Please Note: There are 2 GAA matches in Pearse Stadium this Sunday 11th February- one at 12pm and one at 2pm, so anyone heading to Clarinbridge to the Cross Country from that direction, please leave Galway City early to get out to Clarinbridge ! Galway Athletics are looking for more marshals / helpers for the Cross Country this Sunday, 11th February in Clarinbridge. Quite a lot of volunteer work has gone in up to this point to ensure the event happens here in Galway and is successful.
For all general information relating to juveniles
Club Information Evening.
For anyone new to Athletics or anyone who wants to know more about the various competitions and seasons in athletics they are welcome to come along to a Club Information evening in Craughwell Community Centre this evening, Tuesday 30th January, at 8pm.
Proposed Timetable - 8:00 - Insurance - Peter Hanlon - McMahon Galvin Insurance- 8:30 - Juvenile Calendar, Competition Entry - County Board - 9:00 - Paul Byrne - Athletics Ireland
The 2018 Connacht Indoor Championships take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February in Athlone Institute of Technology. This event is open to all GCH registered athletes in the U12 – U19 age groups. This competition is however more competitive than the county championships and best suits athletes with reasonable levels of fitness.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 25th February as athletes and coaches travel to this event.
Our Club awards night takes place in the Westwood on Friday 19th January at 7PM so there will be no juvenile training in Dangan on this night.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 14th January due to the County Indoor Championships which take place at AIT . Best of luck to our athletes and coaches who will be attending this event.
The Club Awards night takes place in the Westwood on Friday 19th January.
There will be no training in Dangan on Sunday 14th January as the County Indoor Championships take place in Athlone IT on both Saturday and Sunday.
Best of luck to all our athletes who are participating at these events. Please see the Timetable attached below. Please arrive one hour before your first event and listen to the announcements as events may run ahead or behind the scheduled times.
All athletes must wear the Club vest which can be purchased at training for €15 or on the day.
Training for all Juveniles will resume after the Xmas break on Sunday 7th January 2018.
Welcome to all our new members.
The County Indoor Championships take place in Athlone on Sat 13th and Sunday 14th January so there will be no training on Sunday 14th Jan as many of our athletes and coaches travel to this event.
Day 2 of the Connacht Squad session takes place in Claremorris on Saturday 6th January for athletes who have been selected on this squad.
Isabella Burke put in a tremendous performance today in the U13 Girls race at the National Cross Country Championships in Waterford. Isabella finished in 10th place winning her first individual national medal as one of the top 12 finishers. The U13 Girls team who are current County and Connacht Champions were just outside the medals today finishing in an impressive 4th place with Aoibhe Joyce in 52nd place, Aoibhe Joyce in 52nd, Ava McKeon 61st, Rachael Fahy 66th, Leana Nic Dhonncha 106th and Clodagh Quirke 121st.
Juvenile Training had been Cancelled this morning Sun 10th December.
The weather conditions are pretty bad in parts of the county to be putting athletes/parents and coaches at risk
GCH athletes were in tremendous form at this year’s National Cross Country Championships which was held in Abbotstown today. The U20 team consisting of Eanna Folan (13th) , James Frizzel (15th), Thomas McStay (16th) , Joe Tannian ( 27th), Aaron Brennan (42nd) and Michael Healy (88th) produced a magnificent team effort to take the National title. As National U20 Champions the team has now qualified to represent Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships to be held in Portugal.