Over 180 people took part in the first of three races that form the Lifford Strabane AC 5k Spring Series.

The opening race was in Carrigans on Sunday and it was a case of a 1-2-3 at the podium as City of Derry Spartans had the first three over the line.

Kyle Doherty won in a fine time of 15:57, just two seconds ahead of Emmett McGinty in an exciting finish with clubmate Noel Logan in third in 16:05.

Claire McGuigan of Lifford Strabane AC was first female in 17:40.

The second race in the series has now been switched from Strabane to Raphoe while the concluding race will be in Lifford.

Today's run over the relatively flat and fast course was held in fairly good conditions, although there was a strong headwind for the first kilometre.

The results are below.

Position, Name, Club, No. M/F, Chip time, gun time.

1 Kyle Doherty City of Derry Spartans 43 M 15:57 15:57

2 Emmett McGinty City of Derry Spartans 36 M 15:59 16:00

3 Noel Logan City of Derry Spartans 37 M 16:05 16:06

4 Jack Moore Carmen Runners 62 M 16:21 16:21

5 Mark Mullan City of Derry Spartans 74 M 16:38 16:40

6 Adrian McGowan Foyle Valley AC 136 M 16:48 16:50

7 Conor Gallagher 71 M 16:54 16:55

8 Colin Roberts City of Derry Spartans 40 M 17:06 17:07

9 Stephen Connor Foyle Valley AC 137 M 17:13 17:14

10 Kenny Melaugh Lifford Strabane AC 116 M 17:28 17:29

11 Claire McGuigan Lifford Strabane AC 65 F 17:40 17:41

12 Charlie O'Donnell Rosses AC 125 M 17:51 17:53

13 Dermot Lynch 90 M 18:01 18:03

14 Tristan Kelly Carmen AC 19 M 18:02 18:03

15 Manus McHugh Rosses AC 124 M 18:18 18:19

16 Dave Slater Enniskillen 134 M 18:19 18:21

17 Declan McCartney 132 M 18:25 18:27

18 Gary Gallagher Melvin WJR 112 M 18:27 18:29

19 Trevor Wasson 72 M 18:43 18:45

20 Colm Mullan Acorns AC 91 M 18:46 18:47

21 Declan McCarthy City of Derry Spartans 39 M 18:46 18:48

22 Hannah Shields City of Derry Spartans 38 F 18:49 18:51

23 Martin Dunleavy Foyle Valley AC 69 M 18:49 18:52

24 Richard Burke Foyle Valley AC 50 M 18:55 18:56

25 Barry Mackey Letterkenny A.C 23 M 18:59 19:00

26 Wilson Craig Lifford Strabane AC 128 M 19:04 19:08

27 Gary McFadden Foyle Valley AC 87 M 19:10 19:13

28 Eddie Kelly Lifford Strabane AC 18 M 19:15 19:16

29 Ryan Gray Springwell 15 M 19:20 19:21

30 Chris Nutt 30 M 19:23 19:27

31 Declan Gallagher Rosses AC 126 M 19:22 19:28

32 Gary Neely Swanlings 155 M 19:28 19:31

33 Daryl Meena 186 M 19:31 19:34

34 Darren Toland Finn Valley AC 159 M 19:33 19:35

35 Aisling Murray Carmen Runners 61 F 19:39 19:39

36 Michael Walsh Enniskillen 144 M 19:43 19:44

37 Charlie Dooher Melvin WJR 150 M 19:44 19:49

38 Patrick Trimble Rosses AC 172 M 19:56 19:57

39 Jackie McMonagle Lifford Strabane AC 77 F 19:59 20:01

40 Gemma McGinty City of Derry Spartans 66 F 20:03 20:05

41 Cormac Carlin Lifford Strabane AC 85 M 20:14 20:18

42 Kevin Anderson Foyle Valley AC 95 M 20:17 20:18

43 Raymond Doherty Sean MacCamhaills 108 M 20:24 20:28

44 Catherine Hribar City of Derry Spartans 41 F 20:26 20:29

45 Elsa Moore Lifford Strabane AC 110 F 20:29 20:30

46 Adrian Marsh 89 M 20:32 20:34

47 Martin Kelly Lifford Strabane AC 59 M 20:32 20:35

48 Brian Johnston 1Zero1 Athletes 142 M 20:35 20:36

49 John Wauchope Lifford Strabane AC 139 M 20:33 20:40

50 Ryan Henderson Lifford Strabane AC 16 M 20:38 20:41

51 Michelle Donnelly Mstrength & Fitness Running 135 F 20:39 20:42

52 Michelle Keenan finn valley 52 F 20:49 20:51

53 Linda McGrath Lifford Strabane AC 57 F 20:49 20:52

54 Gary Mc Crossan City of Derry Spartans 24 M 20:52 20:55

55 Claire Brennan City of Derry Spartans 42 F 21:02 21:05

56 Sarah Borderick Carmen Runners 63 F 21:05 21:06

57 Paul Lee Letterkenny AC 84 M 21:04 21:07

58 Owen J Coyle Rosses AC 93 M 21:05 21:07

59 John Coyle Lifford Strabane AC 5 M 21:03 21:10

60 Jeff Killen 21 M 21:11 21:11

61 John Bradley KCR 75 M 21:08 21:12

62 Joshua Stuart Lifford Strabane AC 67 M 21:26 21:30

63 Dermot McCrossan 25 M 21:26 21:30

64 Paula McGilloway City of Derry Spartans 76 F 21:29 21:32

65 Raymond Hoynes Lifford Strabane AC 68 M 21:31 21:34

66 Richard Stewart 32 M 21:33 21:36

67 Noel Lynch Letterkenny AC 86 M 21:40 21:40

68 Will Cowin Springwell 60 M 21:36 21:40

69 Paul Duddy Melvin WJR 148 M 21:39 21:45

70 Mark Carr Milford AC 140 M 21:45 21:50

71 Paddy Tourish Lifford Strabane AC 33

70 Mark Carr Milford AC 140 M 21:45 21:50

71 Paddy Tourish Lifford Strabane AC 33 M 21:47 21:52

72 Robbie Harper 187 M 21:48 21:54

73 Sara O'Neill finn valley 45 F 21:51 21:54

74 Ton Bangert Raphoe Road Runners 80 M 21:52 21:55

75 Deirdre Haigney Derry Track Club 143 F 21:53 21:56

76 Dympna Houston Lifford Strabane AC 17 F 21:54 21:56

77 Gerard Campbell Lifford Strabane AC 73 M 22:03 22:06

78 Paul McNamee Dub Runners 79 M 22:03 22:08

79 Veronika McGillian Lifford Strabane AC 58 F 22:08 22:10

80 Stephen Henderson 176 M 22:07 22:13

81 Kelly O'Neill 146 F 22:14 22:18

82 John McGinty 175 M 22:11 22:18

83 Alan Rodgers 92 M 22:12 22:22

84 Chris Ashmore Run For Fun Letterkenny 83 M 22:23 22:28

85 Jude McCrossan Lifford Strabane AC 138 M 22:27 22:32

86 Martin Jordan Convoy AC 166 M 22:36 22:40

87 Ciaran Bovaird 119 M 22:34 22:42

88 Ciaran Callaghan 24/7 Letterkenny 177 M 22:38 22:42

89 John Griffin Finn Valley Fit for Life 120 M 22:36 22:43

90 Claire Keys Lifford Strabane AC 20F 22:45 22:48

91 Richard Raymond Letterkenny AC 109 M 22:57 23:00

92 Joe Deans Lifford Strabane AC 9 M 23:06 23:14

93 Emmet Gillespie Lifford Strabane AC 154 M 23:14 23:19

94 Dean Spencer Run For Fun Letterkenny 82 M 23:21 23:26

95 Declan Duffy Melvin WJR 149 M 23:22 23:28

96 Noel McMonagle City of Derry Spartans 27 M 23:35 23:40

97 Adrian Bonner Rosses AC 127 M 23:35 23:41

98 Paul Woods 34 M 23:34 23:45

99 Domninic Carlin Lifford Strabane AC 3 M 23:50 23:55

100 Daniel McDaid Rise 53 M 23:53 24:02

101 Janeen Leese Foyle Valley AC 49 F 23:58 24:04

102 Aoife Mellon City of Derry Spartans 44 F 24:04 24:07

103 Adam Donaghey Melvin WJR 156 M 24:12 24:17

104 Bridgeen Doherty Run For Fun 56 F 24:14 24:19

105 Ursula Coyle Lifford Strabane AC 6 F 24:17 24:25

106 Linda Walsh Enniskillen 145 F 24:26 24:29

107 Raymond McGowan 179 M 24:24 24:35

108 Harvey Mullen Lifford Strabane AC 47 M 24:34 24:36

109 Jack Moore Lifford Strabane AC 111 M 24:34 24:39

110 Hazel Scorer Oakleaf Boxing Club 152 F 24:30 24:40

111 Chris Diver 167 M 24:34 24:41

112 Shaun O'Donnell Swanlings 118 M 24:37 24:43

113 PádrMag Loingsighaig Lifford Strabane AC 88 M 24:38 24:48

114 Brian McBride Letterkenny AC 123 M 24:50 24:53

115 Roy Hunter 158 M 24:51 24:53

116 Clara Mullen Lifford Strabane AC 46 F 24:52 24:53

117 Demelza Callaghan Glenswilly GAA 99 F 24:53 25:03

118 Patsy Doherty Foyle Valley AC 12 M 25:00 25:06

119 James O'Neill Clann na nGael Walk Jog Run 31 M 25:05 25:07

120 Feargal Doherty 10 M 25:06 25:11

121 Paul Duddy St Johnston Stables 117 M 25:04 25:14

122 Olivia cuskelly Lifford Strabane AC 35 F 25:07 25:14

123 Emma Bates Convoy AC 103 F 25:09 25:14

124 Andrea Porter Lifford Strabane AC 141 F 25:13 25:21

125 Michael Jordan Convoy AC 165 M 25:17 25:22

126 Pius Doherty Lifford Strabane AC 13 M 25:25 25:28

127 Raymond Peoples 173 M 25:28 25:35

128 Eugene McGinley Raphoe Road Runners 174 M 25:32 25:36

129 Breda O Hagan Run For Fun Letterkenny 81 M 25:37 25:43

130 Joseph Casey 64 M 25:43 25:49

131 Gloria Donaghey finn valley 51 F 25:55 25:58

132 Laurence Doherty Lifford Strabane AC 11 M 25:51 25:59

133 Gavin McMonagle 26 M 26:12 26:22

134 Orlaith McCrory Lifford Strabane AC 94 F 26:30 26:30

135 Kerry Cunningham 131 F 26:24 26:35

136 Elaine Parke Convoy AC 162 F 26:29 26:36

137 Helen Tinney Raphoe Road Runners 157 F 26:29 26:36

138 Mary McGranaghan Raphoe Road Runners 178F 26:46 26:53

139 Marjan Bangert 78 F 26:59 27:04

140 Eddie Breslin Lifford Strabane AC 2 M 27:02 27:10

141 Fidelma Mullaney Run for Fun Letterkenny 54 F 27:14 27:21

142 Mary Martin Finn Valley Fit for Life 98 F 27:18 27:25

143 Gerry Ward 133 M 27:17 27:26

144 James Gallagh 104 M 27:22 27:29

145 Robert Thompson 181 M 27:22 27:30

146 Chris McCay Melvin WJR 170 M 27:22 27:30

147 Katina Doherty 70 F 27:31 27:39

148 Noreen Lynch Run For Fun 22 F 27:30 27:40

149 Liam Daly Lifford Strabane AC 8 M 27:54 28:00

150 Kevin McMenamin Lifford Strabane AC 151 M 27:55 28:00

151 Danny Doherty 113 M 28:01 28:11

152 Emma McGlynn Finn Valley Fit for Life 97 F 28:31 28:39

153 Denise Ferguson Finn Valley Fit for Life 96 F 28:32 28:39

154 Kate Meehan Foyle Valley AC 48 F 28:43 28:49

155 Ava Crawford Lifford Strabane AC 115 F 29:09 29:10

156 Stephen Crawford Lifford Strabane AC 114 M 29:03 29:14

157 Dean Scorer Oakleaf Boxing Club 153 M 29:11 29:20

158 Marie Gibson Run For Fun Letterkenny 102 F 29:22 29:29

159 Oliver Gallagher Village Road Runners 107 M 29:40 29:47

160 Margaret Coyle Run For Fun 55 F 30:10 30:16

161 Celine Furey 130 F 30:55 31:02

162 Mara McArdle Elliott Lifford Strabane AC 184 F 31:35 31:36

163 Barry McArdle Lifford Strabane AC 183 M 31:35 31:39

164 John Craig Lifford Strabane AC 129 M 31:30 31:39

165 Ann Strain Convoy AC 180 F 31:39 31:47

166 Teresa Kirk Lifford Strabane AC 168 F 32:15 32:20

167 Laura Fowler Lifford Strabane AC 161 F 32:14 32:20

168 Louise Callaghan Glenswilly GAA 100 F 32:21 32:31

169 John Kerlin 121 M 33:22 33:29

170 Margaret McGarvey Lifford Strabane AC 160 F 33:58 34:04

171 Jolene Clift 4 F 34:07 34:18

172 Aoife Dorrian 14 F 34:55 35:05

173 Brendan Logue 122 M 34:54 35:05

174 Sean 105 M 35:38 35:44

175 Seán Meehan 171 M 36:39 36:52

176 Patrick Sweeney Lifford Strabane AC 182 M 36:47 36:52

177 Catherine McBride Lifford Strab F 39:43 39:53

178 Rachel Callanag Glenswilly GAA 101 F 39:44 39:54

179 Anne Hannigan 106 F 39:44 39:56

180 Megan McGlinchey Lifford Strabane AC 16 F 44:37 44:49

181 Neil Meehan Lifford Strabane AC 164 M 44:35 44:49

182 Mary Meehan 163 F 49:21 49:34

183 Alice Lynch Lifford Strabane AC 185 F 49:34 49:34

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