St Patrick's Day in Strabane

There was a time in the evolution of modern day athletics development in this area that a trip to a 10 mile road race on St Patrick's Day in Strabane was an essential appointment for serious athletes the winner to receive the JB Logue cup the organiser the late Gerry Nc Donnell Strabane a.c. .in  time the event disappeared until 2016 when Fvac stalwart and Strabane council Athletic dev officer Mark Connolly got an event a 5k underway .It was a success and in 2017 some 450 Checked in and yes the JB Logue was on offer for the winner who was Fvac athlete Barry Harron dipping under 16 minutes with 6 top Valley being to the fore Harron the Gallagher brothers Gerard and Shane,Dermot Mc Elchar, Shane Mc Nulty John Mc Enhill ..Leading women Ann Marie Nc Glynn .A  successful event and hopefully in 2018 a memorial cup to honour the memory of Gerry Mc Donnell who was for many years team leader in Strabane and secretary Ulster Athletics 

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