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Track Training returns to 7.30pm

25 August, 2015 - 10:55


Track training will return tonight 25th August at 7.30pm at Dangan.

Full steam ahead for the forthcoming Cross Country Season with Matt Lockett and Marathon training with Jerome Debize!!

Warm up done and €2 at the gate.

Next beginners start date for new Fit4Life members

24 August, 2015 - 20:20

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.

Claregalway 10k results 2015

23 August, 2015 - 11:43

Clare River Harriers never fail to put on a great race and 2015 didn’t disappoint with a well organised and exciting race at yesterday evenings Claregalway 10k. Flat for the most of this course this always brings home PB’s and is a target race for most athletes at the end of the Summer racing or for those targeting the Dublin City Marathon. Despite a very wet evening, the race was yet again a great success!!

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Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K 2015 - Official Results/Prize-List

14 August, 2015 - 14:53

The results and prize-winners for the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race for 2015 have been declared official and are attached below. The decision of the race organising committee is final in all matters and no further correspondence can or will be entered into at this point.

Two PDF files of the final results have been generated, the first one sorted by finish (gross) time (and from which official results and prize-winners are calculated) and a second one sorted by chip (nett) time for information purposes only. A final list of individual category and team prize-winners is presented in the third attachment. Note - an adjustment has been applied to both F40 and F45 prize-categories to ensure that the correct finishers are credited with the appropriate prize in each case.

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Club Challenge - Event 6

10 August, 2015 - 22:14

The national half marathon took place in conjunction with the Rock n Roll half marathon last weekend, August 2nd in Dublin.  The race proved a very succesful one from a club point of view with a host of great results.

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Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K 2015 - Provisional Results/Prize-List

9 August, 2015 - 00:02

A provisional set of results and prize-winners for the 2015 Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race are attached below.

A PDF file of the initial results data has been generated, sorted by finish (race/gross) time (and from which official results and prize-winners will be calculated). A chip (nett) time is also included for information purposes only. A provisional list of individual category and team prize-winners is presented in the second attachment.

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Kearney Cycles - SOG 2015 - Official Starters

7 August, 2015 - 23:56

The day has finally arrived and the 30th annual "Streets of Galway" 8K road-race is almost ready to go to the start-line! Please find attached a full and final list of the official starters for this year's race. This event has been 6 months in planning (and 30 years in existence) so all that remains now is for all our participants to have an enjoyable, fun-filled evening pounding the streets of Galway where they will be following in the footsteps of many famous runners who have gone before. Have a great race one and all. Go neirí go geal libh go léir!

Note - The list is sorted alphabetically, by way of surname (last name), then forename (first name).

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Kearney Cycles - SOG 2015 - Provisional Starters

5 August, 2015 - 22:47

Find attached a provisional list of starters for this year's Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race as per all registered entries as at midnight Wednesday 5th August.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this data, please understand that there may be some discrepancies as we continue to merge participant data from multiple sources.

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The "Streets" at 30 - a race preview

4 August, 2015 - 21:38

Previewing the 2015 Kearney Cycles SOG 8K Road-Race

Galway’s biggest road-race marks a significant milestone this year, as 2015 sees the 30th running of the iconic ‘Streets of Galway" 8K road-race. The Galway City Harriers organised event, which is sponsored for the third year running by local company Martin Kearney Cycles, takes place on Saturday 8th August next.

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Bryan Ndego and Cillian Greene medal for Ireland

4 August, 2015 - 10:31


Two of our GCH athletes represented Ireland at the Celtic Games in Scotland this weekend.

Bryan Ndego had a brilliant performance in the High Jump. His impressive leap of 1.90m was the same height as the eventual Scottish winner Cameron McCorgray but on count back Bryan was awarded Silver.

Cillian Greene was in superb form too claiming bronze in both the 200m and the 4X100m relay.

SOG 2015 Race-Route

21 July, 2015 - 19:34

GCH win 5 National Titles at Relay Champs

19 July, 2015 - 10:54

GCH claimed 5 National Titles at the Relay Championships yesterday, breaking three All-Ireland Records in the process.  First up our U13 Girls, in a time of 52.63 Sinead Duggan, Sarah Agboola, Emma Moore, Eimear Rowe and Chellene Trill set the tone for the day leaving the opposition in their trail.  This same team broke the Irish Indoor Record earlier in the year.  Our boys U19, Eoghan Dobey, Shane Trainor Canavan, Dylan Neary and Cillian Greene stormed home also a record time of 43.88 dominating the race from the start.  The U18 Boys were impressive in their race with E

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Bus for National Relays in Tullamore

14 July, 2015 - 14:20

A GCH Bus will leave Dangan at 8 am on Saturday 18th July for the National Relay Competition in Tullamore.  Also stopping at Dunnes Headford Road at 8.10am and Dunnes Briarhill at 8.30am

Fare €10


Bus for National Relays in Tullamore

14 July, 2015 - 14:19

A GCH Bus will leave Dangan at 8 am on Saturday 18th July for the National Relay Competition in Tullamore.  Also stopping at Dunnes Headford Road at 8.10am and Dunnes Briarhill at 8.30am

Fare €10


Cillian Greene wins National U18 200m Title

12 July, 2015 - 21:10

GCH athletes were in superb form this weekend at Day 2 and 3 of the National Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. 

Cillian Greene bolted from his blocks to set a new National Record in the U18 200m. Taking the lead at the 100m  bend, he powered through the finish line to emerge the clear winner in a time of 21.87  to wild applause from the GCH fans in the stand.  The previous day he claimed 2nd in the 100m.

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Seren & Emma set new Irish records

4 July, 2015 - 21:47

At the National Track & Field  Championships  today in Tullamore, Seren O'Toole set the first of our two National records in the 75m hurdles. The triple connacht title winner stormed passed the race favourite Niamh Foley in the final 5 yards to claim her first national title. Zoe Moore ran impressively too in the same race finishing 4th.  Lydia Doyle was ever so close too in the U16 race finishing 4th By the narrowest of margins. Jonathan McGrath and Chellene Trill did well too to make the final, finishing 6th overall.  



Silver for U9 Boys at National Champs

28 June, 2015 - 20:09

Richard McGrath and Ronan Duggan won Silver Medals yesterday at the National Track & Field team Event in Tullamore. A sensational run by the young pair who finished just two hundreds of a second off the Winners in the 60m. Richard actually recorded the fastest 60m of the day.


Rachel Fahy and Aoibhe Joyce competed in the U11 600m recording impressive times of 2.03 and 2.04 over the distance. A great finish to a very successful season for these young athletes in their first ever All Ireland's.

Club Challenge - Event 5 Results

24 June, 2015 - 22:18

On a balmy Tuesday night in Dangan the first night of the county track and field championships doubled as round 5 of the GCH club challenge. 13 GCH athletes toed the line in the 3000 and 5000m races.  At the end of the night Majella Ní Chríocháin and Martin Kearney maintained their positions at the top of the table albeit with reduced leads.

68 GCHers have now scored in the club challenge.  Next up is the National Half Marathon in Dublin at the beginning of August.


Muscle Maintenance by Michael O'Connor

23 June, 2015 - 16:14

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


GCH Club Challenge - Event 5

22 June, 2015 - 09:33

The county senior outdoors track and field championship sees leg 5 of the club challenge.  The events that make up this leg are as follows: 

  • 7:45pm - 3000m Women
  • 8:15pm - 5000m Men

There will be no GCH track training this Tuesday evening to facilitate the county championships so why not use the 3000m/5000m as your track session and gain some valuable points in the club challenge at the same time.

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