Massive numbers participate in 20th North West 10k in Letterkenny

Massive numbers participate in 20th North West 10k in Letterkenny
By Staff Reporter editorial@donegaldemocrat.com @dgldemocrat

Massive numbers participate in 20th North West 10k in Letterkenny

The 20th North West 10k was won by Ciaran Doherty, Letterkenny AC, in a time of 31 minutes, 59 seconds.

Danny Mooney, also Letterkenny AC, was second, Mark McPaul of Finn Valley was third. Maria McCambridge won the women’s race in 34 minutes, 28 seconds, ahead of Fionnuala Diver of Letterkenny AC.

Donegal Person of the Year, Deirdre McGlone got the race underway with more than 1,100 runners taking part while a huge wave of walkers also participated.

See Monday’s Donegal People’s Press for extensive coverage from the North West 10k.

The main charities to benefit this year are Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland (Donegal Branch) and The Irish Pilgrimage Trust (Donegal Branch).

Pictured: John Wilkie, Letterkenny who took part in the North West 10 K in Letterkenny. Photo Thomas Gallagher 020516 North West 10K TG33 and a shot of some of the huge number of runners who participated.