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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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Bronze for Luke & Sean at the Tailteann Games

20 June, 2015 - 21:26

Congrats to Luke O Shaughnessy & Sean Kilmartin on taking bronze medals in the 4X100m relay representing Connacht st the prestigious Tailteann Games on Friday. Sean also finished 4th in both 100m and 200m.



June Training 2015

16 June, 2015 - 11:06

Training Plan for June, thanks to Matt Lockett for preparing.

GCH athletes win over 25 Individual Connacht Titles at the Connacht Track & Field Championships Day 2 U13- Senior

14 June, 2015 - 16:16


Well done to all who competed yesterday in Claremorris at the Connacht Track & Field Championships. The results were outstanding.From hurdles to sprints to field events and middle distance GCH athletes excelled.  See results attached. 

Leading the way at Galway City Sports

11 June, 2015 - 22:01



GCH young stars Sarah Agboola and Shauna Brennan take the 100m and 800m titles at the recent Galway City Sports in Dangan.  Shauna was followed closely by her team mates Mairead Flynn in second and Ciara Dunne in third, making it a 1,2 and 3 for our talented young GCH athletes.

GCH Juvenile Club launch new Facebook Page

11 June, 2015 - 21:22

Follow our Juvenile Club on their new Facebook Page Galway City Harriers Juvenile for the latest news of our young athletes.

Galway Track and Field Championships 2015

10 June, 2015 - 12:03

The dates and programme have been announced for the Galway Senior/Masters and Junior Track and Field Championships and details are below. Entry can be made on Athletics Ireland online entry system, and on the night on Day One. Both days will be held in Dangan, Galway City at the NUIG/RSC Track.

Day 1 is on Tuesday 23rd June from 7:30pm

Track Events:
7:45pm - 3000m Women;
8:15pm - 5000m Men

Field Events:
7:30pm: Triple Jump:
7:30pm: Javelin (women);
8:00pm: Javelin (men);
8:30pm: Shot Putt (Women);
9.00pm: Shot Putt (Men)

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Launch of Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8k

8 June, 2015 - 08:58

The launch of the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8k takes place at the Claddagh on Monday 8th June at 6.45pm.

All members, neighbouring clubs and fellow runners are welcome to join us!!

Blast From The Past

4 June, 2015 - 20:13

In anticipation of the 30th Streets of Galway Road Race, we've uploaded a few photographs from 15 years ago...

Warming up for the Streets, 2000 style:

The obligatory sprint finish, at Eyre Square:

Happy Runners:

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GCH Club Challenge - After Event 4+

2 June, 2015 - 10:14

Since the last Club Challenge update we've had the National Road Relays and the Club Away race. These events introduced several new names into the Club Challenge league and has changed the front end of the leaderboards.

Martin Kearney jumped into the lead in the Men's league and Majella Ní Chríocháin leads in the Women's league just one point ahead of GCH Chairperson Mags Sheridan.

The next Club Challenge event is Tuesday 23rd June - Galway Track & Field including 3000m (women) and 5000m (men). Full details here: 

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