Saturday 4th October: 13th Annual Claremorris DeCare Dental Sport a Smile 5 mile.
l-r Maureen Walsh, CEO DeCare Dental Claremorris, presenting prizes in the 2014 DeCare Dental Sport a Smile 5 mile: to Margaret Glavey, Mayo AC, 1st woman o50, Pauline Moran (Mayo AC) 2nd woman finisher, Imelda Hughes (Kilmaine) 3rd woman Photo: © Michael Donnelly
Brendan Hession (Mayo AC) has been in great form recently and claimed a clear victory in Claremorris 5 in 29:33, with clubmate Patrick Walsh second 31:01.
Mary Gleeson made a welcome return to racing since winning the Kilmovee 10k in April, coming home first in the women’s race in 32:05. Pauline Moran (Mayo AC) improved her Ballyhaunis 8k time by almost a minute to finish second woman in a great time 34:35
The o50 men have had an interesting battle all summer and this time Mayo AC’s Dominic Regan was sandwiched between Hugh Duffy and Michael Sweeney, both of whom returned to racing recently and showed they have regained top form.
All three have achieved high ranking points in the Move2Improve Series.
The final chance to win points is next Sunday in Breaffy at their 4th annual 10k.
The o35 men was won by Derek Naughton (Tuam AC) with Tom Charles (Mayo AC) second. This is a clarification of the summary contained in the attached results.
finish line time check for Mary Gleeson, 1st woman in 32:05 in the 2014 DeCare Dental 5 mile Photo: © Michael Donnelly
Also on Saturday, Colette Tuohy (Mayo AC) made a successful Duathlon debut at Westport, finishing second woman and 18th overall in 1:09:03, two minutes behind the experienced Ann Egan. Other Mayo AC finishers were Brendan Gill in a brilliant 7th place overall and 2nd o40 in 1:04:31. Well done too to Jimmy Feeney 1:13:00 and Angela McVann 1:24:29. results at www.redtagtiming.com
Galway Bay 10k : Our finishers David Dinsmore 41:27; Eithne Walsh 54:13 – a PB, well done! Women’s race won by Norah Newcombe (Ballina AC) in 36:07.
Sunday 5th October results
25th Annual Grange (Co Sligo) 10k, Tom Hunt (Mayo AC) finished first over 60 in 42:16. results here
Athlone 3/4 marathon: Mayo AC finishers: Paula Prendergast 2:17:18, 4th woman; Tom Charles 2:36:58; Clive Lavelle 2:35:41; Val P Glynn 2:58:57 2nd o60; Caroline Hession 3:16:43
Manulla 5k: Men 1 Peter Tuohy 18:50; 2 Kevin O’Malley 19:21; 3 Roger Clarke 21:08. Women 1 Anne Heaney (Mayo AC) 21:12; 2 Margaret Glavey (Mayo AC) 22:31; 3 Helen Hopkins.
Gortnorabbey Loop 10k: Men 1 Robert Malseed (Westport) 34:50; Women 1 Celine Sands 41: 44.