Fit4Life

Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme

Results 10th Tuam AC 8k 19th January 2014

  • Posted on: 19 January 2014
  • By: JoanneOB

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455 runners made the annual trip to Tuam for the 10th Tuam 8km hosted by Tuam AC today and of that 40 of those athletes represented GCH.

Paddy Hamilton (Annadale Striders) was a clear winner in 24:21, which was 2 minutes and 35 seconds faster than his 2nd place opponent. Paddy also knocked 11 seconds off the course record which is currently held by Sean Hehir (Rathfarnham) current National Marathon Champion, Stephen McKeigue (Ferbane AC) took second in 26:56 and Fintan Hyland (Galway City Harriers) came home in third place in 27:07.

5th Annual Cloonacool GAA 5K Road Race

  • Posted on: 17 January 2014
  • By: JoanneOB

5th Annual Cloonacool GAA 5K Road Race

Event date & time: Sun, 2013-02-16 12:00

Location: Community Pitch, Cloonacool, Co. Sligo
Starting at the community pitch, Cloonacool on Sunday, February 16th 2013 at 12:00. Runners, joggers, walkers all welcome.

Entry via www.runireland.comorEntry on the day from 10:30 at pitch.

Entry fee is €10 adult/€5 children/€25 family.

AI approved, Permit #14/091 (Sligo county board).
Changing and shower facilities available.
Refreshments provided afterwards.

10th Tuam AC 8k 19th January 2014

  • Posted on: 13 January 2014
  • By: JoanneOB

This year sees the 10th Anniversary of the Annual Tuam 8k and Tuam AC hope this year will see the largest numbers yet for the race.

Date:
The race takes place this Sunday 19th January 2014.

Entries:
Register at ACTIVE GLOBAL
And for the first 500 entrants the much sought after 3 pack of top quality Kelanji running socks will be available.

Refreshments:
Post race refreshments will provided after the race and very generous cash prizes for First 3 Men and Women.

Prizes:

Fit4Life and Track Training Sessions Return

  • Posted on: 6 January 2014
  • By: JoanneOB

Happy New Year everyone!

Just a reminder on training sessions

Fit4Life returns Monday 6th January at 7.00pm from its usual meeting place at Westside Library.

New members will be welcomed on 13th January, please arrive in advance of 7.00pm

Track sessions at Dangan resume on 7th January and the time has reverted back to 7.30pm

NOTES For FIT4LIFE:
It will resume on Monday 6th January at 7pm at Westside Library and continues thereafter every Monday and Thursday night (except for Bank Holiday Mondays when we do not meet)

Current Members:

GCH Club Challenge Results Dec 17th 2013

  • Posted on: 17 December 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

In the men's challenge the National Novices didn't really change the table much with Brian Bruton needing to be in the top 2 GCH finishers to push into second place.

The women's challenge is down to the last race of the series..................

Due to Jane and Mags both travelling to the National Novices and not only representing their county and club but they have also managed to score valuable points for the CGH Club Challenge in the process.

Fit4Life Finishes 19th Dec and resumes 6th January

  • Posted on: 5 December 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Fit4Life will take a well-deserved break for Christmas, finishing on Thursday night December 19th.

It will resume on Monday 6th January at 7pm at Westside Library and continues thereafter every Monday and Thursday night (except for Bank Holiday Mondays when we do not meet)

Current Members:
Please note on the 6th January current members will move up a group (only if they wish to do so and are able for a slightly faster pace).
So you can make your progression one of your New Year’s resolutions!

New beginners:

All Ireland Novice Cross Country Championships - GCH teams required!

  • Posted on: 24 November 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

All Ireland Novice Cross Country Championships - GCH teams required!

Date - Sunday 15th December 2013

Venue - Waterford IT Campus
Distances Womens 4km, Mens 6km

This is one of the best and most enjoyable races on the calendar, and gets a range of club athletes competing from all over the country, and is a great entry point to National cross country competition.

GCH can enter club teams, with 8 to run and 4 to score, in both Mens and Womens races
GCH athletes will also be considered for selection for the Galway County teams for the event .

GCH Club Challenge Results 25th Nov 2013

  • Posted on: 24 November 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Here's the updated Club Challenge Tables after the National Inter-Counties XC.

Highlights of the movers and shakers after the latest round………..

Jane Walsh has pushed to the top of the women's challenge thanks to her exploits in tracking down Fionnuala Britton in the National Inter-counties and by doing so it looks like it a two horse race between herself and Mags Sheridan.

A new entrant to the table is Nicola Duncan after an incredible run to 13th in the national Inter-Counties with the elite of Irish running.

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