Monday 21st Sept is the next start date. Venue is Westside Library and time is 7pm. Anyone who is thinking of starting needs to turn up on that evening to attend a short talk followed by a short taster session. Membership forms will be available on that night and all questions will be answered on how it works. Parking is available in Dunnes Stores Carpark near the Library.
Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme
Michael O'Connor, a GCH club member, has opened Muscle Maintenance, a sport therapy clinic in the city offering coaching, sports massage and cryotherapy. We wish Michael well with this venture.Michael is offering GCH members an introductory discount on for treatments, and a complementary cryospa treatment for GCH club members. Contact Michael on: 0863818130
Since the last Club Challenge update we've had the National Road Relays and the Club Away race. These events introduced several new names into the Club Challenge league and has changed the front end of the leaderboards.
Martin Kearney jumped into the lead in the Men's league and Majella Ní Chríocháin leads in the Women's league just one point ahead of GCH Chairperson Mags Sheridan.
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FLAT & FAST, (two words loved by runners)......let's hope for no wind!!!
Route map for the GCH leg of 5k Series which will be held at Galway Airport next Tuesday 26th May.
The course is a two lap course on the airport runway and surrounds. First lap is 2k followed by a 3km lap.
Parking is available for 500+ cars at airport grounds, which is on the R339 road just before Carnmore cross and is directly opposite Topaz garage.
There was a fantastic turnout of more than 60 GCH members at the seminar on psychology in sport last night at the Galway Bay Hotel. We had some of the newest members present with some of the longest standing members of the club and the speakers kept us enthralled.
In our recent members survey 82% of respondents reported they run to keep fit and healthy. The good news it they are doing just the right thing. The April editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine says:
The National 10k in the Phoenix Park on April 11th was the 3rd event in the GCH Club Challenge 2015. It proved to be a high scoring day in the challenge with 9 participants collecting the 30point medal bonus and two collecting the 10k PB bonus.
In both the mens and women's tables three of the top four slots are taken by our masters runners reflecting very strong national performances by this element of our club.
And they're off and running (well, jogging anyway) in the 2015 GCH club challenge. After one of the most successful GCH cross country seasons in years XC fatigue set in and the opening event of the Club challenge (Inter-club XC) had no GCH competitors. However, the first bonus event of the challenge did see 2 GCHers travel south for one of the stars in the Irish road racing calendar, Ballycotton 10.