Senior Racing

Grey Lakes 10k

  • Posted on: 1 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

This year the "Grey Lake 10k will be incorporating the Galway AAI 10k Road Race Championship

Loughrea Athletic Club aslo celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the formation of the club.

The Grey Lake 10k Road Race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a lap of the famous "Grey Lake" - Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.
Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack St. Loughrea
Collect you race pack on the day from 10:30am at HQ
Senior race starts at 2:00pm
Race AAI approved - Chip Timing- Technical Top for all Finishers

Charlestown 10k, 7th Sept @ 5pm

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Charlestown 10k will be the fourth race in Mayo AC C&C Cellular 2013 Road League. It takes place at 5pm on Saturday 7th September and will be the first big race of the month in the West.

Charlestown is an excellent location on N5/N17 and easily accessible from all points in the province.

Entry is €20 and can be made on, closing date 6th Sept.
Registration on the day at the race HQ CBD Complex at GAA Park.

Parking & changing facilities available.

Refreshments in the complex after race and prize giving will follow.

Clonbur Half Marathon

  • Posted on: 20 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

With some great prizes for the winners of the Corrib Mask Half Marathon Challenge this weekend on Sunday 25th August at 12.00pm.

1st Male and Female €100 each 2nd Male and Female €75 each 3rd Male and Female €50 each Whoever SETS a new course record (male and female)will get €150!

Last years times were 1.17.59 MALE and 1.41.46 FEMALE.

This year there will be a dinner voucher for two for both 1st M and 1st F over 60's!


Boston Scientific 5k Road Race

  • Posted on: 14 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Annual Boston Scientific 5k takes place on Tuesday 27th August at Maree Community Centre, Oranmore at 7pm.

Entries are €15 and registration is at

Entries will also be taken at the Race HQ on the night (provided race limit has not been reached).

Entry Prizes in all categories. AAI Permitted.

All proceeds go to East Galway Cancer Care so please support.

Martin Egan Memorial 10k Race

  • Posted on: 14 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The 4th Annual Martin Egan Memorial Race 10k takes place on Saturday 31st August in Gort at 6.30pm.

Entries are €15 and registration is at
Entries will also be taken on the night from 5.00pm

Prizes in categories including 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female. 1st O/40, O/50 & O/60.
The Martin Egan Memorial Cup will be presented to the overall winner, with a second cup been presented to the first local person home.

Manual timing, race clock. Refreshments served in Community Centre after the race. AAI Permitted.

26th Annual Claregalway 10K Road-Race

  • Posted on: 17 July 2013
  • By: GCH info

[acidfree:2361 title=" " size=175 align=right]Our good friends in Clare River Harriers AC (Claregalway) have been in touch to announce the 26th annual Claregalway 10K road-race and fun-run/walk, which takes place this year on Saturday 24th August 2013 at 6pm. Race it, run it, jog it, walk it!

Traditionalists will note that the race takes place 2 weeks after our own Streets of Galway road-race (and not the week immediately afterwards, as per previous years) and that the Claregalway 10K is returning to it's original single lap configuration this year.

RESULTS: Day 1 Galway Senior/ Master / Junior Athletics 2013

  • Posted on: 7 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Congratulations to all who took part in Day 1 of the GALWAY SENIOR/MASTERS/JUNIOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013.

In the Mens 400m there was a clean sweep for the Galway City Harriers with Rony Kelly winning Gold in 52.09, in 2nd Conor O'Rourke won Silver in 54.15 and in 3rd winning Bronze was Ronan Coyle 54.82

In the Womens Senior 400m Rachel Finnegan of Craughwell AC took Gold in 1:07.07 while Niamh Hennelly Galway City Harriers came away with a Silver medal for 2nd place in 1:09.37

REMINDER Galway Senior/Masters/Junior Athletics Championships 2013

  • Posted on: 7 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB


Galway AAI County Board are pleased to announce the 2013 Galway Senior, Masters and Junior Track & Field Athletics Championships sponsored by Avaya to be held over three days at the Dangan track, Regional Sports Centre facility in NUI Galway grounds.

Dates and events schedules:

Day 1 - Thursday 4 July starting at 7.00pm - 400m, Triple Jump, Javelin, Hammer, 1500m, Distance (400, 800, 1200, 1600m) Relay.