Mc Hale Run Mayo Itinerary

Event info

Thank you for signing up for the McHale Run Mayo events taking place at the Ballinrobe Racecourse on Saturday May 21st

The aim of the event is to promote and celebrate Mayo Month by taking on and running, jogging or walking one of the events

We hope to make this a big fixture on the running calendar by including family fun events, Exbo’s, markets and much much more  and

Please Read the event briefing in full before you hit the start line ! 

Huge thanks to Ballinrobe racecourse for allowing us to use the facilities and to Mc Hale farm machinery to come on as a sponsor.

Note: There will be some changes to the information that has been emailed to participants or posted on Facebook in recent weeks, as we may have to adapt or update any slight changes to the event. This briefing contains the most up to date information. 

FAQ: Mc Hale Run Mayo F.A.Q.





Check in & Registration

The Pavilion, underneath the Grandstand at Ballinrobe Racecourse


All events

From 8:00-9:40 Am Sat May 21st  


There are 3 toilet areas inside the racecourse grounds

Make yourself familiar as we all know runners get the last second urge.

What do you get

Race bib, timing chip(Remember to give back after the event)

Wear bid on the front of your jersey, wear chip on your ankle.


The back entrance to the ambulance track

Obey the marshals

Warm up

On the ambulance track


Finish Point

In front on the Grandstand on the ambulance track


Start points

At various markers around the ambulance track


Start Time

Half Marathon




Kids events

10am at designated marker on the track



From 11am track side 

Event Briefing

Tote area beside the Grandstand



Water / feed zone

Clearly visible on the track

Water, fruit, coke, jellies, energy drink, bars.

Individuals can have their own.

Medical Emergency

Ballinrobe Order of Malta

On site

Important Phone Numbers:


Please save these numbers to your mobile phone in advance of event start.


For medical emergencies around the track

Event Directors:

Padraig Marrey –087 7992857


Bryan Hyland – 086 1740860



At the Pavilion area

From 1pm


All participants in the Half Marathon, 10k and 5k get a Mc Hale Run Mayo Finisher Mug

Yippee, Yippee…


Ballinrobe Racecourse layout

All finishers in the Half Marathon, 10k and 5k get a finishers mug. 

Happy Mayo Month from all at Raceface