The Juvenile Club will soon be taking a break for the months of July and August . The final training session is next Sunday 24th June. However for any athletes who have qualified for the All Irelands in July they can continue to train for the following two weeks up to the date of competition.
Training will resume again for all athletes on Sunday 9th September.
The Club would like to thank all the coaches and parents who have generously volunteered their time throughout the year.
The Connacht Championships took place in windy conditions in Claremorris on Saturday. GCH athletes had a very successful day achieving numerous Connacht titles and personal best performances.
Three of our athletes secured triple Connacht titles.
Aoife Sheehy won the 100m hurdles in 16.76 seconds, the 400m hurdles in 1.07 and the 400m in 1.00 in the U19 Girls category.
Luke Dahler was equally successful in the U15 Boys category winning the Long jump in 5.29m, the 100m in 12.3 seconds and the 200m in 25.7.
Connaught T&F info/update for Sat 16th June, Claremorris.
Attached is PROVISIONAL time schedules for track and for field events. Times are a guideline only. Events MAY run ahead of schedule so arrive in plenty of time and listen out for any announcements. (Senior & masters are scheduled to run with u19)
Results from Day three of the Galway Track and Field championships , which were held in Dangan Thursday June 14th and League standings attached
A win for Brendan McDonnell of GCH in the 10,000m race was the highlight, in wet and stromy conditions, in a race which included a European standard run by Shona Heaslip of An Riocht
The final day will be held June 30th next, in Doughiska, by Castlegar AC
Day 3 of the Galway County Adult Track & Field Meet will take place this coming Thursday, June 14th in Dangan commencing at 7:45pm.
Program as follows:
8:30pm: Mile (s). May be a number of graded races depending on entries.
Entries will be taken on the night. (€5) Both are County events with points going towards the County League.
The 10,000m will incorporate an attempt to achieve the European Championship women’s qualifying time of 33:20.
GCH teamed pairs, U12s and U13s enjoyed great success at the Connacht Championships in Claremorris on Saturday .
Elisa Jaime Stapleton and Juno Hayes were the outright winners of the U11 teamed pairs 60m sprint with Elisa running 9.37 seconds and Juno 9.46 seconds.
Please see attached the Order of Events for Saturday's Connacht Championships (U9 - U13) which takes place in Claremorris.
Best of luck to all our young athletes.
The Connaught Senior & Master Track & Field Championships will take place on Saturday, 16th June in Claremorris. Master categories are v35 and v50. Anyone interested in competing, please contact the Secretary no later than this Friday , 8th June. Events include:
Track: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 100/110m H, 400m H, 3000m Walk, 3000m Steeplechase. Relays.
Field: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Shot Putt, Discus and Hammer.
The All Ireland Schools Championships took place in Tullamore today in near perfect weather conditions producing some remarkable performances from our athletes. Three of our athletes achieved the top honours and were crowned All Ireland Champions. Seren O’Toole , Daragh Jennings and Emma Moore all won National titles and Seren and Darragh both also picked up bronze medals .