Ward wins the latest in the Finn Valley 5K Spring Series

Ward wins the latest in the Finn Valley 5K  Spring Series
Paul Ward, Tír Chonaill AC was the first athlete home in latest of Finn Valley AC’s Spring Series 5 K road races, on Sunday last.

Paul Ward, Tír Chonaill AC was the first athlete home in latest of Finn Valley AC’s Spring Series 5 K road races, on Sunday last.

Ward took the tape ahead of local runner Andrew Friel, Finn Valley, who as second. John Sweeney, Cranford was third. 
In all, 400 runners took part in the race in excellent conditions. The team award went to the Castlefin Runners.

A feature of this season series is the emergence of a number of locally organised running groups namely Convoy,Raphoe, Aghyaran, Pettigo, Finn Valley Fit4Life, Finn Valley LC ,North Fermanagh, Letterkenny 24/7 and St Naul’s GAA club, all who ran in Sunday’s race. The top 20:

(1) Paul Ward, Tír Chonaill AC, 35.06

(2) Andrew Friel, Finn Valley A C, 35.45

(3) John Sweeney, Cranford A C, 36.50

(4) Liam Doherty, Cranford A C, 36.55

(5) AN Other 37.02

(6) Mark McPaul, Finn Valley A C, 37.19

(7) John McElhill, Finn Valley A C 37.44

(8) Dermot McElchar, Individual 39.07

(9) Kevin Connolly, Finn Valley, 39.30

(10) Martin Devenney, 24/7 Triathlon 39.32

(11) Raymond Doherty, Finn Valley A C 39.37

(12) Brian McCabe, Individual 40.22

(13) Vincent McPartland, Individual 40.39

(14) Noleen Porter, Finn Valley A C, 41.53

(15) Kevin McCauley, Individual, 41.55

(16) Sean Paul Byrne, Finn Valley A C, 42.13

(17) Donal Haughey, Tír Chonaill A C, 42.19

(18) Noreen Bonner, Finn Valley A C, 43.40

(19) Conor McGonagle, Finn Valley A C, 44.19

(20) James Stevenson, Lifford, 44.59