the European Masters Road Race Championships which were held in the Algarve in Portugal.
Now Brain may not have come home with a tan, but he did come home having come 4th in his Age Category )35 in the 10k Road Race….. a massive achievement Brian!! Congrats.
The National Half Marathon takes place in Dublin on Sunday, August 7th. Anyone wishing to enter can do so using the link below . The Club will reimburse entry fee for those who run.
Be sure to select Half Marathon-AAI Member 7 August. You will need your AAI membership number. Contact or message Mags @ 0879234224 for your Reg. number
The National Junior & u23 championships take pace in Tullamore on Saturday 2nd July.Timetable below.
Friday 24th June is entry deadline
Entries to secretary
Track times have now changed to 6.30pm at the usual spot each Tuesday night at Dangan Track!!
Track will now be merged wih Galway Triathlon Club members, this will help it group sizes and to ensure a good range of paces.
Please ensure your track fees are paid in advance.
Report by John Kilmartin
Galway City Harriers had an exceptional day at the Connacht U13 -19 finals in Sligo on Sat June 18th claiming over fifty (50) medals on the day.
Cilin Greene did the sprint double at 100m and 200m in U19 Boys and continues to go from strength to strength.
Nicole King won a gold in the girls U19 200m final while Ann Moroney won the 1500m before dashing off to assist Galway senior footballers in Castlebar.
Last date for entries is Sunday 19th June.
There are two upcoming National Track & Field Championships.
The National Senior Track & Field Championships take place on the 25th and 26th June in Morton Stadium, Santry. Closing date for entries is Friday 17th June.
The Under 23 National Track & Field Championships , along with the Junior championships take place on July 2nd in Tullamore
The Athenry Half Marathon (formaly theMoniea Half) takes place on Saturday 25th June at 11am.There is also a 5km on the day.
Entry is €25 for the Half Distance and €15 for the 5km.
If you are looking to break a time there are 1.30, 1.40, 1.50 and 2 hour pacers.
Full details and regitration can be found at www.athenryachalfmarathon.com.