Mark Carroll Peaking For NY Marathon

Leevale’s Mark Carroll continued his build up for the New York marathon on 3rd November with a super win in the Grete’s Great Gallop half marathon on Sunday.  His time of 63:11 saw him finish some three minutes clear of his nearest rival.
This result follows just a week after he finished fourth in a five mile road race where he clocked 22:42, just four seconds behind the winner.
Keith Kelly was 5th (23:24), Paul Reilly 7th (23:43) and Robert Heffernan 14th (24:44), with Geraldine Hendrican the women’s winner (26:02) from Marie Davenport second (26:34).