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The recent Connacht Cross Country Championships produced a host of sterling performances from Galway athletes.
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.
Three Galway Athletes have been selected for the Home Countries International Cross Country which takes place in Glasgow on November 27.
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.
Galway athletes have claimed a memorable cross country title, winning the men’s intermediate team championship in Dublin at the weekend.
Three Galway veteran athletes, who qualified for the British and Irish Masters Home Nations Cross Country, were a central part of winning teams at the weekend.
The annual Galway AAI Primary Schools Cross Country Championships were held in Renmore with more than 800 children competing in the four races.