Antrim Coast Half Marathon

On Sunday 29th August thousands of excited athletes descended on Larne town for the half marathon. Weather conditions were perfect for all runners. The elite races started at the earlier time of 8:00am with Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashing the ladies world record, breaking the 64 minute barrier. The mass race started at the later time of 9:30am with legends John Agnew, Tosh Craig & Jo Pavey taking up pacer roles. Our club was well represented in the field with many personal bests achieved on the day. First home for the club was Jordan Heron in 1:16:24, the rest as follows:-

Alan Lockington PB 1:23:08

Phelim McAllister 1:24:10

Gerry Campbell PB 1:27:03

Andy Gregg 1:27:51

Martan Keane 1:30:00

Thomas Morrow 1:36:36

Dom Dorris 1:38:23

Mark Todd 1:38:31

Thompson Crawford 1:41:51

Emma McKeen 1:43:30

Nigel Kane 1:43:43

Paul Tilson 1:45:08

Niamh McLaughlin PB 1:51:58

David Johnston 1:54:00

Keith Palmer 1:59:09

Laura Brennan 2:04:48

Juliane Keane 2:07:21

Andrew Davidson 2:08:36

Gail Montgomery. 2:16:42

Ian Brennan 2:16:52

Diane Hawthorne. 2:21:58

Rosaleen Humphreys 2:41:25

Congratulations to all these Larne AC medalists. Great to see Laura Brennan breaking 2:05 on her half marathon debut. Well done Laura.