Athletics News

Club League tables after Streets of Castlebar 5k

Tables Updated March 6. The Mayo AC  Baxter Streets of Castlebar 5k was held last  Sunday  February 26. There were 48 Mayo AC finishers in what were unfavourable conditions with persistent rain throughout race. Club League Tables for men and women have been compiled based on chip time results from www.myrunresults.com. Points have been assigned per…

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Ballyhaunis 5k – results updated 30/06

Summer Series race 2: Ballyhaunis 5k. Thankfully, another rain-free evening. Over 150 finishers, 75% women and a great turnout from Fit4Life. Thanks to everyone who helped out – Martin Fitzmaurice and team, marshals, timekeepers and especially to Ann McDonnell Castlebar Fit4Life for providing the results so quickly. There are a few numbers missing crossing the…

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Summer Series: Race 2 Ballyhaunis

   And so on to Ballyhaunis Tuesday – 26th June. Parking and registration at Rugby Club from 6.30pm.Race start 8pm. Participants who have entered the series are reminded to bring bib numbers. See separate posting for entry arrangements to rest of series. The  3rd  Mayo AC 5k Summer Series Run and Walk in association with…

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Mayo AC/C+C Cellular League 2012 (Poster available for download)

The dates for the 14th Mayo AC/C+C Cellular League 2012 have been announced. The format will be similar to recent years. The league will consist of 9 races with points counted from your best 6 races. Full details on the points structure will be announced in advance of the first race. Pictured at the launch of the…

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Congratulations Roger and Sligo on National Medals

Congratulations to Roger Barrett (Ballina athletic club) who won a national medal in the All-Ireland Novice Cross country in Tullamore last Sunday. Roger took a bronze medal in what was a very high quality field. This was a magnificent performance in a race that was won by Michael Mulhare from North Laois –

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Mayo AC in action in Tuam 8K

At the recent Tuam 8k there were over 500 participants. Leading the group was Gary Thornton of Galway City Harriers who won in a brilliant 24:29, followed by Jason Fahy, Olympic Harriers in 24:34 and the ever resilient Gerry Ryan in 24:46.

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Byrne wears Irish Singlet

In the World Trophy Final, a 50k, in Galway John Byrne Mayo AC was first Irish man home in a time of 3:19:04. This event was an invitation only event in which Byrne wore the Irish Singlet

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Mayo ACs Robert Malseed wins World Mountain Bronze

World Masters Mountain Running   Mayo AC’s Robert Malseed recently finished 9th at the World Masters Mountain Running Championship in Poland bringing his team into bronze medal position. His team mates consisted of Peter O’Farrell a well known and experienced athlete (Gaelforce winner 2009, runner-up 2010) and Richie Mc Cauley The organisers of the event…

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AC feature strongly in the National 10k

MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL John Byrne Mayo AC has won silver in the national 10k. Byrne ran an excellent race to bring him in the top 20 men including elite athletes on the day and finishing in 2nd overall in the m35 section. A great achievement congratulations John. Very well done! Byrne wins individual silver in…

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