12th July – Titanic 10k and Half Marathon

Titanic - 10k and Half Group

On Sunday 12 July Seapark AC athletes took park in the Endurance Junkie 10k and Half marathon at Titanic Quarter, Belfast.

Jonathan Bell and Sara Johnston represented Seapark over the 10K discipline finishing in times of 47 mins and 59 mins respectively.

Over the half marathon distance, Ian Clelland continued his impressive form, narrowly missing out on a top 10 finish with a time of 1.24. Gillian Cordner,
endurance specialist, also finished high in the rankings with a time of 1.33. Glenda Murray, completed her first ever half marathon race, finishing strongly in a time
of 2.14. Other Seaparkers finished as follows, Colin McCrum, 1.41, Gary Connolly, 1.43, Neill Harper, 1.55, Phil Poag, 1.56 and Karen Poag who paced Jacqui
Coghlan around her first half in a time of 2.03.

Race Report: Angela McCormick

Pure Running Half Marathon Series – Gillian Strudwick 6 out of 6

Larne Half Gillian SGillian Strudwick Half Marathon Series ranking


Pure Running HM Series update (by ChampionChip Ireland):

Six of the ten races in the Pure Running Half Marathon Series have taken place and a record number of athletes are vying for the valuable prizes across all the male and female categories.

A total of seventeen hardy runners, of which three are ladies, have completed all six to date and are on target for the special garment if they get round all ten this year.

The ladies  who have completed all six races to date include our own Gillian Strudwick, pictured above at Larne Half in March this year.

Total entries to the Series races to date are just shy of 7,000 and the DUNE Half Marathon, Larne Half Marathon, Lisburn Half Marathon and Ards Half Marathon were all up on last year so the aim of over 8,000 entrants again should be achievable in 2015.

The next races are as follows:

Saturday 18th July 2015 – Kennedy Jane McArthur Dervock Half Marathon

Sunday 2nd August 2015 – Cookstown Half Marathon

Saturday 15th August 2015 – Groomsport Half Marathon

Saturday 22nd August 2015 – Born 2 Run Dambusters Half Marathon

An up to date version of the current overall Pure Running Half Marathon Series rankings can be found HERE.