Senior News

News for senior members and athletes

Runners Meeting Planned for Thurs 23rd March

  • Posted on: 8 March 2006
  • By: Vincent

Following the very successful Galway Senior Athletes meeting in Athenry in early February the working group have prepared a proposal for additional racing, training and improved communications amongst Galway athletes. A further general meeting has been arranged to explain, discuss and finalise the proposals. All interested people are invited and welcome to come along. Please pass these details on to people you think may be interested.

Location: Quality Hotel Oranmore
Date: Thursday 23rd March
Time: 7:30pm departure for a 40 minute run and 8:30pm sharp for the meeting.

Free Pancakes, Wine & Councillor Niall O’Brolochain in Drag!

  • Posted on: 23 February 2006
  • By: GCH Web

Galway Rape Crisis Centre are looking for volunteers to help raise funds by running the Dublin mini-marathon . They have issued an open invitation to attend the launch of their annual mini marathon fundraising drive, on Tuesday 28th February at 6pm in the Galway Golf Club, Salthill. Pancakes, wine and yes, Councillor Niall O’Brolochain will be in Drag!

If you've thought about doing the mini-marathon for the first time, or plan to do it yet again please come along. More details are available from Jenny (GRCC administrator) on 091 583 149 or email:


Successful Galway Senior Athletes Meeting in Athenry

  • Posted on: 10 February 2006
  • By: GCH Web

Last night, 9th February, a very successful meeting of senior Galway athletes and club members was held in Athenry. The objective was to generate ideas to improve participation and competition at a senior level across the county. A wide range of issues were discussed including racing, training and communications. Nearly forty very enthusiastic and positive participants helped to make the meeting a success. The meeting will be reported to the Galway County Board meeting next week.


Club award for Martin McEvilly

  • Posted on: 6 February 2006
  • By: GCH Web

Tom Porter and Martin McEvilly
At our AGM Tom Porter, club chairman, presented a special commemorative award to Martin McEvilly on his winning of the masters world championship last September.

Martin won gold in the men's 3000m steeplechase M55 in San Sebastian, Spain. His time of 10:58.88 was a season's best.