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Five km series continues to draw big turnout

John Greaney and Regina Casey, both Galway City Harriers, were the winners of the third race of the 5km series in Craughwell.

Masters put in good showing

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Seven Mayo AC masters athletes competed in the National Masters Indoors Track and Field Championships last Sunday in the arena at Athlone IT. It was the second big event in the club's 2015 National calendar, having had a good contingent competing in Tuam last month in the Masters Cross Country. The first events went off at 11am and continued until 7pm - a hectic schedule due to record entries.

Fallon represents Ireland at World Champs

Craughwell AC’s young star Jamie Fallon represents Ireland in this weekend’s World Mountain Running Championships in Tuscany Italy.

Ballina four miler this weekend

Sunday will see round eight of the Mayo AC C&C Cellular 2012 Road Race League go to the tap in Ballina. This round of the league will be run over a four mile one lap course. The course will be well marshalled and the final mile will take runners up through the scenic Belleek Park. Race HQ will be at the Ballina AC track and entries will be taken on the day. Entry fee for the race is €20 and includes a T-shirt, the race will start at 3pm, there will be no prize fund for this race as all money will go towards cancer research. For more information contact Michael on 087 6611975.

Large Mayo field in national half marathon

The national half marathon takes place next Sunday, September 2 at Athenry at 1pm. Mayo AC will have 38 athletes in the field competing in all categories as individuals and teams. This represents their largest team ever at a national championships. All Mayo AC team members are asked to be at Race HQ in the Presentation College beside the arch at Athenry by 11.30am to enable team declaration and registration. Members not running are encouraged to go along in support.

Series ready for the off this Tuesday

Places are filling up fast for the third annual Mayo AC 5k Summer Series Run and Walk which starts next Tuesday evening, June 19 in Lough Lannagh in Castlebar at 8pm. This popular annual event which is open to all who wish to run jog or walk is limited to 300 approx. You can enter online at www.runireland.com, but it will close at noon this Saturday June 17.

First leg of Mayo road race league this weekend

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The Carramore 10k is the first race in Mayo AC's 2009 Road Race League, which is sponsored by Vodafone C & C Cellular and supported by Mayo Sports Partnership. The race is on tomorrow at 6pm. This will the first chance for participants to pick up league points in what promises to be a very competitive league this year. The Carramore 10k is a firm favourite on the western athletics calendar and is now in its sixth year of the race. The course is a fast, one lap, rural circuit which will test all athletes. There is a good community spirit and there has been lots of local help in support of the main organiser Christy Heneghan, who has been involved in athletics since the 1970s. Once again the race is supported by local business people PJ and Helena O'Connor. This race has a strong fund-raising tradition. The main charity this year is the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation. To date the event has raised €46,000 for its palliative care service.

 

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