Action Packed Weekend Across the UK and Europe

22 May 2024

Action Packed Weekend Across the UK and Europe

There was plenty of action in the UK and Europe this weekend which saw Nick Griggs (Candour TC) dipping under the European Championships qualifying time of 3.35.90 clocked in Poland on Saturday evening.

Another notable race was the Night of 10k PB’s in Parliament Hill where Anne-Marie McGlynn (Letterkenny AC) just missed the European B standard for 10,000m running 33.16.73 finishing 7th in the B race. Fionnuala Ross also ran finishing 24th with 34.34.66.

Elsewhere in England, Ellie McCartney (City of Lisburn AC) was competing in the Pole Vault at the Loughborough International where she got a SB of 4.30m.

In Wales, Hannah Irwin continued her successful return to racing with a win in the Cardiff Bay 10k clocking 33.17.

James Kelly (Finn Valley AC) was competing in the Shot Put at the AAI Open Meet, coming 1st and throwing 17.27m

There were many good performances at the Ulster Schools Athletics Championships last Saturday.