Seamus Lynch and Susan Smyth excel at annual Bann 10k!


Bann 10k Road Race 2017:

On Wednesday 24th May 2017, well over four hundred athletes took on the annual Bann 10k road race in Banbridge. The popular event was also the sixth race of the ongoing Novosco 10k Grand Prix.

At the head of the pack, Newcastle AC’s international runner Seamus Lynch showed his class as he cruised to victory in impressive fashion.  Despite running solo, Seamus clocked an excellent 33:36 for 1st place.  Dromore AC duo Stephen O’Gorman and Nigel McKibbin followed in 2nd place and 3rd place respectively, with Stephen running 35:21 and Nigel 36:17.

There was further success for Dromore AC in the ladies race, with Susan Smyth (Dromore AC) topping the ladies podium.  The consistent athlete cover the course in 41:05 for 1st place.  Lagan Valley AC’s Julie Murphy clocked 42:25 for 2nd place, while Newcastle AC’s Patricia McKibbin ran 43:11 for 3rd place.

Top 3 Men:  1st Seamus Lynch (Newcastle AC) – 33:36, 2nd Stephen O’Gorman (Dromore AC) – 35:21, 3rd Nigel McKibbin (Dromore AC) – 36:17

Top 3 Ladies:  1st Susan Smyth (Dromore AC) – 41:05, 2nd Julie Murphy (Lagan Valley AC) – 42:25, 3rd Patricia McKibbin (Newcastle AC) – 43:11

Full Results:  Bann 10k Road Race 2017 Results