Lough 5 mile Road Race 2017:
On Sunday 31st December 2017, hundreds of athletes turned out for the annual Lough 5 mile road race in Loughmacrory in County Tyrone.
Former Champion Scott Rankin (Foyle Valley AC) returned and again picked up top honours. The Northern Ireland international led the field home in 25:17 (1st place); this was the third quickest time ever recorded on the route. Commonwealth Games competitor Danny Mooney (Letterkenny AC) followed in 25:48 (2nd place), before Eoin Hughes (Acorns AC), clocked 26:44 for 3rd place.
In the ladies race, Sorcha Mullan (Omagh Harriers) claimed victory in 32:37 (1st place). Helena Quinn (Termoneeny RC) crossed the line in 33:01 for 2nd place, before Donna Evans of Clones AC secured the final podium place in 33:49 (3rd place).
Full Results: Lough 5 mile Road Race 2017 Results