Portrush 5 mile Road Race 2018:
Mark McKinstry (North Belfast Harriers) and Leann Gibson (Victoria Park & Connswater AC) secured top honours as nearly three hundred athletes turned out for the annual Portrush 5 mile road race (Friday 24th August 2018).
Northern Ireland international Mark McKinstry looked in good form as he secured a relatively comfortable victory in the North Coast town. Mark crossed the line in 26:45 (1st place). Chris McGurk of Glaslough Harriers followed in 27:16 (2nd place), before Gareth Lyons (Ballydrain Harriers) clocked 28:05 for 3rd place.
In the ladies race, Leann Gibson (Victoria Park & Connswater AC) won in 31:55 (1st place. Faith Vinney (Bure Valley Harriers) claimed the runners up prize in 32:32 (2nd place), while Elaine Connor (Derry Track Club) took 3rd place just ahead of Karen McLaughlin (Springwell RC) – Elaine recorded 33:55 for 3rd place, with Karen following in 33:57 for 4th place.
Full Results: Portrush 5 mile Road Race 2018 Results