The 10th Annual Mayo AC 5k Series of five races are scheduled for May /June 2019.
The races will take place on consecutive Tuesdays, between May 21 to June 11 starting at 8pm.
The Series also serve as a major fundraiser for the club.
These no frills evening races have proved to be a tremendous success in recent times with numbers increasing year on year, and are a great opportunity to achieve personal goals in a relaxed environment.
They will take place at Ballyhaunis (Rugby Club), Claremorris (Athletics Track), Ballinrobe (Soccer Club), Castlebar and Foxford (Leisure Centre) and will be followed by a Series After Party and prizegiving after the final race.
The race order for 2019 is on the link above.
All courses are AAI measured /permitted, well marshaled, with chip timing and a finish line time clock.
You are strongly encouraged to take part in all five.
Registration from 6:30pm each Tuesday pre race €30 for series of five races, or €10 per race.
Prizes for first man and woman in each race and overall raffle for all race entrants at After Party in Ballinrobe on June 11.
See also events calendar for all races in the Series
Our 5k Committee are currently planning for the 11th Annual Mayo AC Summer 5k Series. The 2020 series of races are scheduled for consecutive Tuesdays between May 12 to June 16 starting at 8pm.Read More
Running conditions were good as the fourth race in the 10th Annual Mayo AC Summer Series got underway in Foxford this evening. It was 13°C – a sunny, breezy evening as the field lined up on the Swinford Road. It’s a mainly flat one lap 5k course with a straight run in to the finish…Read More
Lough Lannagh was the familiar for the second race in 2019 Mayo AC Summer 5k Series which took place at Castlebar last evening (May 28) Conditions were calm and overcast on an ideal evening for racing. It’s a challenging course – run clockwise again this year – with a hilly bit in the middle and…Read More
The first race in the 10th annual Mayo AC Summer Series took place at Claremorris on Tuesday evening (May 21). Conditions were calm, warm and dry. The one lap course is mainly flat over the first half with a gradual climb from 3k until the track – a 400 metre circuit to the finish line.Read More
A dismal wet and windy evening did not dampen the atmosphere at the final race in 2018 Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular 5k Series at Claremorris on Tuesday evening (June 19). Finishers completed the race with a 400 metre circuit of the track and provided an exciting and successful conclusion to the our 9th Annual…Read More
The Lough Lannagh loop was the setting for the fourth race in 2018 Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular Summer 5k Series which took place at Castlebar this evening. Conditions were calm and overcast on an ideal evening for racing. It’s a challenging course – run clockwise again this year – with a hilly bit in…Read More
On Tuesday evening (June 5) the Ballinrobe 5k took place. It was the third race in 2018 Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular 5k Series and also a Mayo AC Club League event with members competing for points. There were 178 finishers – best field of the Series so far – with a good representation from…Read More
Ballyhaunis was the venue for the second race in Mayo AC 2018 Vodafone C&C Cellular 5k Series which took place this evening (May 29). Race HQ was at the Rugby Club with excellent warm up/warm down facilities around the adjacent pitch. It was a very warm evening for running- 22C° as the race started –…Read More
Running conditions were ideal as the first race in the 9th Annual Mayo AC 2018 Vodafone C&C Cellular 5k Series got underway in Foxford. It was 14°C – a sunny, calm evening as the field lined up on the Swinford Road. It’s a mainly flat course with a straight run in to the finish beside…Read More