The Céide Coast Half Marathon and Coastal 10k were held in Ballycastle today. Runners in the Half Marathon were transported from the village to the Céide Fields visitor centre/ cliffs race start point.
From there the race route followed the glorious coast road to DownPatrick Head and on to the finish in Ballycastle.
There was brilliant running by our three women finishers in the Half marathon.
Congratulations to Colette Tuohy women’s race winner and 7th overall in 1:32.19, closely followed by Paula Donnellan – 10th place, second in 1:35.11. Well done too to Anne Marie Staunton who was next across the line 19th overall in a great time 1:39.21, fifth woman and 2nd F40.
Thomas Jennings was our other finisher in 1:41.41.
Race winner was Daire Comer Dublin Front Runners in 1:23.18.
The 7th annual Coastal 10k took place in conjunction with the half. We had three members competing. Well done to Keith Conroy 7th and 3rd M40 in 44.04, Patricia Ryder 1:05.24 and Colette McTigue 1:06.13.
Race winners were Alan Holmes Westport AC 38:58, and Edel Gildea 47.08