Newsflash - 10,000m Race This Saturday @ 7:30pm on Dangan Track!!

Due to popular demand a 10,000m track race has been scheduled for tomorrow evening, Saturday 26th May @ 7:30pm in Dangan, Galway. This race is be incorporated into the Galway Senior Track & Field Series Incorporating Galway Co. Championships. This is the only time slot available until next September as the track is to be ripped up and resurfaced late next week.

Day 2 of Galway Senior T&F Series Thursday Evening

Sean Breathnach in action

Day 2 of the Galway Senior T&F Series incorporating Galway Senior T&F Championships takes place this Thursday, 24th May commencing at 8pm at the Regional Sports Centre track, Dangan, Galway.

The short programme of events sees action in the 200m, 1500m, Javelin and 4x400m. All athletes aged 16 and over are welcome. This is an excellent opportunity for some low-key early season competition.

For athletes unaccustomed to competing in track & field it is an excellent opportunity to register pb’s in a variety of events.

Battle For Mid-Table Mediocrity - Loughrea 5k 22 May 07

Lundon and Dunne & family on track

'Battle for mid-table mediocrity'

Open the sports section of any newspaper and you read articles
about elite sportsmen and women, a soccer player who scores a
wondrous goal, a hurler who drives a ball over the bar from the
touchline or an athlete who breaks his or her own national
record. However for each elite athlete, there are a thousand
athletes who are battling for what could be termed mid-table
mediocrity. And these battles can play themselves out in many
different forms. The Loughrea 5k was one such battle for me and

Seats available on Bus to the mini Marathon

For anybody who is taking part is the 5km series, and is taking on the mini marathon, some useful information
Maire Kelly from the Galway Meet and Train has booked a 29 seater bus for the Mini marathon on 4th June.

We won't fill it ourselves so if you know anyone who would like to join us, you
can get in touch with me or get them to contact me. We could pick them up at
Derrydonnell Cross.. Obviously, the more people who travel, the cheaper it
is!

Thanks a million,
Maire

You can contact Maire on (086) 8036044

A Peach Of A Race - Johnny O'Connor's first ever race report!

To PB or not to PB - that was the burning question I asked myself
as I jogged the streets of Shannon town yesterday afternoon. I
was on a 4k warm-up for the Peach 10k, on my own wondering if I
really was in good shape for this race as my previous two races
had suggested (two Galway 5ks - Athenry and Tuam) or would the 20
tight turns and three small but sharp hills on this course
prevent me from running to my potential.

I returned to the car park for the final preparations and headed
to the start line where I met Dave Huane the only other familiar

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