Harriers in Action at the Weekend

On Sunday Sperrin Harriers ran at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon and Monaghan 10 Miler, after having a busy Saturday at a variety of Parkruns.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon

On Sunday the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon took place in the historic capital city, on a route lined with live bands and entertainment. Starting in the city centre’s Fitzwilliam Square the route progressed past some of Dublin’s most famous landmarks to finish at Phoenix Park. Congratulations to Jane Thom who completed the half marathon in 1:59:11.

Monaghan 10 Miler

The Monaghan 10 Miler, which included both 10 and 5 mile distances, was hosted by Monaghan Town Runners and attracted over 650 participants on Sunday. Starting and finishing in Monaghan town centre the courses were relatively flat with some rolling inclines. Harrier Joanne Taggart continued her run of impressive results, completing the 10 mile event in 01:10:34.


Saturday saw a large number of Harriers turn out at a variety of Parkruns, with Andrew Newell taking first yet again at Dungannon, while Team Oliver (Dean Corey and son Oliver) and Gillian Robinson both scored great MUSA personal bests.

Dungannon Park:

Andrew Newell 19:10 (1st)

Malcolm McCullough 22:45

Barry O’Neill 26:34

Patsy Hughes 27:39

Martin Donaghy 28:05

MUSA, Cookstown:

Paul McLaughlin 19:17

Team Oliver 21:46 (PB)

Damien Coey 21:54

Peter Mitchell 22:14

Richard Fox 23:24

Steven Dornan 23:38

Tanya Quinn 23:48

Ellie Robinson 25:06

Stephen Lynch 25:07

Louise Kelly 25:14

Gillian Robinson 25:38 (PB)

Hannah Glasgow 25:38

Ellen Glasgow 25:39

Joanne Corey 26:06

Maureen Mallon 29:18

Brenda Loughran 29:46

Bernie Sonner 33:03

Theresa O’Hare 43:13

Citypark, Craigavon:

Kieran Campbell 22:42

Malahide, Dublin:

Lisa Fitzpatrick 26:23