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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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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Jes win Connacht Schools Rugby Cup —

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Colaiste Iognaid, the Jes, 16

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Breathnach breaks another record

Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Sean Breathnach of Galway City Harriers took pride of place at the National Senior Indoor Championships at the Athlone IT arena last weekend.

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Double delight for Galway's cross country athletes

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Galway athletes claimed an historic double when both the senior men and women's teams won titles at the National Inter-County Cross Country Championships in Tuam on Sunday.

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National cross country title for Salthill's Hyland

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Galway native Marie Hyland won this year's National Intermediate Cross Country Championship in Dundalk on Sunday.

Hyland, who now runs with Dublin based club Crusaders AC, won the intermediate women's title with a fantastic front running performance .

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No rest for the runners over Christmas

Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Christmas athletics fixtures in Galway commence on Christmas Day with the annual Goal charity mile which takes place at 130 venues throughout the country.

Goal Miles take place at three venues across County Galway this year - South Park Grattan Road on Christmas Day at midday, St Jarleth's College on Christmas Day at 11am to 12.30pm, and the Dangan Running Track, NUIG Campus on Christmas Day at 10am to 1pm.

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Warm up for festive runs begins with East Galway AC challenge

Thu, Dec 17, 2015

The fifth annual East Galway AC Four Mile Challenge will take place on Sunday over a challenging course.

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Broderick delivers with podium finish at nationals

Thu, Dec 10, 2015

Loughrea's Jason Broderick, tipped for a top placing at the All Ireland Cross Country in Dungarvan, delivered on his promise on Sunday.

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