Well done to a couple of members who were among the prizewinners in the Frank Kelly 5k at Castleconnor (Co Sligo) on July 16.
John Byrne finished third in 16:13 behind two Moy Valley AC runners – winner Keelan Kilrehill in 15:49 and Michael Canty second in 16:02. Ronnie Naylor won the M50 category in 19:54. Great finish times there by John and Ronnie.
The Mayo News published a feature on our young Claremorris based sprinter Declan Owens in their July 25 edition. You can read it at
The European Masters Athletics Non Stadia Championships are currently taking place in Aarhus, Denmark, and last Thursday July 27 Angela Copson W70 (GBR) broke the world record in the 10,000 metres recording 44.25. Just to keep you masters women (and men) up to date and motivated. Belmullet native Evelyn McNelis who runs with Naas AC was fourth. She won bronze W70 in the 4k cross-country also won by Copson. Well done, Evelyn.