Mayo AC weekend results @ Swinford ¾ marathon/5k, Craughwell 10

Swinford AC held their third ¾ Marathon, relay and 5k on Saturday morning. (September 2)

The ¾ marathon is approximately 31.7k or 19.6 miles.

The race winner was James Moran in 2:02.04 – ran 1:15.20 in Tullamore half last week.

2022 winner Sergio Ciobanu Clonliffe Harriers AC holds the course record 1:48.3.


Isobel Oakes Sligo AC was third overall and first woman home in 2:05.39, just ahead of Barbara Cleary F50 Donore Harriers AC 2:06.09 who is the women’s course record holder with 2:05.00 last year.


Mayo AC had 13 runners in action in the two races – a good turnout given last week’s massive efforts – including 5 who ran in Tullamore.


Michael Rocke led them home in a great time 2:09.30 in 8th place overall – 1:22.51 in Tullamore. He was followed home by Damien Finnegan 2:41.10.


Dee Finnegan ran 2:49.23, Tom McNicholas 2:54.15, Andy Neary 3:05.39, Justin McDonagh 3:27.07, Yvonne Coyne 3:33.05.


183 finishers.


125 completed the 5k:

these were our finishers: London-based Stephen Monaghan currently on a break in the area finished fifth in 18:43. He took part in the sprint session at Claremorris on Thursday evening.


Next home was Padraig Cunnane 24th in 22:28, followed by Mags Glavey in a brilliant 23:43, and 7th woman – in great form after her silver medal winning W70 half-marathon last Saturday.


Our other finishers were Colette McTigue 31:52, Loretta Caulfield 32:02, Allison Cunnane 34:01 .


5k winner was Pearse Gallagher Swinford AC u18 16:23.


Mayo AC were second to Swinford in the 5k team event: Stephen, Padraig, Mags, Colette.


There were 28 teams in the relay. Just christian names shown in results.


Well done to all of our Swinford runners today – gross finish times shown above.


Results: The result list is ordered by gross results

On Sunday morning Craughwell AC hosted their annual 10 mile and 10k races.

Well done to three Mayo AC runners:

Ray Clarke 71:19 3rd M50, Dee Corcoran 75:15 4th F40 (gender category incorrect in results list), Stephen Skillington 79:30.

Race winner Abas Edris Castlegar AC 53:49, first woman Amy Schanz Peninsula Distance Club (US) 59:28

Craughwell 10 results: 199 finishers

Michael Rocke Mayo AC 8th overall in Swinford ¾ marathon

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