Ards Half Marathon 2017

On Friday the 30th June, Five Larne AC members travel to Newtownards for the annual Ards Half Marathon. One of the toughest courses on the Pure Running Half Marathon Series. Runners ran through the town before heading up towards Scrabo tower for a few hills, then the course took them into comber before heading up the moate road and back to Newtownards. First home for the club was David Noble in position of 23rd with a time of 01:22:19, 2nd in the M40 Category. Bobby Boal was next in from the club at this home town race with a fantastic great time of 01:41:12 in position 166th. Next home was Mark Todd with another great race in 188 position with a time of 01:42:47.

First female club member home was Heather Baxter with brilliant run in a time 01:55:58 in an overall position 387th. Emily Boal running strongly finish with a time of 02:10:07 in a position of 580th. Well done to all the runners that represented the club at this great event.