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Carmen Runners impress at Ardboe half, 10k and 5k

Thursday, 12 July 2018

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Several members of Carmen Runners impressed at the Ardboe Half, 10k and 5k on Sunday.
Chairman Michael Kerr paced the 1.30 group finishing in 1.30.59 closely followed by John Gillespie in 1.36.28 and Damian Quinn in 1.38.39. Aisling Gillespie ran a brillant new personal best, finishing in 1.44.48. Dermot Moxon finished his first half in 1.59.41. In the 10k Sinead Kerr finished in a brillaint time of 1.00.12. In the 5k event Juile-Ann Grimes finished in 26.54 and Oonagh Bradley 30.18.
Meanwhile, at the Omagh Parkrun Martin Cox ran a new course record by one second finishing in 15.48 which was also the second fastest parkrun in Ireland.
It caps a successful couple of weeks for Martin, who returned home from NI and Ulster Master Championships in Belfast with two gold medals after winning the M35 800 metres and 1,500m - less than 24 hours after finishing fourth in the Newells 10k in Coalisland.
At the Cookstown Parkrun Aisling Murray ran 19.54.
Meanwhile, it was celebration time for John Gillespie who finished first in the Lough 5k recently.

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