Medals for masters

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Galway athletes were in the medals at the 29th annual British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in Glasgow on Saturday.

Competing against masters from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland in three races were Martin Kearney, Martin McEvilly and Christine Kennedy of GCH, all competing for Ireland, Kearney and Kennedy both came home with team gold in their respective categories (O60), and McEvilly claimed a silver team medal at O65 level. Kennedy also picked up an individual silver medal at O60 in the ladies' masters race

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Cross country titles for Galway

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Galway City Harriers' Niamh Hennelly has claimed the senior ladies' crown of the Connacht Senior Cross Country League.

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Galway ladies’ team to challenge for marathon title

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Many of Galway’s top marathon runners will compete for national honours in Sunday's Dublin Marathon, which also incorporates the National Marathon Championships, and the GCH ladies squad will be challenging strongly for the senior ladies’ team prize.

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Craughwell youngsters claim Connacht title

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Craughwell NS senior boys made history on Saturday when winning the Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country title for the first time at Sligo IT.

The boys were led home by an outstanding performance from Ross McGuinness with an eighth place finish followed in with an incredible run by Robert Urquhart, who placed 18th, just ahead of Eoin Byrne who had the race of his life to take 19th place. Next home was Evan Hallinan 27th, Luke Flynn 33rd, and Evan Moran 40th for the victorious squad

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O'Connor prevails in cross country battle

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Brian O'Connor of Galway City Harriers won the county senior cross country title for the first time in Tuam on Sunday.

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Fallon in top form

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Jamie Fallon of Craughwell AC was the clear winner of the senior men’s 6k at Castlegar AC's open cross country races on Saturday.

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Walsh wins Craughwell 5k

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Fergal Walsh of Athenry AC was the winner of the Craughwell AC 5km in aid of the club's new facility development.

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Bidwell on track

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Galway's Matt Bidwell continued his winning ways on the track, taking the Lust for Life 5k at Ballybrit Racecourse on Saturday.

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Irish international wins the annual Streets of Galway 8k roadrace

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Some 3,000 participants took to the streets on Saturday for the 31st running of the Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k.

Runners, joggers and walkers took part in the city’s largest annual road race - an event organised by local club Galway City Harriers which has become the jewel in the crown of athletic events in the west and one of the biggest in the country.

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Greene grabs gold to seal place at world champs

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Galway sprinter Cillin Greene has been selected to complete at the World Junior Athletic Championships after grabbing the limelight at the nationals last weekend.

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Bidwell takes the win in final 5k series event

Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Matt Bidwell of GCH made a winning first appearance at the final event in the 2016 Galway 5km series in Athenry on Tuesday.

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Galway cyclists complete against the big boys

Thu, May 26, 2016

Galway is fielding two riders in this year's An Post Rás, Ireland's biggest international cycle race which is under way this week.

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Casey takes third win

Thu, May 26, 2016

Gary Higgins of GCH took a comfortable victory in the fourth race of the 5km. Higgins clocked 16.32 in this race in Tuam, winning by a clear margin from Ruaidhri Geraghty, also GCH, who ran 16:54, and Damien Larkin of Craughwell AC who ran 16:59 for third.

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Monivea man wins gold

Thu, May 26, 2016

Monivea kick boxer Brendan Kenny has claimed gold at the prestigious Hungarian World Cup.

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Thornton still targeting Rio improvement

Thu, May 12, 2016

Galway athlete Gary Thornton suffered disappointment in the weekend's Prague marathon, failing to improve his Rio qualification time.

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Galway athletes on track

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Galway had two winners at the universities track and field championships in Santry at the weekend.

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Athenry AC hosts evening with Irish athletic legends

Thu, Apr 14, 2016

With the Olympics Games in Rio only months away, Galway sports fans will have the chance to spend an entertaining evening in the company of two of the legendary figures of Irish athletics.

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Connemarathon

Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The Connemara International Marathon, one of the world’s most scenic events and its 15th year, takes place on Sunday with some 3,000 entrants. The event comprises half, full and ultra (39.3 mile) marathons. Participants will enjoy some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery including the Twelve Pins mountain range, Killary Lough, Leenane, the Maam Turk Mountains, Lough Inagh Valley, and Ma’am.

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Fallon fastest in Loughrea 5k

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Many of Galway's top athletes were on show in the Loughrea AC hosted Easter Monday 5km.

Run over a fast two lap circuit around the town, the race provided Irish international Keith Fallon with a fast 15.57 run, taking victory ahead of Craughwell’s Peadar Harvey who ran 16.22. Mullingar Harriers' Andrew Nevin finished in third.

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Breathnach throws another personal best

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Sean Breathnach competed for Ireland at the European Throws Cup in Arad, Romania on Sunday.

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