Top Class Competition at National X Country Champs (Even Ages)

  • Posted on: 23 November 2015
  • By: Ger

Emma Moore was in impressive form in the U12 race to finish 11th and in the medals  in this highly competitive race.  Well done too to Gillian McGrath and Rachel Fahy both competing as part of the Galway team.  In  the U12 Boys  race Dylan Connolly  battled hard to finish 29th in his first ever National Championships. 

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Indoor Athletics for 7 to 10 year olds starts Friday 5th November

  • Posted on: 5 November 2015
  • By: Ger

GCH Juvenile will commence their Indoor Athletic Programme this Friday night  (5th November) at 7PM in the Pavillion. The programme best suits 7 to 10 year olds and will run until the end of March.  The Programme is games based and the focus is on fun and fitness. With mini circuits, relay shuttle runs and short sprints included it's an action packed fitness class that is ideal for young children of all abilities. 

Hope to see you there!

 

 

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Connacht X Country Championships Day 1

  • Posted on: 4 November 2015
  • By: Ger

GCH had a great start to the day with a win in the U12 Girls for Emma Moore.  The team finished second with strong performances from Rachel Fahy, Gillian McGrath, Eabha Joyce, Isabella Burke and Aoife Dirrane. 

Dylan Connolly was very impressive in the boys race to finish 7th leading the Galway team to Silver medals. Luke Dahler ran strongly to finish 30th. 

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Hollymount at 50

  • Posted on: 2 November 2015
  • By: GCH info

While we in GCH continue to reflect in the afterglow of celebrating the 30th anniversary of our "Streets of Galway" club-race earlier this year, it's worthwhile mentioning that our running neighbours across the county boundary in south Mayo will be marking an even more noteworthy occasion on Sunday 15th November next when Hollymount celebrates the 50th anniversary of it's annual road-race.

Tom Hunt of Mayo AC has written two lovely pieces chronicling some of the history of this event in terms of past male and female winners as follows:

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