The first year of Fit4Life has gone extremely well with 177 now joined. Members from the group have taken part in many local road races and 5 completed the Dublin City Marathon. The emphasis is now on the Fields of Athenry 10K road race on St Stephen's Day.From now to Christmas no new beginners will be taken on. Anyone wishing to join will have to wait until after Christmas when the next batch of beginners will be catered for. This only applies to complete beginners, if you can jog a few miles then you are still most welcome to join.
Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme
The very successful GCH Fit4Life training programme is taking a summer break and will resume on Tuesday 9th Sept at 7pm at Westside Library Carpark on Seamus Quirke Road. To the 113 participants, enjoy the rest. To the dedicated clubmen and women, thanks very much for all the help over the last 9 months.To anyone out there who enjoys recreational running/jogging but finds it a bit lonely on one's own then think about joining the group where the craic is only mighty!
Athenry AC fit4life 5k run/jog/walk.
When: Sunday 2nd March at 1pm.
Where : Newcastle, Athenry (same route as last yrs 5k May series)
This run is free to all members of Fit4Life Athenry, Craughwell and Galway.
Please pre register by emailing email@example.com. or give your name to Bernie at training on Tuesday or Thursday.
This run is also open to all club registered runners at
€5 if pre registered by email or €10 on the day.
GCH Women's team claimed Silver in the Tuam 8k, just behind winners Mayo AC. The placings of the club's first four athletes were counted for the team prizes. New members Carmel Brannigan and Rochelle Howell, who have recently joined GCH via the Fit4Life programme, were the 2nd and 4th GCH women home. Adrienne Walsh, making a welcome return to road racing, was the 3rd scorer. The team was led home by Regina Casey. The 1st four were closely followed by Brenda Gannon and Aine Harvey. Carmel and Adrienne also claimed 1st prizes in their categories with times of 35:44 and 39:29 respectively.
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Fit4Life Training resumes after the Christmas break on Tuesday 8th Jan. What better way to kick start the New Year than with a bit of exercise?
Well done to Don, Nicola, Carmel, Rochelle, Kristin, Gerard and Joseph who all ran in the Fields of Athenry 10K on St Stephens Day.