Top-four finish for Glenn

Nat Glenn, running for North Belfast Harriers, finished fourth in a field of over a 100 runners in the veterans' category at the Malcolm Cup cross country meeting at Six Mile Water Park, Ballyclare. Nat ran the three miles in a time of 17:20. Photo: Harry Marcus
Nat Glenn, running for North Belfast Harriers, finished fourth in a field of over a 100 runners in the veterans' category at the Malcolm Cup cross country meeting at Six Mile Water Park, Ballyclare. Nat ran the three miles in a time of 17:20. Photo: Harry Marcus

Larne-based runner Nat Glenn pulled on the spikes for the first time this season at the recent veterans’ three-mile cross country race in Ballyclare.

The North Belfast Harriers runner finish fourth out of a field of 150 runners.

Janice Plumb and Penny Lindsay on the podium

Janice Plumb and Penny Lindsay on the podium

Sean McAllister, taking part in his first cross country race in over 10 years, joined Nat at the start line.

He equipped himself well, finishing 43rd overall. Sean, being a 2.34 marathon runner in the past, will be aiming to improve on this performance by the end of the season.

Harriers junior Callum McIlroy took part in the one-mile Under-13s race claiming ninth overall in a time of 5.56.

In the main race of the day, the Malcolm Cup, John Black ran well and held his own in a very talented field of 114 runners. John finished 27th overall in a time of 23.55.

Meanwhile, at the first race of the Run Forest Run Series, Minnowburn 10k trail Penny Lindsay was second lady (43:49), followed closely behind by Janice Plumb, (third lady, 45:00).

Inset pic: Janice Plumb and Penny Lindsay on the podium