Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme

Fit4Life returns Monday 16th Sept

  • Posted on: 15 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Just a reminder that Fit4Life recommences Monday night Sept 16th at 7pm at Westside Library and continues thereafter every Monday and Thursday night (except for Bank Holiday Mondays when we do not meet)

Regular running has many benefits, read this article just to remind your self of some of the benefits.

The Galway Kenya Run

  • Posted on: 12 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Galway Kenya Run 14th September will be held at Dangan Sports Complex Galway 1pm to 5pm on Saturday 21st

Walk, Run or Crawl 800m and see your time agains the David Rudisha 1;40;91 world record for 800m. Runs start every 10min.

NO registration ,just turn up and give a donation.4.00pm Celebrity 800m ( Free Event) 4.20pm Elite Galway city Mile; Athletes will attempt to break the 4 minute barrier Galway for the first time. (Free event)6.30- 8.00pm  

Marconi Half Marathon 21st. September

  • Posted on: 6 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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Saturday 21st September, 10 am

The course takes in some of the most spectacular scenery starting at Gurteen beach and finishing in Clifden

Route  The course starts at sea-level and remains relatively flat for the most part. There are no major climbs, and the few small inclines you will encounter are short in length.

Complimentary bus from Clifden to Roundstone for the start of the race

Pacemakers for 1hr30, 1hr45 & 2hrs

Goody bag along with high quality finishers medal & technical tee for all runners

Grey Lakes 10k

  • Posted on: 1 September 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

This year the "Grey Lake 10k will be incorporating the Galway AAI 10k Road Race Championship

Loughrea Athletic Club aslo celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the formation of the club.

The Grey Lake 10k Road Race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a lap of the famous "Grey Lake" - Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.
Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack St. Loughrea
Collect you race pack on the day from 10:30am at HQ
Senior race starts at 2:00pm
Race AAI approved - Chip Timing- Technical Top for all Finishers

Charlestown 10k, 7th Sept @ 5pm

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Charlestown 10k will be the fourth race in Mayo AC C&C Cellular 2013 Road League. It takes place at 5pm on Saturday 7th September and will be the first big race of the month in the West.

Charlestown is an excellent location on N5/N17 and easily accessible from all points in the province.

Entry is €20 and can be made on, closing date 6th Sept.
Registration on the day at the race HQ CBD Complex at GAA Park.

Parking & changing facilities available.

Refreshments in the complex after race and prize giving will follow.

Run in the Woods, 2013

  • Posted on: 29 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Sunday, 1 September 2013 - 12:00pm
Monivea Woods, Galway, Ireland

Due to the success of last year’s inaugural event 'Run in the Woods' is returning to Monivea again this year on Sunday 1st September at 12 noon with registration on the morning of race in Kelly's Bar from 10:30am or online at

This year sees a few changes being made to the course which is a 5km.
Officially measured by the AAI(permit pending). The race will be officially timed with the help of James Lundon (Athenry AC) who is looking after the finish line and results.

Prizes for the following:


Clonbur Half Marathon

  • Posted on: 20 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

With some great prizes for the winners of the Corrib Mask Half Marathon Challenge this weekend on Sunday 25th August at 12.00pm.

1st Male and Female €100 each 2nd Male and Female €75 each 3rd Male and Female €50 each Whoever SETS a new course record (male and female)will get €150!

Last years times were 1.17.59 MALE and 1.41.46 FEMALE.

This year there will be a dinner voucher for two for both 1st M and 1st F over 60's!


Fit4Life Leader Course

  • Posted on: 20 August 2013
  • By: BernieK

A Fit4Life Leader Training Course will take place on Monday night 2nd Sept at Westside Library for all current and new Fit4Life Leaders. 7pm to 10pm. Please spread the word and let me know that you are attending.


Thank you to all our Streets of Galway Marshals & Volunteers

  • Posted on: 16 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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The Kearney’s Cycles Streets of Galway Organizing Committee wants to thank you all those people who volunteered their time to ensure that this year’s race was a great success. We estimate that up to 200 people helped us on August 9 and August 10 including 80 people who volunteered as race marshalls, over 40 people who helped to distribute at the 5K mark and at the finish, and 30 people who helped us to distribute the race packs in a timely and efficient manner.

Boston Scientific 5k Road Race

  • Posted on: 14 August 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The Annual Boston Scientific 5k takes place on Tuesday 27th August at Maree Community Centre, Oranmore at 7pm.

Entries are €15 and registration is at

Entries will also be taken at the Race HQ on the night (provided race limit has not been reached).

Entry Prizes in all categories. AAI Permitted.

All proceeds go to East Galway Cancer Care so please support.