Mags Glavey received the ‘Masters Club of the Year” Shield on behalf of Mayo AC from Brendan Chambers
The 2019 Mayo Athletics Co Board Awards were held at the Park Hotel in Kiltimagh today. There were over 250 guests in attendance celebrating a range of achievements by Mayo athletes in all the various categories from juvenile to masters.
Peter Hynes newly elected Chair of Mayo Athletics Co Board welcomed all to the event and congratulated the Awards winners.
Outgoing Chair Sean O’Connell thanked Brendan and Julie Chambers for their “continued support for Mayo athletics and for their very generous sponsorship of today’s awards”.
The awards ceremony was excellently hosted by East Mayo AC led by Gemma Higgins and Trina Donohue.
Congratulations to our members who received Awards for their magnificent achievements in 2019.
Their achievements are a significant measure of the club’s success in 2019 and gives us encouragement to strive for greater performances and honours in 2020.
These achievements also enabled Mayo AC to top the points table and win the 2019 Masters Club of the Year Award – congratulations all! Mags Glavey accepted the shield on their behalf.
A celebration line up: l-r Angela O’Connor, Patrick Moran, Pauline Moran, Norah Newcombe Pieterse, Eddie Diver, Maria Kneafsey, Paula Donnellan Walsh, Mags Glavey, Colette Tuohy
Pauline Moran: Extraordinary Achievement
Colette Tuohy: Outstanding Achievement
Mags Glavey: Extraordinary Achievement
Sinéad Diver: Special Achievement – was accepted by her father, Eddie. Our group at table 15 were proud and delighted to meet Eddie who had travelled over from Belmullet. Mile buíochas.
Awards for National medal winners:
Norah Newcombe Pieterse
Ann Murray RIP, – award was accepted by Maria Kneafsey
Mayo AC W50 women’s team National Masters Cross country – team silver : Pauline Moran, Mags Glavey, Ann Murray, Colette Tuohy
Mayo AC W50 women’s team National 10k Road Championships – team gold: Pauline Moran, Ann Murray, Angela O’Connor
Mayo AC W35 women’s team National 10k Road Championships – team silver: Norah Newcombe Pieterse, Colette Tuohy, Paula Donnellan Walsh
Mayo AC W50 women’s team National 10 Mile Road Championships – team gold: Colette Tuohy, Pauline Moran, Mags Glavey
Mayo AC W50 women’s team National Half Marathon Championships – team gold: Colette Tuohy, Pauline Moran, Mags Glavey
Official photos by Michael Donnelly taken at presentations will be published on facebook when received.
A big Thank You to Maria Kneafsey for organising the attendance of Mayo AC members at the function.