Do you want to get fit?
Do you want to go out and jog a few miles? Do you want someone to give advice and guidance? Maybe you just want a bit of company and a bit of craic as you run? Whatever your reasons Fit4Life is here to help you.
Attached is a fixture list with a mix of Cross Country/Indoor Track & Field and some local Road Races. Please Note the following upcoming fixtures:
The Ballinderreen 10k this Sunday 18th November at 12.30pm, organised by South Galway Athletic Club, will incorporate the Galway County 10k Road Race Championships.
Two upcoming National Cross Country events - entry information:
1) Sunday 25th November: National Senior and Junior Cross Country Championships (Abbottstown). Entry to club secretary by Wednesday night 14th November.
The next Fit4Life Beginners Group will start on Thursday 20th September.
This suitable for absolute beginners and will be walking/running initially.
Plently of regular walks between now and then will help get you fit enough to start.
The group meets at 7pm at the Westside Library.
Please do not park in the Church Grounds, there is plenty of parking in the Shopping Centre Car Park.
Day 2 of the Galway County adult Track & Field Championships takes place later this evening (Thur.31st May). Do arrive in plenty of time. Order of events as follows:
7:15pm - 400m H
7:30pm - 3000m
7:45pm - 5000m
8:15pm - 200m
8:30pm - 800m
8:45pm - Relays
7:15pm - Discus
7:45pm - HJ
8:15pm - Triple Jump
8:30pm - WFD
Day 2 of the Galway County adult ( Senior, Junior & Master ) Track & Field takes place this Thursday 31st May, in Dangan at 7pm. There is still time enter - please contact the club secretary. Points towards the County League available in all events so why not try something different !
List of events below.
3000m (women) / 5000m (men), 200m, 800m, 400m hurdles, high jump, triple jump, discus, weight for distance (wfd), 4 x 100m relay and 4 x 400m relay.
Following is the order of events for the Galway County Adult (Sen.Master, Jun) Track & Field Day 1,which will be held this Thursday evening, 24th May. Numbers can be collected at the shed. Arrive in plenty of time. Events may run ahead of schedule. Entry still available until this Tuesday evening. Contact: email@example.com
NOTE: Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship -slight change to schedule.The 3,000m for women and 5,000m for men will now take place on Day 2. Information and entry details below. Dates to be confirmed for days 3 and 4.
Events are for Senior, Master and Junior only. Athletes must be currently registered with their club in order to compete.
Day 1. Thursday 24th May. 7pm Dangan.
1500m, 100m, 400m, 100/110 Hurdles, Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Walk.
Entries to secretary by 22nd May.
Attached are the official results for the Galway County 10mile Champioship held in conjunction with the recent Craughwell 10 miler. County medals for GCH athletes in the following categories: Senior Men: 1st Matt Bidwell. Senior Women: 2nd Grainne Ni Uallachain, 3rd Sinead Brody. V35 Women: 3rd Emily Bruton. V35 Men: 2nd Paul Keane. V50 Men: 1st Martin Kearney, 2nd Michael O'Sullivan.
Teams: GCH Mens Team 1st ( Matt Bidwell, Paul Keane, Louis Coyne, Conor Dolan). GCH Womens Team 2nd ( Grainne Ni Uallachain, Sinead Brody, Emily Bruton, Abigail Colleran)
Please Note: There are 2 GAA matches in Pearse Stadium this Sunday 11th February- one at 12pm and one at 2pm, so anyone heading to Clarinbridge to the Cross Country from that direction, please leave Galway City early to get out to Clarinbridge ! Galway Athletics are looking for more marshals / helpers for the Cross Country this Sunday, 11th February in Clarinbridge. Quite a lot of volunteer work has gone in up to this point to ensure the event happens here in Galway and is successful.