A successful day for Mayo AC at Athenry, Manulla, Knockmore

St Stephen’s Day: The 15th Annual Fields of Athenry 10k was marked by a fifth consecutive win for Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock AC) 30:35 and a course record for women’s race winner Laura Shaughnessy (Dundrum South Dublin) in 35:03. We had two finishers in the top twenty – Timmie Glavey matched Laura’s time coming home an excellent 7th place. Brendan Gill had a good run too finishing 19th in 36:27. Other Mayo AC listed include Paul Reynolds 38:55, Mags Glavey W65 winner in 46:54 and 290th of 1028 finishers. Thomas Jennings 47:08, Ann Marie Clarke 49:21. Results: FoA2016_Provisional

Manulla FC Christmas 4 mile: (125 finishers, results Manulla FC facebook)
A successful day for Mayo AC taking home five of the ten prizes awarded, among them both men’s and women’s race winners. John Byrne book-ended the month with his second local win – twenty seconds faster than his Manulla 2015 winning time. Paula Prendergast made her first appearance for some time coming home first in the women’s race in 25:37, almost the same time as her second place finish last year.

Manulla 4 winners 2016

Men 1 John Byrne Mayo AC 21.35
2  Cathal Mc Hale Ballyvary 22.26
3  David Lyons Ennis AC Track 23.07
o40 1 David Browne Ballyvary 24.24
o50 1 PJ Hall Mayo AC 29.00
1 Paula Prendegast Mayo AC 25.37
2 Angela O Connor Mayo AC 26.26
3 Siobhan Lennon Ennis AC 27.03
 1 o40 Michelle Needham Westport Senior AC 27.56
1 o50 Noreen McManamon Mayo AC 29.43

other Mayo AC: Patrick Walsh 25:04, Keith Holland 28:15, John Cunniffe M50 29:11, John Geraghty 29:43, Mary Roache 29:54, Laura Heneghan 29:59, Owen Mongan M50 30:01, Michael Carney 30:47, Helen Hopkins 31:03, John Jennings M50 32:02, Chris O’Connell M50 32:38, John Staed 33:42, Bernie McHugh W50 34:08, Rebecca McHugh 35:04, Patricia Nyland 42:05

Knockmore, PJ Loftus Memorial 5k winners
Men 1: Hugh Armstrong (Ballina AC) , 2: Anto Devaney, (Mayo AC) 3: Sean Ruttledge.
Women:  1: Ann Marie Staunton, (Mayo AC) 2: Nuala Loftus, 3: Ann Murray.(Mayo AC)

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