Athletics round-up

The Sligo Champion - - SPORT -

SLIGO AC ath­letes were well rep­re­sented at the Done­gal Grand Prix 5k at Ballyshan­non.

Shane Hayes was an ex­cel­lent 3rd over­all and first M40 in 16:24.

Close be­hind him was Damien Kennedy with a new PB of 16:32 earn­ing him 2nd M40 and 4th over­all.

Kevin McGloin was 5th in 17:16 and first M50 with David Kearins in 6th with 17:19.

An­drew Duffy was 3rd Se­nior male in 17:50. Other Sligo AC run­ners with good runs in­cluded Fin­tan Whe­lan 18:35,Rory Con­nor 19:25,Aoife Egan in a new PB of 21:26,Riona Con­nor 23:40 and Jill Con­nor 27:58.

The Terenure 5 Mile at­tracted over 1300 run­ners. Fion­nu­ala Silke ran 37:45 while Aish­ling Kennedy had a PB of 37:58 and Noirín Kelly also fin­ished in a PB of 38:08.

Em­mett Dun­leavy raced the Mullingar Park run in 14:52. His time was the 2nd fastest recorded time in the Parkrun se­ries world­wide last week­end.

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