McKinstry cruises to victory at 10k event

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Mark McKinstry recorded a gun to tape victory on Saturday at the Carmen 10k.

The Fit N Running athlete was in imperious form as he led hom the field of 239 runners.

Using the event as preparation for the forthcoming road race season we was untroubled as he swept around the undulating course with plenty to spare in a time of 33mins 10secs.

Mark trains with Fit N Running in Ballymena under the guidance of coach Gregory Walsh.

After some fantastic results and performances last year, culminating in international recognition, Glenwherry-based Mark is hoping to continue his meteoric progress in the sport in 2016.


Fit N Running weekly sessions and times are as follows:

Monday 615pm Recreational Run

Tuesday 615pm Beginners 8 week running course.

Wednesday 615pm Conditioning Circuit class.

Thursday 430pm Elite Development squad training.

Thirsday 630pm Flexibility Class

There is also an adfitional session on Saturday morning for the advanced group.

All these sessions are from the Michelin Athletic Club on the Woodside Road in Ballymena.

Newcomers to the club are always welcome.

For further infomation contact Gregory on 07952168016 or email