There were some great performances from our Juvenile athletes at the County Indoor Championships at the weekend in Athlone. It was great to see so many new members participating for their very first time and we hope it was an enjoyable experience for them.
Galway hosts a major National cross country championships later this month -
The Irish Life Health sponsored National Juvenile Inter Club Cross Country Relays and Intermediate Cross Country championships are being held in Tuam's Palace Grounds on Sunday 22nd January 2017 from 11.30 am
The Intermediate Men run 8km, and the Ladies 5km
Club and County teams can enter. Club teams - 8 run and first four score
There are also National Juvenile Inter Club relays on first , 4 by *500m relays, U12 and U14 ( 4 run )
GCH AGM , Thursday, 9th February 2017
The Galway City Harriers AGM will take place on Thursday, 9th February 2017 in the Elizabeth Suite of the Westwood Hotel, Dangan, from 8pm.
As members, any thoughts/ideas you may have will contribute towards the development of our club. We would greatly appreciate your attendance this year.
Indoor training in the Pavillion at Dangan training grounds re-commences this Friday 13th January 2017 for all registered GCH Juvenile athletes aged 7 - 11 years of age. It's on from 7pm to 8.15pm.
Athletes are brought through correct stretching techniques, correct starting positions for races, relay running, technical athletics drills and lots more in a safe, warm, dry and fun filled atmosphere.
Best of luck to all our athletes competing in the County Indoor Championships on 15th January. GCH have over 120 athletes participating.
Timetable for next Sundays Galway indoors in AIT Indoor Arena is attached . Competition from 9am onwards. Remember you must be a signed up 2017 member to compete.
Happy New Year to everyone.
There are a few upcoming events and please note that closing dates for entry to many events is normally ten days beforehand. You must be a registered club member for 2017.
We encourage people to register as soon as possible for the 2017 season. This will then enable our membership secretary to register you with the AAI for this season, which will enable you to partake in club training sessions and events.
Hope your training and racing goes well for 2017.
Events to note:
Juvenile training resumes after the Xmas break on Sunday 8th January .
The County Indoor Champonships takes place on Sunday 15th January in Athlone IT. Registration for 2017 must be paid online by 5th January in order to participate. See Member Notices for link to registration.
There will be no training for Juveniles in Dangan on Sunday 15th January.
GCH hosted a hugely successful Awards Night on Friday 18th November in the Westwood Hotel . The event celebrated the achievements of Club athletes and members in their sporting achievements over the past year, including the recent National marathon win by their Senior Ladies team. The club presented awards across the Club to Senior Members, Juvenile Members and Fit4Life Members as well as to various teams and international stars.