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27/07/2014 – 12:17 am |

It was a glorious sunny evening at the 22nd running of the Balla races. The 10k is the most keenly anticipated in the Mayo calendar and the tough course has provided challenges for all comers …

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Good Luck to our Half Marathon teams

31/07/2014 – 10:06 pm |

Best of luck to our members competing in the National Half Marathon Championships on Bank Holday Monday in Dublin. It’s great to see a record 51 members representing the whole spectrum of the club. This …

Move2Improve tables after race 3

27/07/2014 – 9:18 pm |

These are the Move2Improve points tables for men and women after three races. Thanks to AnnMcDonnell for compiling them.
Move2Improve – Women(4)
M2I- Men

Weekend round-up

27/07/2014 – 9:01 pm | One Comment

Sun 27th July: Some members idea of a post race warm down is to run another race within 18 hours. So a ‘couple’ of Balla finishers headed to Castleconnor in West Co Sligo for their …

Freddy and Norah clear winners at Balla 10k

27/07/2014 – 12:17 am |
Balla 10k Women

It was a glorious sunny evening at the 22nd running of the Balla races. The 10k is the most keenly anticipated in the Mayo calendar and the tough course has provided challenges for all comers …

Best Wishes, Paula!

24/07/2014 – 5:42 pm | One Comment
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Best Wishes to Paula Prendergast who is getting married on Saturday (26th) – a short walk instead of her usual race or long run. Though don’t be surprised if you see a veil fly past …

Entry Masters T&F Championships, 10 Aug

23/07/2014 – 12:26 pm |

Take place at Tullamore Track from 11:30 a.m on Sunday 10th August
If you intend competing and  representing Mayo AC, contact Ann McDonnell 086 863 5534 by Wed next 29th July at latest. State your events …

Step up to 22nd Balla 10k, July 26th 7pm

23/07/2014 – 10:31 am |

All National medals due to members will be presented after the Balla 10k tomorrow at 8:15pm.  After the recent 5k series you can step up to the 10k distance, all those fast races will help …

The John Walkin story

23/07/2014 – 10:16 am | One Comment

Our senior sprinter John Walkin will be  making the transition to the masters category in the next year. His career is featured in an article by Daniel Carey is this week’s Mayo News. This is …

Updated report on Aine Gallagher 12 hr success, plus week-end results

19/07/2014 – 9:46 pm |
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Aine Gallagher took part in the Energia Belfast 24-Hour event this week-end 19/20 July The event incorporated a  12- hour women’s race. Aine was first to finish and completed a distance of 105k in the …

“I hoped to be part of it and now finally I am!”

19/07/2014 – 9:10 pm |

The 5k Series was set up originally as a “no frills” event to try to encourage beginners to participate in road races. We’ve tried to maintain the casual element to the set up to make …