28th Dec – Castlewellan Christmas Cracker

28 runners travelled to Castlewellan to take on the annual Christmas Cracker trail race. This year the course was 8.6 miles and took runners through the beautiful surroundings of Castlewellan Forest and all the way to the top of Slieve Croob where the views were stunning. Santa’s and Turkey’s were amongst the athlete’s who paired up to take on the muddy tracks, steep hills of the tough but enjoyable race. First crossing the line for Seapark were Bobbie Irvine and Charlie McCormick completing the 8.6 miles in 71 minutes. Pictured – Wesley Wallace and Jennie Haggen.

Wesley and Jennie




Bobbie Irvine     Charlie McCormick  71:07

Ian Cleland          Richard Hetherington 74:46

Robert Steele    Gareth Hamill 81:00

Andrew Smyth  Gillian Strudwick 85:31

Wesley Wallace  Jennie Haggan 87:51

Mark Welsh        Angela McCormick 89:35

Karen Poag         Julie Ann Mitchell 98:33

Philip Poag          Alison Kelly Welsh 99:04

Ann McCracken   Karen Waring 101:46

Marie Nicholson   Vivien Davidson 104:10

Becki Tester        Conor Sheridan 107:44

Josephine McAlister    Julie Clyde 107:56

Jacqui Coghlan  Sara Johnston 108:35

Karen Hanson    Heather Lown 110:28


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