Juvenile Training resumes on Sept 8th
Juvenile training for all ages recommences on Sunday 8th September in Dangan at 10.30am. Looking forward to seeing everyone back for the Autumn/winter season and also to welcoming new members.
Please see upcoming X Country details below.
Cross Country Championships 2019
Castlegar AC are hosting an Open cross country event on Saturday 21st September at Deochiska Park and this will be an ideal event for children trying our Cross country for the first time as well as for those kicking off their season ahead of the County Championships . Full details on how to enter this event is on their Facebook page Castlegar Athletics Club.
The County Cross Country Championships ( Unven Ages) take place at Palace Grounds in Tuam on Sunday 6th October. Start time tba. Please see details of the events below. Anyone interested in competing should sign up at Training before Friday 27th September.
Please keep an eye out on our Facebook Page( galway city harriers juvenile) for any changes/updates prior to the Event.
U9 tba Born 2011
U11 1500m Born 2009/2010
U13 2500m Born 2007/2008
U15 3500m Born 2005/2006
U17 tba Born 2003/2004
U19 tba Born 2001/2002
The Even ages County Cross County take place at Bushfield , Loughrea on Sunday 20th October. This is for U9/11/13/17/19. Closing date for this is Friday 11th October.
U10s - 1000m; Born 2010/2011
U12s - 2000m ; Born 2008/2009
U14s - 3000m; Born 2006/2007
U16s - 4000m ; Born 2004/2005
U18s - 4000m (girls) 6,000 (boys) Born 2002/2003
Please arrive at least 1 hour before the First race so that athletes can walk the course and identify the Start and Finish areas. These events are busy and it can take a bit of time to locate these areas. It can be stressful for children if they arrive late and havn’t had time to check out the course.
- Before the race athletes need to collect their Race Number from their Coach.
- Athletes are advised to warm up approx 20/30 min before their Race time.
- Athletes need to wear a Club singlet to compete. Singlets will be available to purchase at Training in the Shed and on Race Day at cost of €15.
Athletes should bring the following;
- Waterproof jacket for before and after the race
- Running Spikes /Trainers
- GCH Singlet ( available to purchase at Training or on the day for €15)
- Running shorts/tights
- Bottle of water/snack
All athletes must have signed up for these events at Training. The entry sheets are in the Shed . Please speak to your child’s coach if you need further information. It will not be possible to enter the competitions after the closing dates.
Best wishes to all our athletes for participating at these events.