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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.
The Mayo Athletic Club have opened its summer 5k series.
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.
It was another winning weekend for Mayo AC over the Galway border. The Clarinbridge Charity 10k had more than 300 finishers led home by Steve McKeigue from Ferbane AC in 33:17 on a demanding course which included some 3km of forest trail. Mayo AC's Paddy O'Toole was third in 34:59, and TJ McHugh fifth overall in 36:05. Catherine Conway was fourth overall and first woman in a brilliant personal best time of 36:03. This was just one second better than her 36:04 second place at the Athenry 10k in Jan 2010.
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.
Ballyhaunis Meet and Train has been operating since August 2011 and meets every Tuesday evening at 8pm and Saturday morning at 9am at The Multi Purpose Ball Court in the Friary Field, Ballyhaunis. The objective is to meet and train in a fun and friendly environment, to suit all fitness levels.
The Ballyhaunis 5k, as part of the Mayo Athletic Club’s summer 5K series, will take place on Tuesday June 26 at 8pm. Registration is from Ballyhaunis Rugby Club. The next 5k series will take place in Claremorris on Tuesday July 3 and Ballinrobe in Tuesday July 10.
The second Great Western Greenway 10k run/walk, co-organised by Mayo Sports Partnership, Westport Leisure Park and Westport Town Council, took place on Saturday May 26 last with more than 300 participants lining up for a 2pm start on the Newport side of the Greenway. According to Mayo Sports Partnership, the event which took place in fantastic weather conditions mainly attracted first time runners of this distance and was an off road trail run/walk.
Mayo Athletic Club has just announced details of its winter Fit4Life programme. Fit4Life caters for people over 18 with no upper age limit, and provides them with an opportunity to improve their fitness at a low cost. Fit4Life operates in four towns; Ballyhaunis, Ballinrobe, Castlebar, and Claremorris. It is suitable for people of any fitness level. All centres have trained team leaders in attendance catering for people who wish to walk, jog, or run.
When the trees are almost bare, and starry starry nights and frosty mornings return, it must be time for Hollymount Road Races. Yes, the 46th version of this legendary Annual International event takes place next Sunday, November 13. There will be three races around the familiar testing 3k circuit. Many famous names in Irish athletics have done battle here over the years and once again a top class field is expected from clubs around the province and further afield, as well as the traditional coachload from the Liverpool area.