Athlete McKinstry records another sweeping victory

Fit N Running athlete Connor McQuillan who will represent County Antrim at the national inter county championships.
Fit N Running athlete Connor McQuillan who will represent County Antrim at the national inter county championships.

Mark McKinstry continued his dominance of Northern Ireland trial running events with another sweeping victory on Saturday afternoon.

The gifted Fit N Running athlete was prominent from the start as he powered his way around the 26.2 mile course at Tollymore Forest park in County Down.

The extreme 26 event which attracted a field of 74 runners saw Glenwherry man McKinstry breaking the tape with a huge 9 minute advantage.Top 3 in men’s marathon as follows:

Men: 1st M. McKinstry 3:00:58; 2nd S. Paulin 3:09:14; 3rd P. O’Hare 3:10:57

COUNTY CALL UPS

Fit N Running duo Mark McKinstry and Connor McQuillan have been named in the County Antrim teams which will compete in the Irish Inter county cross country championships to be staged in Dundalk this Sunday.

Mark will represent the senior men with Connor named in the U18 team.

NUTRITION PLANS

Fit N Running are continuing their athlete development by introducing Nutrition plans to its members.

Individual plans will be issued to those requiring body fat reduction, performance and healthy eating.

WEEKLY TRAINING

The club started have recently started their new Thursday evening session starting at 6.15pm.

This session is a 1 hour run for the intermediate group and a tempo type run for the advanced group.

Fit N Running also have an intermediate runners class on Monday evenings, an advanced. class on Tuesday evenings and 2 strength conditioning circuit classes on Wednesday evenings.

All of these start at 6.15pm with the earlier circuit class on Wednesday starting at 5.15pm. New comers are always welcome.

For further information or to enrol contact Gregory Walsh on 07952168016 or email gregory.walsh@talktalk.net.