26Extreme Mourne Way Marathon event
On Saturday 8th June, 3 members of Larne AC participated in the 26Extreme Mourne Way Marathon event. Traversing the foothills of the mountains through challenging terrain to enjoy the views of the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with largely granite landscape with stunning vistas of coast, sea and countryside. Two members took part in the Ultra Marathon (52miles) with Phelim McAllister finishing 6th place out of 45 runners in 9:38:09 followed by Thomas Craig in 8th place in 10:02:18. Mark Todd took part in the Half Marathon distance finishing 61st out of 204 runners in 2:04:06. Well done to all runners and thanks to 26Extreme and their sponsors Mourne Mountain Brewery for a well organised event complete with a cold beer at the finish line!