Young Dromore athletes claim victory on track and field

Pictured with Angeline Murphy of firmus energy are from left:  Kate McCartan from Dromore Athletic Club who came second in the Mini Girls 150 metres; Molly Murdock from Newry Athletic Club who came first and Maeve Haigney from Beechmount Harriers in Belfast who came third.
Pictured with Angeline Murphy of firmus energy are from left: Kate McCartan from Dromore Athletic Club who came second in the Mini Girls 150 metres; Molly Murdock from Newry Athletic Club who came first and Maeve Haigney from Beechmount Harriers in Belfast who came third.

Another mild April evening welcomed the 245 young athletes who turned out at the Mary Peter’s Track to take part in the second meet of the largest youth athletics series in Northern Ireland, the firmus energy Super Six.

A variety of track and field activities were on offer and broken down into several age range categories, with athletes from across the province converging to compete in the shot put, hammer, long jump, javelin, high jump and the 80/100m sprint as well as 100m and 200m wheelchair events.

Pictured with Angeline Murphy of firmus energy are from left:  Mark Hay from Mallusk Harriers who came second in the Boys Under 17 400 metres; Josh Millar from Dromore Athletic Club who came first and Ethan Dunn from Dromore Athletic Club who came third.

Pictured with Angeline Murphy of firmus energy are from left: Mark Hay from Mallusk Harriers who came second in the Boys Under 17 400 metres; Josh Millar from Dromore Athletic Club who came first and Ethan Dunn from Dromore Athletic Club who came third.

Among the winners in Meet 2 are local athletes Kate McCartan who came second in the Mini Girls 150 metres; Josh Millar and Ethan Dunn who came first and third respectively in the Under 17 Boys 400 metres. They are all from Dromore Athletic Club.

Organised by Lagan Valley Athletics Club, the next meet will take place on Thursday 28 May at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast

For more information, please visit the firmus energy Super 6 facebook page or www.laganvalleyac.co.uk where participants can now pre-register for the next event.