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GCH Athletes Excel at National Community Games

  • Posted on: 31 August 2009
  • By: mel

Our young athletes carried on their great form on the track into the Community Games finals in Athlone last weekend.
Laura Ann Costello representing Milltown won the girls under 12 gold medal in the 100m.
Cliona Ni Chochlain won the under 10 girls 60m hurdles. Cliona was representing Claregalway.
Simon O'Shaughnessy representing Beagh finished 2nd in the under 14 boys 100m.
Deirdre Brennan representing Claregalway won a bronze medal in the under 16 girls javelin.
Alanna Lally finished 4th in the under 14 girls 800m. Alanna was representing Abbey-Monivea.


Loughrea AC Athletics Weekend 25th-27th September

  • Posted on: 31 August 2009
  • By: mel

Loughrea Athletic Club “Athletics Weekend”

Fun Events around the Town of Loughrea on Friday night - list of events to follow

Seminar titled “Train Hard Race Easy” taking place on 26th of Sept @ 6pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

Annual 5 mile Road Race 27th of September @ 2pm
Entry fee €15 for Senior Race, pre enter on line now at www.runireland.com.
Postal Entries also available , Entry on day of race before 1pm €20.

Streets of Galway 2009 Team Results & Prizewinners

  • Posted on: 11 August 2009
  • By: mel
Men’s Team Results (4 to score):
1. Raheny Shamrocks AC (3, 4, 7, 8)=22
2. Galway City Harriers AC (2,19, 21, 46)=88
(3. Athenry AC (14, 20, 32, 43)=109)
Women's Team Results (3 to score):
1. Athenry AC (109, 117, 140)=366
2. Galway City Harriers AC (76, 180, 181)=437
(3. Raheny Shamrocks AC (71, 118, 271)=460)

Senior Men:
1, 2526, Josphat Boit, Clonliffe Harriers, M, Senior Men,  00:22:49,  00:22:48
2, 2507, Gerry Ryan, Galway City Harriers, M, Senior Men,  00:24:40,  00:24:39

GCH Athletes Shine at All-Irelands in Tullamore - UPDATED With Full Report

  • Posted on: 22 July 2009
  • By: mel

Coach P.J. Coyle as provided this full report of GCH's brilliant National Juvenile Championships.

The athletes could not achieve these results without the mentoring of a dedicated group of coaches. Well done to Pauline Harrington, Frank McGuire, David O’Shaughnessy, Belinda Hanahoe, Eamon O’Donnell, Oliver Geraghty, Kieran Whyte, P.J. Coyle, Sean O’Muircheartaigh, Neil Johnson, Johnie Carter, Dinny Maher for giving up their time & preparing the athletes so well.


The mile has all the elements of drama

  • Posted on: 16 July 2009
  • By: mel

...so said Sir Roger Bannister. Well, this classic distance is being brought back to life in Galway with Athenry's Alan Burke organising the Summer Edition of the Magic Mile meet. It's on Friday 24th July from 7:30pm in Dangan. The Spring Edition was a great success with plenty of official PBs recorded by GCH runners. Again it is being run in the graded meet format where people run against others of similar pace - so no need to worry about being lapped! It's just E5 to enter on the night. In anticipation, here are some all-time classic mile races to get you in the form ...