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Ollie Mullins of Craughwell AC has taken top honours in this year's County Galway AAI Championship half marathon.
Sean Breathnach of GCH produced a fantastic result at Sunday’s AAI Indoor Games in Athlone in the shot put, throwing a lifetime best of 17.14m.
Alanna Lally was the well-deserved winner of Athletics Ireland’s Tailteann Schools Award at the annual national awards ceremony in Dublin recently.
Gary Thornton of Galway Cit Harriers won the Galway senior men’s cross country title at Loughrea AC's complex at Bushfield.
Two Galway athletes have been selected to compete for Ireland at the European Team Championships in Estonia this weekend.
David Rooney of Raheny Shamrocks AC won this year’s Corrib Oil Streets of Galway 8k Road Race from a field of more than 2,500 runners.
The Irish performances at the European cross country championships in Slovenia were buoyed up by the historic victory of Wexford's Fionnuala Britton in the senior women's event, only the second time that an Irish woman has achieved the honour. Continuing his recovery from his marathon debut, Galway's Gary Thornton put in a solid run to take 54th position, helping the Irish team to sixth overall.
Galway athletic eyes turn to the Netherlands this weekend and the Amsterdam Marathon where top Galway City Harrier Gary Thornton is making a bid for an Olympic marathon qualification time.
Two Galway students have been selected to represent Ireland at the schools’ international in Cardiff on July 16.
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