ATHLETICS: East Coast AC update

East Coast AC members at the Carlingford 10k and half marathon. INLT 10-913-CON

East Coast AC members at the Carlingford 10k and half marathon. INLT 10-913-CON

A number of East Coast Athletic Club members took on the Carlingford Half Marathon and 10k event last Saturday (March 5).

Paul Clements secured 228th place in the half-marathon, with a finish time of 1:47:21, followed by Keith Hetherington and Karl Joyce in 1:58:12 (375th) and 1:59:10 (392nd) respectively.

Mags Clements and Hannah Clements secured 193rd in the 10k ladies’ category with a time of 1:06:44.

At the Slieve Gullion Mountain Race, Phil Smyth completed the 3.9-mile course - incorporating 340 metres of ascent - in a total time of 53:42 and finished 72nd overall.

On Sunday, 23 members took part in the fifth race of the East Coast AC Championship Challenge Series, the 10-mile road race.

Times: Justin Maxwell 1:05:41, Brian Maltman 1:11:50, Sean Clarke 1:15:17, Alex Robertson 1:16:10, Iain Bailie 1:17:47, Stephen Whelan 1:19:22, Donal Ward 1:19:28, Kenny Holmes 1:20:05, Alan Glover 1:24:50, Angela Campbell 1:27:34. David Finlay 1:28:34, Helen Stranney 1:28:5, Tracey Parke 1:30:09, Karen Monaghan 1:32:02, Lynn Magee 1:32:20, Amanda Clements 1:35:05, Sharon Kirkpatrick 1:37:51, Jenny Magill 1:39:10, Kelly Deller 1:42:31, Tracey Shannon 1:47:43, Sonia Ross 1:47:49,Valerie Lyttle 1:49:27, Donna Robertson 1:49:31.