SPERRIN Harriers were well represented at Belfast City Marathon, which took place on the May Day Bank holiday, the overall race was wo.
Harriers had two finishers in top 20, Delfim Pimintel in 13th place with a brilliant time of 2 hrs 46 mins, and Donal Gallagher 20th with a time of 2 hrs 49 mins a tremendous achievement for both!
Other Harriers results: Mark Reid 3.18, Gregory Cahoon 3.40, Martin Donaghy 3.48, Oli (Warrior) Murphy 3.52, Aidan Convie 3.58, Richard Smith 4.05, Darren Warnock, Jeremy Dobson 4and Stephen Morrison 4.16.
Team Sperrin Harriers crossed the line in 3.40. Well done to all those who took part!
Termoneeny held their annual 10k in Lavey on Sunday, another well organised event and an attendance of almost 140 athletes from across the province. The wet and windy conditions on did not deter the Harriers contingent, 24 club members on the line. Whilst Tommy Hughes took first place overall Aaron Meharg and Jonathan Dempsey were the first two home, Aaron 6th overall in 36.32 and Johnny 9th in 37.44.
Other results:Bliadhan Glass 38.58, Conor Martin 39.15, Raymond McElroy 39.40, Colly Gallagher 41.53, Gregory (Grinder) Cahoon 42.45, Paul (Doc) Martin 44.18, Ciara Mullan 47.31, Rosemary Hargan 48.13, John Knocker 48.58, Damian Kerr 49.28, Oli (Warrior) Murphy 49.53, Natasha Henry 49.45, Brona Hawe 49.59, Karen McElroy 50.52, Nicola Gillespie 51.29, Deidre Conway 52.59, Adele McNally 53.18, Louise Kelly 54.26, Samantha Convery 55.20, Deidre Bradley 56.44, Maureen Mallon 58.42.
Thanks to Termoneeny for a great race and excellent hospitality.
Karen Alexander’s amazing run continued, victory in Downpatrick 14k event in 52.47.
Marty McGirr and Gary McGuckin travelled to Donegal for the 17.5 mile run, Culdaff to Moville, a good opportunity for a longer distance run in preparation for the Walled City Marathon. Conditions were damp and windy, some very testing hills, but both crossed the line in 2 hours 27 mins.
Russell Bell took part in Craigavon Park, completing in 21.50.
This will be the second year running of the very successful event on Saturday 15th June at Meadowbank Sports Arena Magherafelt.
It covers 5 miles and gives all Ladies a choice to Walk, Jog or Race. This is certain once again to be a fun filled ‘ girly day out’, the day will include a D.J. playing all your favourite tunes and also a dance warm-up to get you motivated at the start line, first 200 entrants will receive a t.shirt and goody bag.
On-line registration, £11 for affiliated and £13 for non-affiliated. Please visit our website to register; you can also register on the day.
Train at Magherafelt at Meadowbank Sports Arena - Monday at 6.45pm, and Wednesday at 7.30pm In Cookstown it’s at Loughry College Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.30pm. Beginners and new members welcome.
as we cater for all abilities.
For those people interesting in a long training run, Sean Donnelly helps co-ordinate these at the weekend, so please keep an eye on Facebook and the Club Website for details.
Plus watch out for our new improved training schedules for during the summer months, details will be updated weekly via club news on Facebook etc.