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It was a glorious sunny evening with a welcome breeze for the 22nd running of the Balla races. The Balla 10k is the most keenly anticipated in the Mayo calendar and the tough course has provided challenges for all comers and all levels over the years. It was the third race in Mayo AC Move2Improve Series sponsored by C&C Cellular. Freddy Keron-Sittuk from Raheny Shamrock AC returned to retain the title he won last year and was the clear winner in a time of 33.01, though well outside his 2013 course record. Clubmate Ian Conroy was second and with Bernard Roe fourth their clubmate David Grange also finished well as Raheny Shamrocks also took the team prize.
The AGM of Mayo Athletics County Board took place in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar recently. Paddy Kelly, chairperson, welcomed everybody to the meeting especially the new club Aughagower. He congratulated Claremorris Athletic Club on the development of the new tartan track. He thanked all who helped out during the year in any capacity to help with the smooth running of competitions etc. Secretary Amanda Hynes presented her report to the meeting. Padraic Walsh treasurer presented a very healthy balance sheet to those present. He thanked the sponsors C & C Cellular because without them they would not be in a position to host their annual awards in the present format. Election of officers: Chairperson: Michael Moran (Claremorris), vice chairperson: Sean O'Connell, (Lake District), secretary: Amanda Hynes, (Swinford): competition secretary: Marion Mattimoe, (Ballina), assistant competition secretary: Paddy Kelly, ((Castlebar), treasurer: Padraic Walsh, (Swinford); assistant treasurer; Breiffne Gannon, (Aughagower), PRO Marion Mattimoe: (Ballina), child liaison officers: Alan Bracken (Swinford) and Eithne Leydon (Ballina). The Mayo County Board Athletic Awards will be held in Westport on Sunday, February 17 at 2pm.
Mayo AC have just announced the launch of their new website www.mayoac.com. The website will feature information on all aspects of the club’s activities and is a welcome addition as the club expands on all fronts. Club chairman Michael Mc Grath pointed out that, while the website has been online for some time, recently it has received a major revamp thanks mainly to the great work done by club website coordinators TJ Mc Hugh, Catherine Conway, and others.