Termoneeny Running Club Round Up w/e 2nd February, 2020

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Termoneeny light the way!

Antrim Parkrun

Christina McErlean was our sole Parkrunner on Saturday morning at Antrim Parkrun, finishing in 26:21 which is a course pb for Christina – great running!

MUSA Parkrun, Cookstown

Two TRC Runners took part in  MUSA parkrun, Cookstown with great results!

Damien Hughes : 19:45 (11th)
Paula Smyth : 28:31 (course pb)

Paula’s son Daniel finished in 29:25 despite injury – well done everyone!

Limavady Parkrun

Two more ladies on the parkrun circuit  on Saturday morning were Anne O’Doherty and Michelle Comer, this time at Limavady Parkrun taking 1st and 2nd female.

Results :
Anne O’Doherty 23:34 (1st female)
Michelle Comer : 24:00 (2nd female)

Fantastic results ladies well done!

Dungannon Parkrun

In Kerry Archibald’s first run of the day, Kerry finished Dungannon Park parkrun in a super 27:14! She then travelled on to the beautiful Drum Manor which was the venue for the penultimate Sperrin Harriers Winter League race.

A word of thanks to everyone who gives up their time to volunteer at the various Parkruns across the country.   Please consider volunteering at your local Parkrun.

Sperrin Harriers Winter League, Drum Manor

In the penultimate race of the Sperrin Harriers Winter League, Helen Quinn, Tony Toner and Kerry Archibald took on the elements around this 10k course. Undeterred by the wet conditions underfoot all three runners put in fantastic performances.

Results:
Helena Quinn : 45:32 2nd lady and 1st lady 40-49
Tony Toner : 48:38
Kerry Archibald : 1:04:39

Irwin Speirs Memorial Cup XC

There was a fantastic turnout today for the Acorns AC Irwin Speirs Memorial Cup XC Race today outside Cookstown. We are pleased to have been represented in the men’s race by our Club Secretary Declan Leung, Tommy Hughes and Fergal Hughes. There was wind, mud, a little rain but everyone thoroughly enjoyed this testing 4 mile course which was 4 loops of the MUSA Parkrun course.

Thanks to Acorns for such a well organised event in memory of their friend and coach, Irwin.

Results:
Tommy Hughes : 25:34 (9th and 1st M60)
Declan Leung: 33:26
Fergal Hughes : 30:41

Carrickfergus Midnight Trail Half Marathon

On Saturday night,  at the stroke of midnight, our Chair Jacqueline took on the challenge of the We Run Wild NI Carrickfergus Half Marathon. This was a self-navigating event with directional notes to follow. The weather was perfect for the most part with the course taking in road, path, trail, mud, stones, hills and much more, but it was a superbly organised event with excellent hospitality at the end.

Peatland Park 5K

Congratulations to Andy Campbell, Olivia McKenna and Nicola Clements who ran Sunday morning’s 5K Peatland Park Family Run organised by Derrytresk Youth and Community Group. Despite some navigational difficulties everyone finished the course in good spirits with Olivia managing to clock up 5 miles!

Thank you and congratulations to all of our members who continue to represent the Club so well throughout the country and further afield in a variety of distances and disciplines.   If you are interested in joining Termoneeny RC please visit termoneenyrc.com or send us a message on facebook. We can assure runners of ALL abilities a warm and friendly welcome.