Membership is open to all levels of runners. Our aim is to encourage and support people of all abilities and standards of running, from the ‘fun’ runner to the ‘elite’ athlete.
There are many benefits to joining Galway City Harriers. Amongst these are:
A busy and productive weekend with GCH Master athletes competing at the National Master Indoor Championships while some of our Juveniles were competing for their respective schools at the All Ireland Schools Cross Country Championships.
Schools Cross Country
Congratulations go to Cillin Greene on his selection to the Irish team for the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow in March. This follows his superb win and qualifying time achieved in the 400m at the National Indoor Championships in Dublin on Sunday. The European Championships take place from March 1st to 3rd, and Greene’s first race will be the 400m heats on Friday morning March 1st.
NATIONAL Senior Indoor Championships take place on the 16th and 17th February in Abbottstown. Closing date is Sunday 10th February. AAI Link to schedule here: https://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/events-timetable/Senior_Indoor...
The Galway County Cross Country Championships for Junior,Senior and Masters will take place on Sunday next 7th October at the Palace Grounds,Tuam ( preceeded by the juvenile uneven ages which commence at 1 pm) . Pre entry only.
Anyone for Junior, Senior & Masters please contact the secretary no later than Tuesday next (2nd Oct). Distances as follows:
WOMEN: 4000m for Junior, Senior and Master Women (v35,v50,v65)
4000m: v65 Men.
6000m: Junior Men
8000m: Senior men, v35 & v50 Master men.
Our neighbouring club Clare River Harriers AC will host their 31st Annual 10k Road Race tomorrow, Saturday 25th August starting at 6pm. Online entry still available.
Flat one lap course: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/272113223/
Entry Fee €20 ( €5 from each entry fee goes to Gallway Hospice). T-shirt for all online entries.
All roads lead to Tullamore this weekend for GCH athletes competing in the final events of the Track & Field season. The National Masters Track & Field Championships takes place this Saturday 18th August in Tullamore while Sunday will see the long awaited final of the National Track & Field League team competition, also being held in Tullamore.