News for senior members and athletes
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.
The very best of luck to all the GCH athletes who will be competing at National level this weekend. This Saturday 30th June will see our athletes compete at the National Junior and u23 Championships in Tullamore, while on Sunday 1st July, our juveniles will be in action at the Juvenile Games (u9-11 plus relays, and u12/13 Field events) , also in Tullamore.
Below are timetables for Saturday and Sunday events.
The final race of this year's Galway County Adult Championship will be a mixed distance relay race on grass. (600m, 200m, 800m, 400m). The race will take place this Saturday evening, 30th June in Merlin Woods City Park, Doughiska as part of the Castlegar AC Tribal Games big event.
The relay for women is due to begin at 7pm followed by the mens relay. Registration on the day.
The Tribal Games event itself begins at 5pm with a wide range of events for all ages- from sprints to mile races. Entry to the event is €5 , great family event day in store. Event timetable below.
Connaught T&F info/update for Sat 16th June, Claremorris.
Attached is PROVISIONAL time schedules for track and for field events. Times are a guideline only. Events MAY run ahead of schedule so arrive in plenty of time and listen out for any announcements. (Senior & masters are scheduled to run with u19)
Day 3 of the Galway County Adult Track & Field Meet will take place this coming Thursday, June 14th in Dangan commencing at 7:45pm.
Program as follows:
8:30pm: Mile (s). May be a number of graded races depending on entries.
Entries will be taken on the night. (€5) Both are County events with points going towards the County League.
The 10,000m will incorporate an attempt to achieve the European Championship women’s qualifying time of 33:20.
The Connaught Senior & Master Track & Field Championships will take place on Saturday, 16th June in Claremorris. Master categories are v35 and v50. Anyone interested in competing, please contact the Secretary no later than this Friday , 8th June. Events include:
Track: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 100/110m H, 400m H, 3000m Walk, 3000m Steeplechase. Relays.
Field: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Shot Putt, Discus and Hammer.
NOTE: Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship -slight change to schedule.The 3,000m for women and 5,000m for men will now take place on Day 2. Information and entry details below. Dates to be confirmed for days 3 and 4.
Events are for Senior, Master and Junior only. Athletes must be currently registered with their club in order to compete.
Day 1. Thursday 24th May. 7pm Dangan.
1500m, 100m, 400m, 100/110 Hurdles, Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Walk.
Entries to secretary by 22nd May.
Congratulations to the following GCH athletes who have been selected for a 2017 Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland award for their outstanding achievements during the year. Fifteen in total -including those on teams. Awards will be presented at a celebration dinner at the Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea at 6:30 pm this Saturday, April 14th.
U-12 to U-15 Girls Emma Moore
U-23 Men Cillian Greene
U-23 Women Alanna Lally (County Galway)