June 22, 2024

A 73 year-old grandmother – who has accomplished virtually 900 (9 hundred) marathons was among the many entrants at this 12 months’s Excessive North Quadrathon Problem in Inishowen.

Colette O’Hagan from Co. Louth received the Feminine 60 plus class for being the quickest over the 4 gruelling marathons in 4 consecutive days.

Colette O’Hagan did 4 marathons in 4 days on the Excessive North Quadrathon in Inishowen.

As soon as once more, there have been some notable Donegal successes.

The winner of the general Warrior title for one of the best mixed occasions for the 4 marathons over Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, was Aidan Hogan of Cork Metropolis AC, who clocked 13:19.36, forward of Rodney McPhee of Springwell AC (Derry), in 13:51.46.

Hogan received the Kinnego Bay Marathon on Thursday, was second within the Malin Marathon on Friday, first within the Mamore Marathon on Saturday, and first once more within the concluding Muff Marathon on Sunday. Deborah McPhee of Springwell AC received the feminine title over the 4 days, finishing the 4 marathons in 17:15.26.

The general Quest title for one of the best mixed time over the 4 days for the half marathons (which had been all of the second half of the total marathon route) noticed Paul McCullagh of Metropolis of Lisburn taking the honours in 6:27.15 whereas Ciaran Hegarty of Enjoyable for Enjoyable Letterkenny was runner-up with 6:28.48.

Derek Wilson of Run for Enjoyable Letterkenny received the Male 40 plus class for the 4 half marathons whereas David McGaffin of Springwell AC (Derry) received the M50 class with Kevin Doherty of Eglinton Highway Runners in second.

Bernie Boyce, additionally of Run for Enjoyable Letterkenny, was second within the feminine class for the 4 half marathons. Anne O’Doherty of Mid-Ulster AC was the winner.

Run for Enjoyable Letterkenny entrants Derek Wilson, the M40 general half marathons runner-up; Bernie Boyce general feminine half marathons runner-up; and Ciaran Hegarty, general open half marathons runner-up on the Excessive North Quadrathon.

Fin Begley of the 24/7 Triathlon Membership received the Feminine 50 plus class.

Different north-west athletes who picked up prizes included James Mooney of Finn Valley AC who was second within the Male 40 plus class for the 4 marathons, and Daybreak Houston of Eglinton Highway Runners, who was runner-up within the Feminine 40 plus class over the 4 marathons. She was additionally first house in her class within the Muff Marathon.

Owen McKinney of Inishowen AC was third within the Male 50 Warrier class for the 4 full marathons.

Helena Dornan of Springwell AC received the F50 Warrier class.

The occasion drew entries from numerous nations, together with america, Finland, the UK, and France.

Nice credit score goes to the principle organiser Harold McGuinness and all these related to this occasion.

The suggestions was very optimistic and the occasion is an excellent commercial for the delights that Inishowen has to supply.

For the total outcomes, see: https://www.sportident.co.uk/outcomes/ExtremeNorth/2023/Quadrathon/index.html

Awe inspiring achievements at Excessive North Quadrathon was final modified: August twentieth, 2023 by Workers Author