Kennedy produces a strong display at Great Rossa Run

Larne Athletic Club members at Greyabbey. INLT 28-930-CON
Larne Athletic Club members at Greyabbey. INLT 28-930-CON

East Coast AC: Stephen Kennedy joined over 400 athletes for Sunday’s Great Rossa Run in Ardboe, County Tyrone. After completing the 10k in last year’s event, Stephen decided to run in the half-marathon and he timed 1:31:42 to claim 21st place.

At Sunday’s Belfast Titanic Half-Marathon and 10k, Conor Sheridan finished in a time of 1:48:24 (162nd). Karl Joyce ran 49:08, taking 41st and club newcomer David Finlay was 64th in 52:18.

The East Coast AC contingent at the Belfast Titanic Half-Marathon and 10k races on Sunday. INLT 29-998-CON

The East Coast AC contingent at the Belfast Titanic Half-Marathon and 10k races on Sunday. INLT 29-998-CON

Competing in her third half-marathon this year, Tracey Parke crossed the line in 211th (1:54:10).

Drew Girvin led the way for the East Coast AC contingent at Saturday’s Larne parkrun, finishing 10th in 21:17 before John Steele in 22:05 (12th). Other times: Sandy Plumb (24:13, 29th); Harry Plumb (24:58, 35th); Bradie Hogg (25:06 sixth lady); Johanna McIlroy (27:26, eighth lady); Daniel Gillan (29:32, 53rd).

At Ballymena’s Ecos parkrun, Charlotte Dean clocked 26:58 (14th lady), while mother-and-daughter duo, Colleen and Imogen Taylor, completed their first Ecos event side by side. Imogen timed 42:09 (50th lady) and Colleen 42:10 (51st lady).

In Worcestershire, Peter McManus ran a new personal best 23:19 at the Evesham parkrun to claim 29th spot.

Larne Athletic Club members at Greyabbey. INLT 28-930-CON

Larne Athletic Club members at Greyabbey. INLT 28-930-CON

Larne Athletic Club: Six Larne AC members took part in the annual Greyabbey round the Springs 10k and 5k race. Results: 10k race - Craig Hutchinson (6th, 37:04); Brian Heron (18th, 39:13); William Thompson (23rd, 39:40). 5k: Bobby Boal (8th, 19:45 pb); Emily Boal (19th, 26:25 pb); Paul Magee (31st, 31:35 pb).

Meanwhile, Bobbie and Kathleen Garrett took part in Endurance Junkie Titanic Half-Marathon and 10k event in Belfast on Sunday (July 12).

Larne AC would like to congratulate junior athlete Jack Baxter who has been selected for the Triathlon Ireland National Junior Academy.