Senior Racing

Gerry Ryan wins again

  • Posted on: 10 April 2006
  • By: Vincent

Gerry Ryan won the Sonny Murphy Memorial 10 mile race in Kilnaboy Co. Clare yesterday. His winning time of 51:00 was some 2:23 ahead of second place John Byrne of Mayo AC. This is Gerry's second win in a row in Clare having taken the Quilty 4 mile race the previous Sunday.

Gerry lead the GCH men's team and with good scores from John O'Brien, Ian Egan and John Devlin they edged out Tulla AC to win the men's team competition.

Bernie Kelly once again raced in as the first GCH woman home, winning third in her category.

GCH Runners:

Place   Name                      Time
  1     Gerry Ryan                0:51:00
 13     John O'Brien              0:58:52
 14     Ian Egan                  0:58:56
 44     John Devlin               1:06:20
169     Bernie Kelly              1:23:12

Full report on Athenry AC website.

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Galway AAI Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Dangan. 6:30pm 26th May 2006

  • Posted on: 23 March 2006
  • By: Vincent

The Galway AAI outdoor T&F Championships will take place in Dangan, Newcastle at 6:30pm Friday 26th May 2006. All athletes who are members of an AAI club are invited to attend. Entries are to be made in advance through your club secretary.

The running order for all events is given below. In age groups where two age groups are competing (e.g. U17 & Senior) the lower height hurdle or weight will be used. See safety notes at the end.

Track Events Schedule

First event starts at 6:30pm. Subsequent events will begin immediately thereafter. Also see safety notes below.

Michael Egan 4 mile Road Race at Quilty, Co. Clare on Sunday, 2nd April '06 Results

  • Posted on: 22 March 2006
  • By: BernieK

Congratulations to Gerry Ryan G.C.H. 1st Senior Man in a time of 19:45 and to Martin McEvilly 26th overall and 1st 0/55 in a time of 24:11. Congratulations and well done and welcome to the club to Pat Burkitt who finished 46th overall in a time of 26:48. Unfortunately we had no female runners on the day representing the club.
Please see Athenry A.C. website for a complete list of results.

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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.

2005 VHI Healthcare Streets of Galway 8K Report

  • Posted on: 8 February 2006
  • By: GCH Web

Close to 1,300 runners participated in the 2005 VHI Streets of Streets of Galway 8K Road Race on Saturday evening last, which started and finished at Southpark in the Claddagh. This was the 20th anniversary of the popular race, organised by Galway City Harriers, and saw numerous Galway athletes participating.

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