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Juvenile Training recommences Sunday 7th Sept

31 August, 2014 - 12:04

GCH Juvenile training commences on Sunday 7th September at the track in Dangan.

Training times as follows;
Sunday 10.30am -12pm  7 year old-18 year olds
Wednesday 7pm-8.30pm 10 year olds -18 year olds.
Friday 7pm-8.30pm 9 year olds -18 year olds.

Cost is 2 euro per session.

Martin McEvilly wins European M65 Steeplechase in Turkey.

27 August, 2014 - 12:05

Congratulations to GCH's Martin McEvilly who won the European M65 Steeplechase in Izmir, Turkey.

Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K 2014 - Official Results/Prize-List

16 August, 2014 - 20:52

The results and prize-winners for the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race for 2014 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 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.

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Beginners Fit4Life

14 August, 2014 - 22:04

Next start date for Beginners to Fit4Life is Monday 22nd September. 7pm Westside Library

GCH Cross Country Training Days

11 August, 2014 - 23:14

Matt Lockett has put together a comprehensive pack detailing all about Cross Country running and training.

There are a number of training sessions planned and all are outlined in the attached document.

Get down to the training session at Dangan Saturday 16th August warmed up for 10 am then sign up for the training session in Cong Saturday 13th September through the GCH training together Facebook page or by contacting Bernie Kelly.

Update To FEMALE Prize-List for Kearney Cycles SOG 2014 8K Road-Race

11 August, 2014 - 21:00

After review and consultation, an update has now been applied to the female prize-list for last Saturday's Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race for 2014. In summary, the changes are as follows:

- athletes assigned positions 6 (six), 7 (seven) and 8 (eight) previously in the overall women's finishing order have now been adjusted to reflect actual finishing times;
- athletes assigned positions 1 (one) and 2 (two) in the F45 category previously have now also been adjusted as a direct result of the changes applied in the above.

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Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K 2014 - Provisional Results/Prize-List

10 August, 2014 - 00:44

A provisional set of results and prize-winners for the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race for 2014 are attached below.

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

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RedTagTiming - Timing Chip Instructions

9 August, 2014 - 09:57

Instructions regarding attachment of timing chips (embedded in race number and shoe-lace strip) required for this evening's Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race.

Under Starter's Orders - Provisional Start-List for Kearney Cycles SOG 8K Road-Race 2014

5 August, 2014 - 12:52

A provisional starter's list for the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8K road-race for 2014 has now been attached in PDF format here (sorted alphabetically, by way of lastname/surname). Please review to confirm your participation and ensure that you go to the race-pack collection point this weekend knowing your race-number in advance for ease of processing.

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August Training Plans

5 August, 2014 - 10:05

Matt Locketts Training Plans attached for August.

Please note that GCH are welcome to join up with the GTC each Thursday.

Matt has also included a detailed formula for your training phases to strucutre your years training. Identify when key races are and have simialr phases to your training where you rest, build-up training, train hard, apply the finishing touches to your training and then race you key races.

2014 Kearney Cycles SOG 8K Road-Race – It’s almost here…

4 August, 2014 - 19:39

Previewing the 2014 Kearney Cycles SOG 8K Road-Race

29 not out!
The 29th running of the Streets of Galway 8K road-race (sponsored by local company Kearney Cycles) will take place this year at 7pm on the evening of Saturday 9th August next.

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Streets of Galway telephone & email address

29 July, 2014 - 09:50

If you have any queries regatding the Streets of Galway Road Race contact 087 6813444 or streetsofgalway@gmail.com

Marshals needed for the Streets of Galway Race!

19 July, 2014 - 11:10

If you are not running in the Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway race this year and would like to be part of this great event we could do with your help. Marshals are needed from 5.30pm until 9pm on the night. E-mail brendan.kennelly@nuigalway.ie if you can help – no experience necessary!

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July Training Plan

19 July, 2014 - 11:06

Early Registration for the Streets of Galway closes Monday 21st

18 July, 2014 - 18:40

Early registration of €20 closes Monday 21st July, there after the fee will be €25.

This year sees the 29th year of the Streets of Galway 8k and for most athletes this is a note in their race calendar.

The race takes place this year on Saturday 9th August at 7pm.

We're delighted to announce that for a second year running Kearney Cycles will be our main sponsor.

This race is selling out and we are proud to say that this years race is 30% up on last year already so book by Monday 21st and save yourself €5.

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Keith Fallon at the Irish Junior & U23 Championships

10 July, 2014 - 16:33

Congratulations to Keith Fallon at the Irish Junior & U23 Championships in Cork last weekend

In the under 23 competition Keith had a great run in the 800m winning in 1 minute 55 secs to add the outdoor title to his indoor 800m.

Later he finished in a close 4th in the 1500m.

Juvenile Track Results Round up

8 July, 2014 - 21:35

In Cork on Sunday Emma O'Hara won the Junior women's hammer title with a throw of 56.38 meetres. Joanne who hails from England & is a 1st year University student in the US already had an A standard for the World Junior T&F championships in Eugene, Oregon later this month. She was selected last night for the W.J. Emma is from England with Mayo & Galway grandparents.

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Day 2 - Galway Senior/Junior/Masters T&F 2014 Championship

8 July, 2014 - 08:38

The Galway Senior/Junior/Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship Day Two takes place next Thursday July 10th in Dangan , NUI Sports grounds, Galway, with check in open from 6.15pm onwards at the track. 

These events are open to all AAI Galway  registered athletes  , with guest athletes from other AAI  clubs outside Galway welcome. 

Registration - is open at the track from 6.15 pm / Entry is 5 euro

Events order on the day will be as follows

Track 
7.15pm - 100m
7.40pm - 400m
8.00pm - 1500m
8.30pm - 4 x 400m Relay

Field 
7.00pm - High Jump
7.45pm - Triple Jump

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Galway Simon's Assphalt Results Results

2 July, 2014 - 18:53

Galway City Harriers really did kick ass at the Simon Kick Assphault.

In the 10 mile race GCH's Gary Thornton was first home in 57.28, Mick Rice was 2nd with a 1.02.35 & Jane Anne Healy was 3rd overall with a 1.05.36

And in the 10k we had lots of GCH top finishers including Sean Hanely in second in the mens race in 36:33 and Seamus Leddy in thrid in 37:47.

In the Womens 10k Sinead Brody was first home in 40:44 and GCH's Siobhan Egan was second in 42:03 (a new PB, congrats.

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