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Galbally Runners Club Notes 04 Jul 2021

Galbally 5 Mile/5K Event – Over £1000 in Prize Money

With less that 2 weeks to go to the big day (25 July 2021) for the Galbally Runners 5 Mile and 5K event we are pleased to announce that we will be offering over £1000 in prize money including overall winner and age categories as well £100 bonus for breaking the course record for the 5 mile event. These records are currently held by Eoin Hughes (26.30) and Louise Smith (31.05). Maybe Eoin and Louise will come back to try again or maybe others out there might fancy their chances of winning the money over this challenging course. The day of course is one of the best in the road racing calendar with excellent hospitality after the run. Hopefully we will see you there. The Online Registration is opened and is available from our website Entries are going fast and may be limited with Covid restrictions so get signed up. It will, as always, be a smashing day. Proceeds for this event will go to the Eagles Special Olympic Club. Keep an eye out

on our Facebook page and website for further details.

Parkrun Saturday

Fergal O’Donnell had an impressive 18:08 time and took first place overall.

Eleven Galbally Runners made their way to Dungannon Park on Saturday morning for the usual 5K times parkrun. Fergal O’Donnell had an impressive 18:08 time and took first place overall. Lucy Woods was 3 rd lady on the day and a course PB with Julie Deery and Kileane Goubert also achieving course PB. Great runs also by Francis O’Neill, Éadaoin McVeigh, Lorcán Mcveigh, Daire Quinn, Aidan Quinn and Erin McDonald also had great and very enjoyable runs. What a way to spend a Saturday morning. Dermot Moxon headed off to Omagh and also recorded a great time.

Lucy Woods was 3 rd lady on the day and a course PB

Galbally Runners at Dungannon Park parkrun

Upcoming Events

With no events in the calendar for this weekend some of our runners might venture into Parkrun at Dungannon, MUSA, Omagh or Craigavon lakes for 9:30am on Saturday which is always a super event


Club Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Galbally Community Centre at 7PM with Tuesday nights session being on the track and Thursday the option of track or road. Sunday morning training will commence at 8am and will have distances to suit everyone. We encourage all new to running to come along. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s good for you. We also cater for all levels of runner.

If you would like to join us please send a us a message to, email or check us

out at We welcome all runners to join our club.

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