Swinford 8k Sunday next 31st July, Race 5 Mayo AC Road League
Following closely on the heels of the Balla 10k, the fifth race in
Mayo AC’s Road Race series is the Swinford 8k on Sunday next July 31st at 4pm.
Swinford AC host this popular event, run over a mainly flat fast course. Entries (€15) will be taken from 2 to 3.45pm at the Gateway Hotel adjacent to the traffic free start/finish area on Main St. Race is
open to all – run, walk, or jog.
Cash prizes in the usual categories. Refreshments and prizegiving afterwards in the hotel. After the Balla 10k the leaders in the Road League are Matt Bidwell (GCH) on 73pts, folowed by Swinford native, Timmy Glavey (Mayo AC) on 64pts. Robert Malseed (Mayo AC) 62 is third, Anto Devanney 4th 57,
Martin Conroy (Sligo AC) 5th on 50 and Roger Barrett has 49pts . Mayo AC’s Mary Gleeson has won the women’s league three times and is well on her way to a record fourth title with 98pts from 4 races. Colette Tuohy is 2nd on 92, and Angela O’Connor 3rd on 86.
Contact for Swinford 8k: Peter 087 9014211, Padraic 086 8738691