3K Santa Speed Walk - Wednesday 16th November

Next Wednesday, in the run up to the SU's Christmas Day, the NUIG Sport's office have organised a 3K Santa Speed Walk in aid of the Galway Simon Community, as part of their "NUIG's Ultimate Team" (N.U.T) program. 

So get out your Christmas Jumpers and Santa hats for this is a Christmas themed walking race around campus that’s sure to put you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season! Enter as a team or as an individual. We'll be kicking off at 1pm from the Quad and registration on the day will be from 12. 30pm at Quad. There will be a social gathering straight after the event in the College Bar with food and refreshments for all participants, and spot prizes for “Best Christmas Themed Costume”, “Best Team Name” and lots more.

The event is free to enter but we'll be asking for a recommended donation of €2 from each participants where all money raised will go to Galway Simon Community, a fantastic charity that provides services for the homeless of Galway. So register below as a team or an individual. If you have any questions you can email the organising team directly at nut@clubs.nuigalway,ie


Could you be NUI Galways Ultimate Team?


Registration is open for NUI Galway's Ultimate Team (NUT)!


Register here!


We're looking for several teams to represent each of the five college's of NUI Galway (listed below) to fight it out for some fantastic prizes and eventually determine which college contains that something extra to produce a NUT.

Each team will take part in at least 2 of the 5 competitions on offer set throughout the year. The competitions include a 3k Fun Run, 7-a-side Gaelic Football, Futsal, Tag Rugby & Ultimate Frisbee. Figure out which college your team will represent from those listed below and be all set for when registration opens, this year promises to be a bit NUTs!

  • College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies
  • College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
  • College of Engineering & Informatics
  • College of Science
  • College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences




Monday Night 8-10pm

Sports Hall

Come Along





5-a-side Soccer cages


2 state of the art floodlit synthetic cages.

Recreational Leagues are run all year round.

The Cages can be hired by individuals or groups or class reps.

NUIG Students €20.00 Per hour, Includes Lights

Please contact Kevin Cassidy, 0861772589 kevin.cassidy@nuigalway.ie

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