Galway women’s harriers claim another team medal at national championships

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Galway City Harriers’ talented women's squad put in another superb performance to take a national team silver medal at the National Marathon championships held in conjunction with the 39th running of the Dublin Marathon at the weekend.

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Galway women aim for hat-trick

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Some 20,000 runners from across the country take on the 26.2-mile challenge in the National Marathon Championships in Dublin on Sunday, held in conjunction with the 39th edition of the Dublin Marathon.

Galway City Harriers’ women's squad will look to make it three team titles in a row in what would be a remarkable achievement, having won team gold in 2016 and 2017.

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Testing conditions for schools’ cross country finals

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country Finals were held on Saturday in Bushfield grounds, Bullaun, Loughrea. Nearly 500 students took part in what were torrential downpours and testing underfoot conditions.

Race winners were Keevagh Barry of Ballymana NS in Galway in the Junior Girls race, Matthew Casey of Ballyvary, Mayo in the Junior Boys event, Sarah Carney of Bohola in Mayo in the Senior Girls race and Declan Kennedy of Croghan, Roscommon in the Senior Boys race.

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Athletes gear up for cross country championships

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

The first day of the Galway County Cross Country Championships will take place at the Palace Grounds in Tuam on Sunday (October 7), with a start time of 1pm.

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Craughwell sets the pace at Castlegar

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Craughwell youngsters were in fine form at Castlegar AC's annual open cross country meet on Saturday,

In perfect conditions for running on a testing course in Merlin Woods City Park, Craughwell's athletes took the top two places in the juvenile 2k race.

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Running like the wind in Oughterard

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Galway City Harriers Naoise O Gibne and Niamh Hennell took the honours in the annual Run like the Wind 4k races on Saturday.

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Casey wins Claregalway 10k in fast time

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Top Irish international Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC stormed home to win the 31st annual Claregalway 10k road-race on Saturday.

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Silver medals for Galway athletes

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Galway athletes bagged silver team medals after superb all-round performances in the National Track and Field League final in Tullamore on Sunday.

Galway City Harriers men’s team, under the guidance of team manager Cliff Jennings and Brendan Glynn, placed a superb second in the premier division final with 98 points, behind winners Clonliffe Harriers of Dublin.

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Irish champion claims the thirty-third Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

John Travers of Donore Harriers won the 33rd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8k Road Race held on Saturday evening with a superb front running performance, befitting his national champion status.

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Top field takes to Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

alway city comes alive with runners on Saturday evening for the 33rd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8k Road Race.

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United set for Boyne battle as promotion race hots up

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

With only five SSE Airtricity League First Division games remaining Galway United travel to the banks of the Boyne to face Drogheda United in a crucial encounter tomorrow, 7.45pm kick off.

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Galway teams qualify for national track and field finals

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Galway teams have qualified for the National League finals to be held next month in Tullamore.

Galway City Harriers men’s team, and the Galway Ladies came through the National Track and Field League’s second and final qualifying round in Athlone, to advance to the finals.

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National golds for Galway athletes

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

Galway athletes secured national silverware in the junior and U23 championships in Tullamore at the weekend, kickstarting the 2018 Track and Field Championships.

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Galway Ladies will not easily relinquish their Conncht title

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Galway Ladies, the reigning provincial champions under the guidance of Stephen Glennon, take on their oldest rivals Mayo in an eagerly anticipated clash at McHale Park on Sunday (4pm).

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McDonnell toughs it out to win 10k

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Galway athletes were in top form on the third day of the Galway County track and field championships in Dangan which featured an epic 10,000 metres and a mile race.

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Mooney completes 5k series with second win

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Kevin Mooney of Craughwell AC was the winner of the final race in the hugely successful 2018 Galway 5km Series.

Mooney made it two wins on the trot when he clocked 16.43 in Kilcornan, Clarenbridge in sultry summer conditions last Tuesday.

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Connemara Marathon continues to grow Almost 2,000 runners completed the 17th edition of the Connemara half, full and ultra-marathon series of races held on Sunday in the scenic surrounds of Maam Cross

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Almost 2,000 runners completed the 17th edition of the Connemara half, full and ultra-marathon series of races held on Sunday in the scenic surrounds of Maam Cross, Lough Inagh and Leenane.

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Bidwell continues winning form on the road

Thu, Apr 05, 2018

Matt Bidwell of Galway City Harriers won the eighth edition of the Colemanstown 10k on Saturday.

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European masters

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The European Masters Indoors Championships will be held this week in Madrid in Spain and many of Galway’s best masters athletes will compete, including Majella Loftus of GCH in sprints, Brendan Staunton of GCH, in the Shot and Discus, as well as Sean McDermott of Castlegar AC and Ian Egan of Tuam AC in the distance events.

Also in Spain, Galway's Laura Shaughnessy, now running with DSD in Dublin, will compete for Ireland in the World Half Marathon Championships that will be held on Saturday in Valencia, Spain =

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Breathnach and Lally take national track and field titles

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

In a hugely successful weekend for Galway athletes, Sean Breathnach and Alanna Lally both won titles at the National Track and Field Indoor Championships in Dublin.

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