Mayo AC celebrate success at Athletics Co Board 2017 Awards

The Mayo Athletics County Board 2017 Awards took place at the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh on Sunday afternoon. The event was excellently hosted by Claremorris AC led by Geraldine Joyce and Jackie McNicholas,  in association with the Co Board. The presentations were sponsored by Vodafone C&C Cellular for the 10th year,  thanks to Brendan and Julie Chambers.

Congratulations to all of our members who received awards in various categories as individuals or as part of a team. We’re very proud of them. Their achievements reflect success as medal winners in all the 2017 National Championships – road, track and field, cross country as well as  International cross country. It’s due recognition of another wonderful year at local, National and International levels for Mayo AC.

The club’s 2017 achievements were also recognised with the Adult Club of the Year Award

These are our individual and team award winners and their achievement categories as defined by Mayo Athletics Co Board:

Individual Achievement Awards:

Mags Glavey – Special Achievement

Pauline Moran – Special Achievement

Angela O’Connor – Outstanding Achievement

Colette Tuohy  – Outstanding Achievement

Norah Newcombe – High Achievement

Mary Roache – High Achievement


Senior & Masters Silver/Bronze Achievement Awards:

Monica Joyce

Patrick Moran

Martin Peyton

Mary Murphy

Tom Hunt


Team Achievement Awards:

Intermediate Cross Country Team: Bronze- Catherine Conway, Angela O’Connor, Noreen McManamon, Mags Glavey

W50 Masters Cross Country: Bronze – Angela O’Connor, Mags Glavey, Pauline Moran

Mayo Intercounties Cross Country Bronze at Tuam: Catherine Conway, Angela O’Connor, Noreen McManamon, Mags Glavey and Patricia McKeon (Swinford AC)

Senior Women’s Team National Half Marathon Gold : Norah Newcombe, Colette Tuohy, Sarah Syron

o50 Women’s Teams: National 10k Gold – Angela O’Connor, Pauline Moran, Mags Glavey

o50 Women’s Teams: National Half Marathon: Gold –  Pauline Moran, Ann Murray, Monica Joyce.


Congratulations also to former club chairman Brendan Conwell who was presented with the 2017 Hall of Fame Award.

Official Awards photos will be published during week and we will post them when received.

Look out for album of 83 photos representing 2017 athletics year screened during the Awards presentation – the album will be on our facebook pages.