McCowan tops for Harriers

County Antrim Harriers had 18 runners out at the Inter-club race with Ross McCowan, Philip Barrett and Chris Barrett all packed well, finishing in 34:22, 34:22 and 34:36 respectively, while further back newcomer Glenn Smart and the fit-again Jonathan Beck finished with times of 39:52 and 39:55. In the ladies’ event, Heather White finished fifth in an excellent 29:02, with Ruth Morrison 10th in 29:58.

Next home for the club was the quartet of Julie Young, Claire Oliphant, Jane McKeever and Louise Smart, grouping well and clocking 31:19, 31:26, 31:26 and 31:38, respectively. A minute behind was Lisa Barrett 32;36, Irene Downey 32:58 and newcomer Cathy Hopkins 33:24. Suzanne Lindsay was next to finish in 35:17, with Marion Morrow not far behind in 38:16, Ally Bennett 38:26 and Grace Startin in 41:22.