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Galway's Sean Breathnach was arguably the athlete at the National Masters track and field championships, dominating the throws M35 category as expected.
Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8K 2016 - race preview
Galway sprinter Cillin Greene has been selected to complete at the World Junior Athletic Championships after grabbing the limelight at the nationals last weekend.
Matt Bidwell of GCH made a winning first appearance at the final event in the 2016 Galway 5km series in Athenry on Tuesday.
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.
Galway athlete Gary Thornton suffered disappointment in the weekend's Prague marathon, failing to improve his Rio qualification time.
Conditions were tough for the 12th Annual Tuam 8k last Sunday. For many this race is one of the best of the West's early season tests. Persistent rain swept across Connacht but lightened off for the race. However, a chilly headwind on the early kilometres along open sections of the course made it difficult for the 387 finishers.
Some of Galway's top athletes are expected to be in action this Sunday for the 12th annual Tuam AC New Year Road Race.
It was an historic day for Hollymount. There was a real buzz about the village as the 50th Anniversary International road races took place on Sunday. Conditions on the day were tough to say the least. It was a day for digging in, supporting, enduring and above all celebrating a unique event in Irish athletics. For a race that was 'baptised' in 1966, uisce played a big part in the day, not least during the short flood on the Kilrush loop. It never dampened the enthusiasm or enjoyment of participants, and reminded us that sport reveals the greatest of the human spirit. And we needed that reminder after recent events.
Galway's Sean Breathnach produced a superb performance in Liverpool in the British Athletics League recently.