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Holiday Running

cc_titanic_10kNot everyone was taking a break in the sun this week. Harriers had great runs in Donegal and Louth on top of the usual runs near and far in parkruns.

Dunleer 4 Mile

On Sunday, Conor Curran travelled south to Dunleer in Co. Louth  for the 4 mile road race. He was in good form and finished well in 4th place in a time of 21:13.

8218171352_b2b753b619Rathmullan 5k

In County Dongal we had three participants amongst the 200 plus athletes. Conal McCambridge was the first Harrier across the line in 14th overall with a time of 17:07 and a new personal best. Gerry Gribbon was home in 36th (18:38) also for a personal best. Ita McCambridge also scored a PB in 90th place overall (22:55).


Waterworks parkrun took the top two spots at the ‘home’ parkrun. Brendan Grew was winner again in 17:26 while Matt Shields was the next closest in 19:02. Sean McShane also ran well for 4th (19:24) who was followed by Tony McNulty in 6th (19:56). Paul Williams was around in 23:10 which was good for 25th. Nuala Muldoon was 31st (23:45), Piaras McShane was 45th (25:21), John Burns 66th (28:16), Sean McShane Jr was 100th (32:53), Patrick McShane 103rd (33:23), and Aaron McCann 126th (41:11).

Across the city at Ormeau parkrun, Gladys Ganiel was the female winner with a time of 17:55 and 3rd overall. Laurence Johnston was next along on 4th (18:25) followed hotly by John Black in 5th (19:03) and Mark Shields in 8th (19:47). Cannon Hill parkrun in Birmingham was graced by Greg McClure he finished 14th overall in 19:54.
John Murphy graced the third running of the Derry City parkrun he was across the line in 20:40 for 9th place. Eoin popped up at Preston parkrun to be the first across the line in 17:35. Clare Prenter was the female winner at Queen’s parkrun in 19:46 4th overall. Philip Donnelly took the next place in a time of 20:46. At Walsall Arboretum parkrun Derek Donaghy just missed out on the top ten 18:41 was good enough for 11th.