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GCH O50 Womens & Mens Teams are Rock 'n' Roll National Champs

  • Posted on: 8 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Congratulations to the Women’s O50 team who won Gold at the Rock n Roll National Half Marathon on August 5th.

The team comprised of Carmel Brannigan, Mary McHugh and Majella Ni Chriochain.

Carmel Brannigan also came away with a Gold medal in the WO50 category while Mary McHugh came in second in this category, winning silver. Well done ladies!!!!!!

And not to mention that in the Men’s O50 category the GCH Men’s team came home with Silver medals.

Well done Dermot Lowe, Martin Kearney and Brendan Kennelly

Rock 'N' Roll National Half Marathon Results

  • Posted on: 6 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

A Half Marathon with twist “and shout” with live bands and DJs playing at every mile to set the “tone” of the event for the 6500 participants who took part in this years National Half Marathon which was held on Bank Holiday Monday 5th August in Dublin in conjunction with the Rock 'n' Roll Half marathon series.

Galway City Harriers athletes performed well at this year’s event.

Galway City Harriers Team battles hard to make the National League Final

  • Posted on: 16 July 2013
  • By: bglynn

After the 1st round of National league it was looking like GCH men’s team would not make the final. We were in 11th place and 9 points behind a qualifying spot. In true club spirit though we rallied for the 2nd round and were putting out a super strong team.... that was until week of competition.

Headford 8K Results

  • Posted on: 8 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Headford 8K on Saturday 30th June

In the Men’s Senior Race Andrew Annett was first home in 25:58, John Byrne of Mayo AC was 2nd in 26:08 and Julio Cesar came third in 26:41.

In the Women’s Race Sarah Syron came first in 31:12, congrats to Regina Casey of GCH who came in second in 31:20 and Jane Ann Healy of Athenry who was third in 31:25.

Congrats also to Gerry Carty of GCH who came first in the O40 category in 28:27

Well done to everyone who took part and to all our own GCH participants.

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

Galway Simon Women’s 10K Mini Marathon Results

  • Posted on: 26 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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Congratulations to Regina Casey of GCH who won this year’s Galway Simon Women’s 10K Mini Marathon on Sunday 23rd June.

It was a wet and windy day in Salthill on Sunday but that didn't deter 789 women (and men) braving the elements in aid of Galway Simon.

The 1st lady home was our own Regina Casey who is having a tremendous year so far in a time of 40:29. Second home was Alvy Carragher in 41:25 and in third place was Theresa Doherty in 41:32.

Well done to everyone who took part and to our own GCH participants.

7th Annual Annaghdown Summer Solstice 10k.

  • Posted on: 26 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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We are thinking of changing the name of the race next year to the Annual Annaghdown Summer Soaking!

The day started off warm and dry, as it had been for much of the week. Yes, the rains were promised, but it seemed to be holding off, until about 5pm. Then, as in 5 of the previous years, down it came.

Milltown 'Run for Ollie' 10KM Results

  • Posted on: 23 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The 4th Annual Milltown 10k "Run for Ollie" took place on Saturday the 15th June.

550 participants took part in the Milltown race in perfect running conditions.

In the mens race John Mannion from Roscommon took first place in 33:30 just ahead of John Byrne from Mayo AC who came in second place in 33:32 and David Tiernan from Mayo came in 3rd in a time of 36.03.

In the womans race Mary Glesson from Mayo AC retained her title in a great time of 38.09 with Eimear O'Leary from Clarinbridge coming in 2nd and Ann Lennon from Galway in 3rd.

Portumna Forest Marathon

  • Posted on: 23 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Well done to everyone who took part in the various Races held at the Portuman Forest Marathon on June 15th. 29 completed the 100k, 74 the 50k, 117 the marathon, 113 the half with 67 running the 10k.

A special mention to Gerry Carty who completed the marathon in 3:07 qualifying him for the Boston Marathon next year.

Congrats to Grainne Ni Uallachain who was 2nd home in female Half Marathon race in 1:33:46!

Well done to Martina Possman who completed the 50KM in 5:25:58!

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