Galway City Harriers are delighted to announce that the 36th edition of the Streets of Galway 8k road race will take place Saturday 6th August at 7pm.
Since its inception in 1986 the event has grown into one of the most prestigious road races in the country, yet remains true to its original motto of Sport for All, as many locals and visitors take on the event year in year out. The event will bring thousands of participants onto the streets of our city and suburbs into what is a fantastic event for the city.
This event is the jewel in the crown of road races in the West and tours through the famous City of the Tribes. The race route starts at Grattan Road beside South Park in the city and takes in many of the sights of Galway city. including the Spanish Arch, Eyre Square, the landmark Galway Cathedral and NUI Galway, and routes out towards Salthill, past Pearse Stadium and then back in the ‘Prom’ along Galway Bay for a fast section into the finish at the historic Claddagh.
To register to take part in the race as one of about 3000 competitors go to https://www.myrunresults.com/events/galway_clinic_streets_of_galway_8k/4490/details
The organising committee will be busy on the day setting up the water station at Pearse stadium and setting out traffic cones, bins, cleaning up etc.
If you want to help out at the water station at Pearse stadium or as a marshal, contact the SOG committee at email@example.com.