CLOSE FINISH IN ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY 5K

ATHLETICS

CLOSE FINISH IN ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY 5K

Danny Mooney's fine run of form continued on Thursday last when he was first athlete home in the annual St. Patrick's Day 5k in Letterkenny.

Mooney, who was second at the recent Northern Ireland Duathlon in Downpatrick, had only seven seconds to spare over Eoghan McGinley who was second.

Mooney finished in 15 minutes, 42 seconds, with Kilmacrennan's McGinley coming in close behind in 15.49

Michael Crawley was third in 16.29.

Among the other top finishers was Gary Crossan of DSD, who was home for St. Patrick's Day, and was eighth overall in 18.04.

Letterkenny AC's Fionnuala Diver was first female athlete in 18.19.

Top finishers:

1 Danny Mooney SM Letterkenny A.C. 15:42

2 Eoghan McGinley SM Rathfarnham W.S.A.F 15:49

3 Michael Crawley SM 16:29

4 Pauric Breslin SM Letterkenny A.C. 17:31

5 Brian Crossan SM KickBoxing LK 17:33

6 Kieran Crawford SM Letterkenny A.C. 17:45

7 Ronan Dorrian JM 17:52

8 Gary Crossaan M40 DSD 18:04

9 Darren Price SM Letterkenny A.C. 18:05

10 Kevin Ferry M40 Letterkenny A.C. 18:16

11 Kevin McGee M40 Rosses A.C 18:16

12 Fionnuala Diver SW Letterkenny A.C. 18:19

13 Martin Gormley M50 Letterkenny A.C. 18:32

14 Niall McGee M40 Inishowen A.C. 18:40

15 381 Barry Coyle SM 18:43

16 Mark Diver SM Letterkenny A.C. 18:47

17 Patrick McGee SM 18:50

18 Jason King M40 24/7 Triathlon 18:52

19 Zachary Mc Gowan JM Derry City Track Club 18:53

20 Peter McGinley SM Letterkenny A.C. 18:57

21 Gerard Mc Granaghan SM Letterkenny A.C. 19:09

22 John Daly M40 24/7 Triathlon 19:14

23 392 Declan Donaghey m SM Inishowen A.C. 00:49 09:13 19:23