Cross-Country & Ultra/Off Road Results

September 25, 2023


At the Star of the Sea promotion in Stamullen, Co Meath on Sunday (September 24), junior athlete Meabh Eakin of Dunleer AC won the women’s 3000m with a time of 11 mins 13 secs. Laura McDonnell of Rathfarnham WSAF ACwas second in 11:36 and Leona O’Reilly of Tara AC third and first W450 in 12:22.

First home in the men’s 6000m was Vinny Connolly of Mullingar Harriers in 20:27. Two Raheny Shamrock juniors followed – Jame Rankin Whelan was second in 21:19 and Luiz Melo third in 21:37.

In Armagh, Conal McCambridge of North Belfast Harriers was the winner of the men’s 7km at of the TJ McElmeel Cup in 26 mins 46 secs. Patrick Millar of Ballymena Runners was second in 26:55 and Tommy Arthur of Lagan Valley AC third in 27:42. First in the M60-plus 5km with a time of 21:41 was Laurence Johnston of North Belfast Harriers. Winning the U18 5km was Tom Fleming of Loughview AC in 18.00.


Winner of the Seven Sisters Skyline 55km in Dunlewey, Co Donegal was Aidan McMoreland of North Sligo AC in 7 hrs 56 mins 56 secs. British runner Paul Brennan was second in 8:03:09 and Enda Cloake of Slaney Olympic AC third in 8:16.36. Fifth and first woman in 8:28.12 was former world mountain running champion Kasie Enman from Vermont in the USA. Ellen Vitting, the defending champion from Kenmare AC managed to finish second in 9:19.12, despite her recent exploits at the UTMB 170km. Kristen O’Sullivan was third in 9:28.27.

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