McKinstry finished in a time of 26:41 to take the top spot, followed by his club mate, Eamon White in 2nd place in a time of 27:33. City of Derry Spartans’ Allan Bogle completed the podium in 3rd place in a time of 27:53.
For the Ladies event, Karen Wilton (Jog Lisburn Running Club) secured 1st place in a time of 23:50. She was followed by Willowfield Harriers’ Amy Bulman in 2ndplace in a time of 23:52 and Dub Runners’ Claire Tonry in 3rd place in a time of 24:20.
The Male Vet 60+ race went to Norman Mawhinney (Scrabo Striders) in a time of 25:14. In 2nd place was Springwell Running Club’s Gerry O’Doherty in 25:15, followed by Eric Montgomery (Lagan Valley AC) in 3rd place in a time of 26:49.
The Primary School events had a fantastic turn out, with over 100 children taking part in the two races. Willowfield Harriers’ Emily Morris came 1st in the Girls 800m in a time of 2:30, with Springwell Running Club’s Adria McAllister in 2nd place in 2:42, followed by Armagh AC’s Ava Doran in 3rdplace in 2:43. City of Lisburn AC’s Ashton Cusick won the Boys 800m event in a time of 2:22, followed by Shea King (Magilligan AC) in 2nd place in 2:24 and Evan Tosh (Hi Elbow Triathlon) in 3rd place in 2:28.
In the U12 Boys 1k race, Lagan Valley Ac’s Scott Owen claimed 1st place in a time of 3:35. He was followed by Luke O’Doherty (Mid Ulster Ac) in 2nd place in 3:40 and Deivs Tarvids (Enniskillen Running Club) in 3rd place in 3:46. Lagan Valley AC’s Abigail Curran came 1st in the U12 Girls 1k event in a time of 3:49. She was followed by Willowfield duo, Elsa Montgomery in 2ndplace in 3:52 and Kari Foster in 3rd place in 3:55.
East Down Ac’s Anna Gardiner won the U14 Girls 2k race in a time of 7:00, with Lagan Valley AC’s Isa McCarron in 2ndplace in 7:17 and Dromore Ac’s Lily Rimmer in 3rd place in 7:39. For the Boys U14 2k race 1st place went to Hugo Reilly (North Belfast Harriers) in a time of 7:01, with Oliver Robinson (East Down AC) in 2nd place in 7:06 and Sean Corry (St Michael’s Enniskillen) in 3rd place in 7:08.
The U17 Boys 4k event was won by Springwell Running Club’s Matthew Beveridge in a time of 13:47. He was followed by St Malachy AC’s Luke Ferris in 2nd place in a time of 13:55 and Loughview AC’s Kyle Thompson in 3rdplace in 14:25. Willowfield Harriers’ Lucy Foster won the U17 Girls 4k event in a time of 15:18, with Loughview AC duo of Rebecca Rossiter in 2nd place in 16:02 and Isabella Perry closely behind in 3rd place in 16:07.
Full Results can be found here: www.athleticsni.org/Results