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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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Results of the Annaghdown 10k 2014

2 July, 2014 - 18:46

Well done to GCH’s Conor Dolan who is continuing his winning streak with a first place win in 33:37, and Owen Byrne 34:40 and Ray Somers (Athenry AC) in third in 36:25.

Congrats to Jane Ann Meehan (Athenry AC) in first 38:04 and Regina Casey (GCH) in second in 39:05 and Helen Corbett (GCH) in 41:04.

Full results click HERE.

Renville 5k Results

2 July, 2014 - 18:29

Congrats to everyone who took part in not so great weather conditions at the Renville 5k, the event which this year was in aid of Galway Autism Partnership.

Well done to GCH's Sean Hanley & Martin Hegarty both home in 17:41 and Danny Carr in 18:44.

Regina Casey took the womens title in 18:02. And Niamh Hennelly in 4th in 20:21.

Full results click HERE.

Results from Day 1 of County Track & Field Championsh​ips 2014

2 July, 2014 - 18:15

Well doen tpo all from GCH who took part in the County T&F last Sunday.
Congrats ro all out medalists and to Brian Bruton for organising the event.

Full results attached

Galway County Track and Field 29th June

25 June, 2014 - 11:29

The Galway Senior/Junior/Masters Track and Field 2014 Championship Day One takes place next Sunday 29 June in Dangan , NUI Sports grounds,Galway, with check in open from 1pm 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 1 pm /- Note Please register by 1.45 pm latest !

 

Events order on the day will be as follows

Track

2pm 800m

2.30 200m

2.55 3000 m Women

3.20 5000 men Race two

3.45 5000 men Race one

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Individual Team Prizes at this year's Streets

19 June, 2014 - 20:40

There will also be a special category prize this year for groupings of individuals (e.g. workplace colleagues, gym members, etc.) that are entered into the race together.

Team-prizes will be awarded to the top 4 male scorers and the top 3 female scorers associated with the same team acording to the final finishing order.

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Mayo 5k Series 2014

19 June, 2014 - 09:01

The 5th Annual Mayo AC Summer 5k Series sponsored by C&C Cellular
commences on 17th June.

All races start at 8pm. Race Schedule, registration location and
contact as follows:

17 June Ballyhaunis Rugby Club,  Martin 0872455989
24 June Castlebar, Harlequin Hotel,  Ann 0868635534
1 July Ballinrobe,  Soccer Club,  Joan 0876726029
8 July Brickens,  Community Centre,  Ambrose 0862558383
15 July Claremorris,  Athletics Track,  Sean 0877472830

Entry is 30 euro for all 5 races including the After Party in Claremorris
and 7 euro per individual race,

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Mayo 5k Series 2014

19 June, 2014 - 08:56

The 5th Annual Mayo AC Summer 5k Series sponsored by C&C Cellular
commences on 17th June.

All races start at 8pm. Race Schedule, registration location and
contact as follows:

17 June Ballyhaunis Rugby Club,  Martin 0872455989
24 June Castlebar, Harlequin Hotel,  Ann 0868635534
1 July Ballinrobe,  Soccer Club,  Joan 0876726029
8 July Brickens,  Community Centre,  Ambrose 0862558383
15 July Claremorris,  Athletics Track,  Sean 0877472830

Entry is 30 euro for all 5 races including the After Party in Claremorris
and 7 euro per individual race,

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Marshalls needed for the Streets of Galway 8k

12 June, 2014 - 21:02

Marshalls needed for the Streets of Galway Race!

Streets of Galway

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.  Marshalls are needed from 5.30pm until 9pm on the night. E-mail brendan.kennelly@nuigalway.ie if you can help – no experience necessary!

We need help with the following jobs:

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Tonabrucky Challenge 2014 Results

8 June, 2014 - 17:46

Well done to Martin Hegarty of GCH on his win at Tonabruckey 6k yesterday evening in 22:30, followed in second by Francis King in 23:05 and Killian Dooley of GCH in 23:14.

The Ladies race was won by Esther O'Flaherty in 24:52 and in second was Sarah Jane Grehan in 27:18 and third was Carmel Coyne in 28:49.

Conditions were lovely with a beautiful evening on the rolling hills of Tonabruckey.

This race is a favourite among many in Galway who like the challenge of the peaks.

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GCH Club Challenge 2014 Latest Results

8 June, 2014 - 17:32

The latest results are attached of the GCH Club Challenge.

Don't forget there are lots more races in the challenge to compete in and the next is the Country Track this Thursday 12th June.

All-Ireland Secondary School's T&F Championships 2014

8 June, 2014 - 16:43

Galway City Harrier’s athletes picked up 6 individual medals at the all-Ireland Secondary school's T&F championships in Tullamore on Saturday last.

Alanna Lally Presentation Convent Athenry won a great gold medal in the senior girls 800m in a time of 2.08.28 which is a B standard for the World Junior championships to be held in Oregon in July. Alanna outkicked Aislinn Crossey from Newry over the last 60m. Aisliin finished 4th in the European Junior 800m in 2013 with a PB of 2.03. This was Alanna's 5th straight year winning a schools title.

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