McGee Leads Ballycotton Series

James McGee of Leevale leads the Ballycotton road race series after placing 5th  in the Churchtown South 5 miler tonight.  Former Canadian marathon runner Peter Maher won the race, posting a winning time of 25.18, just five seconds ahead of Pat Nugent of St. Marys, with Cathal O’Connell of St. Finbarrs third a further six seconds back.  Sixteenyear old William Harty of West Waterford was fourth, with McGee fifth.  In the overall standings McGee leads by just one second from Harty.