Corey and McGrillen take the crowns at Tri-the-Lough

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Corey and McGrillen take the crowns at Tri-the-Lough thumbnailCompetitors take on the lough during the swimming stage at the Tri-the-Lough triathlon at Loughmacrory.

OMAGH Triathlon Club again held their annual triathlon, thye Tri-the-Lough held as usual at St.Teresa's GAC, Loughmacrory.

In total the club had 31 club members take part at event, well represented in all age groups both in the male and female Categories.

The overall winner was OTC's own Gavin Corey in a time of 01:02:05, ahead of Michael Sinton and Rob Lawrence. In the overall ladies category OTC's Sinead McCann put in a sterling performance to also finish on the podium in second place overall with a time of 01:15:18, behind winner Kerry McGrillen. Aoife Wilson came third.

In the age group categories the Omagh club also had winners with Micheal Mullin (16-19 A/G) 01:09:00

Lucy McDermott (40-49 A/G) 01:21:32, and Majella McCullagh (60-69 A/G ) 01:58:07.

Also the club was represented in the relay teams with the winning team of Cathy Cunningham, Peter Neill and Matthew Neil with the winning time of 01:04:37, with Matthew recording the fastest run split of the day with a savage time of 00:17:21.

Male and female overall winners Tri-the-Lough 2017

1st - Gavin Corey (OTC) and Kerry McGrillen (QUB TC)
2nd - Michael Sinton and Sinead McCann (OTC)
3rd - Rob Lawrence and Aoife Wilson (NWTC)

Male and female age group winners

16-19 Year old: Micheal Mullin (OTC)
20 - 29 Year old: Mark Murry and Maggie McQuaid
30 - 39 Year old: Wayne Morrow and Alana McMullan (Tri-Limits)
40 - 49 Year old: Philip Castles and Lucy McDermott (OTC)
50 - 59 Year old: Glen Pollock and Alison McConnell (Olympian)
60 - 69 Year old: Peter McLaughlin (NWTC) and Majella McCullagh (OTC)

Try-A-Tri male and female winners: Stephen McCay and Rebecca McKenzie

Relay team: Cathy Cunningham, Peter Neil and Matthew Neil


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