Race Over The Glens

Les Wilkinson came away with an age category win at the annual New Years Day race around Glenariff Forest park as he completed the tortious route in 41:32 placing him 74th overall.   With around 900 feet of ascent during the 5 mile race the 360 finishers, 6 of whom were attached to North Down AC, kicked off their 2019 running diaries in style.



Sean Nickell wasn’t far behind Les in 77th place clocking 42:01 and Frankie Rea finished 4 minutes later in 46:04, 125th.  Cara Jeffrey was next in 202nd, completing the trails in 50:52 and Donald Smith would have noticed the change in scenery from his last outing at the East Antrim marathon as he finished in 312th timed at 59:38.  Paula Simpson crossed the finish line in 1:11:33.










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