The Westport 5k race takes place on Sunday 26th June. It is race 3 of Mayo AC C& C Cellular Road League.
This event was established about 10 years ago. Thanks to the Browne family of Westport House, the scenic flat out-and-back course goes through their grounds on way to the Quay.
League leaders in the senior section after two races are Robert Malseed and Mary Gleeson. The 2011 Women’s Mini Marathon winner, Caitriona Jennings (now with Sportsworld AC) won this race in 2007 and 2009.
Race starts at 11am. and is open to all who wish to walk, jog, or run.
Entry €15 for adults, €10 for juniors (u19)
Entries taken at Westport AC track centre from 9.30.
Prize structure (all cash)
Men: first 3 finishers, first 3 over 40, first 3 over 50, first junior (u19)
Women: first 3, first 3 over 4o, first 3 over 45. first junior.(u19)
Post race refreshments will be available at Hotel Westport from 12
noon and prize presentation will follow.
More info from Michael 086 8534729 after 7pm.
Picture: Westport 5k Feb 2011: Gerry Galvin (408) and Niall Cawley (423)battling through the rain.