The launch has taken place of the 7th Annual Vodafone Mayo AC 5k Series of five races.The 2016 Series will start on May 24 and continue weekly on the following four Tuesdays, all at 8pm sharp.
Mayo AC are delighted once again to have the sponsorship of Vodafone C&C Cellular for the Series. Brendan Chambers was on hand to launch the Series and continues to give great support to athletics in the county. The Series also serves as a major fundraiser for the club.
These evening races have proved to be a tremendous success in recent years with numbers increasing year on year, and are a great opportunity to achieve personal goals in a relaxed environment.
All races will be officially chip-timed by .This is the schedule :
May 24: Ballyhaunis...Rugby Club
May 31: Brickens...Community Centre
June 7: Claremorris...Athletics Track
June 14: Ballinrobe...Soccer Club
June 21: Castlebar...Harlequin Hotel (followed by Series After Party, venue TBC.)
Entry €30 for 4 or 5 races, €25 for 3 races or €10 per race, includes Series After Party.
Pre Register online: or enter with Fit4Life Group at Ballyhaunis, Claremorris or Castlebar on the week beginning May 16. Entry on race evening will be open until cut off at 7.45pm to enable 8pm sharp start.
The Series is Open to All, but with an emphasis on Fit4Life runners, joggers, and walkers. Local athletic clubs and fitness groups are very welcome.
All courses are  AAI measured /permitted, well marshaled and will have a with finish line time clock.
The courses provide a variety challenges and offer participants a great opportunity to record a better time each week. You are strongly encouraged to take part in all five.
The emphasis is on fun - first man/women finisher in each race will be recognised.
Full details of each race are on the events calendar at and more updates are available on