International athletics. European under 20 Championships. Congrats to Laura Nally who is travelling with the Irish under 20 Team as a member of the 4x400m Relay panel for the U20 European Championships in Boras, Sweden which will be held from today the 18th July to the 21st July. Round 1 of the 400 relays takes place at noon on Saturday with the final on Sunday evening. Timetable link and livestreaming link.
International Athletics. Cillin Greene of GCH will run on the Irish 4x400m relay team at the European U23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden this weekend. The relay heats take place on Saturday morning 13th July at 10.20am with the final on Sunday evening at 6.40pm.
National Track and Field League. Well done to the GCH men’s team who secured a final spot following Round two of the National Track and Field League, which was held in Athlone IT last Sunday. Also securing their places in the League final were the Galway County Ladies and Men’s teams. The National League final, will be held on Saturday, July 20th in Tullamore.
National Juvenile. Well done to all our young athletes who competed last weekend at the National U9-11 Juvenile paired events and the U12 and U13 National individual championships.
Please Note that the CLOSING DATES for any National Track & Field and National xc competition will now be the WEDNESDAY WEEK prior to the competition.
The CLOSING DATE for The AAI Games and National Combined Events is Wednesday, June 12th.
The CLOSING DATE for the National Junior & Under 23 Championships is Wednesday, June 26th
National Juvenile Day 1 Closing date is Wednesday, June 26th.
National Juvenile Days 2 & 3 Closing date is Wednesday,3rd July.
The Connaught Senior and Master Track & Field Championships (along with the u14-u19s) will take place on Saturday 15th June, at Sligo IT.
Under ages sign up at Juvenile training asap.
Closing date for GCH Senior and Master entries is this Saturday 8th June. Entries to Secretary please. No late entries will be accepted once system has closed.
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Day 3 of the Galway Senior/Master/Junior Championships takes place tomorrow evening, Thursday 6th June. Hammer event starts at 6.15pm with track events from 7pm in Dangan. Track events include 10,000m County Championship races, plus open mile and sprint races. Timetable below.
Enter is via club secretaries or on the night from 6.15pm.
Timetable of events
Field (6.15pm): Hammer 6.15 pm. NB : No access to track when this event is on!
7.05 pm 120 m
Galway 5k Series. The final leg of the 5k series, hosted by GCH was held in Clarinbridge yesterday evening in damp conditions. Big thank you to all our volunteers/marshalls/caterers and thank you to the photographer and red tag timing over the series. Thank you to the GCH Director on the night and to the overall 5k Committee and directors and all the clubs involved in the series, Thank you to Patricia Monaghan for the lovely cakes and buns. Well done to all of the GCH athletes who competed in the overall series.
Below is the timetable for Day 2 of the Galway Senior, Masters and Junior Track and Field Championships, this evening, Thursday May 30th in Dangan at 7pm. Please arrive in plenty of time to check in and collect numbers. Note that events may very well run ahead of schedule, so ensure you are trackside well in advance of any event and listen out for any announcements/updates.
Order of events from 7pm as follows:
Day 1 Galway Senior, Masters and Junior Track and Field Championships. Well done to all our GCH athletes who competed on Thursday last, May 23rd on what was a top-class night of athletics in Dangan. Congrats to Robert McDonnell of Galway City Harriers who clocked a European Youth Olympics qualifying time in the 400m in perfect conditions in Dangan. Robert’s time of 48.80 beat the 48.95 standard needed and also claimed the Junior men’s title. The GCH County champions included Junior Champions Lydia Doyle, Eimear Rowe, Richard Kamson, Robert McDonnell and Gary Martin.