Maurice Harte and Esther Dickson make it a Newry AC double at Slieve Gullion Mountain Race!

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Slieve Gullion Mountain Race 2018:

On Saturday 7th April 2018, close to 50 competitors took on the Slieve Gullion Mountain Race, an event organised by Armagh AC.

In a close race, Newry AC’s Maurice Harte edged out Newcastle AC man Lorcan Quinn for the win.  Maurice completed the 3.9 mile course, which incorporated 340m of ascent, in 36:19 (1st place).  Lorcan followed in 36:20 for 2nd place, before Armagh AC’s own Lorcan Vallely crossed the line in 38:01 for 3rd place.

Esther Dickson (Newry AC) was a class act in the ladies race, securing victory with ease.  The Northern Ireland international clocked an impressive 38:08 for 1st place; this was enough to see Esther finish in 5th place overall.  Sarah Quinn (Unattached) ran 43:04 for 2nd place, while Grace Neville of Newcastle AC recorded 47:17 for 3rd place.

Full Results:  Slieve Gullion Mountain Race 2018 Results