Wed 28 March: John Byrne won the inaugural Straide 5k – first race in Swinford AC Spring Challenge – in 16.05. Sarah Syron was first woman home in 20.08. (0ver 100 finishers).
Sat 31 March: Brendan Gill finished 28th in the Omagh Half Marathon in 79.28. Race winner Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers), broke the course record in 64.48.
Donna Evans W45 (Monaghan Phoenix) was first woman in 83.39. (1100+ finishers)
Sun 1 Apr: Paula Prendergast had a great win in the NCBI 10k race over two laps in the Phoenix Park. She finished in 42.32, just inside her time of 42.45 in the recent Tubbercurry 10k. (281 finishers).
Stats: Omagh Half 147/1100 under 90 mins; Connemara Half 40/2100 under 90 mins.
Connemara Full 8/670 under 3 hrs