A massive congratulations to Keith Fallon who won the U23’s Bonze at last weekend’s National Inter Cross Country 8k in Santry. And was 40th overall in one of the most competitive Cross Country Races we have seen to date. Keith has also been selected for the U23 team to represent Ireland in the European Cross Country Championships in France on December 13th, a massive achievement!!
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.
Please contact one of the coaches at training if interested in participating in the Connacht Squad Training Session in Claremorris on 13th December.
Please see the attachment below with full details of how you might be able to help us out at GCH Juvenile
After a successful and very enjoyable X Country Championships in Longford and Roscommon on 1st & 8th November training resumes for all ages this Sunday. Well done to our many athletes who took on the challenge.
Our young U11s took bronze medals today in Boyle in the toughest of conditions. Isabella Burke won Gold as part of the Galway team. She was closely followed by Aoibhe Joyce, Rachel Fahy and Leana McDonagh. Sean Duggan did well to finish in 33rd position in the boys race.
Event 9 - Gerry Fanan/Autumn Open Cross Country and Event 10 - National Marathon/Dublin City Marathon saw some superb performances by GCH athletes which are detailed in other articles on the website.
Event 8 - Connact Cross Country is still in progress and the Club Challenge will be updated once that is completed.
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!
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.