Mary Leech

Mid Louth Independent - - SPORT -

A SE­RIES of race wins on home soil in­clud­ing the Na­tional Mas­ters In­door 1500m - were eclipsed in Madrid where Drogheda & Dis­trict AC’s Mary Leech cap­tured sil­ver in the M40 1500m at the Euro­pean Mas­ters In­door Track Cham­pi­onships.

She moved into the medal places with just over 200m left and pushed hard in the lat­ter stages to snatch sec­ond spot be­hind the Span­ish win­ner.

Mary was also sev­enth in the Euro­pean Mas­ters 3,000m fi­nal and went on to fin­ish ninth in the 1500m at the World Mas­ters Cham­pi­onships in Malaga.

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