Maghera runner finishes London marathon in 2hrs 43mins

Aaron Meharg

Aaron Meharg

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Aaron Meharg from Maghera was the first of the Acorns AC team to cross the line of the London marathon after a fantastic run, which earned him a superb personal best of 2hrs 43mins.

Hugh Hampsey also had an excellent run when he broke the 4 hour marker in 3 hours 54mins.

The ladies performed fantastically well and it was Sandra Mayne who was first of them to finish in 3:57. Wendy Walker was in top form as well and crossed the finish in 4:20 with Natasha Henry not far behind her and a superb finish time of 4:30.

Elaine Hargan rounded up the team results with a brilliant performance crossing the finish in 4:45.

A tremendous achievement for this group of individuals after months of hard training.