Galway City Harriers juvenile produced some tremendous performances at the National Outdoor Championships in Tullamore this year. In the Individual events our athletes won a total of six gold and 5 bronze medals. Our relay teams broke two national records, won 5 Gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.
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Report by John Kilmartin
Galway City Harriers had an exceptional day at the Connacht U13 -19 finals in Sligo on Sat June 18th claiming over fifty (50) medals on the day.
Cilin Greene did the sprint double at 100m and 200m in U19 Boys and continues to go from strength to strength.
Nicole King won a gold in the girls U19 200m final while Ann Moroney won the 1500m before dashing off to assist Galway senior footballers in Castlebar.
There will be no Juvenile training in Dangan on Sunday 5th June. Good luck to all our athletes competing in the Galway Community Games on Sunday and also to all our athletes on Saturday representing their Secondary Schools in the All Ireland Schools Championships.
There were some great results from GCH athletes at the Connacht School Championships yesterday in Athlone. Please see the link below to the results.
Please see the link below to the results of Day 2 of the County Championships.
Well done to all the U8 to U12 GCH athletes who competed in Day 1 of Sunday's County Championships.
Please see the results in the link below.
The following dates have been scheduled for this years County Track & Field Championships. There will be no juvenile training on those dates.
U8s to U12s Sunday 8th May 2016 at 10am in Dangan
U13 to U19 & Senior Sunday 15th May 2016 @ 10am in Dangan
Please sign up before Friday 29th April at training if you wish to participate.
To help share practical advice on easy-to-prepare and nutritions meals for post-exercise we're holding a recipe competition. Entries are welcome from any GCH member. Winning recipes will receive a voucher from the Gourmet Tart Company.
Meals should be well balanced and contain:
Our Juvenile Club are soon heading off on a 5 day intensive training camp in Monte Gordo, Portugal with 25 of their athletes on the 28th March. The athletes are all in the 16 to 18 age group.
The final Indoor Session for the U7-11 year olds will take place in the Pavillion this Friday 18th March at 7PM. Training for 9 year olds and older will resume outdoors on Fridays at 7pm after the Easter break on 8th April. Training for all ages from 7years old will continue on Sunday Mornings at 10.30am except for Easter Sunday 27th March. There will be no training on Good Friday 25th March or Easter Sunday 27th March as the Track and Pavillion are both closed. Hope you all enjoy the Easter Break.