Team Mourne assembled in Rostrevor for the annual club handicap. In mild conditions nine elite athletes toed the line to take on the Slieve Martin H&D route. Before the start defending champion David Bell was savouring his last moments as the best runner in the club; he had a lot to contend with though as there were eight other hungry runners keen to get stuck into Beverley Herron’s mince pies.
After some fast running and a couple of bad route choices from those in front of him Sam Herron blazed through to take the victory. As the champ says ‘it’s all about the mountain craft’. The times and results can be seen below. The top three men on the day were:
This years AGM will be held on Wednesday 20th November, 7.30pm at the Life Adventure Centre Annalong. If you have any agenda items please let Mike Barton or David Bell know in advance. We look forward to seeing you all then.
The Mourne Runners will be running the Tollymore Trail Race this coming Saturday (July 6th). We will be running the course on Tuesday night (July 2nd). Meet in the main car park at Tollymore at 7 pm. All welcome. Find more details here