News for senior members and athletes
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.
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.