Please see below the links to the Provisional Timetable for the Connacht Indoor Championships on 25th & 26th February. Please check for any updates nearer the event.
For all general information relating to juveniles
Please see the links below for 2017 fixtures.
Please note event dates and venues may be subject to change and always check for updates on our Facebook Page.
Also please see the link to the AAI 2017 Competition Booklet below;
A great talk last night from Dr Karen Weekes - lots of practical advice on how to deal with the boredom, fatigue and pain of training and tips on motivation. Plenty of food for thought for us - I'm sure everyone came away with something they can apply to their training and racing.
A follow-on session around goal-setting is being planned for GCH members in late March/early April. Watch this space.
The Connacht Indoor Championships is open to athletes from U12 ( Born 2006) to Senior and takes place in Athlone IT on 25th and 26th February. U12s & U13s compete on 25th Feb and U14 to Senior compete on 26th Feb. Please sign up at training if you wish to particiapte. The closing date is Friday 17th February. Late entries are not accepted by the Connacht board.
GCH athletes had a very successful day at the Schools Connacht Schools Cross Country in Sligo yesterday.
In the Senior Boys race, Gary Martyn led the field to win his first Connacht Cross Country title just ahead of Eanna Folan in 2nd place. Michael Healy and Ronan Dirrane did well also to finish in 9th and 11th positions.
GCH athletes scooped many of the top places at the South Connacht Schools Cross Country in the Claddagh during the week. In the Senior Boys race Eanna Folan led the way home and was followed by Joe Tannian in 2nd and Gary Martyn 3rd. Ronan Dirrane and Michael Healy also put in fine performances finishing 6th and 7th. In the Senior Girls race, Aoife King showed great confidence and determination to win the girls title and Aoife Sheehy ran a superb race to finish in third place.
There were some great performances from our Juvenile athletes at the County Indoor Championships at the weekend in Athlone. It was great to see so many new members participating for their very first time and we hope it was an enjoyable experience for them.
Indoor training in the Pavillion at Dangan training grounds re-commences this Friday 13th January 2017 for all registered GCH Juvenile athletes aged 7 - 11 years of age. It's on from 7pm to 8.15pm.
Athletes are brought through correct stretching techniques, correct starting positions for races, relay running, technical athletics drills and lots more in a safe, warm, dry and fun filled atmosphere.
Best of luck to all our athletes competing in the County Indoor Championships on 15th January. GCH have over 120 athletes participating.
Juvenile training resumes after the Xmas break on Sunday 8th January .
The County Indoor Champonships takes place on Sunday 15th January in Athlone IT. Registration for 2017 must be paid online by 5th January in order to participate. See Member Notices for link to registration.
There will be no training for Juveniles in Dangan on Sunday 15th January.