Thank you to Brian B. Much of information below taken from his Galway Athletics Weekly Report.
News for senior members and athletes
Please Note that the CLOSING DATES for any National Track & Field and National xc competition will now be the WEDNESDAY WEEK prior to the competition.
The CLOSING DATE for The AAI Games and National Combined Events is Wednesday, June 12th.
The CLOSING DATE for the National Junior & Under 23 Championships is Wednesday, June 26th
National Juvenile Day 1 Closing date is Wednesday, June 26th.
National Juvenile Days 2 & 3 Closing date is Wednesday,3rd July.
Attached is the provisional Track timetable and provisional Field timetable for the Connaught Track & Field Championships, which take place this Saturday, June 15th, Sligo IT. ( competition for u14s-u19s, Senior & Master).
Please note that that track events may run ahead or behind schedule. Listen out for announcements/updates at the track. Field events order may be subject to change.
The Connaught Senior and Master Track & Field Championships (along with the u14-u19s) will take place on Saturday 15th June, at Sligo IT.
Under ages sign up at Juvenile training asap.
Closing date for GCH Senior and Master entries is this Saturday 8th June. Entries to Secretary please. No late entries will be accepted once system has closed.
Contact: email@example.com Mags: 087-9234224
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!
7.05 pm 120 m
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.
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.
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)
7.35pm Race walks
Order- Ladies races followed by men
Race 4 Galway 5km Series. The fourth race in the series took place this week in Athenry and had close to 700 finishers. First GCH male to finish was Sean Hanley while Regina Casey was first GCH female finisher.