Malcolm Cup Cross Country

On Saturday 25th November, six Larne Athletic Club members made the short trip to Ballyclare to take part in the Malcolm Cup Cross Country races promoted by Annadale Striders. In mild weather conditions and with the Sixmilewater Park firm underfoot, fast times were achieved all round.

Performance of the day was from Oisin McAllister in the Under 11 Race. Oisin ran strongly over the 800-metre course, moving through into third in a thrilling sprint finish to achieve a podium place with a time of 3:36.

The combined Ladies and Veteran Men’s Race attracted a record starting field of 263 runners for three laps of the park. Competing on his local course, Andy Gregg was first finished for the club in 35th place with a time of 18:46. Sean McAllister was next in 42nd place and a time of 19.14 with Beverley Gaston first Larne AC lady home in 113th place and a time of 22.17. Bernie Regan finished 155th in a time of 23.50 while David Henderson completed the course in a time of 25.53 for 214th place.