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In Pictures: New Year’s Day ParkRun in Craigavon

Photos supplied courtesy Ronald Gemmell

What a great start to 2022 with City Park Parkrun taking place one New Year’s Day from South Lake Leisure Centre in Craigavon.

Taking part were 293 runners and walkers, including 44 first timers.

The ParkRun is a free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event in which you can Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you!

Congratulations to Lawerence Malone on his 50th run and trio Gerard Jones, Timothy Byrne and Dennis Devine on their 100th runs.

Photos supplied courtesy of Ronald Gemmell.

The results:

Podium finishers this week were as follows:
Female
Judith Nixon 21:14
Emma Conway 21:48
Jillian Redpath 21:54

Male
We had an unknown in first place so the next three were:
Daniel McFarland 17:45
Martin McKenna 17:46
Colin McDowell 17:56

Age Grades
Colin Mcdowell VM50-54 83.55% 17:56
Martin McKenna VM45-49 81.05% 17:46
Ken Simpson VM60-64 78.59% 20:24

The 44 new runners were:
Stewart Kirkland 19:21
Finn McKenna 19:54
Andrew Weir 22:06
Paula Glasgow 22:50
Damien Kelly 22:51
Andrew Green 23:39
Chris Wilkinson 23:45
Alannarose Farley 23:54
Oilibhia Farley 23:55
Stephen Semple 23:55
Robert Davidson 23:59
Eoin Dunleavy 24:11
Samantha Gates 24:13
Andrew White 24:15
Jane Leathem 24:16
Maeve Kennedy 24:17
Anthony Duggan 24:25
Alan Green 24:30
Noel Murray 25:09
Martin Thompson26:00
Wayne Duggan 26:20
Ciara Dunleavy 26:44
Louise Mallon 27:27
Jaclyn Murray 28:02
John Gray 28:23
Seth McClenahan 28:57
Benjamin McClenahan 28:58
Denise Campbell 29:55
Allen Lamb 30:45
Mairead Fields 31:30
Susan Brown 32:29
Angela Graham 32:57
John Austin 34:24
Alan Browne 34:40
Siobhan McAteer 34:47
Emma Sewell 34:53
Mary McAteer 35:22
Marta Kunysz 36:18
Stuart Adamson 37:22
Milne Jones 38:57
Harry Murray 40:44
Daphne Jones 41:20
Trevor Jones 41:21
Abbie McConnville 42:37

Personal bests which kickstarted the year were:
Daniel McFarland 17:45
Martin McKenna 17:46
Donal McAnallen 20:47
Mervyn Molyneaux 21:37
Glenn Buckley 21:55
David Ferris 22:08
Alan Stevenson 22:48
Marc Comiskey 24:08
Raymond McFarland 25:07
John Casey 25:27
Joe Litter 26:00
Laura Buckley 26:23
Kieran O’Connor 26:44
Darren Taylor 26:56
Aine Ni Ghormlaith  30:01
Timothy McClenahan 30:14
James Haffey 30:17
Maura Brooks 33:21
Colum Doran 34:28
Lilli Cowan 38:46
Roxy Woods 39:40
Christina McNeill 41:34
Steen McNeill 41:35
Jodie O’Connor 49:06

City Park Parkrun will be back at South Lake Leisure centre next Saturday at their usual time of 9.30am.

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