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Saturday 18 August 2018

Athletics round-up

Fionnuala Silke, Aishling Kennedy and Noirín Kelly at the Terenure 5 Mile at the weekend.
Fionnuala Silke, Aishling Kennedy and Noirín Kelly at the Terenure 5 Mile at the weekend.

Sligo AC athletes were well represented at the Donegal Grand Prix 5k at Ballyshannon.

Shane Hayes was an excellent 3rd overall and first M40 in 16:24.

Close behind him was Damien Kennedy with a new PB of 16:32 earning him 2nd M40 and 4th overall.

Kevin McGloin was 5th in 17:16 and first M50 with David Kearins in 6th with 17:19.

Andrew Duffy was 3rd Senior male in 17:50. Other Sligo AC runners with good runs included Fintan Whelan 18:35,Rory Connor 19:25,Aoife Egan in a new PB of 21:26,Riona Connor 23:40 and Jill Connor 27:58.

The Terenure 5 Mile attracted over 1300 runners. Fionnuala Silke ran 37:45 while Aishling Kennedy had a PB of 37:58 and Noirín Kelly also finished in a PB of 38:08.

Emmett Dunleavy raced the Mullingar Park run in 14:52. His time was the 2nd fastest recorded time in the Parkrun series worldwide last weekend.

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