ATHLETICS: Seapark AC weekly update

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Five Seapark runners put their best foot forward at the Ballymena Belles five-mile road race in midweek.

Julie Clyde was first home for the club in 40:55, followed by Josephine McAlister 47:04, Rebecca Tester 47:26, Alyson Sangster 48:49 and Karen McMaster 49:53.

Elsewhere, experienced long-distance runner Gillian Cordner was the first lady home at the East Antrim Marathon Series marathon on Thursday (April 14), with a time of 3:51.

At Saturday’s ‘Born 2 Run’ Castle Ward challenge Seapark AC fielded seven people in the 10K and 15 in the half marathon. 10K times: Bobbie Irvine 44:39, Trevor Lamb 59:14, Carol Woods 1:00:29, Nicola Irivne 1:01:44, Jenny Robinson 1:04:20, Geraldine Kane 1:12:25 & Carol Downey 1:22:03. Philip Poag did the 10K walk.

Half marathon times: Ian Cleland 1:32:04, Philip Mone 1:51:37, Mark Welsh 2:02:19, Gary Connolly 2:07:15, Gillian Cordner 2:07:15, Karen Poag 2:12:20, Julie Clyde 2:18:17, Karen Hanson 2:25:30, Jacqui Coghlan 2:26:31, Alison Welsh 2:26:32, Sara Johnston 2:26:33, Josephine McAlister 2:32:00, Becki Tester 2:49:13, Caroline Mone 2:49:46 and Helena Perry 2:59:20.

Philip Poag took part the 10K walk.

Ruth Hawkins rounded off the weekend by completing Sunday’s Armagh 10K in 50:36.A