Well done Patrick, thanks for the update and good to hear the club vest is helping to motivate you.
And in Clonbur the Fr Micheal Mannion Annual 10k took place in on Sunday (April 29).
The course follows the road towards Cong before looping back in to Clonbur in a clockwise direction with ‘medium climbs’ along the way.
Results: Men: 1 Daire Comer (Tuam AC) 37:15, 2 Noel Gibbons (Mayo AC) 38:57, 3 Tony O’Malley (Mayo AC) 41:11. Women: 1 Michelle Browne (GCH) 45:27, 2 Laurena Holleran 46:30, 3 Sinead Egan 47:07, 4 Paula Donnellan (Mayo AC) 47:14. Other Mayo AC Peter Feerick 48:14, Rebecca McHugh 48:23, Claire Murphy 51:51, Bernie McHugh 53:59
All proceeds from the event go to the local Zambia Housing project of which Fr Micheal Mannion was an active member. This group has been aiding vulnerable street children and families in Kitwe Zambia for over 10 years.
The second race in the Galway 5k Series was hosted by Craughwell AC this Tuesday evening – Lá Bealtaine. Two Mayo athletes led the men’s/women’s fields home – Paddy O’Toole (Westport AC) in 16:17 and for the second week Regina Casey (GCH) in 17:53 and 23rd overall of 659 finishers. Two Mayo AC runners competed – Tony O’Malley 18:43 49th, and Keith Holland 23:01 – well done to those lads. All Galway Series 5ks results are at www.redtagtiming.com.
There’s just three weeks to go until the start of the 9th Annual Mayo AC 2018 Vodafone C&C Cellular Summer 5k Series. The first race is at Foxford on May 22.