Evening 1 at the Senior County Track & Field and as per usual the Striders started with a bang! Lots of new superstars emerging tonight, with lots of medals picked up by both the men and women. And some fantastic sprint finishes.
Aedan Rogers, 1500m Novice 1st.
Colin Carney, 400m Novice 3rd. 100m Masters 2nd.
Sonya Byrne, 400m Masters 1st.
John McGrath, 400m Masters 1st. 1,500m Masters 2nd. 5,000m Senior 3rd.
Paula Freeman, 100m Novice 2nd.
Sandra Young, 100m Novice 3rd.
Linda Barry, 100m Masters 3rd.
Alan O’Connor, 1,500m Masters 3rd.5,000m Senior 2nd.
Pat O’Callaghan, 1,500m O50 2nd.
Aine Cullen, Shot Putt Senior 2nd.
Joshua Hewlett, U17 Javelin 1st.
Cian Flanagan, U16 Javelin 1st.
4x400m Senior Relay Women
2nd – Linda Barry, Sandra Young, Catriona McLoughlin, Sonya Byrne.
4th – Liz Keating, Maria Ronan, Beth O’Connor, Paula Freeman.
4x400m Senior Relay Men
3rd – Aedan Rogers, Colin Carney, Alan O’Connor, John McGrath.
So many other huge efforts that there’s loads to mention, like Beth and Maria 4th and 5th in the Senior 3,000m. Caitriona and Liz 4th and 5th in the Senior 800m. Four of the 7 lanes in the 100m Novice were Striders ladies! Pat O’Callaghan and Emmett Malone with great efforts in the Senior 5,000m and 1,500m Masters. What a night!
And of course a huge thanks to the ever faithful supporters! And thanks to Wexford Athletics and our own Linda Molloy and her team.