Video: Dame Mary Peters praises Magherafelt’s ‘amazing’ sporting facilities

Olympic gold medalist Dame Mary Peters has praised Magherafelt’s sporting facilities during a visit to the town to start a 10K road race.

About 200 runners from across the Province took part in the event which took in the town centre before finishing at Meadowbank track.

The winner in just over 33 minutes was local man Christopher McPeake, competing for the Sparta Club.

Full coverage of the event in next Thursday’s Mid-Ulster Mail.