Celebrating at Attymass l-r John Byrne, Andy Neary, Eamon Joyce, Dave Corcoran, Brendan Murphy Some Mayo AC members were out in New Year action today celebrating World Half marathon day at Attymass nr Ballina. The event was open to runners/joggers/walkers of all abilities.

The event was held on 4.4m tarmac looped course around a lake with three full laps to be completed to achieve half marathon distance.

There was also a marathon over the same area (6 loops) which was won by John Gordon (Mayo AC) in 3:15.59.

John Byrne was also a Mayo AC winner coming home first in the half in 1:20.00. Our other runners were Eamon Joyce who finished in 1:27.56, Brendan Murphy 1:30.23, Andy Neary in an excellent new pb 1:34.50, Padraic McVann,1:39.34  Eugene McCartan 1:49.25, Angela McVann 1:59.42.

Well done to race winners John Gordon and John Byrne and all of our finishers today – a great start to 2020.

Thanks and well done to Cezary Lubinski who organised the event.

Results: whmd2020_results