McKinstry makes Mark on Antrim five mile event

Fit N Running had 3 athletes in action on Friday evening at the Antrim 5 mile multi-terrain race.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Noreen McClelland with male and female winners, Mark McKinstry and Amy Bulman.

The increasingly poplar event attracted a field of 111 competitors.

The in form Mark McKinstry recorded a sweeping victory despite going off course due a marshalling error. He did however keep his composure to get back on course and finish well clear in a time of 26mins 11secs.

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John Miskimmin and Conor Shiels were stride for stride before Conor made his move from a mile out immediately opening a gap. It wasn’t decisive though as Miskimmin came back strongly to finish in 8th in 29mins 36secs with Shiels taking 10th in 30mins 52secs.

Fit N Running weekly sessions and times are as follows:

Monday 615pm Recreational Run

Monday 730pm Beginners Run

Wednesday 615pm Conditioning Circuit class.

Wednesday 730pm Speed development Course

Thursday 430pm Elite Development squad training ( Race preparation session).

Thursday 630pm Flexibility Class (Private Studio)

Saturday 915am Elite Development squad training ( Race preparation session at various locations).

Unless stated these sessions are from the Ballymena North Centre on the Cushendall Road in Ballymena. New comers are always welcome.

For further infomation contact Gregory on 07952168016 or email [email protected]