A number of GCH athletes competed in the terrific Irish Life Health National Masters Indoor Championships on Sunday in Athlone. Outstanding performances all round in a Championships which has grown in terms of numbers and competitiveness over the years. GCH were represented in the throwing events and six track events plus the relays.
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The Connacht Indoor Track & Field Championships take place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd February in the AIT, Athlone. Please note that the Senior/Master events will take place on Day 1 following the U12-U13 competition.
DAY 1. SATURDAY 22nd February.
10am -4pm: U12s-u13s
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Senior/Masters
DAY 2. Sunday 23rd February. u14s to u19s, 10am -4pm.
CLOSING DATE: Juvenile/under ages sign up at training no later than this Friday 14th Feb.
The National Senior, Junior and Juvenile even ages Cross Country Championships take place this Sunday, 24th November in Abbottstown, Dublin (National Sports Campus).
Please read the attached document from AAI with the latest Parking/Traffic update which will be in place on the day. ( New Parking Plan due to weather conditions). Best of luck to all our GCH athletes competing and all County Galway athletes !
The timetable can be viewed on the fixture list on AAI website:
The National Senior and Junior Cross Country Championships and Juvenile even ages take place in Abbottstown on Sunday 24th November. The deadline for Club Senior & Junior entries is Wednesday 13th November. Any GCH Seniors and Juniors contact club secretary for entry. Athletes will also be considered for Galway County Teams so we need names by Wednesday please ! Adult Distances : Senior & u23 women is 8k, Senior & u23 men is 10k. Junior women is 4k, Junior men is 6k. This is a great event to support even if not running !
Some Cross country fixtures below. This is not a comprehensive list.
Sunday 6th October: Galway County Senior/Junior/Master xc & Juvenile uneven ages. Venue: Palace Grounds, Tuam. 1pm (strictly no entry available after 2nd October)
Sunday October 13th: Connaught Senior/Master league Leg 1 & Connaught National Schools xc. Venue: Moyne Community School, Longford.
Sunday October 20th.:Galway County Intermediate xc & Juvenile even ages. Loughrea.
Sunday 20th OCTOBER: AAI Autumn Open xc (incorporating master trials). Abbotstown
A terrific day for our Master Athletes at the National Masters Track & Field Championships in Tullamore on Sunday last. The weather didn't deter the GCH athletes who returned home with eighteen individual medals and three team relay medals in the various Master category event races.
Connacht Day 2 Track and Field Championships
Day two of the Connacht Championships were held on Saturday 15th June last in Sligo IT with the U14-19 Juvenile events and the Adult Championships taking place.
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: