Swinford AC Spring Challenge 6 race series:
Race 1, 28 March: John Byrne won the inaugural Straide 5k (in aid of Cystic Fibrosis). – in 16.05. Sarah Syron was first woman home in 20.08. Over 100 finishers.
Race 2, 4 April: Meelick 5k: won by Anto Devaney 17.21, Colette Tuohy first woman 18.40; 89 finishers including 20 juveniles.
Race 3 11 April: Midfield 5k (the hilly one) Won by Tadgh McGinty (Swinford) 17.56. Tadgh was first u19 in Kilmovee 10k in 37.42. Katie Shiel-Rankin u15 (Aldershot,Farnham & District) was first female in 18.13. (73 finishers).
Carney Lisadell 10k Easter Monday: (308 runners/55 walkers) Won by Emmett Dunleavy (Sligo AC) in 31.58.
New member John Geraghty (pictured) and his friend Derek Naughton ran the Kilmovee 10k two days earlier and were both disappointed in their finishing times (John 48.08, Derek 43.58) They both went to Carney – a much tougher course – and finished in 46.05 (PB), 42.18 respectively – well done to both.
Tom Hunt won the o60 category in 40.00.