All senior results
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Well done to Martin Hegarty of GCH on his win at Tonabruckey 6k yesterday evening in 22:30, followed in second by Francis King in 23:05 and Killian Dooley of GCH in 23:14.
The Ladies race was won by Esther O'Flaherty in 24:52 and in second was Sarah Jane Grehan in 27:18 and third was Carmel Coyne in 28:49.
Conditions were lovely with a beautiful evening on the rolling hills of Tonabruckey.
This race is a favourite among many in Galway who like the challenge of the peaks.
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Tuam was always going to be an exciting race and boy that is an understatement, with an exciting 5k of racing from the men not to mention a sprint finish to end. With GCH taking all top spots in the men’s and women’s races
The Tuam course is the fastest of the courses, with a fast 2nd kilometre and a fast finish and the results reflected that with 5 Sub 16 finishes tonight and 4 from GCH!!
611 participants took part and once again Galway City Harriers were well represented in the top spots!!!
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It was a glorious evening in Ballybrit this evening which hosted the GCH leg of the Galway 5k Series and fifth race in this years league. It was also a special race tonight in that it was the 50th race in the Galway 5k series overall.
The course was changed this year to accommodate more PB’s, set on a two lap circuit around the racecourse and its perimeter road. So this week the crowds came in their hundreds once again!!
577 participants took part and once again Galway City Harriers were well represented in the top spots!!!
Well done to everyone who took part in the Mayfly 10k on Saturday 24th May.
In the Men’s race Matt Bidwell came home first in 33:43 and Larry Kelly in 3rd in 38:36.
In the Women’s race Sinead Brody came home first in 39:46.
Well done to everyone.
Full results click HERE.
Lough Cutra Triathlon
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Well done to our club members who took part in the Lough Cutra Triathlon on Sunday 25th May
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Round One of the AAI National Track and Field League took place last Sunday in a downpour at Sligo IT.
Galway City Harriers men’s squad scored 95 points placing them 7th in the Premier Division, after the first round- the team needs to finish in the top eight in the first two rounds to reach the final.
There were some excellent performances right across the team, including wins for Sean Breathnach in the Shot and 56lb weight, and for Mike Conerney in the Discus .
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Claregalway was host to tonight’s event which was the 4th in the Galway 5k series.
This course was a little testing as with a hill to start and a hill at approx. 4km, and with weather conditions poor it was a test but none the less as we've seen in the past few weeks this didn't deter the crowds!!
The turnout was great tonight with 574 participants taking part and once again Galway City Harriers were well represented in the top 10 with 7 out of the 10 top spots (with 8 in the top 11)!!!
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Maree hosted tonight’s event which was the 3rd in the Galway 5k series. This was Maree’s first time to take part as a stage in the series and an excellent inaugural event it was0021
Between a fast and favourable route and perfect weather conditions so many new PB’s were rewarded for the hard work to date!!
The turnout was great tonight with 662 participants taking part and once again Galway City Harriers were well represented this week and dominated the field!!!
Loughrea hosted the second event for the Galway 5k series tonight. The weather conditions (albeit improved on last year) was not as favourable this week with a dull breezy evening to contest against, not to mention a "nice" incline just before 3k!!
Numbers were slightly down on last week but even so 640 participants took to the roads surrounding Loughrea in a multitude of colours to brighten up the dull evening.
The Loughrea route is a little more difficult than last week but none the less many runners improved their times or kept them fairly even.