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Cookstown 5 miler / Weekend roundup

It was the annual Cookstown 5 miler on Friday night with several harriers making the journey. In a high quality field the harriers had several strong performances. Conor Curran followed up his performance in Ballymoney with a solid race for 7th and 2nd M35 in 26:55. Conor was closely followed by Marty Rea who made a return to the short distances for 9th in 27:17. Paul Elliot also had a strong run to win the M55 prize in 29:30 and Louise Smith finished 4th girl in 34:05.

Ramelton 5k

In Ramelton on saturday the McCambridges took in the local 5k. Conall McCambridge continued to show his potential for 8th in 18:12. Ita finished 52nd in 23:27 with Orla 76th in 26:06.

Carlingford 5k

Paul Blaney had his first race for some time to finish first in his age category with 16:56.

Seven sevens

Simon Reeve continued his good form in the mountain running for 4th place in the annual Mourne 7 7s with a time of 4 hours 41 minutes.


The usual large contingent of harriers took in the local parkruns at the weekend. At the waterworks several harriers battled it out at the front with Andrew Considine winning out in a new parkrun PB of 17:03, Travis Todd 4th in a new parkrun PB of 17:13, Michael Fitzpatrick 5th in 17:15. Several other harriers also ran – Matt Shields finished 6th in 18:33, Gerard McNamara 8th in 18:56, Gerry Gribbon 9th in 19:14, Sean McShane 12th(new PB) of 19:28, Jim Newberry 14th in 19:43, John Black 16th in 20:01, Lance Breen 17th in 20:23, Damian Marquess 27th in 22:12, Killian Woods 55th in 25:24, John Burns 56th in 25:25, Darragh McNairney 75th in 28:38, Aaron McCann 98th in 35:46 and Norman Patterson 102nd in 41:04.

At Queens Philip Donnelly finished 10th in 20:25 while over at the falls Jim Clinton finished 14th in 24:32.