The Galway County 10,000m track championships were held on a warm ,muggy evening at Dangan, on Thursday evening 6th July last. Conor Dolan, a recent re-signing for GCH, put on a superb display of front running, to take victory and the County title in a time of 35.14. Rob Lennon of Castlegar AC ran a great race to claim silver in 35.26, with Daire Comer of Tuam AC running a well paced race to win bronze in 36.56 . Brian O Connor and Pat Sherry won the Masters golds in M35 and M50 categories .
News for senior members and athletes
National Marathon Championships 2017
This year's SSE Airtricty Dublin Marathon is expected to sell out over the coming weeks. If you wish to enter this year's National Marathon Championships please enter NOW to avoid dissapointment!
Registration Link: http://sseairtricitydublinmarathon.ie/enter-marathon/
Day 2 of the Galway Track and Field Senior /Masters Championships takes place on Thursday evening 8th June next
Below is the Timetable for June 8th
7.55pm 3000m ladies
8.15pm 5000m men
The 3k and 5k are county championship events , but guests from non Galway clubs are welcome . There will be medals awarded in the Junior/Senior/Masters 35/50/65 categories
The 1000m, Shot and Discus are open events and all AAI members welcome,
Congratulations to our many athletes who received awards at the Galway Athletics Dinner last Sunday night at the Westwood Hotel. It is a testament to your hard work and dedication.
Some photo's of the evening can be viewed here from John O'Connor
Congrats to Malcolm Gamble selected for Ireland in the World 24 Hour Championships to be be held in Victoria Park, Belfast on July 1st & 2nd. Malcolm lives in Australia and has recently transferred from Star of the Sea AC to GCH. Here he is in action the Connemara 100 in 2015.
Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8km Saturday August 12th
Summer is here and the Streets of Galway is never far away.
Have you registered for what is the best race of the Summer ?
A chance to run through the famous Galway streets and taking in all the sights such as Spanish Arch, The Claddagh & Salthill Promenade.
This race will sell out so dont forget to enter now:
We are looking forward to the 1st leg of the 5km series tomorrow evening.
Please find attached map of the course.