Mayo AC @ County Mayo Outdoor Track & Field Championships

David Brown Mayo AC took the baton from Declan Owens on the final leg of 4x100m relay









The second day of competition in the 2023 County Mayo Outdoor Track and Field Championships took place on Sunday (May 21) at Claremorris.

Well done to Mayo Athletics Co Board who organised  another full programme of competition, with good support from officials.  The day included competition in underage 12-19, and Senior/Masters and ran smoothly from 10am to 4pm.

Some of the upper age groups and senior/masters track events had few entrants and they were combined into a single startlist. All the usual sprints/relays and middle distance and field events were on the programme  though very few senior or masters athletes took part – there are currently close to 700 registered athletes in these categories in the county.

Mayo AC had six competitors in track races/ relays and two in field events – all men.

It was good to see new member Christian MacRae M60 making his Mayo AC debut.

Congratulations to our medal winners and well done to all of our competitors.
Senior/masters results : (Mayo AC unless stated)
800m 1 Mike Griffin M40 2:14.63
1 Declan Owens S 59:04
2 Mike Griffin M40 62:35
3 Christian MacRae M60 77:19
1 David Forkan S Swinford AC 23:09
2 Declan Owens S 24:58
3 David Brown S 24:83
4 John Walkin M40 26:34
5 Christian MacRae M60 33:28
4x100m relay: 1 Mayo AC Mike Griffin, Gerry Kirrane, Declan Owens, David Brown 51.57
4x400m relay: 1 Mayo AC Mike Griffin, Gerry Kirrane, Declan Owens, David Brown 4:19.64
Shot putt:
1 Brendan Staunton M40 12.03m
2 Aleksandrs Fetisovs Lake District AC 9:53m
3 Martin Peyton M70 9.21m
1 Aleksandrs Fetisovs Lake District AC 38:84m
2 Martin Peyton M70 22.26m

Senior Men Discus 

1st Brendan Staunton Mayo AC 36.11 M

2nd Martin Peyton Mayo AC 25.86 M.

Senior Men Hammer

1st Martin Peyton Mayo AC 20,49

County Mayo Outdoor Results:
plus Shot putt and javelin results
The next Track & Field COMPETITION is Connacht Outdoor Championships at Athlone TUS on June 17 – see details here

4x100m relay team l-r David Brown, Gerry Kirrane, Declan Owens, Mike Griffin

Martin Peyton in action in javelin competition


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