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Brendan Hession (Mayo AC) has been in great form recently and claimed a clear victory in Claremorris DeCare Dental five mile race in a time of 29:33, with clubmate Patrick Walsh second in a time of 31:01.
The Berlin Marathon is one of the five major city marathons in the world and has a reputation for fast times. The world record has been broken there in each of the last two years. Roger Barrett of Mayo AC trained hard for this year's race and had a brilliant run finishing with a personal best in 2:30:14 - well inside his 2:32:53 finish at the 2012 Dublin Marathon. Roger narrowly missed out on his target sub 2:30, but on this form he will soon achieve that goal. Well done too to Michael Canty (Ballina AC) who also achieved a personal best finishing in 2:36. Last Saturday in the tough Clew Bay Half Marathon, Mayo AC had more success when Noel Gibbons who came home first in 1:22: 27.
John Byrne of Mayo AC underlined his winning form with another brilliant victory in the Athlone Flatline Half Marathon on Saturday. Byrne led 939 finishers home in 71:39, 14 seconds quicker than his national half marathon time last month, and over a minute clear of the field led by Peter Mooney of the Marathon Club of Ireland.
The inaugural Breaffy 10k will take place this Sunday, August 28, as part of the Breaffy Blast Festival. The 10k walk/jog and run is being organised by Breaffy Community/ Breaffy GAA and Castlebar Fit for Life in aid of Western Alzheimers. This community-inspired event is aimed at runners and walkers of all abilities and levels of fitness over a 10km circuit. The predominantly flat route starts behind the national school in the village and extends in a loop along mainly picturesque country roads to finish at the front of the school.
The inaugural Breaffy 10km has been announced as part of the Breaffy Blast Weekend Festival. The run will take place on Sunday week, August 28 at 1.30pm. The 10k walk/jog/run is being organised by Breaffy Community/Breaffy GAA/Castlebar Fit for Life in aid of Western Alzheimers. This community inspired event is aimed at runners and walkers of all abilities and levels of fitness over a 10km circuit. The predominantly flat route starts behind the national school in the village and extends in a loop along mainly picturesque country roads to finish at the front of the school.
Thank you and well done to all those who entered the 2010 Mayo Advertiser Christmas Art Competition. Some excellent artwork was received and it was very difficult to judge - but congratulations now go to the winners, in the different categories, as follows.