Pauline and Mary are medal winners in National 5 mile

The Biofreeze Irish Runner 5mile race took place this morning in the Phoenix Park.


It is one of two imperial distance road race events adapted from the Irish Runner Summer Series that have been given Athletics Ireland National Championship status.


Three Mayo AC runners made the trip for a 9am start.


Congratulations to our two National medal winners today:

Pauline Moran won the F65 category in 35:27, and Mary Browne F65 was second in 36:47. Both were winners in their F65 category in the same race last year in the same order.


Well done to our third representative Paula Donnellan Walsh who finished 10th in the F40 category in 34:40 (all finish times gross – place order)


In the F35 team competition Mayo AC finished 8th of 20 in a combined 1:46.57.


5 mile race winners were Kieran Kelly Raheny Shamrock AC 24:11, 2nd Luke Johnston Moy Valley AC 24:28.

First woman: Ciara Wilson D.M.P. AC 27:25




Saturday’s Michael Manning Memorial 10k in Dunshaughlin was a club runners weekend race of choice. There was a very high standard as usual, with 67 finishers under 35 minutes, and 26 women under 40 minutes.



Mayo AC at Phoenix Park Paula Donnellan Walsh, Pauline Moran, Mary Browne

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