East Antrim Harriers McConnell Shield XC
On Saturday 4th November 2017, East Antrim Harriers hosted the 83rd annual running of their long established McConnell Shield XC. The event, which incorporates both junior and senior races, took place in Sixmilewater Park in Ballyclare.
The day kicked off with the Under 14 Boys and Girls 1 mile race, which had two Larne AC runners Emma Uprichard and Robyn Park in 7:14 and 7:33 respectively.
It was then the turn of the Senior and Masters athletes to take to the start line. In the Female and male vets 60, 3 mile race Larne AC had Beverly Gaston running in the race, Beverly finish in 55th with a time of 23.40. In the Male Open race a 5 mile race Larne AC a had three runners John Neill with a fantastic time of 31.13, Northern Ireland international Sean McAllister with a time of 33:47 and John Magill with another strong run with a time of 36.10.
Well done to the Larne AC runners and thanks to East Antrim Harriers.