Belcarra 8k: record turnout brave stormy weather
There was a record 240 turnout for the 2nd Belcarra 8k today in stormy and wet conditions. Gusts of 70 kph were recorded over Mayo, though the weather was thankfully much milder compared to recent times.
Race winner was Michael Canty (Ballina AC) in new course record 27:`10.
Joan Walsh (Mayo AC) was first woman in 34:48.
Results as received from organisers are here: winners high-lighted.
pictures (thanks to Ann McDonnell) show the Zumba fitness warm-up at the start and a group from Castlebar Fit4Life.