Maghera runner finishes London marathon in 2hrs 43mins

Aaron Meharg
Aaron Meharg

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.