News for senior members and athletes
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.
We had a great workshop with Liz Egan yesterday evening. Liz led us through some practical exercises with key life skills of goal setting, prioritising and planning. It was superb to have a mix of our youth, senior and masters members learning together.
These were a great complement to the workshop by Karen Weekes in February on applying the mind to maximum effect. The planning templates and advice sheets are available here for all.
All at Galway City Harriers were saddened to hear of the tragic death last weekend of Chris McGrath, a recent member of city club GCH.Chris had competed with the club since juvenile days in the 1990s, and was a very talented and committed athlete who won numerous titles at Juvenile level. In recent years he competed at cross country and road races at regional and National level for GCH and Galway county.
The 2016-2017 Cross Country Season has finally ended. Some may well have said good riddance, never again, while others are already looking forward to the beginning of the new xc season in October. The long hauls to some of the events and hard slogs around some of the courses, not to mention the training sessions - well... they say variety is the spice of life !
Well done to all who competed over the season, and hope to see many of you back for the new season !
Attached below is a round up of the season.
The Indoor season will soon come to a close. If you havn't already declared your interest in either event the details are as follows:
Sunday 26th Feb. : Connaught Senior Indoors, Athlone IT. Closing date for entry , Sun.19th Feb.
Sunday 5th March: National Masters Indoors, Athlone IT. Closing date for entry , Friday 24th Feb
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