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As runners prepare to head to the Balla 10k this coming Saturday evening for what will be the fourth race in the 2011 Mayo AC C & C Cellular league details of the top 25 league positions after three races held have just been published. Timmy Glavey (Mayo AC) leads the mens’ league after three quality runs with 64 points closely followed by club mate Robert Malseed on 62pts having also run three races. While well positioned in joint third on 49pts having run two races each are Roger Barrett (Ballina AC) and Matt Bidwell (Galway City Harriers).
It’s that time of year again, the evenings are drawing in and the autumn leaves are beginning to fall. It is also time for the annual Terry Fox run and walk which takes place in Ballina on this coming Sunday, October 10 starting at 3pm.
It has just been announced that the Mayo AC Ladies team has been nominated by AAI to represent Ireland in the European Women’s Road Race Inter Clubs Championship in Torre Vedras, Portugal, on Sunday October 17 next. Mayo AC have established themselves as one of the leading ladies’ club teams nationally in recent years, with many successes including winning team gold at the 2009 National Half Marathon at both senior and masters’ level. This will be the third time that Mayo AC will be taking part in this major event, having travelled to Italy in 2002 and to Moscow in 2003.
As part of the Westport Get Out There adventure festival, the Westport community and Mayo Sports Partnership have come together to promote an initiative called Active Westport. As part of this initiative Westport AC, supported by Mayo Sports Partnership, is hosting a fun 5k walk and run starting at 4.30pm on Sunday August 22 on the north Mall. The 5k event is open to people of all abilities, families, walkers, joggers, runners, and club runners This will give everyone who takes part a chance to walk, jog, or run in the beautiful grounds of Westport House. Entry to the event is just €5, with the proceeds going to Westport AC, there will be a selection of prizes for those who finish in placings and a number of spot prizes. The event is being sponsored by the West Bar and Restaurant.
The eighth version of the very popular Carramore 10k race takes place tomorrow May 15 at 6pm, it is also race number one in the Mayo AC C & C Cellular league. A four mile walk takes place over a different course also starting at 6pm. The event organised by local man Christy Heneghan and his committee is in support of the Mayo -Roscommon Hospice. The race takes place over a generally flat course with a little hill on the last stretch. It is expected that many of the leading runners from around the west will be on the starting line, as in previous years, in the south Mayo village situated just off the main Claremorris to Hollymount road. Entries will be taken from 4.30pm in the community centre, dressing rooms and showers are available in the locality, and refreshments will be served after. The entry fee for the race is €10 and there is a cash prize for the top three finishers in the men’s and women’s section, and for places in the other categories. Points will be awarded for the top 25 finishers in the both men’s and women’s events for the road race league.