Impressive 10k displays from Thompson and Logan in Comber

Gillian Logan, Heather Baxter, William Thompson and Melissa Whiteside at the Comber 10k. INLT 28-920-CON

Gillian Logan, Heather Baxter, William Thompson and Melissa Whiteside at the Comber 10k. INLT 28-920-CON

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Four members of Larne AC joined over 200 runners at the inaugural Comber Potato 10K on Saturday(July 4).

Billy Thompson put in a strong performance, finishing second MV50 and 22nd overall in a time of 40:14.

Larne AC 'Couch 2 5k' graduates at Larne parkrun. INLT 28-921-CON

Larne AC 'Couch 2 5k' graduates at Larne parkrun. INLT 28-921-CON

Gillian Logan produced another big display to finish as sixth lady in a time of 45:32.

Heather Baxter was next home, taking first spot in the FV45 category(51:37). She was followed by Melissa Whiteside who timed 58:43.

Three club members took part in the annual Glens of Antrim Coast Road 100 / 140km charity Cycling Sportive to raise money for ‘Make a Difference’ - a non-profit charitable organisation, founded by former Irish League footballer, Glenn Dunlop.

First back for the club, with a new personal best, was Pamela Ward in a brilliant 3:45. Pamela was using this as a training event for the Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive in September.

Stephen McManus (3:58) was next home, before David Noble crossed the line in 3:59.

Saturday also saw over 25 new runners complete the nine-week ‘Couch 2 5k’ training plan with a full 5k graduation run at Larne parkrun .