There were plenty of podium finishes for Newry City Runners at the very well supported Hilltown 10k. Don Travers was first across the line to win the race in 35:28, while Micheal Dillon (38:32) and Duddy Parr (40:10) also finished in the top 10. Roisin Rocks was first female NCR home and took 2nd placed female with an impressive 44:14, while Eva Kitchen was 3rd female in 44:31.
Well done to everyone who took part including Bernard Hamill 42:15, Damien Maguire 43:26, Gerard Boyle 44:44, Tony McAteer 45:25, Pat Rocks 45:51, Michael Englishby 46:09, Aine Fegan 46:28, Terry English 47:05, Ciaran McBride 47:45, Deirdre Kelly 47:56, Mary Farnon 48:39, Mark Copeland 50:27, Karen McElroy 53:39, Patricia McMullen 54:34, Damian McCann 55:35, Tracey Ruane 55:42, Attracta Magennis 57:41, Noreen Gallagher 1:05:18, Jennifer McAteer 1:08:17
Queens 5k Race around the River
4 people took part in the Queen’s 5k race, a flat fast course along the river, allowing some fantastic times to be recorded. Gerard McAleenan was the first NCR home in a fantastic 19:21, closely followed by Pat Rocks in 20:14. Pat was followed by his daughter Roisin in 21:07 and Patricia Brown in 21:43.
Well done also to Sarah Jane Beattie who ran the 3k race in 12:16.
Omagh half marathon
Well done to Peter Linden and Michael Englishby who took part in Omagh half marathon, finishing in a fantastic 1:28:51 and 1:35:38 respectively.
Bray 10km cliff run
Stephen O’Neill, Michele Mowlds and John McGreevy took part in the very scenic Bray 10km cliff run. Stephen was home in 47:28 and Michele finished in 1:07:01.
Well done to Chris Devine, Declan Carvill and Robbie Marsh who all travelled to Manchester to take part in the marathon, known as one of the flattest in England. Chris finished in a fantastic 2:39:01, while Declan finished under the 4 hour mark in 3:59:03. Robbie just returning from injury came home in 4:06:04.
Subway half marathon
Congratulations to Barbara Fleming-Ovens who recorded a half marathon PB at the Subway half marathon in Belfast. Barbara finished in a fantastic 1:46:37.
Well done to Cathal Morgan who completed the inaugural Seapatrick 10k in 44:10.