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Jamie Fallon of Craughwell AC continues to make a name for himself, coming in second at the Celtic International Cross Country.
More than 450 runners completed Tuam AC’s 10th anniversary road race on Sunday which was won by Paddy Hamilton of Annadale Striders in Belfast with a storming finish.
With just days to go, the first big club race of the year could surpass all previous attendance records.
A record 257 people finished the now annual Manualla FC four mile race held on St Stephen’s Day in the Mayo village. The popular event was organised by the soccer club with Tracy Durkan leading the organising committee. Mayo AC’s John Byrne was the winner in a time of 21.30 with Castlebar’s Peter Tuohy coming in behind him in a time of 23.27, and Anto Devaney of Mayo AC in third place with a time of 23.43. Fourth sport went to his clubmate Henry Hughes, with Ian Egan of Tuam AC finishing in fifth and Mayo AC’s Sean Murphy in sixth place. The women’s race was claimed by Colette Tuohy of Mayo AC in a time of 24.44, with her clubmates Paula Prendergast and Sarah Syron finishing behind her in second and third place respectively. Ennis track member Siobhan Lennon finished in four, with Angela O’Connor from Mayo AC in fifth spot and Michelle Needham of Westport AC in sixth.
Sprinter Laura Ann Costello of Galway City Harriers has been selected to compete for Ireland in the European Youth Olympic Festival in mid July in Utrecht in the Netherlands.
David Rooney of Raheny Shamrocks AC won this year’s Corrib Oil Streets of Galway 8k Road Race from a field of more than 2,500 runners.
Over 150 take part in Ballyhaunis 5k
•The South Galway Athletic Club is hosting a workshop next month to help runners new to distance running. The workshop which takes place on October 7 in the Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort, will co•The South Galway Athletic Club is hosting a workshop next month to help runners new to distance running. The workshop which takes place on October 7 in the Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort, will cover various topics, including a presentation on nutrition for endurance running by Maria Keane MA,sports dietitian; a questions and answers session with former Irish marathon champion Michael O'Connor and massage therapist Ian Egan, and a presentation by a running specialist on gait analysis, to ensure runners are wearing the correct footwear. For further information contact club secretary Margaret Walsh at [email protected]
Galway athletes have claimed a memorable cross country title, winning the men’s intermediate team championship in Dublin at the weekend.
The ninth DecareDental/Claremorris five mile run and walk which took place recently was again a great success attracting competitors from all over the west of Ireland. The event, which was in aid of Mayo Cancer Support, was held in dry but windy conditions ensuring that personal best times for the five mile distance were hard to achieve. Pre-race favourite John Byrne finished strongly to take the men’s title in a time of 26.50, just six seconds ahead of team mate Robert Malseed, while TJ McHugh continued his recent good form coming home in third in 27.26. Roger Barrett finishing fourth in 27.34 was first of a number of Ballina AC runners who performed well on the evening.