Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Day 3 Galway Adult Track & Field Championships. (Thursday 6th June)

  • Posted on: 5 June 2019
  • By: Mags

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!

Track Events

7.05 pm 120 m

Recent News/Results/Weekend fixtures

  • Posted on: 5 June 2019
  • By: Mags

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.


  • Posted on: 25 May 2019
  • By: Mags


The Galway B Championships and Galway Combined Events Championships has been postponed tomorrow (Sunday 26th) due to inability to secure medical cover for the event.There are several events happening in Galway tomorrow . A new date will be announced soon.

Galway County Senior/Junior/Master Day 1 Schedule/Timetable

  • Posted on: 23 May 2019
  • By: Mags

Below is the timetable for the Galway Senior, Masters and Junior Track and Field Championships, Thursday May 23rd 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.

Track order of events will be as follows:

7.10pm 100m hurdles (Ladies)
7.15pm 110m hurdles (Men)
7.25pm 100m 
7.35pm Race walks
8.00pm 400m
8.15pm 1500m

Order- Ladies races followed by men



  • Posted on: 16 May 2019
  • By: Mags

Recent Results.

Race 3 5k Series. Race three took place in Loughrea on Tuesday last. First GCH to finish was Michael Kerrin in sixth place (17.31) while first female GCH finisher and first female overall was Jane Ann Meehan (18.45).


2019 Galway County Track & Field Championships

  • Posted on: 1 May 2019
  • By: Mags

The 2019 Galway County Outdoor Track & Field Championships will take place over a number of days throughout May and into June.  
JUVENILE younger ages Day 1 (u9 to u12) : Sunday 5th May. Start:10am. ( entry closed)
JUVENILE older ages Day 2 (u13 to u19 only): Sunday 12th May. Start:10am (sign up at Juvenile training no later than Friday 3rd !)
Any help would be very much appreciated for either of the above two dates-even for part of the day. This will enable the Championships to go ahead smoothly and efficiently.

GCH at the National Road Relay Championships

  • Posted on: 30 April 2019
  • By: Mags

Well done to the GCH Senior Ladies and Men's teams who competed at the National Road Relays on Sunday last in Raheny, Dublin. This is one of the top events on the calendar which featured many of the country's top clubs and distance runners. 
The GCH Ladies were on top form, placing sixth overall, in a highly competitive field, with great runs from Kathryn Casserly, Aisling Joyce and Sinead Foran.
The GCH Senior Men’s team were a respectable 18th overall with great runs from Aaron Brennan, Neill Keane, and John Moroney, backed up by Brian Bruton.


AAI National 10k Championships Report

  • Posted on: 17 April 2019
  • By: Mags

Well done to the GCH athletes who competed at the AAI National 10k Championships on Sunday last. The Championships were held over a welcome improved course in the Phoenix Park in conjunction with the Great Ireland Run. Conditions on the day were cold and blustery for the athletes with many clubs fielding strong competitive teams.