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Thornton celebrates victory in this year's Streets of Galway 

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Galway celebrated a home win in this year's Kearney Cycles Streets of Galway 8k which took place on Saturday.

Hundreds run for Aoibhe at successful Renville Park 5K

Close to 700 runners took to the pathways of Renville Park on Wednesday night last to compete in the third annual Renville Park 5K, with all proceeds from the event going to local charity ACT for Meningitis.


•Renmore AFC Soccer Club is running a Race Night in the Huntsman Inn College Road on Saturday March 9 to raise funds for the running of the soccer club. All are invited to attend, including anyone not directly involved in the club who would like to participate. The night will consist of a full race card of 10 races shown on large screen TVs with full tote facilities available. There will be an 'auction race' where punters can buy a horse with a chance for a major prize. There will also be lots of spot prizes. See or call Tom Hurley on 087 7729089 for details.

Spaniard wins Conamara race

Spanish runner Jaime Lobo set a new course record at the Conamara 10k in Carna on Saturday.

Take on a challenge with Team Midlands Simon

Midlands Simon Community is asking people to show their solidarity for those experiencing homelessness in the Midlands by joining Team Midlands Simon this year for a sporting event or challenge. Whether it’s a triathlon or an egg and spoon race, Team Midlands Simon needs you to take the challenge and help end homelessness through sport.

Marathon organisers donated thousands of euro to local athletes and clubs, despite claims by former mayor

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Much has been written and broadcast over the past week on the impasse between the City Council and the organisers of the now-cancelled Galway City Marathon, which was due to take place at the end of this month and draw a vast number of runners to the the city. However, among the most hurtful barbs thrown was the allegation by former mayor Michael Crowe that the organisers did not honour a commitment to donate marathon funds to sporting clubs and athletes in the city which has been angrily rejected by the organisers and proven to be untrue.


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