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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.
All the work this year has gone into training for your main race, the Dublin City Marathon on October 30 which is just a few weeks away, so do not let it go to waste by not keeping those muscles maintained in the lead up to the race.
Runners of all ages will be heading to Moylough on Sunday October 16 for the North East Galway 10k/5k which this year also includes a 1.5k run for children.
Matt Bidwell of GCH made a winning first appearance at the final event in the 2016 Galway 5km series in Athenry on Tuesday.
Killeeneen National School will hold its third 5km Road Race on Thursday, June 16 . The 5km Race which is chip timed, will kick start at 7pm from the historical Liam Mellows 1916 Commemorative monument located in the heart of Killeeneen.
St James’ Ladies Football Club, in partnership with The Saving Grace Trust are holding their inaugural 5km road race/fun run on bank holiday Monday next May 2 at 11am.
Final preparations are being made by four Castlebar athletes who are taking part in the 2015 New York City Marathon. Lorraine Toner, John Geraghty, and husband and wife Karen and Seamus Devaney will all run the Marathon in New York on Sunday November 1 in aid of Western Care Association.
One of the 5k races I ran in early summer was at Galway Airport. It was one of those rare nice Tuesday nights, when almost a thousand runners ran around the edges of the runway, around and around, running one way towards Boston and then the other way towards Brussels — and when you are labouring up one length of the runway and then down the other end, you get a view of the place that only a few have ever had. Normally you were only air-side of the terminal if you were embarking and disembarking. On this evening, we all had a privileged view of a facility that was crying out to be loved again.
Craughwell AC athletes produced a clean sweep in the second Killeeneen National School 5k Road Race.
Hundreds are expected to take to the roads around Claregalway this weekend for the 28th Claregalway 10K Road Race/Fun Run/Walk which takes place on Saturday (August 22) at 6pm.