Larne runner James Brown, representing North Belfast Harriers (NBH), took part in Sunday’s Armagh 10k road race.
The charity event attracted a sizeable field and on a hilly course and Brown finished in 35:53 - under two minutes behind the winner. His time was well short of his best for the distance but he was pleased to see off a late challenge of two others to hold on to seventh in a field of over 420 runners.
At the Queen’s 5k, and running in NBH colours for the first time, John Steele achieved his sub-20 minute target in his first competitive race of the season over the distance.
Janice Plumb eased back into racing with a time of 20:32 and third Vet female 45. Nat Glenn, in his first competitive race for quite a while, ran 17:14 and picked up third place Vet 50 category.
Larne parkrun times: Callum McIlroy 20:48 (pb); Harry Plumb 22:41 (pb); John Steele 22:42; Janice Plumb 22:43; Sandy Plumb 24:14.