Event proves ‘relay’ rewarding for Ballymena & Antrim club

Pictured with Paula Simpson of firmus energy are the teams from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club, Rising Stars and City of Lisburn 'A' Athletic Club who came first, second and third respectively in the Under 15 boys' 4 x 100m relay.  The team from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club consisted of Peter Wright, Rhys McMurray, Daniel Logan and Luke Campbell.
Pictured with Paula Simpson of firmus energy are the teams from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club, Rising Stars and City of Lisburn 'A' Athletic Club who came first, second and third respectively in the Under 15 boys' 4 x 100m relay. The team from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club consisted of Peter Wright, Rhys McMurray, Daniel Logan and Luke Campbell.

For the first time in 25 years the most recent ‘meet’ in the firmus energy Super 6 athletics series was dedicated mostly to relay races.

Each age group from U13 to seniors was offered a 4 x 100 metres competition and more than 50 teams took part, including relay runners from Ballymena and Antrim.

Pictured with Paula Simpson of firmus energy is Sasha Lawther from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club who came first in the Senior Women 400m hurdles.

Pictured with Paula Simpson of firmus energy is Sasha Lawther from Ballymena and Antrim Athletic Club who came first in the Senior Women 400m hurdles.

There were no events for the minis but the older age groups were also able to take part in other track and field activities including the shot, long jump, javelin and hurdles.

Ballymena & Antrim Under 13’s recorded a new Northern Ireland best of 51.87s.