Coastal Challenge 2010
Mayo AC finish strong at the Louisburg to Westport ‘Coastal Challenge’ Half Marathon
At the recent Louisburgh to Westport half marathon Mayo AC’s top seed John Byrne won the event in 74:25, John was followed by team mate Robert Malseed finishing in 76:35, next Mayo AC athletes home in excellent times were Brendan Gill in 80:58 and David Conway in 85:13.
First Woman home with an outstanding run was Mayo AC’s Sarah Syron. Sarah who was troubled with injury during the summer months put in a fantastic performance against very tough competition to come home in 1:41:09. Sarah is a Mayo AC fit4life member and has been steadily improving over the course of the last 2 years.
Other Mayo AC runners and fit4life members to finish were Tony Gleeson 1.49.06, John Gibbons 1.54.12, Brid Staunton 1.57.04 and Tracey Durkan who bravely ran through an injury, picked up in the first few miles, finishing in a very credible 2.01.55, Mayo AC’s fit4life member Cathriona Lavin also ran a fine race on the day.
Well done to all the runner.
Photos of 2010 Coastal Challenge winners.
1st male John Byrne Mayo Ac accepting his prize from Mary Walsh
1st Lady Sarah Syron & 1st male John Byrne
All the prizewinners