Born 2 Run’s Glenarm Castle Challenge
On Saturday 14th April 2018, over 800 competitors descend on Glenarm Castle, for the inaugural running of Born 2 Run’s Glenarm Castle Challenge. Larne AC had 31 runners talking part in the events and also had members marshaling in event.
The event offered runners a range of distances with a Half Marathon, a 10k and a 5k option. First up was Half Marathon race starting at 10am with 250+ runners Larne AC had 11 runners in this event. 1st in for Larne AC was David Noble with a time of 1:25:34 and 2nd overall. Marten Keane was next in with a fantastic time of 01:30:53 and 5th overall follow by Marten and just 2 weeks after running 100+ miles from Belfast to Dublin was Phelim McAllister in a brilliant time of 1:31:06 in 6th placed. Thomas Tosh Craig was the next Larne finisher in 24th and time of 01:39:33.
The rest of the position and times for the Half
Next up was the 10k race, Larne had 12 runners in this event joining 350+ runners. First home was Beverley Gaston with a great time of 49:22, 34th overall and 2nd in F35 age category, next home was Juile Allen 50:36 with a great result of 1st in the F45 age category, follow in my Roberta Barham coming 2nd in the F45 age category with a time of 50:48. 1st Male home for Larne AC was Charlie Meban with a time of 50:50. Sinead Marie McAllister was next with a strong run and time of 54:03. Maureen Mccollum breaking the 55 minutes with a time of 54:37. Elaine Hall was next with a time of 01:03:03, follow closely with Melissa Shields with a time of 01:03:11. The Larne ladies finishing the 10K was completed by Margaret Ferguson with a time of 01:23:05.
Final event was the 5K race First in was Will Barham with a fantastic time of 20:14 in 4th place, closely follow by Josh Montgomery with another brilliant time of 20:25 in 5th place. Next was Patricia Blair getting ready for London Marathon but still getting a 2nd female place with a time of 20:36 and 7th overall. Result of the day goes to Katie Allen with a time of 24:21 and an amazing result of 3rd Female.
The rest of the position and times for the 5K.
Well done to all the Larne AC runners, thanks to all the Larne AC supporters, Marshall’s and Born 2 Run for a great event.