Glasgow Athletics Association/Scottish Athletics Miler Meeting (Scotland):
Letterkenny AC’s Danny Mooney, who represented Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, kicked off his indoor track season with an excellent performances over 3,000m at the Glasgow Athletics Association/Scottish Athletics Miler Meeting at the famous Emirates Stadium yesterday (Sunday 7th January 2018).
The race attracted massive media attention because of Laura Muir’s participation, but Danny created his own headlines with an excellent personal best of 8:22.13 for 2nd place. The race was won by Sol Sweeney (Perth RR) in 8:19.03 (1st place). Laura Muir (Dundee Hawkhill Harriers) won the ladies race in 8:37.21 (1st place).
Fellow Letterkenny AC man Eoin Hughes also got 2018 off to a good start – also racing over 3,000m, Eoin recorded a significant personal best of 9:10.88; this was enough for 4th place in his race.