Final weekend noticed the Newmills 10k double additionally because the county 10k street championship race with Rosses AC once more to the fore with massive numbers collaborating and a few tremendous performances.
The race was received by the constant Declan Ferry who had an actual battle holding off LAC’s Marc Wallace in a time of 32:54.
Shane O Donnell battled his clubmate Gary Scully ending in an outstanding 34:06 for 4th, 5 seconds quicker than the flying Gary 34:11 racing his third race in 3 days not solely did he take the M40 crown and county gold however these 3 mixed to deliver Rosses the senior group gold. Patrick Trimble completed third M50 in a time of 36:34 with Keith O’ Connell coming back from harm in 39:48.
Subsequent Rosses man again was Denis Bonner in 42:59 with Brendan McBride 44:24 and mixed with Patrick and Denis introduced residence a silver of their class as nicely within the group occasion.
Within the women part Martina Mulhern was the primary of our women to complete in a time of 42:31 which noticed her take county silver within the F40 class. She was adopted by one in every of our new members Selina O Donnell who labored laborious to interrupt 45 minutes in a pointy time of 44:42. Emer Magee was the following in 48:11, Emer not solely took F50 gold however the instances of Martina, Selina and Emer mixed to take residence a group gold as nicely for the membership – tremendous work Girls. Rosie Lynch was our subsequent woman again dipping below 50 minutes in a good time 49:15 alongside Sarah Mulholland who additionally had a very good days work, working a strong time of 49:19, not far behind was Karen Deveney working sturdy and crossing the road in one other nice time of 52:56. Within the Glengad 5k Gary Scully went for his second race in two days and got here away with a win on a hilly course in 17:40.
On Friday night final the favored Rathmullan pageant 5k noticed Declan Ferry win an important contest towards Metropolis of Derry’s Sean Melarkey profitable in an excellent spectacular 15:17. Subsequent Rosses man again and first M40 was Charlie O Donnell in 15:49. Shane O Donnell completed fifth general in 16:08 and second M40 on the evening Gary Scully ran 16:12.Mark Ward ran 17:00, Paul McKelvey 17:12, Patrick Trimble 17:15, Declan Gallagher 17:33, Ken Bates 18:28 and Brendan McBride 19:40. Within the women race Claire O Donnell ran an important 18:45 with Bernie Boyle 19:29 and Cathy Breslin 22:21.
This weekend sees the conclusion of the All Eire Juvenile Observe and Subject Championships for the u14 to u19s the place the membership has a quantity athletes competing and membership good needs to all of them.
Athletics: Rosses AC carry out strongly at County 10k Championships was final modified: July 18th, 2023 by