Tuesday, May 03, 2022

The 12th annual Mayo.ie Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon was another memorable day for women’s sport in the west.

Over 1,000 people flocked to the Mall in Castlebar on Sunday to enjoy the landmark event, with many participants raising vital funds for local charities.

Participants were put through their paces in the warm-up:

A large group of Ukrainians took part on the day:

The main event began with a bang as runners shot out from the blocks:

The stewards were unable to contain the excitement of the young participants from the “mini-mini” 2k route:

The winner of 2022 Mayo.ie Western People West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon was Aughagower runner Ellen Moran. The Galway City Harriers runner put in a very impressive time of 36 minutes and 56 seconds in the 10k event.

Make sure to pick up a copy of today’s edition of the Western People, where there will be full coverage and reaction from the Mini-Marathon. The times of all participants will be listed in our pull-out supplement.

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