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Juvenile Membership is open to athletes aged 7 to18 years.
Our Juvenile Training sessions are all held at the track in Dangan, Newcastle.
- Sundays 10.30am-11.45am. 7 year olds and upwards
- Wednesdays 7.00pm-8.15pm. 12 years and upwards
- Fridays 7.00pm-8.15pm. From November to Easter ( 7 - 11yrs) - Indoors @ The Pavillion
- over 9 yrs- Sept to June - Track
Day 3 of the Championships took place on Sunday in glorious sunshine in Tullamore. Emma Moore got the day off to a brilliant start with a Gold medal in the the U14 Girls 200m in a great new pb of 26.1. Emma is now reigning National Champion in both the 200m and 800m U14 a remarkable achievement from a very hard working athlete.
Darragh Jennings won the club’s second medal of the day with a great throw of 33.45m in the U14 Boys Discus to claim the Silver medal. Darragh also won a bronze medal in the Shot Putt last week.
Day 1 & 2 of the 2017 National Championships took place over the weekend in warm weather conditions in Tullamore. Three athletes claimed National Titles in what was a hugely successful weekend for the Club.
As The National Championships take place over the next three weekends Sunday 25th June is last day of training before the Summer break for our younger athletes. Training for all will resume again in early September.
Training will continue as normal during the weekdays for those who have qualified for the National Championships over the next three weeks.
GCH athletes were in top form at the Connacht Championships yesterday in Sligo. There were some terrific performances on the day where multiple Connacht titles were won by the Club’s athletes. It is heartening to see so many qualifiers for the 2017 National Championships in July. A big thank you to all the officials who organised the event on the day.
The timetable of events for Saturday's Connacht Championships is on our GCH Juvenile FB page as follows...
Note there is one page covering track and another covering field events.
GCH athletes had a very successful and enjoyable day out at the Connacht Championships in Sligo IT yesterday despite the wet and windy conditions.
At the highly competitive All Ireland Schools Championships GCH athletes took home 5 medals.
Cillín Greene achieved two European Junior qualifying standards at the All Ireland Schools Championships in Tullamore on Saturday. He ran 10.70 in the 100m in a photo finish with Mark Smyth, with Smyth taking gold, with both athletes awarded the same time . A couple of hours later Cillín ran 21.68 in the 200m to take silver once again to Mark Smyth in the Senior boys race.
GCH athletes take centre stage tomorrow, taking on the top performing athletes from the Provinces at the All Ireland Schools Championships in Tullamore.
Best of luck to all our athletes who will be representing their various schools. The following athletes have all qualified from this year’s Connacht Schools Championships to face the top two from each of the other provinces in the sprints and the top three in the distance races .
Cillin Greene 100m & 200m
Jack Dempsey 100m
Eanna Folan 1,500m