Wishing all of our GCH club members and followers a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year. Enjoy the festivities !
Information Board notices for club members
The very best of luck to all GCH competitors and to all the County Galway athletes competing at the National Senior, Junior and Juvenile even age Cross Country Championships. The event takes place tomorrow, Sunday 26th November at the National Sports Campus in Dublin. Races kick off at 11.30am starting with Juvenile ages, while the last race is scheduled for 2.25pm. A great days racing in store. Supporters welcome ! Event details/info below
Please allow for additional time as car parks are spread out across the National Sports Campus and walking times may vary.
The National Senior Cross Country Championships takes place on Sunday 26th November at the National Sports Campus, Abbottstown in Dublin. Anyone who wishes to race, please contact the secretary no later than Friday 17th November (closing date). It would be great to field senior mens' and womens' teams. The club will have some Juvenille teams competing on the day who qualified through the Connaught Championships, and we will also have a strong Junior mens' team competing in the Junior race. Should be a great days racing !
The Connaught Senior League Cross Country and Connaught Primary Schools Cross Country competitions, scheduled for tomorrw - Saturday 21st October in Roscommon - are now cancelled due to the imminent storm.
This event will be rescheduled.
Our annual summer social takes place at Crowe's Bar Bohermore next Saturday, 26th August from 8.00pm We hope to see as many as possible in attendance and finger food will be served. Great way to fuel up after the Claregalway 10K !
This is a great chance to meet and recap all the highlights of the year so far.
The 2017 Galway County AAI 5K Road Race Championships will take place in conjunction with the Caltra and District AC 5KM road race on Saturday 19th August 2017 at 10am
The results of these championships will be based on the race's official result and it's incumbent on all local athletes to be correctly registered, both club and category. Galway AAI will produce the County Championship result and get the winners their medals as soon as possible thereafter.
County Championship Medals will be assigned to the following categories:
FIXTURES. Please find attached a brief fixture list with some dates to note
The following are upcoming fixtures of note for July.
Track & Field:
Thursday 20th July.Dangan Track @7.45pm: Series of 1 mile time trials. (8, 7,6,5,4 minute) All clubs and athletes welcome.
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July. National Senior Track & Field championships, Morton Stadium, Santry.
Sunday 30th July. Round 2 National Track & Field League
The timetable of events for Saturday's Connacht Championships is on our GCH Juvenile FB page as follows...
Note there is one page covering track and another covering field events.
NB: Connaught T&F entry will close on Friday 9th June. (Contact club secretary)
Saturday 17th June - Connaught Senior Track & Field, Sligo IT . Closing date for entry is Friday 9th June. (Current schedule/timetable attached below)
Sunday 25th June - AAI National League Round 1. (Closing date Fri.16th June)
Saturday 1st July – National Junior & u23 Championships, Tullamore. (Closing date Fri.23rd June)
Sunday 2nd July – National Masters T&F Championships, Tullamore. (Closing date Fri.23rd June)
GCH Juvenile update
Membership for athletes’ aged 7 to 11 years of age is closing on Sunday 21st May 2017 as the club has reached its capacity for this age group. Membership may re-open in September 2017 and details will be publicised on our Galway City Harriers website and Galway City Harriers Juvenile Facebook page.
There are still places available for athletes aged 12 to 18 and information on registration can be found on the above-mentioned pages.