Last weekend’s wet weather didn’t deter Seapark athletes from competing in some great local races.
On Saturday, 18 athletes travelled to Tollymore Forest to compete in 26 Extreme’s marathon, half-marathon and 10k race. Charlie McCormick was first club member home in the full marathon event with a time of 3:53. Other times: Bobbie Irvine 3:57, Richard Hetherington 4:09, Mark Welsh 4:09. In the half-marathon event Ian Clelland finished ninth overall in 1.31.
Other results: Gillian Barnhill 1:47; Paul Daniels 1:50; Gary Connolly 1:56; Karen Poag 2:07; Phil Poag 2:10; Neill Harper 2:12; Marie Nicholson 2:23, Vivien Davidson 2:23, Jacqui Coghlan 2:25, Alison Welsh 2:26, Becki Tester 2:42 (guide runner). Nicola McKay and Thomas Dunlop ran the 10k distance in a time of 1:05.
On Sunday, Caroline Salters had a fabulous run finishing as third lady overall in the Decathalon Half-Marathon with a time of 1:42. Robert Murray ran a personal best time of 1.38.
In the Decathalon 10k race, Brendan Rice finished in 42:00, Ronald Simms 42:52, Gillian Barnhill 46:09, Jonathan Bell 47:20 and Andy Smyth 50:55.
Also on Sunday, Trevor Lamb ran in the MO Run at Ormeau Park. He finished this 10k event in a time of 58 minutes.
Seapark AC is set to host its annual prize evening at Ownie’s Bistro in Carrickfergus on Saturday (November 21).