Mayo AC Weekend @Mullingar, Portlaoise, Barcelona, East Galway
St Patrick’s Day:
Congratulations to Eamonn Joyce who ran a fantastic half-marathon pb in Mullingar 1:18.55, 24th overall. He took over four minutes off his previous best half on the same course.
And Streets of Portlaoise 5k congratulations also to Sean Hynes who ran 16:19 – 30th overall and a new pb improving by over 20 seconds on his time in Carlow last December.
And today Sunday March 19:
in the Zurich Marató Barcelona Rob Holloway finished in 4:12.52. He’s a new member who has been attending the weekly track sessions at Castlebar recently- well done Rob!
Zeineba Worku (Ethiopia) and Marius Kimutai (Bahrain) set new meeting records at Barcelona. Worku won the women’s race in a time of 2:19:44, while Kimutai claimed victory in the men’s race with a time of 2:05:06. The event is part of the 2023 World Athletics Label Road Race Gold level.
East Galway AC 8k: well done to these Mayo AC finishers at Skehana :
great running by Ray Clarke 32:08 13th overall, Tony O’Malley 32:26 25th, Paula Donnellan 33:38 – third woman, Dee Corcoran 34:48
New pbs? for Ray and Dee based on their Turlough 8k results last month or was it Headford 8k last summer?
Race winners at East Galway 8k :Sean Mulryan 27:15, Emma Rowe 32:15