Completing marathon number 45 (15th this year) was Lifford Strabane AC’s marathon man, Gerard Campbell. Gerard took on the Armagh Christmas Cracker Marathon, hosted by Run Armagh. The course is a looped course on The Folly Glen.
Three of our juvenile athletes made the trip to Navan to compete at the National Juvenile Cross-Country Championships. In the Girls U13 race Lifford Strabane AC’s Elsa Moore placed 28th and placing 91st was Ashleigh McArdle in a field of 165 runners.
At the same event in the Boys U17 race Lifford Strabane AC’s Wilson Craig placed 90th overall in a field of 106 runners.
Closer to home at the North West Cross Country, Gransha Grounds, Derry in the U11 Boys event Lifford Strabane AC’s Hughie McBrearty finished a triumphant 1st overall in this race.
In the Girls U12 event Lifford Strabane AC’s Emer McFadden had a great run to finish 4th overall.
Save The Date: Dates & venues for the Lifford Strabane AC 2019 Spring Series are as follows: Carrigans 10am 13th January 2019, Strabane 10:15 am 20th January 2019 and Lifford 10:30am 3rd February 2019. Online registration will be available soon.
Strabane Lifford Half Marathon 2019 May 12th 2019.