Mayo AC athletes were out in numbers over the Holiday weekend as the 2023 road running season opened up.
In addition to the eleven competing with success in the 50th Tubbercurry St Patrick’s Day 10k, Eamonn Joyce ran a fantastic half-marathon pb in Mullingar in 1:18.55, and 24th overall.
He took over four minutes off his previous best over the same distance also on the same course a couple of years ago.
And in the Streets of Portlaoise 5k also on St Patrick’s Day, congratulations to Sean Hynes who ran 16:19 – 30th overall - and a new pb improving by over 20 seconds on his time in Carlow last December.
On holiday weekend Sunday (March 19) Rob Holloway finished the Zurich Marató Barcelona in 4:12.52. He’s a new member of Mayo AC who has been attending the Tuesday evening weekly track sessions at Castlebar. Well done Rob!
Also on Sunday well done to these four Mayo AC finishers at Skehana in the East Galway AC 8k:
Ray Clarke 32:08 13th overall, Tony O’Malley 32:26 15th, Paula Donnellan 33:38 – third woman, Dee Corcoran 34:48.
Race winners at East Galway 8k :Sean Mulryan 27:15, Emma Rowe 32:15
Results of all four events are on www.mayo.com.