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Day 2 of the National Championships took place in Athlone on Sunday and there were once again several outstanding performances for our athletes who won six additional national medals on the day. Over the two days the club has brought home 11 national medals this year, a measure of the work that these athletes have put in over the winter months.
Day 1 of the National Indoor Championships took place on Sunday at Athlone IT. There were many notable accomplishments from our GCH athletes with the club taking home 5 national medals and it was heartening to see that there were numerous personal best performances on the day.
Richard McGrath showed his class in the U12 Boys 60m sprint where he finished in the silver medal position after yet another great battle with Darragh Fahy from Loughrea.
Please note the following changes to Juvenile training over the next few weeks due to the National Championships and the Easter break.
There will be no training for U13s and older on the following dates;
- Sunday 18th March - Day 1 National Championships
- Sunday 25th March - Day 2 National Championships
Training will go ahead for the 7 – 12 year olds as normal on the 18th & 25th March.
Juvenile Training will go ahead this morning Sunday 4th March 2018 for anyone who can make it in safely.
Please note that the Pavilion is currently closed for the day so there will be no toilet facilities available.
Irish Life Health National Juvenile Indoor Champs Day 1 Rescheduled
Due to forecasted weather events over the next few days, the final day of the Athletics Leinster Juvenile Championships scheduled for the AIT Arena this Saturday has been postponed.
GCH athletes enjoyed a very successful weekend at the Connacht Indoor Championships in Athlone IT. There were some exciting performances in the relay competition where ten of our relay teams successfully qualified for the upcoming National Championships on 11th March. The top four athletes in each event qualify for the National Championships next month except for the middle distance races and relays where only the top three places go through.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 25th February due to the Connacht Indoor Championships which are being held in Athlone IT.
Best of luck to all our athletes and coaches.
Training will continue as normal on Friday night at 7pm.
Please see below the amended Timetable of Events for the Connacht Indoor Championships which take place in Athlohe IT on Saturday 24th for U12s and U13s and Sunday 25th February for U14s to Senior. All athletes must have signed up at training to participate at these events. There will be no entries taken on the day.
There will be no juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 25th Feb.