Achill Half-marathon and 10k results

The Annual Achill Half-marathon and 10k took place yesterday. Twelve Mayo AC members competed.

Tudor Moldovan Clonliffe Harriers AC was the winner of the Half in 1:11.30 – he also won in 2023 in 1:10.52.
First woman was Theresa Hughes Athlone AC 1:27.16
Mayo AC’s half-marathon finishers were led home by John Byrne in 5th overall and 3rd M40 in 1:20.16, a great time on this tough course. John ran 1:19 in Charlestown in May in the relatively flat Colm Horkan Half.
He was followed by
Tony O’Malley 2nd M50 in 1:30.00, a three minute improvement on 2023.
Thomas Reilly M40 1:34.36
Colette Tuohy 9th woman and 1st F50 in 1:36.50
Paraic Sweeney 1st M70 in 1:43.03 – another brilliant run – over a minute faster than his 2022 time on his home terrain.
John Reilly 1:43.08
Thomas Jennings 1:54.16
Stephen Skillington 1:59.33
The Achill 10k winner was Anthony Mannix Cork Track AC 33:27, first woman Laura O’Connor 44:31
Mayo AC 10k finishers :
George Bell M60 59:11
Patricia Ryder F50 1:00.34
Clodagh Geraghty F50 1:05.16
Loretta Caulfield F50 1:09.38
Great running by all Mayo AC finishers – well done to all and congratulations to category prizewinners: John, Tony, Colette and Paraic
Results (1172 finishers 10k+half)

Achill half-marathon Age category winners: Colette Tuohy W50, Paraic Sweeney M70

Six of Mayo AC’s finishers at Achill Half-marathon l-r John Reilly, Tony O’Malley, Colette Tuohy, Pauric Sweeney, John Byrne, Thomas Reilly

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