The timetable for Saturday in Tullamore is at:-
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Timetables for the older ages in the following weeks are at:-
Well done to all of the schools who participated yesterday in the Christy Kennedy Sports. We had our largest partipipation ever with 10 teams from 7 schools taking part. I am attaching the provisional results to this article and will update tonight with individual names. There were some fantastic performances throughout the day and some very close finishes.
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.
End of Term Time Trial Results are in! Well done to all who took part.
A special thank you to all of the Fit for Life Leaders; Geraldine Farrelly, Katie Gorman, Steven Carty, Noel Gorman, Niamh Flavin, Patrick Cosgrove, Keith Devane, James Diviney, Betty Coleman and Edel Kavanagh. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated.
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
The 2015 County Galway Junior/Senior/Masters Track and Field Championships is on tonmorrow night (Tuesday) and next Sunday 28th in Dangan. U17s, 18s, 19s and 20s are all in the junior category for this event. Its an ideal opportunity for a good runout before the upcoming National Juvenile, Junior and U23 track and field; and also for senior and masters athletes who may not get the opportunity to compete on the track all that often.
Read on for entry information and timetable.
TuamAC were represented in 2 races over the weekend.
Sean O Morain was our sole representative in the Bullaun 8k on Saturday evening. He was happy with his run.
Dan O’Rourke lead home the TuamAC team at the Annaghdown Summer Solstice 10k on Sunday evening. He was followed by Derek Naughton, Sean Burke, Tommy Joe Whyte, Shane Chrisham and Conal Burke. Julie Murphy was the only ladies TuamAC member running the 10k. Julie was very pleased with her time considering it was quite windy in parts.
Jennifer Carney and Justin Lane ran the inaugural Annaghdown 5k. Both were delighted with their times and they are already looking forward to their next race.
This year our athletics summer camps are being coordinated and ran by our international senior high jumper Cathriona Farrell. Click on the image below for the application form and don't miss out on the opportunity to attend one of the best camps in Ireland with plenty of fun and expert tuition in the various athletics disciplines!
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.
There will be no Tuam AC Speedwork session this Tuesday as the Galway County Track And Field competition is being held in Dangan on the same evening. Speedwork will return the following Tuesday, 7th July at 6:30 pm.
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.
The end of term Fit For Life Time Trial will take place this Saturday 20th June at 9.30. Registration will take place i in St. Michaels Hall from 9.00 am.
All club members welcome to take part. There will be a small reception after the time trial in the hall to present this terms graduates with their certificates.
Well done to all who completed the 10 weeks.
Fit For Life will recommence in early September. Keep an eye on the website and Craughwell AC Facebook page for updates.
Happy running this summer!