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Celebrate end of Operation Transformation
By Mayo Sports Partnership
19, Feb 2015 - 23:16

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Mayo Operation Transformation 5k Fun Runs / Walks this weekend Sat 21st

Have you been following RTEs Operation Transformation programme? Participating in an exercise programme in your locality? Why not join in one of the Mayo 5K Walk / Run events taking place on Saturday 21st February to celebrate the culmination of the Operation Transformation campaign. 5Ks are taking place in Belmullet, Ballina, Castlebar and Westport and may be particularly appealing for those who have been busy participating in the various Mayo Sports Partnership co-ordinated programmes in  Operation Get Active Mayo, Meet and Walk, Couch to 5K, Fit4Life and Men on the Move.

Over 25 communities / groups registered with Mayo Sports Partnership to participate in the 5 week long Operation Get Active Mayo campaign. From Bangor Erris in the north to Kilmaine in the south and from Achill in the west  to Knock in the east, groups across the county embraced these community initiatives with many personal achievements and milestones reached. For details of these and other programmes log on to the Mayo Sports Partnership website at

In Castlebar the 5K, in partnership with Castlebar parkrun, commences at 9.30am from the Castlebar Tennis Club, registration is from 9am onwards. To register contact Mayo Sports Partnership at 094-9047025 or email


Belmullet commences its 5K at 11am from the Civic Centre with sign on from 10.30 onwards. For information please call Michelle 087 7646710.

Westport Leisure Park are also running a 5K on the 21st which will link in with Westport parkrun at 9.30am. For more details on that event contact the Leisure Park at 098 29160.

Finally Ballina Athletic Club, in partnership with Ballina parkrun, are also co-ordinating an event for the 21st , again with start time at 9.30am and meeting point at the Ballina Town Soccer Club. Participants can contact Liz Murphy at 0872419309.

Other communities / groups may be hosting a 5K in their locality so please check your local area notes in local papers or Facebook pages etc to check times and locations.

All events are free, open to people of all ages and abilities however no dogs are allowed.

Why not give it a Go!!!!

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