Community Games Cross Country & Marathon

Community Games Cross Country & Marathon

The closing date is coming up for entry to the Galway finals for selection of Galway teams for the following events

  • 7k Marathon (over 14 and under 16)
    • Seperate boys and girls events
    • First 4 in each race will represent Galway in the National finals
  • 1200m cross country (over 11 and under 13)
    • Seperate races at county level to pick first 5 boys and first 5 girls for county team.
    • County team all run in same race at National level (boys and girls together).
  • Mixed distance cross country relay (over 10 and under 12)
    • Just 1 normal 600m race for boys and 1 for girls at county level but at National, its a relay team of 4.
    • First 6 boys and first 6 girls in the Galway races selected for county team.
    • Numbers 5 and 6 are usually subs but get to run in a subs race comprising 2 boys and 2 girls on the relay team.
  • Mixed distance cross country relay (over 12 and under 14)
    • Similar to the under 12 race except the distance is 800m.

The Galway finals will take place on a date to be confirmed shortly while the National finals take place in University of Limerick on the weekend of 26th and 27th May.

Please text me at 087 6591879 if from the Craughwell Community Games area and interested in taking part in the Galway finals. I need the entries by Friday 16th March.

Mike Tobin

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