Fit4Life

Our Fit 4 Life Adult training programme

Fit 4 Life takes a well earned rest!

  • Posted on: 29 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Fit4Life Training takes a well deserved break after this week and resumes again on Monday 16th Sept.

Many thanks to all the Leaders who have led groups so capably night after night.
Bernie and all the Fit4Life participants thank you so much, without you there would be no Fit4Life.

Bernie will be recruiting some more Leaders for the upcoming term so if you think you have what it takes contact her on secretary@galwaycityharriers.com and she will organise some training for you before resuming in September.

Bernie Kelly - European Athletics Women’s Leadership Award

  • Posted on: 2 July 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce that Bernie Kelly (Galway City Harriers) has been selected as the Athletics Ireland National Recipient of the Women’s Leadership Award. This award recognises and celebrates the important contributions made by women throughout Europe to the sport of athletics.

The biennial awards, which were given for the first time in 2009, are the centrepiece of European Athletics’ strategy to promote the development of women leaders and gender equity in the sport.

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Craughwell 5k Fun Run 16th June

  • Posted on: 15 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Craughwell Senior AC club are holding a 5k on Sunday 16th June 2013 at 1pm.
Entry is €10 on the day.
Registration takes place from 12noon at Craughwell National School.
Run starts at 1pm from Craughwell National School.
Jones counter measured and AAI permit granted.
Lovely fast flat course encircling Craughwell Village.
Runners, joggers and walkers are all very welcome, however, you must be over 16 years of age.
For more information go to www.craughwellac.com

4th Annual Mayo 5k Series

  • Posted on: 14 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The 4th Annual Mayo AC 5k Series of five races starts Tuesday evening 18th June and continues onon for the following four Tuesdays, all at 8pm sharp.

June 18: Castlebar, Registration at Harlequin Hotel
June 25: Claremorris…Athletic Track
July 2: Ballinrobe…Soccer pitch
July 9: Brickens..Community Centre (between Claremorris/Ballyhaunis)
July 16: Ballyhaunis...Rugby Club, followed by Series After Party.

Online entry is now open at www.runireland.com
€30 for 5 races

Results of Galway 5k Series - Tuam Leg

  • Posted on: 6 June 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

Congrats to Peter O’Sullivan (Loughrea AC) who was first home in the Men’s Race in a fantastic time of 15:46 followed by Owen Byrne (Galway City Harriers) with a PB of in 16:06 with Patrick O’Toole (Mayo AC) coming 3rd in 16:45.

Taking first place again in the Ladies Race was Regina Casey of GCH in 18:33, followed in 2nd place by Sinead Foran (Athenry AC) in 19:17 and Ruthann Sheehan in 3rd place in 19:30.

Well done to everyone who took part and a special thanks to Tuam AC for organising the last race of the series.

Galway 5K Series - Ballybrit Results

  • Posted on: 30 May 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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Galway City Harriers hosted this week’s leg of the Galway 5K Series which took place on Tuesday 28th May.

A huge congrats to John Greaney (Galway City Harriers) who was first home in the Men’s Race with a PB of 16:28, followed by John Lane (Craughwell AC) in 17:04 with Lyall Guiney (Athenry AC) coming 3rd in 17:29.

Taking first place again in the Ladies Race was Regina Casey of GCH in 19:14. Ruthann Sheahan (Athenry AC) came in second place in 19:55, followed by Jane-Ann Healy (Athenry AC) in 3rd place in 20:09.

Galway 5K Series - Craughwell Results

  • Posted on: 22 May 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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Galway City Harriers had 67 participants in the Craughwell leg of the 5k Series on Tuesday 21st May.

First home for the Men’s Race was Owen Byrne (Galway City Harriers) with a PB of 16:09, followed by Timmie Glavey (Mayo AC) in 16:26 with GCH’s Billy King coming 3rd in 16:32.

First place in the Ladies Race was Regina Casey of GCH in 18:29, Sinead Foran (Athenry AC) came in second place in 19:28, followed by Jane-Ann Healy (Athenry AC)in 3rd place in 19:35.

Galway 5k Series - Loughrea Results

  • Posted on: 16 May 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

42 participants from GCH took part in the Loughrea leg of the 5k Series on Tuesday 14th May.

First home for the Men’s Race was Peter O’Sullivan (Loughrea AC) in 16:25, followed by Timmie Glavey (Mayo AC) in 17:02 and GCH’s Billy King in 3rd in 17:11.

The Athenry Ladies achieved all top 3 places in Ladies Race with Sinead Foran in first place in 19:36, followed by Margaret Flannery in 19:43 and Jane-Ann Healy in 20.09.

A list of the full results are attached below including the GCH participants.

5K Series - Galway Venue Announced

  • Posted on: 14 May 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

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GCH host our leg of the 2013 Galway 5k Series on Tuesday May 28 th at 8pm with a new venue of the Galway Racecourse.

There will be ample parking on the night –please use the Avenue Entrance to the Racecourse (Parkmore end) and follow the road all the way up and around to the large car park behind the Mayor’s Garden, following the instructions of any parking stewards on duty. The course itself is relatively straight forward.

Galway 5k Series 2013 - Claregalway Results

  • Posted on: 8 May 2013
  • By: JoanneOB

The 2nd leg of the Galway 5K Series was held last night, Tuesday 7th May in Claregalway with 64 participants taking part from the Galway City Harriers.

Congrats to Billy King who came 2nd in the Men’s Race in 16:57 and Regina Casey of GCH who was the 1st lady home in 18:48

A list of all the GCH participants is attached below and for full results go to http://www.redtagtiming.com/

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