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Clonbur, Achill results

Clonbur Half (Sun 30th)  and Achill events (Sat 29th) took place last weekend. We’ve just received the Achill results (Tues eve). Clive Lavelle finished 10th of 32 at Clonbur in 1:36.04. In Achill, there were four races with total of 171 finishers –  Ultra 39, marathon: 52, half: 73, 10k: 7.

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Weekend update

8 August: 30th Streets of Galway, 2393 finishers. Well done to Mayo AC finishers: Sean Murphy 28:51, Laura Heneghan 35:13, Edel Feeney 35:17, Mags Glavey 36:07 1st o65, John Geraghty 36:13, Shane Timothy 36:57, Karen Devaney 37:59 pb,

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5k Series: Castlebar results

The third race in 2015 Mayo AC Vodafone 5k Series took place at Castlebar this evening. Conditions were good as summer came out of hiding at the weekend. The Lough Lannagh circuit is recognized as probably the most challenging in the 5k series, with subtle gradients and short sharp shocks above the lake. Unlike last…

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Sunday round-up

The Thursday evening training session for members at Claremorris Track with Matt Bidwell is proving to be a well supported and productive workout. Track work can make different physical demands on those used to road. The hour long session is varied to ensure rest and recovery. For many it’s a welcome and competitive change to…

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Masters Cross Country – an eventful day

We went to over the border to Tuam for the National Intermediate and Masters Cross Country championships on Sunday. Tuam AC hosted the event at the Palace Grounds park with the assistance of local clubs. They did an excellent job overall, providing a good testing course with some technical twists and cambers, and a firm…

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11th Tuam 8k results -updated

Sun 18 Jan,  11th Tuam 8k (488 finishers, results are here Tuam8km_2015) Men 1 Gary Thornton (GCH) 24:34 – 13 seconds outside Paddy Hamilton’s 2014 course record; 2 Matt Bidwell (GCH) 25:53; 3 Adrian Smith 27:37. top Mayo AC finishers: 18 Sean Murphy 30:10; 20 Anto Devaney 30:25; 35 Patrick Walsh 31:08 Women 1 Regina…

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Pauline and Mags master the East Galway weather

Loughrea AC hosted the Connacht Cross Country Championships on Sunday. They were well organised on a difficult day with cold, breezy showery weather making things tough for nearly 500 competitors – Juveniles, Juniors, Novices, Seniors and Masters. The adult races were the first leg of two, second is on next Sunday 9th Nov at Westport.…

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Dublin Marathon – well done to all !

It was a tough day at the office as the cliche goes. The marathon is a tough assignment. Today testing conditions prevailed- strong wind, humidity, higher than average temperatures. However, our record squad stuck to the task. Resilience and endurance became key factors. You could see it in faces. Pain, focus, enjoyment, fatigue depending on…

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Bidwell breaks course record to win Breaffy 10k

The extended summer sunshine lit up a glorious October Sunday for the 4th Annual Breaffy 10k on Sunday. It was also the final race in this year’s Mayo AC Move2Improve Series. The event was brilliantly organised by Maggie Heneghan and team comprised of the local Breaffy Community and G.A.A. club. They were also assisted by…

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2014 Ballyhaunis 8k, results, photos

The 7th Annual Go West Ballyhaunis 8k took place on Sunday afternoon. Conditions were warm and at times humid with the temperatures in the upper teens, and with tough climbs at 4/5k provided a extra challenge for the big field. Photos added 2 Oct,  thanks to Ballyhaunis Parish facebook. This year’s field was boosted by…

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