Students scoop medals in intervarsities track and field

Thu, Feb 02, 2023

University of Galway athletes secured four medals at the Intervarsities Indoor Track and Field Championships held in the National Indoor Arena in Dublin on Saturday.

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Outstanding performances from Craughwell women

Thu, Jan 26, 2023

The Craughwell Senior Women’s team had another outstanding day at Round 2 of the National League held in Athlone Indoor Arena. Managed by Sarah Finnegan, the team put in some top-drawer performances across the range of events to qualify for the final in second place on the leader board, just one point off table toppers DSD AC.

The team comprising Sarah Finnegan, Siofra Davis, Caoimhe Kilkenny, Jade Moorhead, Leonore Church, Eva Kelleher, Grace McKermitt, Rachel Finnegan, Sinead Treacy, Aisling Keady, Laura Cunningham Sinead Gaffney and Holly Shaughnessy now go forward to the National final.

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Moran produces storming run in The Fields of Athenry 10k

Thu, Jan 12, 2023

In the 21st edition of the famous The Fields of Athenry 10k race, organised by local club Athenry AC on St Stephen's Day, Ellen Moran of GCH returned to action with a storming run to take victory in the women's event.

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Connacht will need greater accuracy to halt Leinster’s title march

Thu, Dec 29, 2022

New Year tests do not come much bigger for Connacht than Sunday’s URC fixture with eight-time champions Leinster.

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Runners, joggers and walkers get ready for annual GOAL Mile

Thu, Dec 22, 2022

On your marks! The traditional Goal Mile returns to the city and county

The GOAL Mile will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year, with some 25,000 participants running a mile to raise funds for the poorest and most vulnerable communities across the world.

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Galway trio head to Turin for European Cross Country

Thu, Dec 08, 2022

Thomas McStay of Galway City Harriers travels to Turin, Italy this weekend to compete as part of a strong Irish U23 team at the European Cross-Country Championships.

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Gold for Bohan at Connacht cross country

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

A gutsy performance by David Bohan in the men’s race over 7km ensured Galway secured a senior gold at the Connacht Cross Country Championships on a testing Roscommon Racecourse on Sunday.

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Galway’s Fallon and Moran take top spots in Connacht Cross Country

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Two Galway athletes took senior honours at the Connacht Cross Country Championships in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.

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Cross country championship season starts

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

The Connacht Cross Country Championships at club level kicks off in earnest this weekend, with the even age juveniles and adult senior championships taking place Sunday in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim.

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Top ten finishes for Galway athletes

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

Galway athletes excelled at the traditional curtain-raiser to the National Cross-Country season which took place at Abbottstown in Dublin on Sunday on a fast and relatively dry course.

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Hundreds to compete in Galway Cross Country Championships

Wed, Sep 28, 2022

The first day of the clubs' cross country event for Galway takes place on Sunday at Bushfield, Loughrea.

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City harriers claim top spot in Grant Thornton sponsored 5k

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Thomas McStay and Edel Kelly, both of Galway City Harriers, were the winners of the recent Grant Thornton sponsored 5k on the Prom.

Held in superb conditions on Wednesday evening last, the Galway City Harriers showed their international class in this Athletics Ireland organised event,

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Cross country season off and running

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

The traditional curtain-raiser to the cross country season takes place this Saturday in Galway Racecourse at Ballybrit.

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Hundreds get set to hit the streets of Galway in GT5k

Thu, Sep 08, 2022

Connacht Rugby's Conor Oliver is changing his rugby boots for runners to take part in this year’s GT5K race next week (September 14).

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Galway youngsters excel at English championships

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

Several Galway athletes were on the podium in Birmingham last weekend, representing the Athletics Ireland team at the English Championships at U15 and U17 level.

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Women’s track team celebrates medal finish in league final

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Galway's women track team was the star of the show at the National Track and Field League final on Sunday in Tullamore.

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Streets of Galway lined for 36th edition of Galway 8k

Thu, Aug 11, 2022

Andrew Annett of Mourne Runners in Down and Donore Harriers Ide Nic Dhomhnaill take victory

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Last call for entries to Streets of Galway 8k

Thu, Jul 28, 2022

Limited entry is still available online for the 36th edition of the Galway Clinic sponsored Streets of Galway 8km, organised by Galway City Harriers.

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Shaw wins international gold

Thu, Jul 21, 2022

Galway's Liam Shaw finished a terrific season with a gold medal at Schools' International SIAB event in Belfast at the weekend

Shaw produced a massive throw of 16.45m in the shot putt to claim gold and was one of several Galway athletes, including Amy Rose Kelly of South Galway AC and Matthieu Madden of GCH, to shine at the prestigious event which included England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland athletes.

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Medal haul for Galway's young athletes at track and field championships

Thu, Jul 14, 2022

Galway athletes were among the national medal winners at the 2022 Irish Life Health National Juvenile Track and Field Championships in Tullamore.

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