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Galway cross-country events


from Athenry AC website The following is the list of cross-country events for the 2008 cross-country season 30th September Galway Primary schools cross-country, Renmore, 1pm
5th October Galway even ages, Dangan, 1pm
11th October(Sat) Connaught Primary schools, Hazelwood, Sligo, 1pm
***19th October Galway uneven ages, Novice, Intermediate, Master,Senior men & women, Tuam 1pm***
26th October Connaught region even ages & Intermediate, Novice & Masters men & women, Swinford 1pm
9th November(Sat) Connaught region uneven ages, Forest Park Boyle 1pm.
27th November National intercounties & even ages, 12pm., Venue to be decided
7th December National novice & uneven ages, 12pm, Venue to be decided.

Entries for 5th October
Entry fee €10 per team & € 2.50 per individual.
Entries to be sent to ; P.J. Coyle, 13 Dangan Court, Newcastle, Galway
Closing date; Tuesday 30th September.

Entries for 19th October
Entry fee €10 per team & € 2.50 per individual.
Entries to be sent to; Brendan Monaghan, 22 Demense Cottages, Tuam, County Galway.
Closing date; Tuesday 14th October..

In the under 10’s the first 10 past the line will get medals, there is no team event in this age group and there is no under 10 competition at Connaught or National level.
Under 19’s can compete in the junior race as well as the U 19 race but must be clearly entered in both races & pay 2 entry fees.
In under age competition an athlete can move up one age group e.g an U13 can run in an U14 race.
Selection for the Galway teams in juvenile age groups for Connaught will be the 1st seven to finish & 3 places to be at the discretion of the county board.
Selection for the Galway teams in juvenile ages groups for National will be the 1st seven Galway athletes to finish in Connaught & 3 places to be at the discretion of the county board.
Masters over 50 have an option of running 4k or 8k.
The Masters, Intermediate & Novice will be held in conjunction with the Senior Race. The fist 4 home for a club will be the counting 4 for team purposes. Please indicate on the entry form which category the athlete is competing in.
Individual Medals 1st 3 Novice, Intermediate,Senior & Masters(V40), 1st V50 & 1st V60 .
The following are the distances for the County Cross-country events.
Age Group Girls/Women Boys/Men

U10 500m (county only) 500m
U11 800m 800m
U12 1000m 1000m
U13 1000m 1200m
U14 1200m 1500m
U15 1500m 2000m
U16 2000m 3000m
U17 2000m 4000m
U18 2000m 5000m
U19 3000m 6000m
Junior 3000m 5000m
Senior 3000m 8000m
Novice 3000m 8000m