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Mayo AC’s Move to Improve series winners announced

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Mayo Athletic Club’s new Move to Improve series has proven to be very successful in helping its members improve on their fitness levels and race times, according to organisers at the club.

Ballina Athletic Club to host an exciting new cross-country event for teenagers

The Ballina Athletic Club will host a post primary schools cross country challenge for the 12 schools in its surrounding area on Wednesday week, October 8. The event will take place in Belleek, Ballina, and it is hoped it will give all participants the opportunity to discover a talent for cross country running.  The primary aim of this event is to promote and support participation in athletics among post-primary pupils. Ballina Athletic Club has a comprehensive underage development structure with the expertise of dedicated and knowledgeable coaches who are immersed in athletics. However the club has noticed a decline in recent years in the participation levels among teenagers and young adults, and rather than accepting this, it is determined to get teenagers back on track and bring the ‘X-Factor’ into cross-country running. It is a gateway discipline for so many other sports. This unique cross-country event promises to do just that with an exciting line up of shorter than usual cross-country races which will have all the teenagers vying for overall prizes for the pride and glory of their respective schools.

Innovative community groups shine with KBC Bright Ideas funding awards

A number of innovative organisations across Galway have been awarded funding through KBC Bank Ireland’s Bright Ideas community support initiative.

Mayo AC gearing up for twenty fifth anniversary celebrations

Mayo Athletic Club will celebrate 25 years of success since the club was founded, at an anniversary function to be held in the Failte Suite at The Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar, on Saturday December 1 at 8pm.

Revised date for annual Loughrea run

Loughrea Athletic Club holds its annual Grey Lake 10k Road Race on Sunday.

Mayo athletes come to the fore at half marathon championships

There were great scenes of celebration at Athenry on Sunday as Mayo AC's National Half Marathon team had huge success winning medals in three team categories and eight individual medals. The club brought a record 31 runners to the race and 13 of them came home with medals - a great result. For once AAI came up with the results on the day and a delighted Michael McGrath was able to present most of the booty at the team's HQ.

Little South Run in Kilmacow

The 10th Annual Little South Run will be held in Kilmacow next Sunday, 5th June. This highly popular four mile event, suitable for serious athletes, joggers and walkers, is being organised by Saint Senan’s Athletic Club in aid of the Hospice Movement.   

Huge interest in Harlequin Adventure Duathlon

Castlebar has now got a unique event of its own its called the Harlequin Adventure Duathlon, it will be held on Saturday March 26 with a start time of 9am. This race is a mix of running, cycling, and mountain running, very much like the famous Gael Force event which has proven to be a big hit in the Leenane/Westport area. Now Castlebar can boast about an event of its own with equally stunning and challenging terrain.

Presentation to hospice group

Kilmacow Hospice Support Group would like to acknowledge receipt of €3,790 from the ninth running of the Little South Run which was organised by St Senan’s Athletics Club.

Eugene Waldron takes the helm at Claremorris Chamber

At the 49th Annual General Meeting of the Claremorris Chamber of Commerce, local based architect Eugene Waldron stepped up to the position of president, having served two years as vice-president. He succeeds James Kean whose term of office at the helm has come to an end.

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