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Last year was an outstanding one on the road running circuit for Claremorris native and Mayo AC athlete Paula Prendergast. Paula, from Ballybrehony South, lives and works in Dublin. She was named most Improved female runner in Mayo, an annual award sponsored by Ballyhaunis native Frank Greally, editor of Irish Runner magazine in recognition of performances in both the 2013 Mayo AC League and other events.
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 featured very strongly in the annual Fields of Athenry 10km. The race originally posted for St Stephen’s Day had to be postponed to Bank Holiday Monday January 3. Gerry Ryan (Craughwell AC) won the men’s event while Mayo AC top woman Catherine Conway finished in a magnificent 35:53 and a PB. TJ Mc Hugh was first man home for Mayo AC in fourth place overall in a time of 33:22